Articles By Brian Jackson

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 they say the first hill to summit in that battle is 3D printing

Published on: August 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Making a phone call with Google Home

Google Home users in Canada and the U.S. will see a new feature roll out this week with free phone calls. Users will be able to call the contacts they have saved in

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 2 – Car2Go perks, and iOS 11 breaks stuff

It’s “the best or nothing” for Calgary Car2Go members, an infamous website operator gets a legal break, and iOS 11 might break some apps. Popular on Google Trends, Car2Go is rewarding its 110,000

Published on: August 2nd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 1 – Apple loses in court, Game of Thrones hacked

Apple loses a court decision, full metal printing, and Game of Thrones gets hacked. Listen now: It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Tuesday, August 1,.

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Introducing Hashtag Trending – Your daily dose of tech stories everyone’s talking about

We’re here to announce our new podcast, Hashtag Trending. Every day, we’ll tell you the trending technology topics from all the most popular websites. That includes Google, Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, SnapChat and more.

Published on: July 31st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Epson and Nuance alliance means profit opportunity for channel partners

Channel partners of Seiko Epson Corp. will soon have a new opportunity to make a margin on reselling software from Nuance Communications Inc. after a new strategic partnership was announced on Monday. The

Published on: July 27th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Why public cloud is more expensive than you think

If Goldilocks entered a Tier 3 data centre instead of a bear's den, which cloud model would she find just right - public, private, or hybrid? With the likes of hyperscale cloud providers Amazon

Published on: July 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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 manufacturer is hoping to change that by landing a distribution deal here. A

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Sage to bring accounting chatbot Pegg to Canada in July

Sage Canada announced plans to open a core office in Toronto and launch its AI-backed chatbot Pegg in Canada next month at its Sage Sumit event on Tuesday. Pegg, a chatbot that anyone

Published on: July 10th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Guide to complete mastery of your new Google Home unit

Google Home goes on sale in retail locations across Canada today, so let's talk about everything you'll want to do after unboxing your new smart home assistant to absolutely maximize its capabilities. Google

Published on: June 26th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Sean Forkan wants ‘channel first’ sales model for VMware Canada

After five months settling into his country manager role for VMware Canada, Sean Forkan is ready to get down to business on the three things he thinks all leaders should be accountable for.

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Amazon Web Services officially opens Canada headquarters

Amazon Inc. opened its largest office in Canada yet, unveiling its downtown Toronto location alongside Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on Tuesday. Amazon says it is already employing 600 people at the new location

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Palo Alto Networks affirms channel-first strategy as it launches new cloud services

Vancouver-based Palo Alto Networks is the latest enterprise IT vendor to pitch itself as a developer platform, with the launch of a cloud-based application framework that it says could disrupt how security products

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson