Articles By Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending - podcast banner

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s password flub; AT&T CEO gets robocalls; the downsides of remote working

Another embarrassing security incident at Facebook; the most ironic robocall ever received; Feeling lonely? Well if you’re remote working, you’re...

March 22nd, 2019 Brian Jackson
Hashtag Trending - podcast banner

Hashtag Trending – New AirPods released; Firefox update blocks autoplay video; EU fines Google $1.7B

Apple released new AirPods. The new FireFox browser prevents the most annoying feature on the web. And Google is fined...

March 21st, 2019 Brian Jackson
Hashtag Trending - podcast banner

Hashtag Trending – Google Stadia announced; federal budget 2019; Instagram Checkout

Google enters the video game business; Canada’s federal budget for 2019 is released; and now you can go shopping on...

March 20th, 2019 Brian Jackson
Hashtag Trending - podcast banner

Hashtag Trending – Joyce Murray is Minister of Digital Government; ‘Delete Facebook’ says WhatsApp cofounder; automation will take more women’s jobs

Canada has a new minister of digital government, again. You won’t believe who’s telling you to delete Facebook now. And...

March 19th, 2019 Brian Jackson
VMware-on-AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS now available on Canadian soil

Amazon Web Services and VMWare Inc. announced that VMware Cloud is available from Amazon's Canada (Central) region on Tuesday. The...

March 19th, 2019 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
Hashtag Trending - podcast banner

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
Hashtag Trending - podcast banner

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