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Tesla pausing Bitcoin payments wipes $366 billion from its value, eBay starts selling NFTs, and Wattpad plans to add 100 jobs in Canada.
When Tech Data wanted to accelerate digital business initiatives with data-driven solutions, the company turned to Hitachi…
At its annual Partner Summit event this week, Amazon Web Services recognized a wide range of channel partners through its 2021 Canada AWS Partner Awards.
Rogers for Business (Rogers) has re-launched its Channel Partner Program, which is designed for partners that serve…
Since its release three years ago, IBM says its Database-as-a-Service offerings have gained enormous interest from customers across multiple industries. At THINK this week, those offerings received several major updates.
Chinese tech company Xiaomi is no longer on the U.S. trade ban list, Amazon is accused of hiring and firing workers to meet a turnover quota, and Google is building a new data centre in Quebec.
Lawmakers are asking Zuckerberg to scrap Instagram for kids, social media is tearing us apart, and on the heels of a cyberattack against a U.S. pipeline, experts say that governments need to take cybersecurity more seriously.
A roundup of the latest reports analyzing hybrid cloud and cybersecurity challenges, plus a new IaaS player enters the Canadian market.
A story about high-pressure sales tactics at a Toronto consumer electronics store gains national attention, Apple invests a few more millions into glassmaker Corning, and guess who’s suffering from Zoom fatigue? It’s Zoom’s CEO.
Colocation data centre solution provider Canada15Edge Data Centers recently announced that it’s merging with Whipcord Ltd., an Alberta-based cloud and colocation provider.
LinkedIn publishes its list of Canada’s top companies, and the tech industry is well-represented, Facebook shuts down advertisements from Signal, and it’s Google Docs versus Word on Twitter
Not unlike the rest of the industry, HPE is moving to a subscription-based, everything-as-a-service business with its GreenLake offering, and earlier this week, the company announced that its storage business is the latest to receive that treatment.
Dell Technologies kicked off its annual conference, Dell Technologies World, by turning a concept into reality. Announced last fall as a strategy known as Project APEX, Dell’s new as-a-Service offering is now live.
The #DeleteFacebook hashtag is trending after a court upholds Donald Trump’s Facebook ban; New York bill aims to temporarily halt bitcoin mining, and Amazon is being sued for telling false advertising around its online movie purchases.
D&H Distributing is launching a “Components and Gaming” business unit around its esports, PC gaming, and integrated components for customized PCs.
Wealthsimple snags $750 million in funding from venture funds and Canadian celebrities, Bill and Melinda Gates are calling it quits, and ad blockers are growing in popularity
This morning’s Coffee Briefing includes Red Hat Summit updates, an update from OVHcloud about the blaze that destroyed its data centres, and much more.
Ethereum is quadrupling in value this year, Verizon sells Yahoo for $5 billion, and Intel announces a $3.5 billion upgrade to a chip manufacturing plant in New Mexico.
The mantra at the 2021 Red Hat Summit wasn’t so much “Linux” as it was “open hybrid cloud,” and, of course, Red Hat OpenShift, which, as Red Hat’s president and chief executive officer Paul Cormier pointed out, is underpinned by Linux.
We spoke with representatives from Long View Systems, Compugen and Softchoice about the public sector market.
Big Tech’s dominance is highlighted by some recent earnings calls, another Amazon fulfillment centre in Peel Region closes due to COVID-19 outbreaks, and ransomware cases spike, causing experts to sound the alarm.
Toronto is the next home for Netflix’s new headquarters, Facebook’s Q1 earnings exceed expectations despite all the controversy surrounding the social media giant, and an executive from Oracle had his Twitter account suspended after harassing a reporter.
A B.C legal software company is now a unicorn after a valuation of $1-billion USD, Shopify doubles its revenue in Q1, and Vaccine Hunters Canada can help you navigate vaccine registration.
Compugen’s work in the education space last year helped the solution provider earn Intel’s 2020 Americas Partner of the Year Award for PC Client Solutions.
Social media presents a new online tipping culture, connecting with angel investors on Clubhouse, and Toyota buys Lyft’s autonomous car division.
Seven Canadian channel organizations were celebrated this week for the creation and deployment of novel solutions solving pressing problems during the Channel Daily News 2021 Channel Innovation Conference and Awards.
