Articles By Brian Jackson

SAS Institute founder Dr Jim Goodnight

SAS announces $1 billion investment in AI over 3 years

Cary, N.C.-based SAS Institute Inc. announced on Monday it plans to invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence (AI) over the...

March 18th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Facebook uses AI to stop revenge porn, millennials watch more Netflix than all other TV, Tesla Model Y

Facebook will use AI to prevent revenge porn, millennials are watching a ton of Netflix, and Tesla announces its new...

March 18th, 2019 Brian Jackson
WeWork Scotia Plaza Toronto

DocuSign opens Canadian HQ in Toronto, names ‘Dragon’ as advisor

Electronic signature software vendor DocuSign Inc. opened a regional headquarters in Toronto on March 14, part of the firm's 'Invest...

March 15th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Pi Day celebrated; Google Earth’s take on Carmen Sandiego, the million-dollar Ninja

Pi has been more calculated to more digits than ever before and I’m here to tell you what those digits...

March 15th, 2019 Brian Jackson
Cohesity Demo truck

‘Data lake’ firm created by inventor of Google File System announces major expansion in Canada

San Jose, Calif.-based data platform firm Cohesity Inc. is expanding its Canadian presence with an office in Toronto and between...

March 14th, 2019 Brian Jackson
Federal Budget 2017 - Trudeau and Morneau

Federal budget preview: What the Council of Canadian Innovators wants to see

Innovative Canadian firms looking to scale up their businesses are looking for next week's federal budget to provide guidance on...

March 13th, 2019 Brian Jackson
BlackBerry Government U.S.

BlackBerry creates Washington subsidiary to serve U.S. government

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd. announced on Tuesday it's creating a new subsidiary based in Washington, D.C. called BlackBerry Government Solutions....

March 13th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Web turns 30; some scientists worried about wireless devices; Windows 7 soon to die

Happy birthday to the web! Trust me, your thirties aren’t so bad. A petition signed by 250 scientists raises concerns...

March 13th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Quantum chips in silicon; critique of Zuckerberg’s privacy essay; Mac vs. PC in 2019

Why quantum computers just got another research boost. Taking Mark Zuckerberg’s privacy essay to task. And a Youtube host explains...

March 12th, 2019 Brian Jackson
222 Bay Street - SAP Canada HQ

SAP Canada confirms layoffs in Ontario, Quebec, and B.C.

SAP Canada is laying off more than 79 employees in Ontario, B.C., and Quebec as part of a global restructuring...

March 10th, 2019 Brian Jackson