Articles By Brian Jackson

No good reason to ask employees to implant technology, even voluntarily

A Wisconsin vending machine company's choice to allow employees to implant a RFID microchip simply for the purchase of buying snacks...

July 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Mastercard Tech Hub NYC reception

Mastercard brings ‘Labs as a Service’ to Canadian HQ

Everyone is familiar with Mastercard's brand on their bank's credit card, but now Canadian CIOs will be able to look...

July 26th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Tech talent in Toronto, Vancouver is top quality at budget rate: CBRE Report

Toronto is North America's fastest growing tech market, according to CBRE Group Inc.'s fifth annual Scoring Tech Talent Report, but...

July 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Why public cloud isn’t always the right cloud

If Goldilocks entered a Tier 3 data centre instead of a bear's den, which cloud model would she find just right...

July 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Rogers Smart Drive

Rogers Smart Drive turns your car into a hotspot on wheels

Rogers Communications Inc. is offering a new product that will get you a connected car, even if you're still driving...

July 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Industry veteran Ian Scott is new CRTC chairman

Ian Scott will be named the next chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on Tuesday, according to media...

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

Want Alexa in Canada? Get big brands to build skills, Amazon tells developer

A Calgary-based firm that builds Alexa Skills for its clients says that Amazon.com Inc. wants to see big Canadian brands...

July 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Sanbot hospitality robot

All Hands on Tech: Sanbot, the hospitality robot

At the HITEC conference in Toronto, we met the only Sanbot model that's in the country right now. But Chinese...

July 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson
Julie Payette with Justin Trudeau

Incoming G.G. Julie Payette described as ‘perfect’ choice by former IBM colleague

When soon-to-be Governor General and former astronaut Julie Payette was training for her commercial pilot's licence, Yves Bousquet, a STG...

July 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Toronto included in Trump Hotels data breach

Donald Trump Jr. isn't the only one stressed out about sensitive data leaking on the Internet. Customers of Trump Hotels...

July 12th, 2017 Brian Jackson