Articles By Nestor E. Arellano

National Research Council hacked, China blamed

The national body responsible for business-led technology research has confirmed that its computer systems has suffered a cyber attack by what has been called a”highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor.” A statement issued by the National

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

IT working with business units on Internet of Things: Canadian survey

The number of smart connected devices in Canada is poised to balloon from 28 million in 2013 to no less than 114 million in five years, according to a study on Internet of

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

4 key messages in Satya Nadella’s letter to Microsoft employees

In an open letter to Microsoft employees yesterday, the company’s new CEO Satya Nadella outlined his view of the technology giant’s place in the world and essentially told his staffer to brace themselves

Published on: July 11th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Quebecor waiting for government regulation of roaming prices

Ottawa may have signaled support for smaller carriers with its announcement on Monday of a greater allocation of wireless spectrum for new entrants. However, Montreal-based media giant Quebecor Inc., is waiting for the

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Mobile app firm rolls out anti-surveillance voice and data plan

A  mobile application company founded by a team comprised of a former United States Navy SEAL, a cryptography legend and a mobile encryption expert has launched an encrypted international calling plan that promises

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Toronto hospital testing operating room ‘black box’

In the event of a plane crash, air transport safety investigators look to the aircraft’s flight recorder -- or so-called black box -- to review critical flight data and recorded cockpit conversation to find

Published on: July 9th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Dell, Intel, Samsung, others form IoT consortium

Big technology companies led by computer and server builder Dell Inc., semiconductor maker Intel Corp. and electronics conglomerate Samsung Electronics have banded together to development standards that will govern technologies for the so-called

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

OpenText offers free enterprise file synchronization, sharing

With the growing adoption of online collaboration practices in the enterprise, systems that facilitate simpler and faster file synchronization and sharing have become very important. One problem though is that many employees are

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

BlackBerry breaks smart phone mold with Passport

The Canadian mobile device maker frequently derided for lagging behind its competitors says it is breaking the smart phone mold with a new handset that screams “it’s hip to be square.” In a

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Ericsson achieves 5Gbps over 5G network

Swedish telecommunication technology provider Ericsson said it managed to send out data at 5 gigabits per second over a wireless 5G network . Widespread implementation of 5G networks, which are seen as an

Published on: July 7th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano