Articles By Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Office 365 banned in Germany; kids want to be YouTubers; Qualcomm’s new chipset

Office 365 banned in German State of Hesse, YouTuber a more popular career choice than astronauts in the United States, Qualcomm releases new mobile chipset. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today.

Published on: July 17th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – malware hits 25 million Android devices; FCC leaks Samsung phone; Amazon spends $700 million to retrain workers

Malware infects 25 million Android devices through Asian app store, FCC leaks images of the Samsung Galaxy Note, Amazon spends $700 million to retrain workers. That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s

Published on: July 15th, 2019 Tom Li

Microsoft Teams gets new features, now has 13 million daily active users

Microsoft Teams, the enterprise-focused communication platform, announced a handful of new features for users across industries this week. Time management for first-line workers Teams will be getting two new time management features designed

Published on: July 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Sony hacker gets jail time; social media strike; growing tech salary in Toronto

Hacker gets two years in jail and a hefty fine, former Wikipedia cofounder strikes against social media platforms, Toronto tech worker salary growth among the fastest in the world. That’s all the news

Published on: July 5th, 2019 Tom Li

LG G8 ThinQ review: the best LG phone closes the gap

The LG G8 ThinQ stands as one of LG's best phones to date. Omitting the camera bump, the phone feels as slick as it looks. With a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, 6GB of

Published on: June 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Bitcoin price jump; telecoms get hacked; Bell increases fees

Bitcoin prices makes a comeback, massive telecom attack linked to Chinese hackers, Bell increases connection fee.   Trending on LinkedIn, the volatile value of Bitcoin has risen above $11,000, which is roughly 170

Published on: June 27th, 2019 Tom Li

Raspberry Pi 4 released; NASA hacked; Verizon internet blackout

Raspberry Pi 4 is here, NASA breach revealed, Verizon hit with a massive internet outage. That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s Tuesday, June 25th, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Trending

Published on: June 25th, 2019 Tom Li

Raspberry 4 released, now supports 4GB RAM and dual 4K displays

Raspberry Pi, the tiny programmable computer adored by DIYers, developers, and creative tinkerers alike, has been upgraded to version 4. Visually, Raspberry Pi 4 is similar to the previous generations. This was done

Published on: June 25th, 2019 Tom Li

Shopify Unite day 2: Buying clothes by playing virtual dress up

Shopify kicked off the second day of Shopify Unite with a keynote from its chief technology officer, Jean-Michel Lemieux, who compared e-commerce to the open and free passageways of the Silk Road trading route

Published on: June 21st, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Fake Google Calendar invites, Google to build homes, U.S. chipmakers want a lighter Huawei ban

Criminals exploit fake calendar invites, Google to build homes, U.S. chipmakers want Huawei back. That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s Thursday, June 20th, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Trending on

Published on: June 20th, 2019 Tom Li

University of Waterloo opens new research center with NRC

The Canadian National Research Council (NRC) is collaborating with the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Mathematics to improve research in artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and cybersecurity.

Published on: June 18th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Google reveals Pixel 4; Huawei puts off laptop launch; Facebook to pay for your data

Google Pixel 4 pictured, Huawei scraps a laptop due to U.S. ban, Facebook pays to pay for your data.   That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s Thursday, June 13th, and I’m

Published on: June 13th, 2019 Tom Li

Visa B2B Connect blockchain transaction platform launches globally

Visa’s B2B Connect, a blockchain-based transaction platform for businesses, is now officially online globally. Built in partnership with IBM using the open source Hyperledger Fabric, Visa’s B2B Connect system directly facilitates transactions between

Published on: June 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Chrome tests reading mode; hackers steal biometric data; AMD’s new processor

Chrome tests distraction-free reading mode, hackers steal biometric data from border patrol, AMD announces new processor. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today. It’s Wednesday, June 12th, and I’m your host, Tom

Published on: June 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Dell updates XPS and Precision business laptop lineups

Dell announced its fully updated business line of laptops at Computex 2019 held in Taipei, Taiwan last week. Dell XPS Dell's premium XPS lineup overlaps both consumer and business users. The Dell XPS

Published on: June 11th, 2019 Tom Li