Articles By Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 29, 2021 – BC software firm achieves unicorn status; Shopify’s monster numbers; Vaccine Hunters partners with TO

A B.C legal software company is now a unicorn after a valuation of $1-billion USD, Shopify doubles its revenue in Q1, and Vaccine Hunters Canada can help you navigate vaccine registration. It’s all

Published on: April 29th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 28, 2021 – Online tipping culture; Clubhouse connects investors with entrepreneurs; Toyota buys Lyft’s autonomous car division

Social media presents a new online tipping culture, connecting with angel investors on Clubhouse, and Toyota buys Lyft’s autonomous car division.  It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag

Published on: April 28th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 27, 2021 – Intel talks chip shortages; Overpaid CEOs; iOS 14.5 is here

Intel says the semiconductor chip shortage will last at least another two years, Apple’s iOS 14.5 has arrived, and giant paydays for CEOs are rubbing the internet the wrong way. It’s all the

Published on: April 27th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 22, 2021 – Doug Ford’s BlackBerry; Apple’s Spring Loaded event; TikTok sued for billions

It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, April 22 and I’m your host Baneet Braich.  Premier Doug Ford is still rocking a BlackBerry Classic phone

Published on: April 22nd, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 21, 2021 – Facebook gains inspiration from Clubhouse; Instagram for kids idea slammed; Budget 2021

Facebook is launching its own Clubhouse-inspired audio rooms, public health experts are not in favour of Instagram for kids, and Canada’s tabled 2021 budget has updates for Canada’s tech industry. It’s all the

Published on: April 21st, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 20, 2021 – Rogers outage; Starlink goes fully mobile later this year; NASA chopper on Mars

The massive Rogers and Fido outage leaves customers without precious data nationwide, Elon Musk says Starlink should be fully mobile by the end of 2021, and NASA successfully flies a helicopter on Mars. 

Published on: April 20th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 15, 2021 – DuckDuckGo blocks FLoC; NYT’s tech workers unionize; Virtual workspace craze

DuckDuckGo can now block Google’s tracking method, Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union, and virtual work spaces are becoming a new normal to boost productivity. It’s all the

Published on: April 15th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 14, 2021 – Salesforce’s return to the office underway; US senator takes on big tech; Taco Bell store goes fully digital

Salesforce welcomes vaccinated employees back into the office, US senator Josh Hawley wants to ban companies worth over $100 billion from merging or acquiring other companies, and Taco Bell is opening its first

Published on: April 14th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 13, 2021 – Microsoft acquires Nuance; Tim Cook talks to The Star; Nvidia’s new processor

Microsoft acquires Nuance, a speech transcription app for $19.7 billion, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on the importance of protecting privacy, and Nvidia graces us with its new ARM-based central processor. It’s all

Published on: April 13th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 8, 2021 – Facebook hiring practices in the spotlight; Google I/O goes virtual; Ontario schools go virtual

Reporting sheds light on Facebook's hiring practices, Google I/O returns virtually this year, and Toronto schools are going remote.  It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s

Published on: April 8th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 7, 2021 – Google wins VS Oracle; Amazon VS workers; Goodbye Yahoo Answers

Google wins in the copyright fight against Oracle, tension among Amazon workers is growing, and goodbye Yahoo Answers. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Thursday,

Published on: April 7th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 31 – Reddit bets on Toronto; PayPal accepts crypto; Louvre collection goes digital

Reddit opens its Toronto office, PayPal announces a crypto checkout service, and the esteemed Louvre museum makes its entire collection available online.  It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to

Published on: March 31st, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 30, 2021 – Bezos strikes back; Rise of silicon successors; BMW charges for software update

It turns out Jeff Bezos contributed to Amazon’s recent PR meltdown on Twitter, everyone is wondering what materials will be used to replace silicon as chip manufacturers evolve, and BMW is charging for

Published on: March 30th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 25, 2021 – Intel business update; Slack turns into a messenger; WFH’s unique benefits

Intel announces new fabrication plants, Slack turns into a full-on messaging app, and work from home has been breaking barriers for those with disabilities.  It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Published on: March 25th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 24, 2021 – Microsoft looks to acquire Discord; Apple steals Aramco’s crown; Hospitals hide pricing data

Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord for more than $10 billion, Apple takes the profit crown from a Saudi oil giant, and hospitals are hiding pricing data from search results according to

Published on: March 24th, 2021 Baneet Braich