Articles By Dave Yin

8 weirdest “Smart” devices

Published on: December 3rd, 2015 Dave Yin

7 ways smartphones need to be different in 2016

Published on: November 26th, 2015 Dave Yin

SAP keeps talking about new SMB solution that’s only available in China

NEW YORK, NY – Something big seems to be coming from SAP. At its SME (small-medium enterprise) summit in New York City, the German software vendor spent much of its time discussing, yet

Published on: November 11th, 2015 Dave Yin

Business One Cloud is now available on SAP’s own data centres

NEW YORK, NY – SAP today announced that its Business One Cloud solution can now run on SAP data centres. To go along with what is now the third deployment option (private hosted cloud,

Published on: November 11th, 2015 Dave Yin

Here’s how American Airlines brought mobility to its 113,300-person workforce

What does it take to digitize an entire airline?  Time, apparently, and heaps upon heaps of devices. At the inaugural SOTI Sync conference in Toronto, Greg Parley, senior infrastructure team lead at American

Published on: November 9th, 2015 Dave Yin

Microsoft’s new Windows Phones can run as a desktop

TORONTO, ON - Remember Ubuntu for Android? The effort by Canonical to bring the free open-source operating system to smartphones was fraught with ambitious price points, failed Indiegogo campaigns, and perhaps a flawed approach

Published on: November 6th, 2015 Dave Yin

North America’s fourth-ranked smartphone maker is probably not who you think it is

You'd be forgiven for not knowing much about ZTE Corporation. The multinational telecom equipment manufacturer, based in Shenzhen, China, or the country's own Silicon Valley (the birthplace of fellow Chinese phone maker Huawei), has

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

Want to hire millennials? They expect faster work computers

How much patience do users have for slow applications? According to a new study, it depends on your age. According to the 2015 Desktop Experience Study sponsored by virtualization company AppSense suggests that Millennials are

Published on: October 21st, 2015 Dave Yin

Turns out giving away Windows 10 is working for Microsoft

The numbers are in, and it looks as though Microsoft's strategy of releasing a quality OS free of charge has paid off. According to figures tracked by NetMarketShare, charted below by Statista, Windows 10

Published on: October 15th, 2015 Dave Yin

BlackBerry Priv — the Android phone formerly known as Venice — is on the way

Not that there was ever any doubt, but BlackBerry's long-rumoured "Venice" smartphone has been officially unveiled as the "Priv" and it will be available this year. After months of speculation, the company finally mentioned

Published on: September 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

Symphony’s secure enterprise messaging platform has backing from Wall Street

New York, NY - Could Symphony be the future of enterprise communication? The company sure hopes so. The self-proclaimed startup, headed by former senior Skype executive David Gurle, launched its messaging and content distribution

Published on: September 16th, 2015 Dave Yin

BlackBerry buys secure app & containerization vendor

Less than half a year following its acquisition of Israel-based security company WatchDox, BlackBerry is at it again. This time, the Canadian smartphone maker has acquired former rival Good Technology, which offers secure

Published on: September 9th, 2015 Dave Yin

Symantec sells off backup business Veritas for billions

After months of seeking buyers, Symantec announced Tuesday it is selling Veritas to a group of investment firms for $8 billion in cash. The investors are led by the Carlyle Group, followed by GIC Private Limited, a

Published on: August 12th, 2015 Dave Yin

Three tech marketers to follow Twitter

We are showcasing experts in tech marketing that could offer insight in presenting products and solutions in the best light. First up is is Linda Montgomery, marketer for the technology, media and telecom industries at KPMG Canada.

Published on: August 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

HP Enterprise branding unveiled: Why is it a green rectangle?

Las Vegas, NV - Hewlett Packard Enterprise is here. At what HP called the last Discover conference before the company's official split November 1, company president and CEO Meg Whitman talked branding and new

Published on: June 3rd, 2015 Dave Yin