Articles By Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, Feb. 18 – Bitcoin goes nuclear; New York sues Amazon; Shopify rides small biz wave

It’s raining bitcoin, New York is suing Amazon over concerns about health standards at the tech giant’s warehouses, and Shopify continues to ride the small business wave. It’s all the tech news that’s

Published on: February 18th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – LastPass to remove options from free tier sub; Planning tool headaches; Clubhouse is running hot

Password manager LastPass will be removing functionality from its free tier subscription, an over-reliance on planning tools can reduce productivity, and Clubhouse’s voice-only chat rooms are capturing the attention of millions. It’s all

Published on: February 17th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Salesforce and the 9-5 workweek, Twitter and subscription models; Kitty lawyer mishap

Salesforce cancels the 9-5 workweek, Twitter experiments with subscription models, and the lawyer with the kitty filter becomes an internet sensation. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag

Published on: February 11th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Facebook expands false claims policy; Dogecoin skyrockets; AI picks apart Super Bowl ads

Facebook toughens up on COVID-19 false claims, the digital currency Dogecoin is skyrocketing, and we take a look at an AI that shows which ads motivated people to buy products. It’s all the

Published on: February 10th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Tesla loves Bitcoin; Unionization at Amazon; Twitter’s verified users love fake news

Tesla invests heavily into Bitcoin, Amazon workers begin a historic vote of unionization and verified Twitter users shared an all-time-high amount of fake news in 2020. It’s all the tech news that’s popular

Published on: February 9th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Black History Month from home; Google Cloud lost $5.2B; Bloomberg’s Innovation Index

Celebrating Black History Month from home, Google Cloud lost $5.6B in 2020, and South Korea returns to number one on the Bloomberg Innovation Index. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Published on: February 4th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Robinhood CEO to testify before US House; Bezos stepping down as CEO; Co-working spaces struggle financially

CEO of Rohinhood is expected to testify this month, Amazon has a new CEO, and short term rental offices...will they survive the pandemic? It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome

Published on: February 3rd, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Comcast upsets with data caps; Elon Musk’s monkey business; SpaceX’s broadband satellites

Internet users are not happy about Comcast's data caps, Elon’s Musk is up to some monkey business, and SpaceX could be launching 100 more broadband satellites.  It’s all the tech news that’s popular

Published on: February 2nd, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – GameStop goes to the moon; Samsung heads to Texas; Google forced to follow new rules

The GameStop saga continues, Samsung is reportedly heading to Texas, and Apple will require Google to get permission before collecting personalized ad data on iOS users. It’s all the tech news that’s popular

Published on: January 28th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Apple’s pacemaker warning; Montreal businessman prepares for space; Cisco wins Canada’s top employer award

Apple issues a crucial warning about pacemakers, Montreal businessman Mark Pathy is preparing for the first private flight to space, and Forbes announces Canada’s top employer. It’s all the tech news that’s popular

Published on: January 27th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Google workers form union; BlackBerry soars; Wattpad acquisition

Google workers form a global union alliance, Blackberry stocks are soaring, and Wattpad gets acquired for international growth. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Tuesday,

Published on: January 26th, 2021 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