Articles By ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Tech giants exit facial recognition biz; Fake contact tracing apps; PS5 memes

More tech giants exit the facial recognition business, fake contact tracing apps are popping up, and the PS5 reveal was impressive but the subsequent memes were even better. https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/h891d6/outrage_over_police_brutality_has_finally/ As the massive protests

Published on: June 15th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Remote work exposes inequalities among Canadians, according to Stats Canada

Written by Catherin Morin   With the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting pivot to remote work, the ability to work from home or not has exposed social inequalities, according to a new study

Published on: June 12th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Amazon also says no to facial recognition; New Twitter prompt; Omni Ballot

Amazon will stop supplying US police with facial recognition technology for a year, Twitter has a new prompt encouraging users to read before they tweet, and Omni Ballot online voting raises concern on

Published on: June 12th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Clearview AI in the news again; Fraudulent N95 masks leads to lawsuit; WFH inequality

Clearview AI facial recognition will not delete Canadian faces from its collection of billions of photos; 3M sues third-party Amazon sellers for fraudulent N95 mask sales; Remote work raises concerns about work from

Published on: June 11th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – IBM says no to facial recognition tech; New Google Maps features; WFH perks

IBM says no to facial recognition; Google Maps launches new features for COVID-19 travel alerts, and new perks for working from home may be on the way.   It’s all the tech news

Published on: June 10th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Twitter fact checking; Jeff Bezos getting richer; cyberattack against CAA

Twitter puts a fact-checking label on tweets linking COVID-19 TO 5G, Jeff Bezos gets $35 billion richer, and the Canadian Accounting Association has been hit with a cyber-attack. It’s all the tech news

Published on: June 9th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Predator drones fly over protests; Messaging tech gives protesters an edge; Matrix 4

The rare sighting of a Predator drone flying over protests causes a stir, a story about how messaging technology is helping protestors remain organized catches fire over the weekend, and social media gets

Published on: June 8th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Businesses are ‘upping their content game’ as they shift to digital marketing, expert says

Written by Baneet Braich Staff Writer   Event cancellations, paused budgets and social distancing measures are fostering a new virtual norm to take care of business. With face to face events at a

Published on: June 5th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – Don’t fall for this VPN scam, huge attacks on WordPress sites and lessons from a data breach

Don't fall for this VPN scam, huge attacks on WordPress sites and lessons from a data breach Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday June 5th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity

Published on: June 5th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Amazon and BLM; Zuckerburg defends inaction towards offensive Trump tweets; CES returning

Amazon says Black Lives Matter while selling surveillance tech to police, Mark Zuckerburg defends his do-nothing approach to Trump's offensive tweets, and the show goes on for CES 2021. It’s all the tech

Published on: June 5th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Bell chooses Ericsson for 5G; China’s new digital currency; Former Reddit CEO slams platform

Bell Canada chooses Ericsson for its 5G ambitions, China’s new digital currency makes a ton of noise, and the former CEO of Reddit slams the social media platform for amplifying hate, racism, and

Published on: June 3rd, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – K-pop fans disrupt police ‘snitch’ app; Highly sought after skills; Apple pays big bucks for finding a bug

K-pop fans spam Dallas police 'snitch' app with videos and memes to support protesters, we take a glance at today’s most desirable skills, and Apple puts a call out to developers to find

Published on: June 2nd, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – Some U.S. states don’t use email protection, Windows 10 feature update coming, and beware of fake Valorant apps

Many U.S. states don’t use an email protection tool, Windows 10 feature update coming and beware of fake Valorant apps. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday June 1st. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing

Published on: June 1st, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Anonymous hacker group resurfaces; SpaceX uses touchscreens to fly; port scanning

The anonymous hacker group returns, SpaceX successfully launches the first commercial flight into space and the ship’s main controls scream Star Trek, and a list of well-known websites that port scan their visitors

Published on: June 1st, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Science behind Zoom fatigue; Anti-5G USB stick; Trump targets social media giants

People are trying to find the best ways to combat Zoom fatigue, law enforcement in the UK is seeking to halt sales of a device that has been claimed to offer protection against

Published on: May 29th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff