Articles By Brian Jackson

CIOs lead digital transformation efforts into 2019, research shows

Most organizations that identify as pursuing digital transformation are reporting a positive return on investment, and those efforts are most...

January 3rd, 2019 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Verified.Me launch, blockchain consolidation, federal regulation

A nation-wide digital identity service based on blockchain will launch in Canada. SecureKey’s Verfied.Me service was supposed to launch by...

December 31st, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Voice-first fragmentation, Alexa in your ear, Alexa in your boardroom

In 2019, voice-first smart assistants will face a fragmentation problem. They’ll also be literally in your ear. And they’ll be...

December 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Top 5 business smartphones of 2018 – All Hands on Tech

After reviewing the new smartphone releases all year long, IT World Canada journalists Tom Li and Brian Jackson discuss where...

December 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Gatwick’s drone delays, in Russia AI hears you, LG’s clear TV

London’s Gatwick airport is disrupted by drones. Russian scientists can train AI to hear like a human. And what’s it...

December 21st, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Gatwick’s drone delays, in Russia AI hears you, LG’s clear TV

London’s Gatwick airport is disrupted by drones. Russian scientists can train AI to hear like a human. And what’s it...

December 21st, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Why we can’t ignore the ‘Save PIAC’ campaign

In a world where the giants of Silicon Valley insist on watching us, we need to make sure we're watching...

December 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Dec. 20 – The ‘90s are back with Macaulay Culkin and Alfonso Ribeiro making tech headlines

The ‘90s are cool again. That’s right, trending in today’s headlines are Macaulay Culkin, Alfonso Ribeiro, and your old school...

December 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Corel acquires Mac virtualization software Parallels

Ottawa-based Corel Corp. announced on Thursday that it has acquired Parallels, a software vendor best-known for the desktop virtualization software...

December 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Royal Bank of Canada named in New York Times’ Facebook investigation

One of Canada's largest banks appears alongside Silicon Valley technology firms in a New York Times investigation into Facebook privacy...

December 19th, 2018 Brian Jackson