Articles By ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Meet for free; Raspberry Pi’s new camera; Intel’s new processors

Google makes Meet video conferencing app free for everyone, Raspberry Pi gets a new high-definition camera attachment, Intel’s new consumer processors have up to 10 cores! With Zoom being the flavour of the

Published on: May 1st, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Free internet access for the vulnerable; Elon Musk under fire; Conspiracy theories

The City of Toronto partners with tech giants to provide free temporary internet access for vulnerable Torontonians, Elon Musk is under fire for recent Tweets, and a bizarre conspiracy involving Bill Gates is

Published on: April 30th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Canadian government Zooms; Zoom taps Oracle in new deal; NHS rejects Apple-Google coronavirus app

The Canadian government holds its first virtual House of Commons session on Zoom amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Zoom and Oracle pen a new deal, and the British National Health Service is ditching an

Published on: April 29th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Foodora exits Canada; Telus continues to give; CES and COVID-19

Foodora says goodbye to Canada, Ontario’s frontline healthcare workers get a boost from Telus and Koodo, and there’s suddenly a lot of talk about how the CES event in January may have helped

Published on: April 28th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Instagram changes photo policies; Twitter bots; Air Force wants you to hack it

Instagram no longer allows people without an account to view photos and videos on computers, It turns out Nearly 50% of Twitter Accounts Talking about Coronavirus Might Be Bots, and the Air Force

Published on: April 27th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Google’s strict rules for advertisers; Customers ditch AT&T; Mac attack

April 24, 2020   Google comes out with some strict rules for advertisers, AT&T customers are jumping ship by the thousands, and Apple plans to sell Macs with its own chips from 2021.

Published on: April 24th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Netflix subscription enters the stratosphere; YouTube to curb misinformation; Zoom updates encryption

April 23, 2020 New Netflix subscriptions surged in the past three months, YouTube will ban any video that contradicts WHO’s guidelines, and Zoom finally introduces robust encryption. Bored people stuck at home have

Published on: April 23rd, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Facebook accounts sold; NASA targeted by hackers; Sell free on Google

April 22, 2020   267 million stolen Facebook account information sold for chump change, scammers and hackers are giving NASA a headache, and Google has made selling free for all merchants. Security company

Published on: April 22nd, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Hashtag Trending – Whole Foods tracking; Huawei smartphone controversy; Google’s debit card ambitions

April 21, 2020 Amazon-owned Whole Foods is tracking its employees with a heat map tool to track potential unionizing, Huawei’s in the news again, and no, it’s not because of 5G, and Google

Published on: April 21st, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Amazon warehouse conditions spark protest; Marriage licenses via Zoom; Building a Zoom clone

Amazon warehouse workers become increasingly vocal about working conditions and pay, New Yorkers get the green light to obtain marriage licenses over Zoom, and India is offering local tech companies $130K to build

Published on: April 20th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Amazon suspends 6,000 sellers; Building a telecom; Getting dumped on Zoom

April 17, 2020 Amazon cracks down on price gouging seller accounts, Western Colorado gets creative with its internet service, and a breakup story that took place on Zoom catches fire online. Amazon

Published on: April 17th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – A new iPhone; Amazon France goofs up; 3D sim highlights importance of social distancing

April 15, 2020 Apple unveils a new iPhone, Amazon France makes a mistake on one of its listings, and a 3D simulation stressing the importance of social distancing makes its rounds on Twitter.

Published on: April 16th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Amazon mass hire; More visibility in Microsoft Teams; Zoom login data leak

April 15, 2020   Amazon wants to hire 75,000 more workers, Microsoft Teams to increase on-screen headcount to nine, and over 500,000 Zoom accounts have been leaked.   Online shopping is now the

Published on: April 15th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Google is replacing some Android apps with web apps on Chromebooks

By Catherine Morin   Google is trading some Android apps for Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) on Chromebooks. In what appears as an effort to provide a better user experience for Chromebook owners, Google

Published on: April 14th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Seismic data paints a picture; Broadband struggles; COVID-19 misinformation runs rampant

April 14   A story about seismic data shows how the world has changed during COVID-19, Reddit gets chatty about the status of internet infrastructure in the U.S., and there’s enough misinformation online

Published on: April 14th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff