Articles By Brian Jackson

ICTC to spend $3 M of CanCode funding to ‘bring business challenges into the classroom’

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) will spend its portion of $50 million in federal funding for coding and digital skills education to bring business challenges into the classroom, according to the

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – MacBook Air dead? Hey, hey, hey; Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Apple might be killing the MacBook Air. Everybody really should have known that Bitconnect wasn’t going to work out well. And finally, the answer to a long-held mystery of Google Calendar. Trending on

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Jabra Elite franchise first look – All Hands on Tech

At CES 2018, smart assistants like Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa were embedded in just about everything, including right into your ear. This time on All Hands on Tech we take a first

Published on: January 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Why Amazon HQ2 would be bad for Toronto

One of the shiniest gems dangled by Amazon’s HQ2 is the prospect of bringing 50,000 new well-paying, knowledge-sector jobs along with it. Critics of the idea of setting up Amazon’s new headquarters in

Published on: January 22nd, 2018 Brian Jackson

Intel mixes drones with AI to transform Ferrari’s racing experience

You're sitting in the bleachers and the roar of powerful engines starts rising in the distance; seconds later the pack of Ferrari race cars speed past and you crane your neck around trying

Published on: January 18th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Pizza delivery is just the beginning for Toyota’s self-driving car

Have you ever wanted a futuristic-looking self-driving vehicle to deliver your pizza? This time on All Hands on Tech we hop into a Black Mirror episode to check out Toyota's new self-driving 'E-Palette'

Published on: January 18th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Top 5 highlights from Intel’s CES 2018 keynote

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is known for delivering a flashy, futuristic-looking speech at CES every year, and with a prime time slot at CES 2018, this year's address was no exception. Intel put

Published on: January 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry’s chief security officer on how to secure emerging auto tech

At the CES 2018 BlackBerry booth, BlackBerry Chief Security Officer Alex Manea shared some attack methods he's seen that might be keeping auto executives gripping their wheels pretty tightly. "The biggest hacks that

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

What is IBM’s quantum computer?

IBM has been in a race with its fellow tech giants to build a practical quantum computer, and its made a big leap forward with its 50 qubits quantum computer. This time on

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

First look at Sony’s 2018 mid-tier smartphones – All Hands on Tech at CES 2018

Sony took advantage of CES to unveil three new smartphones being released in 2018. This time on All Hands on Tech, we were on the ground in Las Vegas to get a first

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

First look at BlackBerry KeyOne Bronze – All Hands on Tech at CES 2018

The BlackBerry KeyOne Bronze edition is the latest iteration of this well-built, productive smartphone from TCL. We learn about the reasons behind its unique design on the show floor at CES 2018, and

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Sports Tech seeks to define its market at CES 2018

LAS VEGAS - Vendors targeting the emerging new market of sports technology should focus on five specific core areas - athlete data, smart venues, immersive media, sponsorship, and esports, according to the founders of

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Dell Latitude 2018 lineup first look – All Hands on Tech at CES 2018

Dell's latest Latitude lineup of notebooks and two-in-one devices is designed for the mobile workforce, and we took a first look at CES 2018. This time on All Hands on Tech, we dive

Published on: January 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Sidewalk Labs: ‘Privacy is paramount’ for Toronto’s smart city project

When Google Inc.'s parent company Alphabet said it was going to build a smart city in Toronto's Quay Side neighborhood, everyone was curious about what it might look like. It's still in the

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Inside the CES blackout

Ever wonder what it's like to be attending the world's largest technology convention when the power goes out? Imagine eerie red lights and smartphone flashlights emerging around corners. Or just check out our

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson