Articles By Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Google’s Pichai testifies to Congress; New details about Equifax breach; U.S. to expose China cyber attacks

Congress grills Google’s CEO, a new report says Equifax breach was easily preventable, and the U.S. is preparing to announce the indictments of multiple Chinese hackers. Trending on LinkedIn - Google CEO Sundar

Published on: December 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Toronto takes grassroots, open approach to collecting data

While the saga on Toronto’s waterfront continues, Matthew Tenney quietly solders sensor wires in his apartment. He's focused on a separate project that's gathering data for the city, one which he says will

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Box appoints Canadian leader whose focus will be government and enterprise

Box Inc.’s ongoing international expansion continues with the addition of former Salesforce executive Adam Drew, who is now the cloud content management firm’s new vice-president for Canada. With an emphasis on enterprise and

Published on: December 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – AT&T pulls a Netflix; Instagram launches text for the blind; Blockchain success hard to find

AT&T is pulling a Netflix, Instagram launches text for the blind, and a new study says blockchain is hard. Trending on LinkedIn - Another giant has entered the streaming scene. AT&T has announced

Published on: December 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Musk scraps tunnel project; New Zealand bans Huawei; Amazon to sell medical software

Elon Musk scraps his tunnel project under the 405 freeway, New Zealand turns its nose up to Huawei, and Amazon wants to sell medical software. Maybe it was a pipe dream after all.

Published on: November 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

Oracle acquires Talari Networks

Oracle Corp. is looking to carve out a slice of the SD-WAN market with its recent acquisition of Talari Networks, a pure-play SD-WAN vendor. The two organizations entered into an agreement Nov. 15,

Published on: November 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Pakistani banks hacked; Microsoft uses Minecraft for a demo; Homemade flying car turns heads

A new report says almost all Pakistani banks have been hacked, Microsoft uses Minecraft to demo its upcoming campus revamp, and a man’s homemade flying car turns heads. Trending on Reddit - Pakistan’s

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Amazon to split HQ2 in two; Bill Gates reinvents the toilet; Voting machine instructions turns heads

Amazon plans to split HQ2 between two locations, Bill Gates unveils a futuristic toilet that doesn’t need water or sewers, and a voting machine manual that asks customers to re-use easy passwords makes

Published on: November 7th, 2018 Alex Coop

Only 6% of Canadian businesses are digital leaders, meaning ‘enormous’ opportunities for Dell and its partners to help

Dell EMC executives aren’t sounding any alarm bells after new research sponsored by Dell Technologies suggests only 6 per cent of Canadian businesses are digital leaders. The Digital Transformation Index, a research study conducted by

Published on: October 31st, 2018 Alex Coop

McAfee adds EDR and cloud protection to its Mvision platform

LAS VEGAS --- McAfee says two new additions to its Mvision portfolio will help improve their cybersecurity capabilities in the cloud. Executives from the security software company spent most of Wednesday morning refreshing

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

No surprises from Google as it unveils Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, Google Home Hub

NEW YORK --- Google did its best to try and distract people from the fact that most of its products have been leaked in the past couple of months, with flashy promos leading

Published on: October 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Concerns over Instagram, Facebook, Apple confirm malware attack, and California to ban weak passwords

Concerns rise over Instagram’s latest testing of a new location tracking feature, Facebook and Apple confirm they got hit with a software attack, and California aims to ban weak passwords in 2020. On

Published on: October 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

The Trend Micro Research Lab at a glance

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Chinese spy chips, Verizon offers payouts, free Wi-Fi on Delta

A bombshell report from Bloomberg BusinessWeek says Chinese spy chips are found in Apple and Amazon hardware, Verizon is offering thousands of workers early retirement packages, and Delta says free Wi-Fi is on

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – US tests alert system, GM and Honda team up, and eBay accuses Amazon of stealing

The US tests its nationwide presidential emergency alert system, GM and Honda are teaming up to build autonomous cars, and eBay accuses Amazon of stealing. Wednesday marked the first nationwide test of the

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Alex Coop