Articles By Brian Jackson

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Canada’s ‘big 5’ banks launch blockchain-based digital identity service with SecureKey

A blockchain-based digital identity network designed by Toronto-based SecureKey Technologies Inc. and supported by the top banks in Canada announced...

May 1st, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Technology is the tool of digital transformation, not the outcome: OnX event

Migrating to a multi-cloud environment that allows for agile method and DevOps approaches is difficult enough from a technology point...

April 30th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – ‘Zombie Facebook’ 2070; robot lettuce farms; star sounds

How long until the dead outnumber the living on Facebook? Researchers have the answer. Why your next salad might be...

April 30th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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ITAC appoints experienced executive Angela Mondou as permanent president and CEO

Tech industry lobby group Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) has appointed a permanent new president and CEO in Angela...

April 29th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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How Avengers: Endgame can teach us about quantum computing’s threat to encryption

**Warning, this article contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame** At some point in the future, someone with bad intentions is going...

April 26th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Canadians lose trust in Facebook as it battles privacy watchdogs

Facebook committed serious violations of Canadian privacy laws and failed to take responsibility for protecting the personal information of Canadians,...

April 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Cyberport: Inside Hong Kong’s unicorn factory

Pierre Mouette is a two-time entrepreneur that was born in Paris, met the co-founder of his current firm in Hong...

April 23rd, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – China’s Mars simulator; Microsoft won’t sell AI to cops; Blackberry Messenger dead

China builds a Mars simulator to emulate life on the Red Planet; Microsoft refused to sell facial recognition technology to...

April 22nd, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Canadian software firms expand business in Asia through government trade efforts

HONG KONG - Two Canadian cyber security entrepreneurs say that the government's Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) was crucial in introducing...

April 17th, 2019 Brian Jackson