Articles By Brian Jackson

Don Tapscott-CIO Peer Forum 2019

The blockchain future Don Tapscott wants for his grandchildren

In the 12 hours before taking the stage to deliver his keynote speech at the CIO Peer Forum in Toronto,...

April 11th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Apple engineer speak out about tough border searches; Google partners with Intel for hybrid cloud; Spotify’s Google Home mini giveaway

An Apple engineer’s experience at the border raises questions about civil liberties. Google announces a partnership with Intel for cloud...

April 10th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Ikea-Sonos love child; exam-avoiding students arrested; how to get a job

If you want to land a job, then you’ll want to know these two small, yet powerful words that could...

April 9th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Developer 30 under 30 list expands to Evoke conference, hackathon in third year

An effort to bring recognition to Canada's talented young developers expanded beyond just one list of luminaries this year; adding...

April 8th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Intel’s new Xeon processors are made to deliver AI at the edge

SAN FRANCISCO -- Intel Corp. announced the general availability of its second generation of Intel Xeon Scalable processors on Tuesday,...

April 2nd, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Foreign talent more interested in Canadian IT jobs, Indeed reports

Canadian tech jobs posted on hiring platform Indeed.ca are receiving more interest from abroad, according to an economist employed by...

April 2nd, 2019 Brian Jackson
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BlueCat turns to open source collaboration to help customers automate infrastructure

Toronto-based BlueCat Networks is the latest example of a vendor that's made its business on proprietary software code, yet is...

March 27th, 2019 Brian Jackson
2018 Turing Award winners - Hintoon, Bengio, Lecun

Canadian ‘godfathers of AI’ win 2018 Turing Award

Two of Canada's artificial intelligence (AI) pioneers have won the 2018 Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) A.M. Turing Award along...

March 27th, 2019 Brian Jackson
Secure IoT Accelerator Program

BlackBerry and Telus partner with Ottawa-based accelerator for new IoT-focused program

Ottawa-based software as a service (SaaS) accelerator program L-Spark Corp. is launching a new Secure IoT Accelerator program, working with...

March 27th, 2019 Brian Jackson
University of Toronto Schwart Reisman Innovation Centre

University of Toronto to build new AI innovation centre with $100 million ‘largest donation ever’

Philanthropists Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman have made a $100 million donation to the University of Toronto to build a...

March 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson