Articles By Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Lyft prices spike, Netflix and chill Thanksgiving, Losing Lena

Frustrated commuters in Toronto blast Uber and Lyft for higher fares, movie theatre trips were less popular this Thanksgiving, and a new documentary highlights the journey of a single Playboy photo and its

Published on: December 3rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Facebook and Instagram go down, Twitter backtracks on unused accounts, Panasonic exits chipmaking

Facebook and Instagram go down, again, Twitter walks back its plan to give away unused old accounts after getting an earful from the general public, and Panasonic is out of the chipmaking game.

Published on: November 29th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Uber loses London license, eBay sells StubHub, a Contract for the Web

Uber loses its license to operate in the city of London, England, eBay says it’s selling its StubHub ticketing business to Viagogo in a $4B deal, and Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the

Published on: November 26th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s wants to make memes, robotic room service, WeWork layoffs

Facebook wants you to get into the meme game, a Washington Post reporter’s robotic room service experience goes viral, and WeWork says it’s laying off 2,400 employees globally. Facebook wants to help you

Published on: November 22nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Travelers warned against USB charging; SoftBank creating internet giant; Apple bans vaping apps

Travelers advised not to using USB charging ports; SoftBank creating Japanese internet giant; Apple bans vaping apps.   Today’s stories all find their way to us from Google. For those who travel often,

Published on: November 19th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Google to shield personal data, Facebook signs lease in New York, Disney+ early reactions

Google is bowing down to European data protection authorities, Facebook signs a lease for 30 floors of office space in New York, and despite technical glitches, millions flock to Disney’s new streaming platform.

Published on: November 18th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Tech giants dabble with finance, WeWork loses $1.25B, Motorola RAZR comeback

Facebook and Google are taking a shot at the banking world, WeWork’s troubles continue as reports surface that it lost $1.25 billion in the third quarter, and it’s time to party like it’s

Published on: November 15th, 2019 Alex Coop

Cisco hits the upgrade button again on its collaboration portfolio

LAS VEGAS --- Cisco Systems announced a series of enhancements to its collaboration portfolio today, including three new products, several software upgrades and a new partnership with Microsoft. The news was presented by

Published on: November 6th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Smart city in Toronto, Google acquires Fitbit, Blade Runner is here

The Waterfront Toronto board of directors approved Sidewalk Labs’ smart neighbourhood project on Quayside, Google acquires Fitbit, and its November 2019, which means that Blade Runner has officially become a movie set in

Published on: November 4th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Uber Freight comes to Canada, Netflix wants to speed up shows, iPhone sales tank

The Uber Freight app is driving into Canada, Netflix wants to speed up its shows because people are impatient, and underperforming iPhone sales aren’t bothering Apple. Causing a stir on LinkedIn is an

Published on: November 1st, 2019 Alex Coop

Twitter says it will no longer accept political advertising on its platform

Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey made a surprise announcement this afternoon, telling the world on Twitter that the social media site is stopping all political advertising on its platform. We’ve made the

Published on: October 30th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Facebook ad policy upset, gender neutral emojis, Adobe accounts exposed

Facebook workers decry the company’s ad policy, the latest Apple iOS offers gender-neutral emojis, and Adobe faces backlash for leaving millions of Adobe accounts exposed.   Facebook employees aren’t mincing words: Letting politicians

Published on: October 30th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Google search update, fast delivery cuts Amazon’s profits, Facebook News tab

Google executives are calling the search engine’s latest update as one of the biggest leaps forward in the history of Search, fast deliver is cutting into Amazon’s profits, and Facebook’s new News tab

Published on: October 28th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Oracle’s Hurd dies, Zuckerberg talks free speech, Air Force ditches floppy disks

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd passes away, Facebook’s CEO gives a talk about how Facebook promotes and regulates free speech, and the U.S. Air Force finally retires its 8-inch floppies from its missile launch

Published on: October 21st, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Netflix misses its target, goodbye smartphone VR, bad screen protector

Netflix misses its subscriber growth target, smartphone VR continues to die as Google and Samsung call it quits, and a bad screen protector on a Galaxy S10 allows anyone to unlock the phone

Published on: October 18th, 2019 Alex Coop