Huawei welcomes Ontario delegation by announcing new 5G research partnerships

Huawei will extend its Kanata, Ont.-based Canada Research Centre and partnership with Carleton University to focus on 5G advanced communications research, the firm announced today as Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visited its Shenzhen,

Published on: December 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Top 10 Canadian tech firms by R&D spending

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Saudi Arabia’s $500 billion megacity, Uber introduces new fees for long trips

Saudi Arabia is planning a $500 billion megacity, Uber is charging extra for long trips, and Huawei has shipped a ridiculous number of smartphones so far this year. From Reddit, Saudi Arabia’s Crown

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – EU wants China-like Internet censorship, Apple dethroned as world’s 2nd largest smartphone brand

Huawei surpasses Apple as the world’s second largest smartphone brand, the Red Sox are using smart watches to cheat in baseball, and the EU wants to follow in China’s footsteps by implementing Internet

Published on: September 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – EU wants China-like Internet censorship, Apple dethroned as the world’s second largest smartphone brand

Huawei surpasses Apple as the world’s second largest smartphone brand, the Red Sox are using smart watches to cheat in baseball, and the EU wants to follow in China’s footsteps by implementing internet

Published on: September 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canada’s densest tech hub attracts R&D investment from global brands

Creative Capital is IT World Canada's series that examines the impact digital transformation is having to change the face of communities across Canada. We're doing deep dives looking at the major tech hubs

Published on: May 29th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei coming to Canada for first time

One of the world's most popular smartphone brands is making its North American debut - and not in the U.S. At Mobile World Congress (MCW) in Barcelona, Huawei announced that the P10 and

Published on: February 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Huawei MateBook pre-order begins; offers cheaper Surface alternative

Huawei Technologies Co. announced on Monday that its own take on a Windows 10 hybrid PC is now available for pre-order and will go on sale in Canada July 11. The MateBook is

Published on: June 20th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Apple’s iPhone not the only smartphone to see sales decline: report

Hot on the heels of announcements that Apple has experienced its first year-on-year decline in 13 years, a new report reveals that the smartphone market as a whole shrank six per cent in the

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Dave Yin

Backstage with Scott Bradley, VP of corporate and government affairs, Huawei Canada [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Chinese firms make prominent bid for western smartphone market at CES

They might be giants in China, but neither ZTE Corp. nor Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. are household names in Canada, despite ZTE being North America's fourth-largest smartphone maker (behind Samsung, Apple and LG)

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Affordable smartphones drive phone sales in Q3

In the third quarter of 2015, consumers bought 353 million smartphones worldwide - a 15.5 percent growth over the same period in 2014. According to Gartner’s latest report on mobile phone sales, this growth was

Published on: November 19th, 2015 David Hamilton

Top business smartphones of 2015: Google Nexus 6P

Android is the most popular OS globally and notably, unlike iOS and Windows Phone, is an open platform. This has led to myriad versions of Android with different UI’s and UX’s that vary

Published on: November 17th, 2015 Alex Davies

Samsung remains leader in worldwide smartphone shipments: survey

In spite of launching a new, well-received iPhone model, Samsung has still snagged the top spot over Apple in terms of overall share of smartphones shipped across the globe. Based on the findings

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock