Articles By Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending Dec. 2 – Amazon underreported COVID cases; Microsoft’s BNPL faces poor feedback; Google employee lawsuit

Files from Tom Li Amazon faces accusations of underreporting COVID, Microsoft’s Buy Now Pay Later Edge inclusion has users agitated, and Google is facing a lawsuit from former employees.   That’s all the

Published on: December 2nd, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag trending Nov. 26 – Instagram CEO to appear before Congress; U.S. government blocks China’s quantum compute companies; France wants to hide Wish

Files from Tom Li Instagram CEO to testify before Congress, U.S. government bans Chinese quantum compute companies, and France ministers are calling for search engines to hide Wish. That’s all the tech news

Published on: November 26th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag trending Nov. 18 – Apple softens right to repair stance; FTC wants to make online subs easier to cancel; Amazon boots Visa

With files from Tom Li Apple to provide official iPhone parts to consumers, FTC wants to tighten rules around subscription cancellation, and Visa and Amazon are in a spat. That’s all the tech

Published on: November 18th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Tech Trends For Small Businesses in Canada

To help small businesses predict the smartest ways to invest in technology in Canada in 2022, GetApp surveyed 150 Canadian business leaders about what types of software they plan to invest in. According

Published on: November 11th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending Nov. 4- Musk disputes Hertz Deal; Zillow backs out of home buying market; Facebook shuts down facial recognition

Files from Jori Negin-Shecter Elon Musk disputes the Hertz deal, Zillow is backing out of the home buying market, and Facebook has shut down its face recognition.   It’s all the tech news

Published on: November 4th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Swoop Funding comes to Canada

Swoop Funding, an Irish-based financial services company, has officially launched in Canada. Swoop is looking to help Canadian SMEs discover the right funding solutions to meet their business goals across sources such as

Published on: November 3rd, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending Oct. 29- Facebook’s new name; Snapchat VS Facebook; Amazon’s delivery companies sue

With files from Jori Negin-Shecter Facebook rebrands, Snapchat’s CEO calls out Facebook, and Amazon delivery companies have sued the tech giant.   It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to

Published on: October 29th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Adobe MAX 2021 conference rolls out new features to enhance creativity for customers

The Adobe MAX 2021 creative conference kicked off this week with announcements to enhance creativity for customers globally.  At the conference, the company announced updates across its Creative Cloud flagship applications powered by

Published on: October 27th, 2021 Samira Balsara

SMBs say access to technology will simplify payment collection

Small business owners in Canada say better access to technology would make it easier to collect payments. In light of Small Business Week in Canada, Intuit Canada, which offers QuickBooks online accounting software

Published on: October 22nd, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending Oct. 22- Trump’s Social Platform; The Canadian Dream; Fake Vaccine Cards Sold

Files from Jori Negin-Shecter Donald Trump is launching a social media platform, Canadians may be living “The American Dream,” and fake vaccine cards are circulating on social media. It’s all the tech news

Published on: October 22nd, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending Oct. 19- Google CEO on the climate crisis; Facebook disputes AI claim; New MacBook Pro

Files from Jori Negin-Shecter   Google’s CEO warns we’re running out of time on the Climate Crisis, Facebook disputes a claim that says their AI can’t deal with hate speech, and Apple drops

Published on: October 19th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending October 7- Twitch source code leaked; Amazon workers organize; Facebook makes political donations

Files from Jori Negin-Shecter Twitch has its entire source code leaked, Canadian Amazon workers begin organizing, and Facebook top brass quietly made some staggering political donations.   It’s all the tech news that’s

Published on: October 7th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Roku expands Canadian advertising offerings with OneView ad platform

Roku has expanded its Canadian TV offerings with the launch of the OneView advertising platform. OneView provides advertisers with a self-serve platform that uses TV identity data from the Roku streaming platform to

Published on: October 6th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending October 1- YouTube bans anti-vaxxers; Facebook may face fine in Russia; Google’s search engine dominance

Files from Tom Li 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

Published on: October 1st, 2021 Samira Balsara

Square launches Square Register in Canada to advance contactless payments

Financial service and digital payment provider Square is taking contactless payments to a whole new level in Canada with the launch of Square Register. Square Register is an all-in-one payment and point of

Published on: September 23rd, 2021 Samira Balsara