Articles By Brian Jackson

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West coast, best coast? Public sector CIOs in B.C. are investing in the next-generation tech that will transform user experience

During the CIO Peer Forum in Vancouver, CanadianCIO had the opportunity to catch up with some west coast CIOs in...

May 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Largest PC case ever made; Lyft launches subscription plan to some; RIP net neutrality

Does size matter? If we’re talking about PC gaming rigs, the answer is yes. Lyft opens up a subscription option...

May 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Former Canada Health Infoway CTO joins startup that aims to finally take health records digital

Remember that episode of Seinfeld where Elaine confronts her doctor about her medical chart that labels her as "difficult?" In...

May 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Notepad upgraded; Amazon partners with home builder; AT&T made payments to Michael Cohen

Microsoft brings an end to garbled text files on Notepad, Amazon enters yet another industry, and people are asking questions...

May 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Google Home Max to launch in Canada May 16 and showcase some local talent

Google Home Max, the big sister to Google Home, is launching in Canada May 16 for $499 and there are...

May 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Google Duplex unveiled, new details on Equifax breach; OnePlus 6 leak

Why you’ll never again fully trust that it’s a real person on the other end of the phone line, Equifax...

May 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Visa and PayPal become better pals in Canada

Visa and PayPal are expanding their partnership in Canada to allow customers more ways to move money between accounts, and...

May 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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All Hands on Tech – Canada’s first smart condo community

We tour Tridel's new Ten York condo tower development in downtown Toronto with Smart One Solutions, the firm that's deployed...

May 8th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Emergency mobile alerts tested; Microsoft’s $25 million AI fund; smart luggage goes bust

Emergency alert! Systems for mobile devices is tested across Canada, Microsoft creates an AI for accessibility fund, and one “smart...

May 8th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Visa Direct payments service expanded in Canada

Visa is making sure that the days of paper cheques are numbered in Canada by expanding its Visa Direct push...

May 8th, 2018 Brian Jackson