Articles By Brian Jackson

Community Bloggers 101: How to create a post

Welcome to our network of Community Bloggers and thanks for taking the time to learn how to post your articles to our WordPress system. Below is a video that will take you through

Published on: April 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Lower costs a goal of new Montreal Internet Exchange

Canada's third Internet Exchange Point (IXP) will open its doors to member registration May 1 and could help drive down the cost of Internet service in Quebec, according to its organizers. The Montreal

Published on: April 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

10 key features on the BlackBerry Q10

Published on: April 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Q10 hands-on review: new take on a classic design

The BlackBerry Q10 will launch with version 10.1 of the BlackBerry OS, weeks before its larger touch screen counterpart Z10, gets pushed the upgrade. The first point-version update since the Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone

Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 now available in Canada

Samsung Electronics' competitor to the iPad mini goes on sale in Canada today retailing at $429.99, the Korean firm announced. The Galaxy Note 8 has an eight-inch touch screen similar to the size

Published on: April 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Investment regulators latest in long line of high-profile data breaches

It seems lately that major security breaches involving the loss of thousands or millions of pieces of identifiable information are a daily occurrence. The Investment Regulatory Organization of Canada is the latest to

Published on: April 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Symantec updates mobile suite for BYOD age

Symantec Corp. announced updates to its Mobile Management Suite that attempt to strike a balance between a preferred user experience and better security controls, at its Symantec Vision conference in Las Vegas today.

Published on: April 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

4 e-commerce lessons to learn from Buytopia

We all know that running a retail business is a little bit different today than it was last millennium. While your grandmother may have pushed a cart around the aisles of Woolworth's and picked

Published on: April 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Document Genius a cloud solution for managing paper files

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Canada Ltd. launched a service, Document Genius, targeted at small to mid-sized businesses that need to manage paper-based documents, it announced April 10. The Web-based service doesn't require any

Published on: April 12th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft launches Office for iPad, plus 4 other ways to use it

Updated March 28, 2014 by Candice So.  Microsoft Corp.'s code-name for its future release plan for Office products is "Gemini," according to ZDNet blogger Mary Jo Foley. While Foley doesn't reveal her sources

Published on: April 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

MasterCard launches MasterPass with several Canadian e-commerce customers

MasterCard Canada announced the launch of its MasterPass digital payments platform that it hopes will eventually be used for both in-store purchases and online purchases alike. The digital wallet is being used for

Published on: April 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Rakuten adopts MasterCard’s digital wallet for payments

The owner of Canadian e-book firm Kobo and investor in social media site Pinterest announced that it's implemented MasterCard's digital wallet on its main e-commerce site yesterday. Rakuten.com is a major shopping site

Published on: April 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Wind, Mobilicity, Public Mobile break from Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association

Three of Canada's new wireless carriers entering the scene since the last spectrum auction have withdrawn from the group that works to represent the industry as a whole, they announced in a joint

Published on: April 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Q10 pre-orders open in Canada

Editor's note - story updated 12:20 PM ET BlackBerry fans awaiting the release of the updated, iconic QWERTY-keyboard model smartphone can start holding their breath today as pre-orders are now being taken. Both

Published on: April 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Dell measures 400+ variables to gauge brand – what do you do?

It's been a full decade since Frederick Reichheld revealed "the one number you need to grow" to the business world in an article published in the December edition of Harvard Business Review. The

Published on: April 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson