Articles By 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
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5 Lessons from New Technology Leaders – Paul Mason, CIO, Canada Mortgage Housing Corp.

Before any new job, comes the interview. But before Paul Mason became the CIO of the Canada Mortgage Housing Corp. (CMHC)...

December 19th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Amazon announces new fulfillment centre, 600 jobs near Edmonton

Amazon will create a new fulfillment centre just south of Edmonton that will operate a 1 million-square-foot facility and create 600...

December 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Amazon Web Services eyes opportunity to scoop up more Windows workloads

On stage at Amazon Web Services' re:Invent conference, Terry Wise, vice-president of global alliances, ecosystem, and channels for AWS, stands in...

December 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Tech Sector Growth Map of Canada updated for 2018 – Focus on Toronto

In many ways, Canada's tech sector growth is Toronto's tech sector growth. The largest city in Canada is also recognized...

December 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Meng Wanzhou’s elaborate bail plans, Google+ breach, Baby it’s cold outside

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou makes her case for bail in a Vancouver courtroom. (You have to hear these...

December 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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All Hands on Tech – Amazon DeepRacer League encourages developers to train self-driving cars

At Amazon Web Services re:Invent in Las Vegas this year, Amazon launched an autonomous model car racing league and hosted...

December 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Ontario suffers wide disparities in school’s IT resources: Auditor General

Editor's note: Updated on Dec. 7 at 10:45 AM with a comment from the Ontario Ministry of Education. (See bottom)....

December 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Microsoft to replace Edge; protein-folding AI; Walmart’s gaming PCs

Microsoft killed Internet Explorer to launch Edge, but now it looks like it plans to kill that too. Google’s DeepMind...

December 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Do iRobot’s cloud-stored maps of my home represent a major privacy risk?

I guess when I tweeted about using a cloud-connected robot that maps the inside of my home in conjunction with...

December 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson