Articles By Brian Jackson

Unboxing for Business: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 at Samsung Unpacked

At its Samsung Unpacked event in New York City, the Korean electronics manufacturer unveiled the new smartphone everyone expected. But it also had a couple of surprises in store with the Galaxy Watch

Published on: August 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech – Asus Zenscreen

With a surprisingly thin body and a near-invisible bezel, this portable monitor easily slides into your brief case or purse to provide that needed extra screen real estate when you’re on the road.

Published on: August 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Samsung Unpacked reveals Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Watch, and Galaxy Home

NEW YORK CITY -- Samsung Electronics Ltd. wasted no time in showing off its new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone at its annual Unpacked event on Thursday, but also surprised the crowd with announcements

Published on: August 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Microsoft Suface Go – Unboxing for Business

Can a tablet that’s not made by Apple find its way into the workplace? Microsoft wants to give it another shot with the Microsoft Surface Go. We’re taking our first look on Unboxing

Published on: August 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Diane Greene focuses on Google Cloud strengths as it plays catch-up

SAN FRANCISCO - There aren't many markets where Google has to play from behind, but public cloud infrastructure is one of them. Not that you'd know it from the way Google Cloud CEO

Published on: July 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Google Cloud Next: Cloud Services Platform packages together a bevvy of APIs

SAN FRANCISCO - Google updated its Google Cloud Platform offering with a more cohesive set of services that will help enterprises in both the development and operations department. A vision for Google's Cloud

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Google Cloud Next: Google’s AI is ready for businesses to train

SAN FRANCISCO - Google is promoting its AutoML Vision service from alpha stage to a public beta phase, Google AI Chief Scientist Fei-Fei Li announces in a blog post. A part of the

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter commit to open source data portability

Several of the world's biggest tech brands announced plans to allow users to transfer their data from one platform to another today, as Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook announced they are collaborating on

Published on: July 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

OpenText should tap Canadian talent for its AI strategy

Even though he's an American, the most surprising thing that OpenText CEO Mark Barrenechea said last week wasn't that he prides himself for having "a Canadian soul" after spending the past eight years

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Amazon Prime Day; Microsoft Inspire; Dr. Alexa gives bad advice

Thanks to Amazon, today is like Boxing Day in July. Microsoft is hosting its annual partner conference this week. And Alexa turns out to not be a very good doctor. Today is Amazon

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – New MacBook Pro, Walmart patents spy tech; Twitter bio tips

Apple upgrades the MacBook Pro to include Siri, Walmart patents technology for employee surveillance, and tips on improving your Twitter bio (well sort of). Trending on Google, the Apple MacBook Pro gets an

Published on: July 13th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Apple updates MacBook Pro to include Siri for first time

Buyers of Apple's new MacBook Pro will be able to say "Hey Siri" to their laptop for the first time, as Apple is updating its famous laptop line with its Apple T2 chips

Published on: July 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson

OpenText partners will need to certify before delivering services

TORONTO - Waterloo, Ont.-based enterprise software firm OpenText's new microservices platform OT2 and the newfound capability of its software to run in the public cloud offers new opportunities to partners that are willing

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

OpenText showcases cloud strategy roadmap to 2020 at Enterprise World

TORONTO - Enterprise information management firm OpenText Corp. unveiled two major new prongs of its cloud strategy at its Enterprise World, its major annual user conference on Tuesday. Traditionally run on-premises by its

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Diane Bryant departs Google Cloud; Uganda taxes social media; make Mac OS X great again

Could Diane Bryant be throwing her hat in the ring for the CEO job at Intel? There’s a new daily tax for social media users… in Uganda. And a new product promises to

Published on: July 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson