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WatchGuard Technologies Earns Recommended Rating from NSS labs for Next Generation Firewall Appliances
WatchGuard XTM 1525 blocks 97.8 percent of all tested attacks and proved effective against all evasion techniques
Lenovo Set to Close Acquisition of IBM’s x86 Server Business
Acquisition to strengthen Lenovo’s position as global, diversified tech leader, accelerates growth of enterprise and cloud strategies
Canadian micro-businesses need mobile technology to grow
Majority of micro-businesses (70%) could not operate or start their business without wireless technology Rogers to host Small Business Month events across Canada for businesses to connect with tech experts
Tech Devices in 2015: Emerging Markets Dominate Growth, Increasing by $10b

VARTech 2014
About 2,000 VARs and Vendors converged last week at Bluestar’s annual VARTech event in New Orleans. Delegates were submerged in the latest and greatest in the POS, RFID, Digital Signage, Mobile and ADC sectors.
The state of wireless competition does not justify more interventionist measures

Buyers Driving IT Brands to More Responsible Electronics

Canadians little affected by Home Depot data breach

IBM Introduces Powerful Analytics for Everyone
Watson Analytics Puts Predictive Business Analytics in the Palm of your Hand with Natural Language-based Freemium Cloud Service
D&H Got a Brand New Web Site

New Bash software bug may pose bigger threat than Heartbleed

D&H Brings VARs and Vendors Together

BlackBerry Passport Redefines Productivity for Mobile Professionals with Boundary-Breaking Design and Features
1:1 Aspect Ratio and Touch-Enabled Keyboard Challenge Industry’s Status Quo
Online retailers win at third edition of Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Alibaba Jack Ma rises to top of China rich list as tech tycoons gain

First 3D Printing and 3D Scanning Store in Canada

Cisco Networking Academy Adopts Course Aligned to LPI Linux Essentials Certificate

How the iPhone 6 is made: Infographic
You may think the main reason iPhone 6 is still assembled mostly in China is because production costs there are really low. It turns out, one of the main reasons behind that is actually scalability not price (US-assembled iPhone would cost only $4 more). In the US setting up an assembly line would take 9 months while in China you can do that in merely two weeks!
Apple Announces Record Pre-orders for iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Top Four Million in First 24 Hours
Available in More Than 20 Additional Countries on Friday, September 26
Canada Post unveils new all-in-one online direct marketing solution for small business