Articles By Brian Jackson

SecureKey blockchain ecosystem

Canada’s big 5 banks set to back blockchain-based identity service

LAS VEGAS - Toronto-based identity management service provider SecureKey announced on Monday that it's set to launch a blockchain-based service...

March 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Hardbacon money cat

Hardbacon founder says stock brokers are next up for FinTech disruption

A Montreal-based former business journalist has raised $50,000 in crowdfunding, including $14,000 from BMO SmartFolio, to add an online course...

March 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Women in Technology hex

Women remain ‘Hidden Figures’ in cyber security industry: study

Oscar-nominated Hidden Figures depicted female mathematicians working at NASA in the 1960's, a time when it was unusual to be a...

March 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Alexa-Developers

AWS offers free building, hosting of Alexa skills to developers

Amazon says it is now free for Alexa developers to build and host most Alexa skills using Amazon Web Services....

March 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson
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5 amazing viral content tips from Diply’s CTO (you won’t believe #4)

When he was demanded to cough up Diply's secret recipe for generating 1 billion monthly views and maintaining an Alexa top-20...

March 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson

‘We need to help bridge skills gaps,’ said CEO and Chairman of CIPS

A lot has changed in the IT industry since Canada's Association of IT professionals was founded 59 years ago, but...

March 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google Cloud Platform adds Canadian region in Montreal

Google Inc. is joining hyperscale public cloud infrastructure providers Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure in Montreal with the launch...

March 9th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Navdeep Bains with youth

Liberals unveil launch date for Global Skills Strategy ahead of budget

The Liberal government announced this morning in Ottawa that the Global Skills Strategy for Canada will launch June 12.  that seeks...

March 9th, 2017 Brian Jackson