Articles By Tom Li

North announces Focals 2.0 smart glasses

North, the Waterloo-based consumer smart glasses company, announced today the second iteration of its stylish smart glasses: Focals 2.0. Consequently, the first generation of Focals smart glasses ceases production today, North added. Details

Published on: December 10th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending- Ericsson pays big fines; Google unjust firings?; Microsoft shelves Wunderlist

Two familiar companies are under investigation yet again. In Today’s Hashtag Trending, we talk about Ericsson paying $1 billion in corruption case, Google under investigation for allegedly unjust firings, and Microsoft scrapping its

Published on: December 10th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – École Polytechnique; Uber safety report; Samsung Galaxy Fold available for purchase, for real

On this Monday episode of Hashtag Trending, we remember the École Polytechnique tragedy, Uber’s safety report, and Samsung’s foldable phone available for sale in Canada.   https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MontrealMassacre&src=trend_click&pt=1203035106912419843%2C1203025664837931008 Trending on Twitter, Canadians everywhere are

Published on: December 9th, 2019 Tom Li

Google CEO Sundar Pichai appointed as the new Alphabet CEO

Google chief executive officer, Sundar Pichai, will ascend as the new CEO of Alphabet, replacing Larry Page who stepped down from his CEO role today. Google cofounder Segey Brin also stepped down from

Published on: December 4th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Overconsumption protest; Canadians mad at telecoms; developer recreating the wheel

With Black Friday behind us, Hashtag Trending is the perfect podcast to listen to while you unbox all of your impulse purchases. In today’s episode, we talk about climate activists protesting against overconsumption,

Published on: December 2nd, 2019 Tom Li

Federal court extends CRTC wholesale pricing suspension

The Federal court has extended the suspension of CRTC’s proposed retroactive internet wholesale pricing until it can confirm a hearing status. According to the order, the Federal Court agreed that the respondent (CRTC)

Published on: November 29th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Emotional Alexa; Google pays tribute to Scarborough; Irish government’s big printer mess

If you’re feeling down for messing up at work yesterday, then hopefully you’ll find comfort in our third story. In this episode of Hashtag Trending, we have Amazon injecting emotions into Alexa, Google

Published on: November 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Microsoft granted license to sell to Huawei by U.S. government

Microsoft has been granted a license from the U.S. government to once again sell to Huawei, enabling the Chinese telecommunication giant to continue to install the Windows operating system and other Microsoft products

Published on: November 25th, 2019 Tom Li

Samsung Galaxy Fold to arrive in Canada early December

Today Samsung launched its revised Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone to the Canadian market, priming the Canadian market for the impending foldable war. Name Samsung Galaxy Fold Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SoC Samsung Exynos

Published on: November 25th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft to sell to Huawei; Spotify launches its own awards show; Google killing off Cloud Print

Welcome to another Monday’s episode of Hashtag Trending. We have U.S. relaxing its ban on Huawei, Spotify launching its own music awards, and Google killing off Cloud Print. Thank you for tuning in,

Published on: November 25th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Outlook loves Gmail; Apple Music for Business; beware of new ransomware

This episode of Hashtag Trending is pretty lighthearted. We have Microsoft bringing Gmail to Outlook web, Apple’s new music service for businesses, and a note of caution for Windows users. Thank you for

Published on: November 21st, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Google Stadia lands in Canada; Microsoft Teams hits 20 million; Intel’s new graphics card

Hashtag Trending is all about news from Google today; for starters we have a story about Google Stadia launching in Canada, followed by the thriving Microsoft Team’s, then close out with Intel’s shiny

Published on: November 20th, 2019 Tom Li

Bell petition to cabinet: cheaper wholesale internet ‘yield no real benefits for Canadians’

Bell Canada has filed a petition to the cabinet in its latest effort to overturn the new internet wholesale rates set by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). The petition called for

Published on: November 15th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Github launches mobile app; Google under federal inquiry; Bell complains about internet wholesale rates

Today’s Hashtag Trending episode talks about the drama between Google and the U.S. government, as well as the friction between Bell and the CRTC. Also, GitHub launched a mobile app, so that’s pretty

Published on: November 14th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Disney server overload; Facebook secretly turning on cameras; best companies ranked

In this episode of Hashtag Trending, we talk about Disney+’s server overload, Facebook secretly activating cameras, and Americans voting for the best brand. Thank you for tuning in, it’s Wednesday, November 13th, and

Published on: November 13th, 2019 Tom Li