Intel says the semiconductor chip shortage will last at least another two years, Apple’s iOS 14.5 has arrived, and giant paydays for CEOs are rubbing the internet the wrong way.
The chatter around Bitcoin’s negative impact on the environment intensifies, owners of John Deere tractors get doxxed, and it’s another LinkedIn list of Canadian tech companies looking for talent.
Trend Micro announced updates to its partner program, a move that the cloud security firm says will benefit partners selling through authorized distributors like AWS.
SolarWinds changes its name to N‑able, Signal’s CEO peels apart the cops’ favourite phone cracking tool; and Canada’s tech industry is desperate for talent.
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A common cryptographic protocol used to protect the majority of website communications and some virtual private networks is also increasingly being used by threat actors to protect their attacks, according to a new report.
Facebook is launching its own Clubhouse-inspired audio rooms, public health experts are not in favour of Instagram…
The massive Rogers and Fido outage leaves customers without precious data nationwide, Elon Musk says Starlink should be fully mobile by the end of 2021, and NASA successfully flies a helicopter on Mars.
If it weren’t for the pandemic, Michaell Zatlyn would be in Toronto to celebrate the opening of internet security and performance provider Cloudlfare’s first Canadian office.
The Wall Street Journal reveals that Apple Music pays a penny per stream, some tech giants like IBM are unveiling their hybrid work plans, and struggling airlines are concerned about businesses rethinking necessary business travel.
Dell Technologies is spinning off its 81 per cent equity ownership of VMware to pay off some of its debt and position its self for future growth.
Three of Shopify’s top execs announce their exit, the U.S. announces sanctions on Russia over the SolarWinds hack; and the EU considers a ban on AI and facial recognition.
A Toronto enterprise password management provider is expanding into the field of machine secrets management with the launch of a new product and an acquisition.
DuckDuckGo can now block Google’s tracking method, Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a…
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is integrating its ClearPass Policy Manager offering with the Aruba EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge platform to address new security challenges brought on by the growing work-from-anywhere market.
Salesforce welcomes vaccinated employees back into the office, US senator Josh Hawley wants to ban companies worth over $100 billion from merging or acquiring other companies, and Taco Bell is opening its first fully digital location in Times Square
Microsoft acquires Nuance, a speech transcription app for $19.7 billion, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on the importance of protecting privacy, and Nvidia graces us with its new ARM-based central processor.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Canada’s new president Mike Hilton says the Canadian channel is rife with opportunities as he takes over for his predecessor Paula Hodgins.
A clubhouse leak leads to 1.3 million people’s data exposed, Amazon workers say no to unionization, and a woman’s story about her ongoing fight against Google continues.
Chip shortages are hurting auto manufacturers, Facebook isn’t going to notify the half a billion users whose data got leaked, and Verizon issues a recall for its hotspot devices due to a fire hazard.
Reporting sheds light on Facebook’s hiring practices, Google I/O returns virtually this year, and Toronto schools are going remote.
Google wins in the copyright fight against Oracle, tension among Amazon workers is growing, and goodbye Yahoo Answers.
High notebook shipment contrasted by low desktop PC revenue, and the semiconductor shortage will last for at least another six months.
Mark Zuckerburg’s personal data gets leaked in the Facebook breach, LG is hanging up its mobile business unit internationally, and emojis are making their way into the professional pandemic workplace.
More than 530 million Facebook users’ phone numbers and personal data gets leaked online, Amazon says ‘hey, other companies have workers that pee in bottles too!’ And Stats Can releases a report that suggests most Canadians feel more productive with remote work.
An online provider of cybersecurity training programs has added new bundles of lower-priced offerings to make it easier for smaller firms, individuals and students to access.
A child tweets gibberish from the U.S. Nuclear-agency account, Nerf is hiring a Chief TikTok Officer, and what hybrid offices may look like.
Reddit opens its Toronto office, PayPal announces a crypto checkout service, and the esteemed Louvre museum makes its entire collection available online.
The Canadian-owned cloud and carrier-neutral data centre provider eStruxture today announced that it is acquiring all Canadian data centres from the global hybrid multi-cloud managed service provider Aptum Technologies.
Cisco Canada’s new president, Shannon Leininger, took advantage of her first media and analyst roundtable to run through Cisco’s overall strategy and to introduce the new Office of the CTO.
