Articles By Alex Coop

Red Hat rolls across North America with 18 wheels worth of open source solutions

Red Hat is on tour. Rather than having customers approach the technology company first, Red Hat decided to take a more proactive approach by cramming a bevy of open source platforms and technologies

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Army of Amazon tweeters; AR used to explain danger of Florence; Facebook will fact-check photos and videos

An army of Amazon workers are tweeting about how awesome the company is, the Weather Channel uses AR technology to scare everyone, and Facebook expands its fact-checking net to include fake photos and

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Internet providers are throttling your streaming; Google fights ‘right to be forgotten; Facebook talks meme recognition

Internet providers in the U.S. are throttling streaming services, Google fights the ‘right to be forgotten,’ and Facebook wants to crack down on offensive memes. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right

Published on: September 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Microsoft Canada announces new headquarters in Toronto

Microsoft Canada is building a new base of operations downtown Toronto that will lead to 60,000 new jobs and even more collaboration with partners, the technology company announced today. “Increasingly, Canada is being

Published on: September 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Tor Project’s new Android app; Snap loses strategy chief; British Airways sued for data breach

A new web browser for Android will make it easier to access websites anonymously, Snap loses strategy its chief Imran Khan, and British Airways is sued over a data breach affecting millions First

Published on: September 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Alphabet puts $375M into Oscar; Alex Jones booted from Twitter; U.S. approves app as birth control

Google puts $375 million into health insurance startup Oscar, Alex Jones gets the boot from Twitter, and an app that tracks women’s fertility cycles gains the approval from the U.S. Food and Drug

Published on: August 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Spring and LG announce 5G phone; Turkey looks to ban iPhones; Welfare recipients tracked in California

Sprint and LG announce a new 5G phone, Turkey looks to boycott iPhones, and California officials track welfare recipients with license plate readers. Up first, trending on Twitter - Spring and LG are

Published on: August 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

Made-in-Alberta solution transforms province’s energy regulatory process

When the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) was asked to take on new responsibilities in 2013 by the Government of Alberta to make sure companies develop the province’s massive energy resources responsibly, the organization

Published on: August 7th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending: Unsecured data exposes top carmakers; Forbes thinks Amazon should replace libraries; is thinner actually better?

A bunch of data belonging to car manufacturers gets exposed, Forbes thinks Amazon should replace libraries, and is our pursuit for thinner machines robbing us from better performance? Welcome to a special edition

Published on: August 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Rising sea levels endanger buried fibre; Samsung teams up with Nasa; Best Buy shares its secrets

Rising sea levels are putting buried fibre at risk, Samsung teams with NASA to create a VR lunar experience, and Bloomberg dives into how Best Buy is still alive. Welcome to a special

Published on: August 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

New minister of digital government gets thumbs up from Trudeau, ITAC

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is pleased with the latest cabinet shuffle in Ottawa, especially the appointment of Scott Brison as the country’s new minister of digital government. Brison, who is

Published on: July 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Dell EMC announces upgrades to its Microsoft Azure Stack at Inspire

Dell EMC announced upgrades to its Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack at Microsoft Inspire in Las Vegas yesterday. The company has decided to extend its Cloud Flex Program - Dell EMC’s

Published on: July 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

After landing distribution rights for new IoT software, Toronto firm is ready to turn heads, says CEO

Canada is poised to become a central figure in the industrial internet of things (IIoT) market thanks to new software developed in one of the world’s largest research institutes, says Albert Behr, CEO

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Toronto man with ties to tech communities in Toronto and Montreal charged with child luring, sexual assault

A Bank of Nova Scotia employee with ties to tech communities in Toronto and Montreal was recently charged after police reported a teenage girl was lured through social media and sexually assaulted. Suhail Shergill,

Published on: July 13th, 2018 Alex Coop