Articles By Brian Jackson

LiFi - Velmenni demo

Forget WiFi – LiFi to transfer data at light speed

If you've ever felt that WiFi speeds just aren't cutting it for your wireless connectivity needs, well there is light...

November 25th, 2015 Brian Jackson
New zayo network

Zayo will operate Allstream as 3 business units

Boulder, Colo.-based Zayo Group plans to break up its just-acquired Allstream business into three different business groups, according to CEO...

November 24th, 2015 Brian Jackson

MTS sells Allstream to U.S.-based Zayo

MTS Inc. is selling off its Allstream Inc. telecom business to Boulder, Colo.-based communications infrastructure firm Zayo Group Holdings Inc.,...

November 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Microsoft’s ‘Future Visions’ sees sci-fi authors imagine future of Cortana, HoloLens, & more

In an on-foot pursuit of a fleeing suspect, a cop's smart glasses are able to detect the assailant as she...

November 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson
Cisco's IoE Innovation Centre - Toronto

You’ll never guess what animal the new IoT research chair at Carleton wired up

If you ask Carleton University's newest research chair, Mohamed Ibnkahla, what IoT stands for, he might tell you it's the...

November 11th, 2015 Brian Jackson
Rimini Street - Oracle app strategies survey

Oracle users shy away from cloud because of high costs: survey

While Oracle Corp. chairman Larry Ellison says his company is ready to shift to a cloud focus and many of...

November 10th, 2015 Brian Jackson
The Martian - landscape

Would a laptop really work on Mars?

There's a lot of fantastic space-faring technology showcased in The Martian, the movie currently in theatres depicting Matt Damon as Mark Watney,...

November 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson
Trudeau cabinet

Here’s the top tech priorities for newly-appointed Liberal cabinet

As newly-appointed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially took power today in an official ceremony at Rideau Hall, also appointing a...

November 4th, 2015 Brian Jackson
Microsoft OneDrive

Microsoft sends mixed messages about Office 365 Business cloud storage options

Microsoft Corp. says that a recent change how much cloud storage its Office 365 consumer customers can use won't affect...

November 3rd, 2015 Brian Jackson