Articles By Brian Jackson

Audits, uncertainty, and paperwork: The bureaucratic burden of SR&ED

When Stephen Hayward, the co-founder and president of Toronto-based data and analytics solution provider Project X Ltd., applied to the...

May 21st, 2019 Brian Jackson
Hong Kong Smart City skyline

Hong Kong’s smart city blueprint starts to become reality

In an alley behind the Hong Kong Productivity Council building in Kowloon, a dolly-driving worker tows a large four-wheeled machine...

May 16th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Facebook beefs up Live restrictions; OnePlus 7 Pro review; WannaCry 2 years later

Facebook takes action to prevent hateful content from live-streaming on its platform. The OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone gets a rave...

May 16th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2; Amazon’s packing robots; How to disable Amber Alerts

Independent smartphone maker OnePlus announced a new handset, but people are more excited about the new headphones. Amazon is ready...

May 15th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Smart Cities Challenge conclusion; Apple Watch update; OCE Discovery

One smart city in Canada will be $50 million richer at the end of the day. A software update for...

May 14th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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NextBlock investors vouch for Tapscott as $1 million in fines paid to Ontario Securities Commission

With notes from Howard Solomon  Leading investors in blockchain investment firm NextBlock Global Ltd. tell IT World Canada they'd do...

May 13th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Why letting Alexa spy on everything you say could be good for your health

Privacy advocates worry about the pitfalls of smart speakers spying on us when we don't intend it, but what if...

May 9th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Apple Watch sales soar; Spotify’s love for podcasts; Slack as distraction machine

Smart watch sales are soaring and Apple is on top. Spotify really wants you to listen to podcasts. And how...

May 6th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Instagram’s un-likely Canadian experiment; Valve Index VR headet; FanTazTech is ‘Uber for IT’

Instagram doesn’t like Canada, well not quite, but you’ll see what I mean. The next-generation of VR headsets are set...

May 2nd, 2019 Brian Jackson