Hardware

Episode 58: Integrating AI into Your Business Strategy

Artificial intelligence is on the mind of entrepreneurs and business executives all over the world. And while everyone is talking about it, understanding how and where to actually apply it to your business is quite a different matter. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Bradford Cross, a founding ...

Trend alert:  Refurbished computers gaining popularity

Sales of refurbished computers are soaring as more organizations seek to save money and protect the environment. One of the largest refurbishers of computers in North America, Toronto-based CNB Computers, says it’s experiencing exponential growth. The company is shipping almost 30,000 refurbished ...

Hashtag Trending – IBM funding new AI lab, Toronto wants Amazon’s second headquarters

IBM is committing hundreds of millions to a new AI lab. Jaguar has become the latest car company to abandon the internal combustion engine. And Toronto wants Amazon to build its next headquarters within sight of the CN Tower. On Reddit today, readers are buzzing over IBM’s $240 million U.S. inve ...

Intel targets binge watchers and VR enthusiasts in soft PC market

Intel Corp. is going after the binge watchers with the first round of 8th Gen Intel Core processor-powered devices. Elaine Mah, director for Canada at IntelDesktops, laptops, and 2-in-1s featuring i5/i7 processors will be hitting the market this week, perfect for students who have put off their bac ...

Containers drive evolution of Red Hat / Microsoft collaboration

Microsoft Corp. and Red Hat Inc. continue to expand their collaboration that dates back to 2009 with new initiatives aimed at helping enterprises to more easily adopt containers. Last month the enterprise software giants announced native support for Windows Server containers on Red Hat OpenShift, R ...

VMware partners with HP Inc. to simplify device management with cloud technology

LAS VEGAS – VMware and HP Inc. are teaming up to improve their customer’s experiences with managing devices, according to news released at VMWorld, held in Las Vegas from Aug. 28 to 30. The companies have announced that VMware’s Workspace ONE, an application and access management, endpoint ma ...

Apple and Accenture partner up for mobile iOS business solutions

Accenture has teamed up with Apple to create a dedicated iOS business practice centered around mobility and digital transformation. This dedicated practice will reside within Accenture Digital Solutions locations around the world. The goal of these new teams is to create a set of tools and services ...

VMware modernizing data centres with new software updates

LAS VEGAS – VMware has been busy with new announcements at its annual VMWorld convention, being held in Las Vegas from Aug. 28 to 30, with its latest focusing on updating data centres. The company has unveiled new releases for its VMware Integrated OpenStack and VMware vRealize Network Insight  ...

VMware Cloud now available on Amazon Web Services

It’s been less than a year since the strategic partnership between VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) was revealed in October 2016, but the companies are unveiling big news at VMWorld in Las Vegas this week. VMware has announced that its cloud services are now available on AWS in an effort to h ...

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 3, 2017 – Shopify’s new hardware, Apple beats estimates

Shopify’s new products are for in-person sales, Apple’s got a ton of cash, and a cable TV crackdown. ...