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Darktrace says attackers will do more than steal data in 2017

December 20, 2016

Cyber-threat defense company Darktrace has released five major predictions for the coming year. “It was speculated 2016 would see even more cybersecurity activity than 2015 and it did not disappoint,” the company said in a statement issued this week. “Consider

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BlackBerry opens Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre

December 19, 2016

John Chen, executive chairman and CEO of BlackBerry Ltd. was joined by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today at the opening of the BlackBerry QNX Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre (AVIC). Housed within the BlackBerry QNX facility in Ottawa, the centre will

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Mitel divests of its mobile business

December 19, 2016

Ottawa-based Mitel Corp. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to divest its mobile division to the parent company of Xura, Inc. for US$350 million in cash, a US$35 million non-interest bearing promissory note and an equity

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Accenture forecasts digital developments to watch next year

December 13, 2016

According to Accenture, digital technologies and hyper-connectivity are bringing user-led innovation to market faster than ever and the successful organizations today are those that best adapt and respond to unceasing change. Against this backdrop, the consulting firm today released Fjord

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Avanade’s Gilchrist releases his technology predictions for 2017

December 12, 2016

Digital innovation across applications and platforms is pushing organizations to relearn how they interact with their workforce, customers and partners, says Jeff Gilchrist, general manager of Avanade Canada. Gilchrist also recently released his top three predictions he said will be

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New AWS Canada (Central) Region now open for business

December 8, 2016

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced the launch of the AWS Canada (Central) Region.  AWS now provides 40 Availability Zones across 15 technology infrastructure regions globally, with another seven Availability Zones and three regions in the U.K.,

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Wavefront expands, relaunches its Wireless Zones initiative

December 7, 2016

Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre Society, a national centre of excellence, headquartered in Vancouver, B.C. today announced the expansion and re-launch of its Wireless Zones in six accelerator facilities across Canada. The device libraries have now expanded to carry over 1,000

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New IBM services speed up app development in the cloud

December 6, 2016

IBM Corp.  today announced new Bluemix services it said are designed to simplify and speed app development in the cloud. With these new services, developers can now access and construct preconfigured toolchains using popular DevOps tools, including GitHub and Slack.

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18-wheeler steals show at AWS re: Invent 2016

November 30, 2016

There was no shortage of announcements from Andy Jassy today during an almost three-hour keynote at AWS re: Invent 2016 in Las Vegas today, but it was the arrival of an 18-wheeler that took centre stage, almost literally. The arrival

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HPE extends ‘composability’ to its cloud, hyper-converged offerings

November 29, 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise today announced an expansion of its composable initiative with the addition of a new hybrid cloud offering and technology extensions to HPE hyper-converged systems. Launched at the HPE Discover Conference in London, England the new offerings include: