Articles By Brian Jackson

Feature John Chen BlackBerry CEO

BlackBerry to stop designing, making its own devices – focus pivots to software

BlackBerry Ltd. will exit the hardware business internally and leave development of future smartphones to its partners, according to BlackBerry...

September 28th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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FreshBooks refreshes its mobile accounting software platform

Toronto-based cloud invoicing software firm FreshBooks launched a complete overhaul of its platform on Tuesday, the firm announced. Aimed at...

September 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson
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Salesforce updates its CRM platform with AI capabilities

San Francisco-based Cloud software firm Salesforce.com this week unveiled its artificial intelligence engine, dubbed Salesforce Einstein, that will be integrated...

September 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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‘Black Code’ film tells cautionary tale of digital transformation’s dark side 

Who will watch the watchers? Well, all of us. That’s the message to be decrypted – albeit easily enough –...

September 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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SAS’s new Viya architecture will appeal to analytics users seeking cognitive computing capabilities: Goodnight

Data be nimble, Data be slick, If data dumps can access the cloud real quick. It's a terrible nursery rhyme,...

September 15th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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Canadian malware map reveals ransomware on the rise

Editor's note: Story and map updated with malware data from August 2016. It's back-to-school season, and it looks like hackers...

September 9th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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News that WhatsApp will now share user info with Facebook raises data privacy issues

Users of instant messaging service WhatsApp will see their account information - including their phone numbers - shared with Facebook...

August 26th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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Where are the fastest broadband and mobile speeds in Canada? Latest Speedtest Intelligence results reveal all

Rogers offers the fastest fixed line broadband speeds available in Canada, and Bell Mobility tops wireless download speeds on average,...

August 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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Why HPE is focusing on the need for a new computing architecture

Sometime in the 23rd century, a Starfleet Academy instructor leads a class of red shirts across the terrain of an...

August 24th, 2016 Brian Jackson