Articles By Alex Coop

Not spending on AI yet? Don’t worry, you probably will

Worldwide spending on artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach $35.8 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest projections, a whopping...

March 13th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Cyber Security Today – Citrix Systems data breach; finding talent to secure the government; car alarms gone wrong

Citrix Systems is targeted in a state-sponsored cyber attack seeking government secrets. Meanwhile, the U.S. is struggling to find the...

March 11th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Crypto death probe update; Warren’s break-up plan; Equifax neglects cybersecurity

An update on the digital wallets of a cryptocurrency founder who died recently, Elizabeth Warren wants to break up all...

March 11th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – The Queen posts to Instagram; Facebook users abandon ship; Tim Apple

The Queen has posted to Instagram, Facebook users in the U.S. are abandoning ship - fast, and Tim Cook has...

March 8th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Cisco injects $15M into Western Canada

Cisco Canada is showing Canada’s West Coast some love, announcing a $15 million investment that the company says will focus...

March 6th, 2019 Alex Coop
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MDR firm eSentire raises $47 million, plans to open new HQ in Waterloo

Cybersecurity firm eSentire is making moves. The Cambridge, Ont.-based company announced $47 million USD in funding led by global private...

March 5th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Slack’s new logo; Twitter suspends activist; Smartphone has 50-day battery life

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than...

February 28th, 2019 Alex Coop

10 key takeaways from the RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud report

RightScale, the multi-cloud management company, has once again published its annual report on the state of cloud adoption - although...

February 27th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – PepsiCo goes automatic; Anti-vax views on Amazon Prime Video; YouTube kids videos cause concern;

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than...

February 27th, 2019 Alex Coop
BlackBerry acquires Cylance

BlackBerry completes acquisition of Cylance

BlackBerry Ltd. has completed its largest acquisition ever, the Waterloo, Ont.-based company announced today. First announced November 2018, the $1.4...

February 21st, 2019 Alex Coop