Articles By Brian Jackson

Twitter fights ban in Turkey on its 8th birthday

As Twitter celebrates its eighth anniversary, it's also busy fighting efforts to censor the social media service in Turkey. Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan banned Twitter yesterday in the wake of a corruption

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

3 great accounts for #FollowFriday – Bitcoin and Cdling

It's time for our weekly recommendation of people worth following on Twitter, where we bring you the people we've been interviewing, reading, or creeping for the past week. https://twitter.com/BDecentral/status/446712677667442688 We partnered with Bitcoin

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google’s search results redesign means fewer letters in link titles

Hopefully you've been getting a lot of practice on Twitter crafting your message with a spartan character limit, because you'll have to put those abbreviated writing skills to work writing titles for Google.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadian smartphone users have multiple personalities, study finds

How do Canadians use their smartphones? Well that depends on where they are - at work, at home, or somewhere in between, according to research by Toronto-based Catalyst. Smartphone users at work are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Bitrix24 releases desktop app for cloud collaboration and storage service

Social intranet company Bitrix Inc. is the latest to enter the cloud storage and collaboration desktop application space with the release of new apps for Windows and OS X today, taking aim at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Secrets of CMO-CIO collaboration from Baxter International [Hangouts on Air]

Late last year we at IT World Canada decided to host a couple of roundtable sessions about CIO-CMO collaboration. The talks involved people from both lines of business, and from some very major

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Marketing point solutions yielding to platforms : Constellation

It's no longer early days for social media marketing solutions as the market is beginning to trend towards platforms offered by large vendors that can aggregate many of the features seen offered by

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Quini turns wine drinker reactions into real-time data source

When you first approach Quini's wine rating Web app or iOS app, its presentation has the appearance of a consumer-facing app. But linger in the app's more subtle depths, and it finishes with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Office 365 Personal Canadian pricing matches US pricing

From clothing to book prices to software licences, Canadians are used to shelling out more money than their neighbours south of the border for many products. That practice made sense when our dollar

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ikea acknowledges CIO-CMO collaboration comes with ‘some assembly required’

What do you think the chief marketing officers at Sweden-designed furniture store Ikea and IT services firm Unisys have in common? Yes, both likely have great skill in the use of Allen keys,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Tempo brings social intelligence to your calendar app

There may be no one perfect calendar. Everyone has their own favourite method for keeping a schedule. Some of us are beholden to Microsoft Outlook, a hub containing our emails and calendar that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson

World Wide Web inventor hosts Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ on web’s 25th anniversary

Tim Berners-Lee - or Sir Tim, since receiving a knighthood in 2004 - will mark the 25th anniversary of his invention of the World Wide Web by hosting an open question and answer

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Xerox, HP clean up IDC Canada Top Seller printer awards

While overall printer sales declined in Canada last year, consumers and businesses were buying more expensive printers on average to keep revenues flat for printer vendors, according to IDC Canada. During 2013, printer

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2

This is a transcript of the above video, for best experience, please watch the video that loaded at the top of this article. In the video studio, Brian is setting up for his

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ottawa firm expands cloud-based video collaboration services

Ottawa-based Magor Corp. announced last week new updates to its video conferencing service that includes a new Windows desktop client and three new features to its cloud services. So far the TSX-listed firm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson