Articles By Brian Jackson

Twitter’s Flight School now available to give Canadian agencies their marketing wings

Canadian agencies can now access Twitter's educational program that is designed to help them execute the best-possible marketing campaigns on the social media platform. Naturally the content is all delivered online, in short

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Yahoo projected to topple Twitter for mobile ads share

Google and Facebook may be the mobile ad kings in the U.S. market, but number three is still a coveted spot in this increasingly lucrative market - and Yahoo is set to steal

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Do consumers finally get that online shopping beats crowded malls?

Despite a decline in Black Friday weekend sales in the U.S. at physical retail locations, e-commerce sales were better than ever and Canadians continue to plan shopping online in the lead-up to Christmas,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

This yogurt brand topped Samsung for ‘most shared’ video in 2014

Every year marketing technology firm Unruly releases a top 10 ranking of brands that received the most social video shares, and Samsung Corp. was the reigning champion heading into 2014. But its run

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

2015 predictions: Windows 10 will be released, for a price

The state of Windows 10 as it currently stands is a technical preview that is somewhat amorphous as Microsoft Corp. issues new updates and fixes to the current build. The difference is that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

How Bionym just avoided the problem that took BlackBerry years to fix

Toronto-based wearables maker Bionym announced today it is changing its name to match its product and will henceforth be known as Nymi Inc. The maker of the Nymi Band, a wrist band that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

2015 Predictions: Canadian Tire launches location-based marketing

In 2015, you'll find that there is one more channel for marketers to reach you on that most people didn't experience previously - a message pushed to your smartphone, triggered by your proximity

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

First look at HP EliteBook 1020 notebook

HP Inc. announced a new addition to its business-class notebook line on Tuesday with the HP EliteBook Folio 1020. Actually two different notebooks because it comes in both a touchscreen version and a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

2015 Predictions: Apple Pay will stay out of Canada

Apple Inc. and its CEO Tim Cook made a splash this year when announcing Apple Pay at one of its well-watched keynote events that also debuted the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Top 10 most popular blogs of 2014

It's hard to believe another year has come and gone, but 2014's days are numbered and we're already looking ahead to 2015 for our coverage. So much happens in the technology world in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

What Google Maps redesign means for local businesses

Google Inc. has been pushing out updates to several of its major products as of late - Android, Gmail, search - so the big update that came to its Maps product may have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Don’t buy these cheap tablets rife with security problems

This weekend's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals will tempt many Canadians to add to their technology collection with slashed prices on tablets - but what compromises might you be making to save

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How the Canadian workforce will change by 2020

Believe it or not, we're almost halfway through the decade with 2015 being right around the corner. Put in that way and trying to predict what challenges companies will face with the Canadian

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canada unapologetic about creating new Twitter account

Canada published its first tweet today. Yes, many Canadians have been on Twitter for years of course. But the country never had an official account before Wednesday. It opened up the account with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How Canadians plan to nab deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Americans won't be the only ones deal-hunting on the weekend that marks the beginning of the Christmas consumer frenzy, according to eMarketer - Canadians are planning their shopping strategies too. Research from IPG

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson