Articles By Brian Jackson

Microsoft Surface 2 likely to see better distribution at launch

Microsoft Corp. is readying for a wider distribution of its Surface 2 tablet at launch than its first Surface tablet that was only available to buy directly from Microsoft for months after launch,

Published on: September 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

IBM to spend $1 billion on supporting Linux growth

IBM is signalling a move away from Unix support and towards a full embrace of Linux, announcing today at LinuxCon in New Orleans that it plans to funnel $1 billion USD on the

Published on: September 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Replace your CFO with this app

Small business owners that use QuickBooks Online or Xero to track their finances, but can't quite afford to hire a full-time chief financial officer can now turn to the cloud for help. California-based

Published on: September 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

ITBusiness.ca is a finalist for the Canadian Online Publishing Awards 2013

We're pleased to be considered as finalists in two categories at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards in the business-to-business and scholarly division this year, hosted by Missauga, Ont.-based Masthead. Our sister publications are

Published on: September 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

SAP jumps on iOS 7 bandwagon with support for new business features

When the iPhone 5S and 5C models hit store shelves Sept. 20, they will be the first two smartphones to debut Apple's iOS 7 operating system, the most radical makeover of the mobile

Published on: September 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Clarity launches Quora-style Q&A service

The Moncton, N.B.-based firm that's built a network and service based around arranging phone calls with business gurus is launching an online Q&A service, ITBusiness.ca has learned. Clarity Answers "is like Quora with

Published on: September 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Twitter plans IPO as Facebook stock hits all-time high

Goldman Sachs will play the lead role in Twitter's initial public offering (IPO) the social media firm announced, in a tweet, late yesterday, according to a report by Bloomberg. https://twitter.com/twitter/status/378261932148416512 Though the financial

Published on: September 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

‘Showrooming’ can be defeated by bricks-and-mortar retailers: report

As more than half of Canadians now carry around a smartphone in their pocket, many retailers have bemoaned the accompanying trend of "showrooming" - or checking out merchandise in a physical store, only

Published on: September 12th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Be ready for Canada’s anti-spam law with Adam Kardash

Try this riddle: Name something that you don't want but you get lots of it everyday. Something that you can read, but you can also eat. Something that no one really reads, but

Published on: September 12th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Federal government cracks down on ‘zapper’ sales suppression software

Canadian businesses that use, possess, or acquire electronic sales suppression (ESS) software or devices will now face penalties of up to $50,000 per infraction as the Conservative government announced new measures today in

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Channel Elite Awards 2013 complete nominations

Each year our sister publication, Computer Dealer News, hosts its Channel Elite Awards to recognize IT Solution Providers for their innovation, leadership, and commitment to create value for their customers. Check out this

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Industry Minister hosts invite-only CASL roundtable

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation being given Royal Assent in 2010 and still not being enforced as the regulations are worked out, it could be understandable if some businesses think of CASL as more

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Tenet Computer Group Inc. for Mobile Solution

Each year, our sister publication Computer Dealer News hosts the Channel Elite Awards to recognize IT Solution Provider for their innovation, leadership, and commitment for creating value for their customers. As Canada's leading

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Orckestra for Mobile Solution

Each year, our sister publication Computer Dealer News hosts the Channel Elite Awards to recognize IT Solution Provider for their innovation, leadership, and commitment for creating value for their customers. As Canada's leading

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

ACCEO Solutions for Mobile Solution

Each year, our sister publication Computer Dealer News hosts the Channel Elite Awards to recognize IT Solution Provider for their innovation, leadership, and commitment for creating value for their customers. As Canada's leading

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson