Articles By Brian Jackson

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Jevon MacDonald returns with new startup, Manifold, ‘by developers for developers’

As public cloud infrastructure providers have become more popular, on-premises vendors like to joke that they are like Hotel California...

September 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson
Sun Life One York reception

Take a tour of Sun Life’s new global headquarters built for agile work

Sun Life Financial Inc. officially opened its new global headquarters in Toronto on Sept. 13, setting the stage for its...

September 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Jump on AI bandwagon before it starts writing poetry, experts advise CIOs

Montebello, Que. - Get ready for artificial intelligence to take a leap forward and have a more important role in...

September 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Designed with a "Client-first" focus, reflecting the Sun Life brand throughout the building. (CNW Group/Sun Life Financial Inc.)

Sun Life’s ‘Ella’ will serve as digital coach on Google Home, mobile, web

It seems that every tech brand is launching its own smart digital assistant these days, but now Sun Life Assurance...

September 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Major tech firms backing $300 million supercluster bid from York Region

With notes from Mandy Kovacs  A consortium of more than 50 organizations with offices in the York Region area have...

September 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Apple iPhone X, Watch Series 3, TV 4K

Let’s not kid ourselves, an Apple launch event means that Apple products are dominating social media right now. So let’s...

September 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Bell Cloud Connect-feature

Bell’s cloud strategy focuses on network strength to deliver ‘one portal to rule them all’

One year after announcing the full acquisition of Toronto-based data centre provider Q9 Networks, BCE Inc.'s Bell Canada is firming...

September 12th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Kobo launches Audiobooks, chasing Canadian authors to create new content

Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc. is launching its new Audiobooks service to its existing app today, and says it's planning to...

September 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Parking with Google Maps, AI assistants bonanza

Google wants to help you find that perfect parking spot, tech brands are making moves with their voice-activated assistants, and...

August 31st, 2017 Brian Jackson