Articles By Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – A new iPod touch; IKEA plays with AR; Zuckerberg says no to summons

Apple releases a new iPod Touch; Ikea continues to dabble with augmented reality, and Zuckerberg blows off Canada’s House of Commons. After a four-year hiatus, Apple is releasing a new iPod. Sporting the

Published on: May 29th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – AMD announces Ryzen 3000; Gates’ reading list; Facebook crypto

AMD drops some big announcements at Computex, Bill Gates’ summer reading list, and Facebook announces its plans for its own cryptocurrency. AMD’s new chips signal a major shift in desktop performance, and Reddit

Published on: May 28th, 2019 Alex Coop

Nobody talks about WiFi 6, but they should, says Martello CEO

Earlier this month, Ottawa’s premier internet of things event glossed over the implications of WiFi 6, according to Martello Technologies Group Inc.'s CEO. Unfortunately, it’s no surprise thanks to the hubbub around 5G.

Published on: May 23rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Baltimore held hostage; Google Glass comeback; Google AI bests radiologists

Hackers hold Baltimore for ransom, Google Glass is making a comeback, and Google’s AI improves accuracy of lung cancer diagnosis. There’s a lot of chatter on Reddit about a group of hackers demanding

Published on: May 23rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Collision in Toronto; Digital Charter; U.S. delays Huawei blacklisting

Thousands descend upon Toronto’s Collision technology conference, Canada announces its new Digital Charter to bolster privacy and security, and the U.S. says it will delay adding Huawei to a trade blacklist for 90

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Details mum as Lenovo unveils the foldable ThinkPad X1 laptop

Orlando --- Lenovo briefly paraded its latest innovation, a foldable ThinkPad X1 laptop, in front of reporters during its annual Transform 3.0 at Accelerate Monday, calling it the world’s first foldable PC. Several

Published on: May 13th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Google announces new smartphones, better Google Assistant and Google Lens

Google releases Pixel 3a and 3a XL smartphones, upgrades Google Assistant, and improves Google Lens.   The top story today is from the Google IO 2019 event. Trending on Google, the Google Pixel

Published on: May 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Canadians distrust social media; Super Micro moves production; Amazon’s delivery network dominates

Canadians are leery of social media, but not as much as the U.S., according to a new report, Super Micro is moving production away from China, and Amazon is ready to make one-day

Published on: May 7th, 2019 Alex Coop

Microsoft partnership makes Dell’s cloud strategy very interesting, analysts say

LAS VEGAS --- Knowing it couldn’t dominate the public cloud space the way Microsoft and AWS have, Dell Technologies has decided to take a different approach with its cloud strategy, and according to

Published on: April 30th, 2019 Alex Coop

TD Bank chooses Microsoft Azure, says hyperscalers have ‘upped their game’

Microsoft Azure has become TD Bank Group’s go-to cloud provider for all of its big data and artificial intelligence (AI) needs, the bank announced recently, further signaling large enterprises’ increasing comfort around the

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Galaxy Folds break; Notre Dame backup; Zuckerberg selling secrets

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Published on: April 18th, 2019 Alex Coop

New dark web search tool uncovers unpleasant, but important, information for clients

After a basic search query, a large financial institution recently discovered, within seconds, that internal documents had leaked and were floating around on the dark web. Michael Raypold, chief technical officer for Echosec,

Published on: April 17th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – YouTube flags Notre Dame; 3D printed prosthetics; Your first computer

YouTube flags the Notre Dame fire as misinformation, a 24-year-old engineer is changing lives with his 3D printed prosthetic limbs, and Twitter goes down memory lane.   Reddit users are pointing out how

Published on: April 17th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – A 3D-printed heart; Russian forces mess with GPS systems; The Galaxy Fold

Scientists unveil the world’s first 3D-printed rabbit-sized heart, a new study highlights Russia’s increasing efforts to hack global navigation satellite systems, and Samsung’s foldable phone is shown off for the first time. A

Published on: April 16th, 2019 Alex Coop