Articles By Brian Jackson

This one link is the only way to truly delete your Facebook profile

Nine years after the Privacy Commissioner of Canada requested that Facebook make its account deletion option more accessible, the link to do so remains as hidden and hard to find as ever. Meanwhile,

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 HP

Published on: March 22nd, 2018 Brian Jackson

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner wants answers from Facebook regarding Cambridge Analytica data breach

Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien issued a statement to CTV News and other media yesterday saying that it plans to reach out to Facebook regarding the misuse of its data by a

Published on: March 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Belgium’s state visit to Ottawa brings tech delegates along with royals

Belgium may still be a year away from ratifying the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), but that didn't stop technology entrepreneurs that are part of a royal delegation from making stronger ties

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Unboxing and installing the new Ecobee Switch+ with Alexa – Speak Up

If whole-home voice is the future of the smart home market, then Toronto-based startup Ecobee wants to turn up the volume early. With Tuesday's release of its new Ecobee Switch+ product, Ecobee now

Published on: March 13th, 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

Shopify responds to critical take on drop shipping in Reply All podcast

Many Canadians might have heard of Ottawa-based Shopify as a successful ecommerce software startup that's attracted a large international client base, but the most recent episode of Gimlet Media's Reply All mentioned Shopify in

Published on: March 8th, 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

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

Hashtag Trending – Google grasps quantum supremacy; nanobots kill cancer; Uber’s wages

Google takes one step closer to achieving quantum supremacy. Scientists use nanobots to kill cancer in mice. And Uber fires back on a study about how much its drivers are paid. Trending on

Published on: March 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson