Articles By Brian Jackson

Salesforce Touch brings fight to Adobe, Microsoft

Salesforce Touch brings fight to Adobe, Microsoft

With the launch of Salesforce Touch Platform, San Francisco-basedSalesforce.com is signaling that it intends to go toe-to-toe with the likes...

September 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson
Radian6 powering Salesforce.com cloud

Radian6 powering Salesforce.com cloud

The murky fate of Saint John, N.B.-based Radian6 since it was acquired by Salesforce.com in March 2011 became crystal clear...

September 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson
Canadian Internet throttling is the worst: study

Canadian Internet throttling is the worst: study

A recent international analysis shows that Canadian Internet service providers (ISPs) were doing more connection throttling than anywhere else in...

August 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson
Facebook’s new mobile ads push to app stores

Facebook’s new mobile ads push to app stores

Facebook announced on Tuesday a new mobile-optimized ad unit that will direct users directly to install mobile apps.A beta program...

August 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson
Sitemasher to play role in Salesforce Communities

Sitemasher to play role in Salesforce Communities

San Francisco-based Salesforce.com is taking its business social software Chatter and is allowing customers to create externally-focused networks in a new product...

August 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson
CIRA investigating dot-ca phishing scammers

CIRA investigating dot-ca phishing scammers

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is working with police to investigate a phishing scam that targeted dot-ca domain owners,...

August 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson
Canadian students to spread ‘tech fever’

Canadian students to spread ‘tech fever’

Canadian undergraduate students are being challenged to turn as many of their peers into tech nerds as possible by the...

August 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson
Waterloo earns Top 10 spot at global coding contest

Waterloo earns Top 10 spot at global coding contest

The University of Waterloo once again had the best Canadian showing at the Association of Computing Machinery's (ACM) International Collegiate...

May 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson
Narrow loss for UofA at programming challenge

Narrow loss for UofA at programming challenge

Navid Zolghadr has no experience with sailing, but that didn’t stop this University of Alberta student from programming computer simulated-boats...

May 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson
How ScotiaBank plugged a Black Hole

How ScotiaBank plugged a Black Hole

It was an unusual problem Adam Evans, the senior manager of ScotiaBank's security operations centre, had to solve last year...

March 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson