Articles By Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending Oct. 27 – Reddit’s NFT; Hertz buys 100,000 Teslas; Blue Origin’s new space station

Reddit wants to develop its own NFT-based marketplace, Hertz buys 100,000 Tesla cars worth $4.2 billion, and Blue Origin announces its own space station. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now,

Published on: October 27th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending Oct. 21- Facebook’s Name Change; New Play Store Security Feature; Instagram Posts from Desktop

With files from Samira Balsara Facebook is planning a name change, Google plans to add a new feature to its Play Store, and Instagram users will finally be able to make posts via

Published on: October 21st, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending Oct. 20 – Google announces Pixel; Facebook settles with the DOJ; Amazon takes heat on competition practices

With files from Pragya Sehgal Google announces Pixel 6 devices, Facebook settles U.S. worker discrimination claims, and Amazon could be trouble with U.S. lawmakers It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now,

Published on: October 20th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending Oct. 15 – No more LinkedIn in China; Windows 11 patch slows AMD processors; U.S. now biggest bitcoin mining hub

With files from Tom Li Microsoft ends LinkedIn in China, Windows 11’s new patch further slows AMD processors, and the U.S. is now the world’s largest bitcoin mining hub. It’s all the tech

Published on: October 15th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending October 8 – Alberta Covid App Blunder; U.S. Internet is Pricey; Intel Scraps U.K. Chip Plant

With files from Samira Balsara Alberta’s COVID-19 contact tracing app will cost the province a hefty amount, a study reveals U.S. internet is costly and lacks reach, and Intel is scrapping plans to

Published on: October 8th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending October 6 – Facebook outage; Tesla fined for toxic workplace; Windows 11 releases

With files from Tom Li Facebook suffers a massive outage on Monday, a federal court orders Tesla to pay a former worker $137 million, and Windows 11 is officially here. It’s all the

Published on: October 6th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending September 30- Amazon’s Astro; Samsung semiconductor factor; Apple remote work

With files from Samira Balsara Before we start today’s episode, our sponsor Acronis will be hosting a panel discussion on the Canadian security landscape. If you want to learn how to best respond

Published on: September 30th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending September 28 – Mega-Retailers Curbed By California Law; Japan Breaks Internet Speed Record; Facebook Denies Instagram Wrongdoing

Before we start today’s episode, our sponsor Acronis will be hosting a panel discussion on the Canadian security landscape. If you want to learn how to best respond to a cyberattack, attend the

Published on: September 28th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending September 24 – European Commission Mandates USB-C; Social Media Platforms Sue Texas; Fedex’s Autonomous Delivery

The European Commission hopes to mandate USB-C on smartphones, Texas is being sued over a new law for social media platforms, and FedEx completes its first fully autonomous vehicle delivery. It’s all the

Published on: September 24th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending September 16 – Longer remote work days; rural broadband needs attention; TikTok’s mental health announcement

With files from Tom Li Remote work is prolonging our work days, Saskatchewan calls on the federal government to connect rural areas, and TikTok releases new mental health features. It’s all the tech

Published on: September 16th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending September 9- Amazon warehouse; New Twitter feature; PayPal inactive account fee

With files from Samira Balsara Amazon opens a state-of-the-art warehouse in Mexico, Twitter tests out an Instagram-like feature, and PayPal implements a fee for inactive accounts. It’s all the tech news that’s trending

Published on: September 9th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending September 2 – IBM commission lawsuit; Amazon’s hiring spree; Ineligible Windows 11 testers get the boot

Today's Hashtag Trending script was prepared by Tom Li. A sales manager is suing IBM for capping commissions, Amazon is going on a hiring spree, and Microsoft is booting Windows 11 testers using

Published on: September 2nd, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending August 26 – OnlyFans backs out of ban; Shopify and TikTok elevate partnership; Amazon crackdown on fake reviews

OnlyFans drops its sexual content ban, Shopify and TikTok partner up for a new shopping experience, and Amazon’s crackdown on fake reviews is affecting Chinese sellers.  It’s all the tech news that’s trending

Published on: August 26th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending August 17- Android accessibility feature; Tesla’s Autopilot investigation; #BookTok

Google is developing a feature that lets users control their Android phones using facial expressions, the U.S. government has launched an investigation into Tesla's Autopilot system, and viral TikTok videos are increasing book

Published on: August 17th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending August 13 – Bill to stop tech giant in-app purchase control; Publishers accuse Facebook of taking content; Canada’s role in the chip shortage

U.S. Senators introduce a bill to stop Apple and Google’s control over in-app purchases, three Australian publishers are accusing Facebook of unfairly taking their content, and can Canada fill the chip shortage gap?

Published on: August 13th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter