Articles By Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Google abandons tablet market, Amazon leases more cargo planes, Samsung asking Apple to pay fine

Google abandons tablet market, Amazon leases more cargo planes, Samsung asking Apple to pay fine.   Trending on Reddit, Google has decided that tablets just aren’t worth it and canceled two unreleased products.

Published on: June 24th, 2019 Alex Coop

eSentire opens new global HQ in Waterloo

Waterloo’s Factory Square used to be associated with uncertainty and disappointment after BlackBerry Ltd.’s downturn more than seven years ago, but now it’s home to eSentire Inc.’s new global headquarters, representing a passing

Published on: June 19th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – U.S. carriers hit with FCC complaint; Amazon gets sued; Huawei in the hot seat

AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and T-Mobile get hit with a FCC complaint, lawsuits aimed at Amazon suggest the company may be recording kids who use Alexa devices without their consent, and Huawei is in

Published on: June 17th, 2019 Alex Coop

Salesforce finally acquires Tableau for $15.7B

How Salesforce integrates Tableau into core cloud platforms will be key, says Nintex CMO After reports hinting at Salesforce’s strong desire to acquire Seattle company Tableau, it finally did for $15.7 billion in

Published on: June 10th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Mac Pro AR; Sidewalk Labs concerns; Iron Man launches Footprint Coalition

The new Mac Pros are popping up on rooftops thanks to augmented reality, Sidewalk Labs’ smart city project in Toronto is in the spotlight again, and Iron Man pledges to clean up the

Published on: June 7th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Apple WWDC; Major outages for Google; Doctors battles fake news

News from Apple’s developer conference, major outages reported for YouTube, Google and Snapchat, and doctors rally to stomp out fake news on social media. Apple’s product announcements from its annual World Wide Developers

Published on: June 4th, 2019 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