Articles By 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
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Waterloo-based startup focuses on enhanced Wi-Fi in the enterprise

Waterloo, Ont.-based Startup Ubiq Inc.'s new conference room solution launching on Monday can be described as part Apple TV, part...

August 23rd, 2016 Brian Jackson
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OpenText tops PwC’s list of ‘fastest growing cloud companies’

The cloud model of delivering software is gathering momentum and becoming the preferred way of doing business for many customers,...

August 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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Canadian pricing for mobile services rank among highest in the world: CRTC study

Many Canadians living in cities are paying among the highest prices in the developed world for their mobile phone service,...

August 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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First look: Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7, the company's latest addition to its flagship Galaxy series, looks great, is made to take some...

August 10th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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Why ransomware is currently Canada’s top malware threat

Editor's note: Story and map updated with malware data from July 2016. Hackers may be taking a summer hiatus in...

August 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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Oracle buys cloud vendor NetSuite for US$9.3 billion

Redwood Shores, Calif. enterprise software vendor Oracle Corp. is acquiring the cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) software firm NetSuite Inc....

July 28th, 2016 Brian Jackson