Articles By Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s fake news crackdown; Robots deliver pizza now

Dominos will trial self-driving car pizza delivery, Facebook is going to block ads on fake news pages, and the perfect...

August 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – New Smart car teased; Medium’s claps-for-pay program

A new Smart car concept is teased. A round of applause for Medium’s new clap-based payments system. And more trouble...

August 29th, 2017 Brian Jackson
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Fitbit Ionic smart watch to launch new mobile payments service

Fitbit is entering the mobile payments market with a branded featured called Fitbit Pay on its new Fitbit Ionic device...

August 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson
HP and Deloitte - alliance for manufacturing

HP and Deloitte partner to push 3D printing adoption by manufacturers

HP Inc. and Deloitte are partnering with the goal of accelerating the digital transformation of the global manufacturing industry and...

August 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google and Walmart team up to offer voice-first ecommerce in U.S.

Amazon has some new competition this morning when it comes to making a purchase simply by speaking a command, and...

August 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

How to join the preview program on Google Home or Chromecast

If you just can't wait to get the latest features on your Google Home or Chromecast device, then activate the...

August 22nd, 2017 Brian Jackson
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Aug. 18, 2017 – Bitcoin surges to $5,000, subway scans for bombs

Could airport style scanners work in a subway station? A racist website just can’t find a new host. And Bitcoin...

August 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Amazon Echo and Echo Dot

Voice-first developers share best practices for Alexa Skills, Google Actions

With Google Home now available in Canada and receiving more useful features and Amazon's Alexa expected to be released in...

August 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Making a phone call with Google Home

Google Home users in Canada and the U.S. will see a new feature roll out this week with free phone...

August 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Chrystia Freeland embraces Justin Trudeau

How NAFTA negotiations could shake up Canada’s tech industry

As Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland takes to the negotiating table in Washington, D.C. today to rework the North...

August 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson