Articles By Brian Jackson

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

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

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

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 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

International Space Station turns 15: Here’s how it will eventually be destroyed

Today marks the 15th birthday of the International Space Station (ISS), which is not only the world's orbital outpost, but...

November 2nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Here’s why Chrome OS isn’t going away any time soon

Reports on the death of Google's Chrome OS may have been greatly exaggerated. After a report from The Wall Street...

October 30th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Why would Facebook limit its employees bandwidth to 50 Kbps?

If you used the web in the '90s then you probably remember the patience required to load a new web...

October 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Here’s the SAP and IBM cloud offerings Larry Ellison should be ‘paying attention’ to

Oracle Corp. executive chairman Larry Ellison opened his company's major OpenWorld conference this week in San Francisco by talking about...

October 26th, 2015 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Google’s WiFi router, OnHub

By now you’ve probably heard about Google’s OnHub router. You know, the WiFi hub that’s easy to set up and...

October 21st, 2015 Brian Jackson