Articles By Brian Jackson

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Ronald McDonald House Charities Toronto helps families feel at home with Flybits-powered mobile app

It's not every day that Toronto-based app maker Flybits finds itself in the kitchen of one of its clients making...

March 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Apple’s video streaming service; Huawei P30 launch leak; Pinterest IPO

Apple launches its Netflix competitor; Huawei will unveil its P30 smartphones; and Pinterest will go public sooner than expected.  ...

March 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s password flub; AT&T CEO gets robocalls; the downsides of remote working

Another embarrassing security incident at Facebook; the most ironic robocall ever received; Feeling lonely? Well if you’re remote working, you’re...

March 22nd, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – New AirPods released; Firefox update blocks autoplay video; EU fines Google $1.7B

Apple released new AirPods. The new FireFox browser prevents the most annoying feature on the web. And Google is fined...

March 21st, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Google Stadia announced; federal budget 2019; Instagram Checkout

Google enters the video game business; Canada’s federal budget for 2019 is released; and now you can go shopping on...

March 20th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Joyce Murray is Minister of Digital Government; ‘Delete Facebook’ says WhatsApp cofounder; automation will take more women’s jobs

Canada has a new minister of digital government, again. You won’t believe who’s telling you to delete Facebook now. And...

March 19th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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VMware Cloud on AWS now available on Canadian soil

Amazon Web Services and VMWare Inc. announced that VMware Cloud is available from Amazon's Canada (Central) region on Tuesday. The...

March 19th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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SAS announces $1 billion investment in AI over 3 years

Cary, N.C.-based SAS Institute Inc. announced on Monday it plans to invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence (AI) over the...

March 18th, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Facebook uses AI to stop revenge porn, millennials watch more Netflix than all other TV, Tesla Model Y

Facebook will use AI to prevent revenge porn, millennials are watching a ton of Netflix, and Tesla announces its new...

March 18th, 2019 Brian Jackson
WeWork Scotia Plaza Toronto

DocuSign opens Canadian HQ in Toronto, names ‘Dragon’ as advisor

Electronic signature software vendor DocuSign Inc. opened a regional headquarters in Toronto on March 14, part of the firm's 'Invest...

March 15th, 2019 Brian Jackson