Surface Studio First Impressions – All Hands on Tech

The Surface Studio is Microsoft's new all-in-one desktop, but the tech giant doesn't want you to call it that. To Microsoft, the Surface Studio is in a category of its own. This week

Published on: April 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Tech giants band together to help a kid get a year of free chicken nuggets

How much do you love chicken nuggets? Or any food, for that matter? Enough to pester complete strangers – 18 million of them – on the Internet to vouch for you? That’s what

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

E.U. regulations behind Microsoft’s new Windows 10 privacy controls

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union privacy regulation scheduled for implementation next May, has led Microsoft Corp. to revise Windows 10's privacy controls in its upcoming Creators Update. In an

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft Canada announces imminent release of Creators Update and Surface Studio

After months of teasing the next major Windows 10 update, the Creators Update, is finally upon us. Microsoft Corp. has announced its worldwide roll out of April 11. Likewise the Surface Studio will be

Published on: March 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Adobe and Microsoft release joint Experience Cloud, Azure services

LAS VEGAS - Six months after announcing their partnership at Microsoft Corp.'s Ignite conference in September, the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant and Adobe Systems Inc. announced their first three joint offerings at the

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft “needed” LinkedIn cofounder on its board, experts say

The much-publicized appointment of LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman to Microsoft Corp.'s board of directors on Tuesday represents a necessary step for the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant, experts say. According to R. "Ray" Wang,

Published on: March 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

The definitive review of Microsoft Teams

The developer preview period of Microsoft Teams is over. Microsoft Corp's. new team collaboration tool is now available globally, adding a potentially new app to consider for your business. With competitors like Slack,

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Avanade embracing AI-first world in 2017 Tech Vision

System integrator Avanade is embracing artificial intelligence (AI)  in 2017, and it believes that you should be too. In its Technology Vision 2017, Avanade took a look at an increasingly over-saturated mobile market and

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Alex Radu

All Hands on Tech: Surface Book i7 (2016) Review

This week on All Hands on Tech, Alex reviews the Surface Book i7 with performance base. Microsoft is aiming this latest upgrade to its notebook line directly at MacBook Pro users, hoping to

Published on: February 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Adios Samsung! Canada’s 10 most influential brands of 2016 revealed

TORONTO - It looks like exploding smartphones have lit Samsung Electronics Ltd.'s brand reputation on fire. The Canadian arm of market research firm Ipsos Group S.A. has released its annual list of Canada's most

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Canadian tech industry rallies to oppose Trump’s travel and immigration ban

The Canadian tech industry has reacted to U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial executive orders this past week, and the response is overwhelming disapproval. The recently-elected president signed an executive order imposing a travel

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft CEO nominated to Starbucks board of directors

The Starbucks Corporation has announced nominations for three new board members today, including the CEO of the Microsoft Corporation, Satya Nadella. Nadella joins president and CEO of Sam's Club and executive vice president

Published on: January 25th, 2017 Alex Radu

Can the HoloLens work as a business device?

If augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) devices are going to succeed, businesses worldwide are going to need to adopt them in order to expand their operations. With the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive,

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft and RBC announce new investments in Canadian AI

One of Canada's largest banks and a multinational software firm are both announcing expanded investment in artificial intelligence (AI) that will include partnerships with Canadian universities, according to announcements made Wednesday morning. Microsoft

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson