Articles By Brian Jackson

How Canada’s zero-gravity research jet helped HP build printers for space

Onboard the April 2 resupply mission to the International Space Station are three zero-gravity HP Envy printers. Learn how HP conducted research with the National Research Council of Canada to prepare for this

Published on: April 2nd, 2018 Brian Jackson

Ontario suffered more blackouts than any other province in 2017: Eaton

Here's one more reason to add to the list of reasons that data centre operators are setting up shop in Quebec: in 2017, Ontario suffered nearly nine times as many power outages as Canada's

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Accept Mastercard card payments with a smartphone app

Mastercard will be introducing a smartphone app that will allow you to accept Mastercard card payments and we got a chance to take a look at the feature at Mobile World Congress 2018.

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Mastercard will let you withdraw cash from an ATM with a smartphone

Mastercard is working on a cardless ATM transaction and we got to take a first look at what that means at Mobile World Congress 2018. Check out the video above to see how

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Facebook privacy backlash, Adobe Summit, Dropbox IPO

Even Elon Musk is jumping on the anti-Facebook bandwagon, Adobe prepares to host some A-listers for its Digital Marketing Summit, and a successful Dropbox IPO could inspire more startups to go public. The

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Huawei’s woes; Chrome update mutes autoplay ads; LinkedIn’s top companies to work for

Huawei’s plans for U.S. expansion hit another road bump, Chrome’s next update will put a stop to autoplay video ads with sound, and a LinkedIn list of top companies to work for is

Published on: March 23rd, 2018 Brian Jackson

New HP printer positions latex as a new option for commercial signage

HP Inc. released its first latex ink that is capable of being printed on flexible and rigid materials today, with  HP Latex Ink. The HP Latex R Series is the first example of

Published on: March 22nd, 2018 Brian Jackson

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger to the channel: build for the cloud

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger continues to make clear that he's a lot more interested in channel partners building capabilities for the cloud than for the software firm's on-premises solutions. Speaking to journalists in

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Bell strengthens its connect-first cloud strategy with AWS partnership

BCE Inc.’s Bell Canada is one step closer to its goal of being a one-stop-shop for public and private cloud deployments with its new status as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Alexa is creepy now; baseball on Facebook; nanotech vision

People are waiting to see if Alexa’s laughing fits are really over, Facebook signs an exclusive deal to livestream 25 Major League Baseball games, and you can go ahead and throw your glasses

Published on: March 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Dx3 Canada; Oculus bricked; Rhode Island proposes porn block

Amazon Canada’s leader says ecommerce has a lot of room to grow, Oculus Rift users are forced to come to grips with reality, and lawmakers in Rhode Island want to restrict Internet porn.

Published on: March 8th, 2018 Brian Jackson

LG V30S First Look – All Hands on Tech

LG isn't done with the V30 just yet. It's putting a new spin on its fall flagship device with LG's ThinQ artificial intelligence. This time on All Hands on Tech we take a

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

VMWare opens AWS partnership to partner program

Dell Technologies subsidiary VMware Inc. is expanding its VMware Partner Network program to include its partnership to run on Amazon Web Services' (AWS) public cloud, the firm announced on Wednesday. Since launching Aug.

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Ontario’s pay transparency bill; the highest-paying tech jobs; Flow

Ontario introduces new legislation aimed at trimming the gender pay gap. A huge study of tech jobs reveals who’s getting paid the most. And a new app for project management geeks. https://twitter.com/karynbyrne/status/971032901239361537 Trending

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

CDN’s #10 Newsmaker of the Year – Bill Brandel

Rounding out our top 10 is a 20-year veteran of the IT sector. Bill Brandel completed his first full year at the helm of Ingram Micro’s Canadian subsidiary in 2017 after taking over

Published on: March 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson