Hashtag Trending: Aug. 9, 2017 – Google’s diversity spat; VR in the browser

Google’s internal policies are publicly criticized, Firefox introduces virtual reality capabilities, and video games are officially bad for your health. Starting with Twitter, a 10-page memo from a senior software engineer at Google

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Mobile ad sales drive Facebook shares to record high

Facebook Inc.'s investment in mobile continues to pay dividends - literally, as the social media giant's latest quarterly results pushed shares to a record high on Wednesday. In fact, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

Published on: July 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Adobe kills the Flash

Wait, not that Flash. Adobe Systems has announced that it is finally putting an end to Flash Player, its multimedia software plugin. Specifically, the company will stop updating and distributing it at the

Published on: July 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Take a look at Amazon’s rumoured ‘all-in-one’ messaging app

The Seattle-based tech giant is reportedly working on launching its own competing messaging app called Anytime. According to AFTVnews, Amazon has started surveying customers about a new messaging service for input on which

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

Supreme Court of Canada clears way for Facebook class action to be heard in B.C.

Facebook Inc. must defend against a class action lawsuit that it violated user privacy in B.C. court, not California, despite laying the groundwork for handling litigation in its home state in its user

Published on: June 26th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Just how friendly are Canadians? Facebook has an idea [infographic]

As Canada gears up for its 150th birthday, companies large and small are lining up to celebrate, and Facebook Inc. is no exception. In celebration of our country's upcoming sesquicentennial, the social media

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Here’s how popular Mother’s Day is on Facebook

It turns out Mother's Day isn't just the busiest day of the year for brunch reservations - it produces more Facebook posts in a 24-hour period than any other day as well. In

Published on: May 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New Adobe Creative Cloud features include motion graphics, AI-supported video

Adobe Systems Inc., latest update to its Creative Cloud platform focus on video with new capabilities in artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), motion graphics, live animation, and audio. Several Creative Cloud applications have received hefty updates,

Published on: April 24th, 2017 Alex Radu

Facebook’s AR/VR push could be a boon for businesses, analysts say

The Facebook Spaces virtual reality (VR) platform and AR (augmented reality) Studio software that the social media giant announced at yesterday's F8 developers conference could provide large brands and small and medium-sized businesses

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood


Google survey concludes Google is awesome [infographic]

Google, Google-owned YouTube, and the Menlo Park, Calif. tech giant's signature browser, Chrome, are among teens and younger millennials' favourite brands, according to a new study by Google Inc. The study, which Google

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Great ideas cross platforms – but put mobile first, Facebook marketing exec says

LAS VEGAS - Compared to his youthful colleagues – including his CEO – David Fischer jokes that he’s an “old man” at Facebook Inc. So he smiled in recognition during his Wednesday appearance

Published on: March 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

The definitive review of Microsoft Teams

The developer preview period of Microsoft Teams is over. Microsoft Corp's. new team collaboration tool is now available globally, adding a potentially new app to consider for your business. With competitors like Slack,

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Here’s how Facebook, Google, and others marked International Women’s Day 2017

Users logging into Facebook this morning were greeted by a distinctive image: Five women in shadow, of multiple ethnicities and styles of dress, waiting in line to catch the stars. It was only

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood