Articles By Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Researchers dig into Facebook’s role in Capitol attack; Netflix hits 200M; Wikipiedia hits 1B

Capitol attack has been brewing for months on Facebook, Netflix reaches 200 million subscribers, and Wikipedia reaches its billionth edit. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending!

Published on: January 21st, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Parler survives; FBI investigates looks into stolen laptop from Capitol assault; Empty Toronto office

Parler is partially running again with the help of a Russian tech firm, the FBI looks into a stolen laptop from the Capitol assault, and office vacancies in downtown Toronto are on a

Published on: January 20th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – DuckDuckGo hits milestone; Snapchat handing out cash; Tech withdrawal

DuckDuckGo reaches a milestone of 100 million daily search queries, Snapchat is giving out big bucks, and experts predict that kids will face a tech withdrawal once life returns to “normal.” It’s all

Published on: January 19th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Cleantech at CES; TikTok makes thousands accounts private; Uncovering Parler secrets

Cleantech at CES, TikTok makes accounts of users under 16 private, and the story about a hacker saving 57 terabytes of data before Parler fell off the face of the earth. It’s all

Published on: January 14th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – AMD’s CES keynote; GoFundMe takes a stand; More concerns over Amazon workers

AMD’s CES keynote, GoFundMe bans fundraising for travel expenses used for potentially violent events, and concerns over Amazon workers intensify. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending!

Published on: January 13th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – CES 2021 news drops already; Parler woes; New return policy turns heads

CES 2021 is in session, Parler’s controversy continues as it goes from number 1 to where’d it go, and a new retail policy where you can just keep your return items. It’s all

Published on: January 12th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Court slaps Uber on the wrist; Research highlights WFH’s popularity; Adobe Flash’s goodbye

A Massachusetts Court says Uber can’t hold users to terms they probably didn’t read, nearly 30 per cent of people would quit their job if forced to go back to the office, and

Published on: January 7th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Slack outage; Alphabet workers union; More tech predictions

Good morning everyone! We are back - and it’s good to be back - for our first new episode of 2021! Today we’re talking about Slack’s massive outage, Alphabet employees seeking to unionize,

Published on: January 5th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Shopify scams; The future of movie theatres; AI judges your music tastes

Shopify’s soaring success leads to the dark side of scams and counterfeit goods, move theatres are going through quite the digital transformation, and the latest way to be judged for your taste in

Published on: December 24th, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Pirating streams a felony in the US; Siri, where’s my car; RIP Eric Engstrom

Pirated streamed content will soon become a felony in the U.S., Apple is working on a new autonomous vehicle, and Eric Engstrom the champion of Windows Gaming and Direct X passes away. It’s

Published on: December 23rd, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Former SolarWinds exec speaks out; US cable companies face rule change; Busy work headaches

A former SolarWind senior executive says he warned the company years ago about security flaws, American cable companies can no longer rent you the router you already own, and as people continue working

Published on: December 22nd, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – UK slams the door on bots; SolarWinds investors sell stock; Twitter and AWS cozy up more

UK politicians frown upon the resale of goods purchased with automated bots, top investors in SolarWinds sold millions of dollars in stock days before the attack, and Twitter is tapping into Amazon Web

Published on: December 17th, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Mozilla supports Apple’s opt-in permission initiative; Walmart’s driverless cars; Google doubles down on WFH

Mozilla is supporting Apple’s opt-in permission initiative, Walmart’s driverless trucks are coming to Arkansas, and Google doubles down on work from home initiatives. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome

Published on: December 16th, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Google outage; US treasury hit with hack; Shooting RAW with Apple

Google’s outage impacted millions of Gmail users, suspected Russian hackers linked to breaches with the U.S. treasury, and you can now shoot photos RAW with Apple’s new update. It’s all the tech news

Published on: December 15th, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Google Canada’s top searches of 2020; FTC sues Facebook; Grand theft GPU

Google Canada has released its annual ‘Year in Search’ lists for 2020, the FTC is suing Facebook, and hundreds of Nvidia-based RTXS 3090 graphics cards get stolen It’s all the tech news that’s

Published on: December 10th, 2020 Baneet Braich