About Nestor Arellano

Nestor Arellano is a seasoned media veteran who specializes in technology and business news. Before joining ITinCanada and WRLWND Nestor worked as a journalist for IT World Canada, Mortgage Broker News and Thomson Reuters. His work has also appeared in other major news and tech publications in Canada and the United States both in print and online. Nestor also regularly blogs and tweets on the latest technology trends and gadgets.

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Samsung launches The Frame TV in Canada
Aug17

Samsung launches The Frame TV in Canada

Ok, make a quick guess. Which of these frames on the wall is actually a TV?   Congratulate yourself if you chose the one on the bottom left corner with the mirror picture of a lake. Don’t feel too bad if you didn’t. That’s the point Samsung Canada wanted to make this week by hosting its official Canadian launch of The Frame, the company’s latest television, at the Lumas art gallery in Yorkville, Toronto. The 4K Ultra...

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Canadian engineering students take in Chinese tech, culture via Huawei’s Seed of the Future program
Jun02

Canadian engineering students take in Chinese tech, culture via Huawei’s Seed of the Future program

Huawei Canada’s annual Seeds of the Future program is once more sending 20 engineering students to China to experience the country’s culture and technology up close. Students selected for the Huawei Canada program through a competition will be given first-hand learning opportunities through interactions with Huawei personnel and officials and visit the company’s Huawei laboratories where they will witness live demonstrations of...

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HPE’s 160TB computer for the Big Data era
May31

HPE’s 160TB computer for the Big Data era

The Machine – largest R&D project Hewlett Packard Enterprise – has spawned a prototype for a beast of a computer with 160 terabytes of memory. The single memory computer, according to HPE, is capable of simultaneously crunching data equivalent to the contents of every book in the United States Library of Congress five times over – that’s 160 million books. Based on the current prototype, HPE expects the architecture...

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Uber will soon charge you what it thinks you can pay
May24

Uber will soon charge you what it thinks you can pay

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc., is launching a new payment system which uses machine learning technology to charge riders based on what the system thinks the customer is willing to pay. Uber currently calculates fares using a combination of mileage, time, and other factors based on geographic demand. According to an article on Bloomberg Technology, the new fare system is called “route-based pricing” and Uber has been...

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Wymo fleet of self-driving cars log 3-M miles
May10

Wymo fleet of self-driving cars log 3-M miles

There are a lot of companies running the self-driving car race. Is it possible that autonomous vehicle company Waymo is leading the long race since its fleet of cars has covered more than three million miles of public roads? The milestone was achieved over a period of eight years of operations in Mountain View, Calif., Austin, Tex., and Phoenix, Ariz., using an assortment of Waymo self-driving vehicles such as the tiny Google Car and...

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