Articles By Brian Jackson

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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
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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
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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