Articles By Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 23, 2021 – Gen Z is struggling with remote work; Instagram labeled world’s most-invasive app; Zoom profis skyrocket

Microsoft’s latest Work Trend Index says Gen Z workers are struggling with remote work, Instagram is one of the world’s most invasive apps according to a new study, and Zoom profits soar while

Published on: March 23rd, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 19, 2021 – U.S. Telemarketers under fire; Starlink in Canada; Labour board sides with Amazon workers

Telemarketers in the U.S. are in the hot seat after a massive fine, that chatter about Starlink in Canada grows, and the U.S. National Labour Relations Board sides with Amazon workers. It’s all

Published on: March 19th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 18, 2021 – Clubhouse knockoffs; Car location data for the U.S. military; Eight-hour workdays

Chinese firms are rushing to launch their own versions of Clubhouse, one spy firm wants to sell your car location data to the U.S. military, and the eight-hour workday is up for debate.

Published on: March 18th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 17, 2021 – DuckDuckGo calls out competitors; Building a new web browser; Rogers-Shaw deal follow up

DuckDuckGo uses privacy labels to call out Google, a small company says it’s building a web browser from scratch, and the potential consequences of the Rogers and Shaw mega-merger are discussed online. It’s

Published on: March 17th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 16, 2021 – Rogers’ $26B bid for Shaw; Head offices disappearing in Calgary; Tinder’s background checks

Rogers signs an agreement to purchase Shaw Communications for $26 billion, the office vacancy rate in Calgary becomes a concerning trend, and dating apps look into background checks. It’s all the tech news

Published on: March 16th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Ontarians hoping latest amendments will give the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ‘some teeth’

Jason King was born visually impaired and is now fully blind. He is among the 16 million Canadians navigating the internet while living with vision loss and other disabilities. As the global pandemic

Published on: March 12th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 11, 2021 – Big Tech CEOs in the hot seat; Hackers breach surveillance cameras; Mobility data shows we’re on the move again!

The CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter will face questions about misinformation, hackers breach surveillance cameras globally, and cellphone data shows more people are on the move. It’s all the tech news that’s

Published on: March 11th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 10, 2021 – Crypto climate challenges; One-way interviews; Amazon’s palm and pay tech expands

Crypto climate challenges, the surge of one-way interviews, and Amazon One’s palm and pay technology is expanding.  It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, March

Published on: March 10th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 9, 2021 – Job hunt differences between men and women; Microsoft’s Bethesda acquisition is official; Fever scanner mishap

LinkedIn's Workforce Confidence Index breaks down the challenges and strategies that Canadians are applying to the job hunt by gender, Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of ZeniMax Media gets the green light, and some

Published on: March 9th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 4, 2021 – Google stops ad sales based on browser history; Back to the office a good idea? And goodbye Google Cardboard

Google will stop selling individualized ads based on your browsing history, majority of Toronto downtown workers say they feel safe to go back to the office, and we say goodbye to Google Cardboard. 

Published on: March 4th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 3, 2021 – Students opt out of virtual school; EU’s right-to-repair law; More 2021 tech trends

Students are opting out of virtual universities, a new EU right to repair law requires technology to last for a decade, and the latest 2021 tech trends you need to keep a close

Published on: March 3rd, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Coinbase goes public; A tech titan royal rumble; Dealing with Zoom fatigue

It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Tuesday, March 2, and I’m your host Baneet Braich. The recent cryptocurrency fever has led the U.S. digital brokerage

Published on: March 2nd, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, Feb. 25, 2021 – Bye Bye Fry’s; U.S. supply chain updates; USPS trucks get facelift

Fry’s Electronics says goodbye, the U.S. and its allies are reportedly looking to build a China-free tech supply chain, and new USPS trucks are coming soon to replace the ones that are old

Published on: February 25th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, Feb. 24, 2021 – Facebook/Australia saga continues; Apple dons smartphone crown; CEOs 2021 priorities

Facebook will restore news pages in Australia as tensions requiring publishers to pay for content continue, Apple is taking back the smartphone crown, and CEOs are shifting priorities through COVID curveballs. It’s all

Published on: February 24th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, Feb. 23 , 2021 – Apple Mac malware; Trudeau and Biden meet virtually; YouTube blocks chess

Researchers discover 30,000 Apple Macs have been infected with mysterious malware, Trudeau and Biden are set to meet virtually today, and we find out why Youtube has been blocking chess videos. It’s all

Published on: February 23rd, 2021 Baneet Braich