Technology

BenQ, the internationally recognized leader in Interactive Flat Panels (IFP) for schools and offices, is upgrading its successful RP Series. The new RP Series allows ideas to be captured and shared on the fly in real time. True collaboration is now possible through BenQ’s unique hardware and software solutions.

The Dominican Republic can increase the share of modern renewable energy in its energy mix from 9 to 27 per cent by 2030, according to a new report launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy Prospects: Dominican Republic, finds the country could increase the share of renewables in the power sector alone from 12 to 44 per cent by 2030.

BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced  DTEK50TM, the world’s most secure Android smartphoneDTEK50 is BlackBerry’s second smartphone powered by Android, following the PRIV.

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced its Autodesk License Upgrade Program. For consideration by owners of Autodesk perpetual licenses facing Autodesk’s imminent deadline for the write-off of the future value of their investment, Bentley Systems is offering recovery of the value otherwise subject to forfeit. Bentley Systems will credit the net value of Autodesk licenses towards upgraded “evergreen” perpetual licenses of Bentley’s applications. These perpetual licenses never depreciate, as (for instance) Bentley’s SELECT’s annual “portfolio balancing” permits exchanges among Bentley’s comprehensive application portfolio. 

The Cisco® 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR) finds that organizations are unprepared for future strains of more sophisticated ransomware. Fragile infrastructure, poor network hygiene, and slow detection rates are providing ample time and air cover for adversaries to operate. According to the report’s findings, the struggle to constrain the operational space of attackers is the biggest challenge facing businesses and threatens the underlying foundation required for digital transformation. Other key findings in the MCR include adversaries expanding their focus to server-side attacks, evolving attack methods and increasing use of encryption to mask activity.