It turns out Jeff Bezos contributed to Amazon’s recent PR meltdown on Twitter, everyone is wondering what materials will be used to replace silicon as chip manufacturers evolve, and BMW is charging for an important software update.
For the first time in the company’s history, one of VMware’s global leadership roles is headquartered in Canada.
Amazon PR on Twitter says its warehouse employees don’t pee in bottles and the world responds in kind, one of the world’s biggest call centres says it’s going to spy on its workers with webcams, and a more than two-decade-year-old easter egg in Windows 95 is finally found.
This week cloud business management solutions vendor Sage launched its cloud-first Sage Data and Analytics service integration for Sage 300 and Sage 100 in the U.S. and Canadian markets.
Ontario is considering making remote learning a permanent part of public education, another report shows just how out of touch many CEOs are, and Amazon is trying REALLY hard to dissuade its workers from forming a union.
Intel’s new chief executive officer Pat Gelsinger recently outlined the company’s technology roadmap, the launch of a new business unit, and its plans to launch semiconductor manufacturing plants in Arizona.
Intel announces new fabrication plants, Slack turns into a full-on messaging app, and work from home has been breaking barriers for those with disabilities.
Cloud-based content platform Contentful recently announced two new apps to accelerate the development of digital experiences. Its founder says channel partners are key for the apps’ continued adoption.
Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord for more than $10 billion, Apple takes the profit crown from a Saudi oil giant, and hospitals are hiding pricing data from search results according to a Wall Street Journal investigation.
Microsoft’s latest Work Trend Index says Gen Z workers are struggling with remote work, Instagram is one of the world’s most invasive apps according to a new study, and Zoom profits soar while paying no income tax.
After an unexplained fire destroyed one of its data centres in Strasbourg, France last week, hosting provider OVHcloud’s founder says it’s time to shake up how backup services are delivered.
Telemarketers in the U.S. are in the hot seat after a massive fine, that chatter about Starlink in Canada grows, and the U.S. National Labour Relations Board sides with Amazon workers.
Intel launched its 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S desktop processors, the gap product between Comet Lake-S and the upcoming Alder Lake-S, on March 16. Here’s what’s new with Intel’s latest processor.
After launching last year to compete with VMware’s Kubernetes platform Tanzu and Red Hat’s OpenShift offerings, HPE Ezmeral received important updates this week.
Chinese firms are rushing to launch their own versions of Clubhouse, one spy firm wants to sell your car location data to the U.S. military, and the eight-hour workday is up for debate.
DuckDuckGo uses privacy labels to call out Google, a small company says it’s building a web browser from scratch, and the potential consequences of the Rogers and Shaw mega-merger are discussed online.
The r/MSP community is inching towards the 100,000-member milestone. This week, there were some interesting conversations rising to the top of the subreddit.
Rogers signs an agreement to purchase Shaw Communications for $26 billion, the office vacancy rate in Calgary becomes a concerning trend, and dating apps look into background checks.
Microsoft is investigating whether a hacker got hold of confidential research on the recently-discovered Exchange Server vulnerabilities through at least one of its security partners.
Time to iron out your short game because the Annual Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic is making a return this fall.
Amazon says no to a Pickering warehouse opening while appealing orders to close a Brampton location due to a COVID-19 outbreak, and Google is accused of tracking users in ‘Incognito’ mode
Threat actors are exploiting the Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities by installing a new ransomware strain on unprotected servers.
NFTs are making people go wild, we try and find out why, Uber is asking Canadian provinces to change labour laws, and a fire destroys data centres in France and knocks out millions of websites.
The potential for email hacking caused by vulnerabilities in on-premise installations of Microsoft’s Exchange Server continues to grow. Palo Alto Networks is estimating over 125,000 servers remain unpatched seven days after the first alert was issued.
Canadian solution providers are in agreement that using cloud, AI and IoT technologies are keys to rapid growth but according to a new survey from Intel, they remain mystified when it comes to combining the three to build new solutions.
The CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter will face questions about misinformation, hackers breach surveillance cameras globally, and cellphone data shows more people are on the move.
A fire has destroyed OVHcloud data centres in Strasbourg, France, knocking out major websites globally and forcing IT admins in the region to activate their disaster recovery plans.
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