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IBM forms Watson Group business unit

January 9, 2014

IBM Corp. this week established the IBM Watson Group, a new business unit dedicated to the development and commercialization of cloud-delivered cognitive innovations.

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Still some life in media gateway market: Frost & Sullivan

January 9, 2014

The global enterprise media gateway and the enterprise session border controller (E-SBC) segments are on the opposite ends of the market cycle, says Frost & Sullivan. While media gateways are mature products and increasingly losing…

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Primus appoints Michael Nowlan as its new CEO

January 9, 2014

Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. has announced the appointment of Michael Nowlan as CEO and member of its board of directors. Nowlan spent the last 12 years as president and CEO of Marketwired. During this time, he grew and transformed the…

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Check Point releases its top five security threats for 2014

January 2, 2014

Check Point Software Technologies has identified the Top 5 Security Threats to beware of in 2014: 1. Hacking will hit home: Hacking is no longer limited to the enterprise and government spaces. Recent hacks have affected consumers directly and…

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McAfee Labs forecasts growth in ‘Mobile Ransomware’

January 2, 2014

McAfee Labs this week released its annual 2014 Predictions Report, analyzing 2013 trends through its McAfee Global Threat Intelligence (GTI) service to forecast the threat landscape for the coming year. In 2014, McAfee Labs expects to see the…

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Mobile customers apathetic, not loyal: Oracle

December 23, 2013

The allegiance of mobile customers to their current providers is one born of apathy rather than of loyalty, according to Oracle Corp. Results from a new Oracle Communications Customer Satisfaction Survey indicate that the majority of…

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Shaw awarded major Wi-Fi contract in Calgary

December 23, 2013

The city of Calgary has awarded Shaw Communications Inc. with the contract to provide public Wi-Fi in city-owned locations.

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Trend Micro’s 2014 predictions: More mobile threats on the way

December 19, 2013

Trend Micro Inc. recently released its 5th annual security predictions report, Blurring Boundaries: Trend Micro Security Predictions for 2014 and Beyond. According to Trend Micro’s chief technology expert and his team, one major data breach…

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Ontario-Cisco pact to help create up to 1,700 new jobs

December 19, 2013

Ontario is partnering with Cisco Canada to launch the largest job-creating investment in the history of the province’s tech sector.

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Ericsson ConsumerLab identifies key consumer trends for 2014

December 19, 2013

With 2013 coming to an end, Ericsson ConsumerLab has identified what it believes to be the hottest consumer trends for 2014 and beyond. “The most important trend we see is the mass demand for apps and services across all industries…