Articles By Alex Coop

A businessman looks at a chart showing declining sales.

Forget optimistic scenarios and buckle up for a big drop in IT spending this year, says IDC

IDC’s Nigel Wallis didn’t mince words during an online briefing this week while walking participants through the research company’s latest...

April 3rd, 2020 Alex Coop

Representation still lacking, but women are speaking up, says Dell executive

It wasn’t that long ago when Dell's Pamela Pelletier brought in a third-party firm to run a workshop for her...

March 30th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hospitals are deploying virtual care apps in a matter of days, exposing them to more cyber attacks

The coronavirus has forced hospitals to fight an uphill battle on multiple fronts, and as they scramble to establish virtual...

March 27th, 2020 Alex Coop

Made-in-Vancouver product will rely on WiFi to detect weapons

As Canada’s former Minister of Public Safety, Stockwell Day says he can’t help but always have his antennas up. For...

March 11th, 2020 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Cleaning your smartphone; Clever social media use in China; Quantum computing breakthrough

A walkthrough for how to wash your smartphones and other mobile devices is gaining popularity on Twitter, China’s social media...

March 11th, 2020 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Coronavirus update; Robot lawyer to the rescue; Twitter bans discriminatory remarks

An update on the Coronavirus, a new robot lawyer will do your bidding for just $3, and Twitter bans discriminatory...

March 9th, 2020 Alex Coop

Xerox acquires Digitex Canada

Nope, it’s not HP, but this morning Xerox announced that it’s acquired one of Western Canada’s largest independent solution providers...

March 6th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hiring neurodiverse people has given us an edge, says AirGate CEO

After flashing the Vulcan salute to a co-worker, cloud services engineer Alex Mandel returns to his desk at an open...

March 5th, 2020 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Fake 2020 candidate gets verified by Twitter, US officially bans Huawei, mistrust with tech during elections

A fake 2020 candidate gets verified by Twitter, the U.S. officially bans Huawei, and new data says there's a lot...

March 2nd, 2020 Alex Coop