Articles By Brian Jackson

Big Blue and Red Hat

Open source community sees risk and reward in IBM purchase of Red Hat

On a media call the morning after announcing Big Blue's acquisition of Red Hat, executives answered reporter questions typed into...

November 2nd, 2018 Brian Jackson
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Nov. 2, 2018 – FIFA breached again; Hack-o-lantern; Facebook approves fake ads

A FIFA data breach is about to make headlines, how to hack a pumpkin, and Facebook’s new system to prevent...

November 2nd, 2018 Brian Jackson

OVH: the open source public cloud alternative from Paris

Feature image: Mark Collier, chief operating officer of OpenStack, took the stage at OVH Summit to recognize the Paris-based cloud...

October 31st, 2018 Brian Jackson
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Oct. 31 – Americans stressed for mid-terms; Bing search gone wrong; perils of porn

Americans are worried about threats to next week’s mid-term elections; searching for Chrome using Bing leads to unexpected results, and...

October 31st, 2018 Brian Jackson
5 Lessons podcast for web

5 lessons from new technology leaders: Alex Benay, CIO of the Government of Canada

In the great hall of OCAD University to celebrate his book launch for Government Digital, Government of Canada CIO Alex...

October 31st, 2018 Brian Jackson
Hashtag Trending - podcast banner

Hashtag Trending – Google Home Hub reviews, smarter traffic lights, smartphones owned for longer

The first Google Home Hub reviews are out, how auto makers are working to reduce the time you wait at...

October 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson
RedHat-IBM

IBM acquires Red Hat in ‘largest software acquisition ever’ for $34 billion [analysis]

Describing it as the "largest software company acquisition to date," Red Hat announced on Sunday afternoon that it's signed an...

October 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson
John Chen announces Amazon partnership

BlackBerry says its making multiple Amazon Alexa smart speakers for work

Amazon has now officially announced it will be working with BlackBerry as a partner on Alexa for Business - a...

October 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson
5 Lessons podcast for web

Teaser for Season 2 of ‘5 Lessons from New Technology Leaders’ podcast

Canada is undergoing a massive digital transformation. It's a total change in the way our oldest and most recognized institutions...

October 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson