Articles By Buckley Smith

Azure shows no sign of slowing down, according to Microsoft’s Q1 2020 earnings call

Following a strong start to the 2020 fiscal year that saw US$33 billion in revenue, Microsoft's Azure continued to experience strong growth despite concerns from experts that this growth would taper off. Checking in

Published on: October 24th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Google’s quantum computer; SoftBank-WeWork deal; Facebook in hot water, again

Google’s quantum computer solves 10,000 year problem in 4 minutes; SoftBank reveals the WeWork deal; Facebook may be biggest threat to American democracy. Quantum computing has long been an intriguing concept that many

Published on: October 24th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft admits Android is best; AI solves Rubiks Cube; Selfies are for narcissists

Microsoft admits that Android is the best OS; AI-powered robot hand solves Rubiks Cube; Study shows selfies are a tool for narcissists   While previous smartphones released by Microsoft ran on its own

Published on: October 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Advancements in malware have changed the landscape of cybersecurity, says eSentire

When it comes to protecting an organization from malware, it's a constant game of cat and mouse, according to Sean Blenkhorn, the chief product officer for eSentire Inc., who recently published a report

Published on: October 18th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Made By Google: Pixel 4, Pixelbook Go, and many more product announcements

With files from Tom Li NEW YORK CITY -- Google LLC kicked off its annual product launch event - Made By Google - this morning in New York City, announcing a swath of

Published on: October 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Amazon unstoppable?; Cook explains Hong Kong app removal; Toys R Us is back

Amazon may be unstoppable; Tim Cook explains removal of Hong Kong app; Toys R Us making online comeback We have all seen the exponential growth of Amazon and all of the companies and

Published on: October 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Renfrew County uses drones to deliver defib units 7 minutes faster than ambulances

Every second counts when someone is having a heart attack, and paramedics in Eastern Ontario have found a way to cut seven precious minutes out of the time it takes to get automated

Published on: October 14th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SecTor 2019: How to survive a ransomware attack

Ransomware is not the newest form of cyberattack, although its popularity remains relatively high and the results remain quite devastating, according to cybersecurity experts who spoke at SecTor 2019 this week in Toronto.

Published on: October 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Samsung Pay Cash is released as a mobile budgeting tool

Samsung Pay has gained new capabilities as Samsung has announced the addition of Samsung Pay Cash and the Money Transfer service. Samsung Pay Cash The Samsung Pay digital wallet was already compatible with

Published on: October 8th, 2019 Buckley Smith

A lack of physical security still leads to data breaches but is being ignored, says study from Shred-It and Ponemon Institute

Do strong cybersecurity practises prevent all data breaches? Not according to a new study from Shred-it and the Ponemon Institute. The recent major data breaches in Canada have led many to put a

Published on: October 7th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Uber launches job app; the office is dying; Netflix uses 15% of internet

Uber launches new job app; the physical office is dying; Netflix uses 15% of world’s internet Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry, and now they are looking to do the same for the

Published on: October 4th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Pearson becomes first airport to test AI-powered weapons detection tech Hexwave

Hexwave, the AI-powered weapon imaging and detection technology, is now set to come to Toronto Pearson International Airport for testing. With its deployment, Pearson airport will become the first airport to sign up

Published on: October 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Are LinkedIn Skills Assessments trustworthy? One CEO says no

LinkedIn recently released a new feature, Skills Assessment, that many thought might deliver more transparency to skills listed on users' profiles. But Tigran Sloyan, chief executive officer of CodeSignal, who has been working

Published on: October 1st, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – WeWork pulls its IPO; Facebook testing out removing visible likes; female streamers face harassment on Twitch

WeWork pulls its IPO; Facebook testing out removing visible likes; female streamers face harassment on Twitch The chaos surrounding WeWork continues and it is trending on Google. Last week saw the exit of

Published on: October 1st, 2019 Buckley Smith

Shopify Marketing adds Microsoft Search Network

Adding to its range of advertising options, Shopify Inc. has announced the addition of Microsoft Search Network (including Yahoo! and AOL) to the digital ad networks available on its Shopify Marketing tool. Shopify

Published on: September 30th, 2019 Buckley Smith