Articles By Brian Jackson

Supercluster winners map

Winners and losers: Liberal government’s picks for $950 million in supercluster funding

Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) Navdeep Bains announced the winners of the $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative...

February 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Robot dog frightens humans; Netflix scores major talent; Alexa upgraded

A robot dog is freaking everybody out, Netflix is making some major producer hires, and Alexa gets an upgrade in...

February 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Youtube business insights; SnapChat’s new competition; Amazon layoffs

Youtube finally talks about the Logan Paul controversy - on Youtube. Google launches a SnapChat competitor, but SnapChat is totally...

February 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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AI won’t lead to ‘jobpacalypse’ overnight, panel agrees

You probably won't be replaced in the office by an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm tomorrow, but get ready to pick...

February 13th, 2018 Brian Jackson

GM brings another car sharing service to Toronto

GM is making its first international expansion to Toronto for its car-sharing service Maven, adding another competitor to the streets...

February 13th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – eMagin’s wild ride; Millennials bored with Facebook; Robinhood trades crypto

The ‘Apple effect’ causes a stock to soar, then come falling back down to earth all too quickly. Facebook might...

February 13th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Exploring Nuance’s voice-first AI – All Hands on Tech

While you might know Nuance for its dictation software, the voice-assistant creator is now working towards helping brands create voice...

February 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Exploring Intel’s autonomous car – All Hands on Tech

At CES 2018, Intel revealed its self-driving car strategy through its acquisition of Mobileye and partnership with BMW, and we...

February 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

First look at LG’s Cloi robots of the future – All Hands on Tech

LG imagines a future where you interact with its artificial intelligence-infused robots at every turn, and at CES 2018 it...

February 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Ontario’s CIO departs, new interim CIO in place

David Nicholl is no longer the Corporate Chief Information and Technology Officer for the Government of Ontario, and Melanie Fraser...

February 2nd, 2018 Brian Jackson