Articles By Brian Jackson

Shinydocs makes business content shine with invisible infrastructure

When you hire a new millennial fresh out of school to work for one of the five major banks in the country, you don't really expect them to have much experience manipulating an

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Brian Jackson

New Equinix CEO won’t affect Canadian operations

Global interconnection and data centre provider Equinix Inc. appointed new president and CEO Charles Meyers on Sept. 12, and Equinix says it doesn't anticipate the new leadership will mean any significant shakeup for

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Canada’s Growth 500 2018; Don’t kill the headphone jack; Amazon drivers speak out

Canada’s 500 fastest growing businesses, why it’s still too early to kill the headphone jack, and Amazon drivers are speaking out about harsh work conditions. https://twitter.com/cdnbiz/status/1040228749093085184 Trending on Twitter, Canadian Business released its

Published on: September 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Apple announces 3 new iPhones, Apple Watch Series 4

Apple announces three new iPhones and a new Apple Watch. With the trillion-dollar firm’s event totally taking over the Internet yesterday, this is a special episode dedicated to bringing you up to speed

Published on: September 13th, 2018 Brian Jackson

2 Truths and a Lie with Root Data Center’s AJ Byers

We got AJ Byers, CEO of Root Data Center, to tell us two truths and one lie. Play along in the video to guess which facts he says are true and which one

Published on: September 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Women in the IT Channel Recognition Luncheon highlight video

This year's Women in the IT Channel Recognition Luncheon was hosted on Aug. 23 at the Guild Inn Estate, a beautiful refurbished historic site on the Scarborough waterfront surrounded by acres of lush

Published on: September 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Pythian to launch SaaS platform Tehama as a startup

Apple isn't the only tech firm launching new products with a live-streamed event tomorrow, as Ottawa-based Pythian Group Inc. will announce Tehama, a new business unit that will act as a startup with

Published on: September 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Key2 gets a new look at IFA with ‘LE’ model

BlackBerry Mobile licensing partner TCL Communication revealed a new version of its BlackBerry Key2 smartphone that's more colourful and less expensive, but with some performance sacrifices. Dubbed the BlackBerry Key2 LE, the just-announced device

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech – BlackBerry Key2

We take a closer look at the BlackBerry Key2, the company's latest smartphone and a sequel to the keyboard-focused Key One that we rated as one of last year's top five smartphones. Like

Published on: September 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Google’s Kubernetes support; Product Hunt podcast; weird iPhone cases

Google makes a big announcement at Open Source Summit, Product Hunt is launching a podcast (again), and 10 iPhone cases that go beyond protecting your device. https://twitter.com/pythomit/status/1034840743821553664 Trending on Twitter is Open Source

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Airbnb as landlord; content marketing is broken; Trump’s SEO rant

Airbnb might be your next landlord. Find out why content marketing is broken. And Donald Trump complains about Google’s search results. Trending on LinkedIn, Airbnb’s best growing segment are year-round rentals owned by

Published on: August 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech – Arlo Go

We got the chance to review Netgear’s Arlo Go, a portable smart security home device. The device is available from Bell Canada on a two-year term at $199 and a $15 share plan

Published on: August 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Apple partners with CDW Canada for ‘Apple at Work’ services

Apple Inc. is broadening the way it works with resellers in a bid to put more iPhones, iPads, and Macs inside of cubicle walls and working with solution-provider CDW on a new "Apple

Published on: August 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – AMD stock soars; Disney names streaming service; Cyberpunk 2077 demo

AMD’s stock is soaring up right alongside its CPU benchmark results. Disney’s revealed the name for its competitor to Netflix. Gamers get a peek at the world of Cyberpunk 2077. Trending on Google

Published on: August 28th, 2018 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