Articles By Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Facebook under fire; iOS 12 fights smartphone addiction; DNA service hacked

Facebook has some more tough questions to answer from U.S. lawmakers, Apple’s iOS 12 beta is designed to help you...

June 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson
David Johnston at Canadian Innovation Week

Former GG David Johnston on why Canadian innovation is worth celebrating

The first annual Canadian Innovation Week concluded on May 31, wrapping the Rideau Hall Foundation's inaugural effort to inspire the...

June 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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With GitHub purchase, Microsoft buys the developer army it needs for the coming platform wars

It was no accident that Microsoft Corp. announced its $7.5 billion acquisition of open source code repository GitHub on Monday...

June 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Apple WWDC updates: watchOS 5, iOS 12, macOS Mojave

Finally, you can use your Apple Watch like a walkie talkie. The macOS app store is getting a total overhaul....

June 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson
LoRaWAN - LoRa Alliance

Google Cloud backs IoT network standard LoRaWAN

Google is throwing its weight behind the Long Range Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN) standard for Internet of Things networks by...

May 31st, 2018 Brian Jackson
Upper Mamquam hydro facility in BC

TMX, TransAlta take ServiceNow tools far beyond the help desk

It was in 2014 that Jamie Duncalf, managing director of IT for Calgary-based energy firm TransAlta, was in search of a...

May 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson
Apple HomePod

Apple HomePod coming to Canada June 18

Apple Inc.'s HomePod smart speaker will be available in Canada starting June 18 for $449, the firm announced on Tuesday....

May 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Russian router hack; Lenovo Z5 teased; Canadian banks suffer breach

The FBI asks if you’ve tried turning it off and back on again, Lenovo’s new Z5 smartphone sounds impressive, and...

May 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson
OpenText CEO Mark Barrenchea at Enfuse 2018

OpenText underlines AI platform Magellan’s open source approach to counter Watson

LAS VEGAS - Aside from naming its artificial intelligence platform, Magellan, after a 16th-century explorer instead of a 20th-century businessman,...

May 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson

GDPR deadline: 10 ways to show you’re preparing and why it’s not too late

LAS VEGAS -- If this is the first time you've heard that as of today, the European Union will begin...

May 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson