Articles By Tom Li

Hashtag Trending September 20 – Amazon bans fake reviews; Apple threatens to boot Facebook; Cracking MacBook displays?

Amazon bans merchants for fake reviews, Apple threatens to boot Facebook from its App Store, and MacBook displays are randomly cracking. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag

Published on: September 20th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending Sept. 17 – Instagram for Kids criticism; El Salvador bitcoin protests; Uber Canada’s election discount

Lawmakers call on Facebook to drop the “Instagram for Kids” plan, thousands protest El Salvador’s adoption of Bitcoin as legal tender and Uber Canada helps voters get to the polls this election. It’s

Published on: September 17th, 2021 Tom Li

Microsoft accounts to no longer need passwords

Microsoft is taking a step towards a passwordless future by removing the requirement for a password from all Microsoft Accounts. With the change, users will have the option to sign in directly through

Published on: September 16th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending Sept. 15 – Instagram harms teens; Wozniak for space; Virtual influencer rakes in sponsorships

Instagram is shown to be harmful to teens per a Facebook-led report, Steve Wozniak looks towards the cosmos, and a surprising social media influencer is raking in the sponsorships. It’s all the tech

Published on: September 15th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending Sept. 13 – Theranos Trial CEO starts; Facebook buys invoices; Samsung virtual memory

The trial for Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes officially begins, Facebook offers to buy $100 million in invoices, and Samsung adds virtual memory to a smartphone in India. It’s all the tech news that’s

Published on: September 13th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending Sept. 8 – El Salvador Bitcoin purchase; Fake news generates high engagement; ‘Zoom Dysmorphia’ on the rise

Today's Hashtag Trending script was prepared by Jori Negin-Shecter. El Salvador makes a big Bitcoin purchase, Facebook’s fake news epidemic rages on, and Zoom’s prominence continues to have unexpected side effects on our mental

Published on: September 8th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending Sept. 7, 2021 – Resume scanners reject good hires; AIs can’t file for patents; Germany wants to extend smartphone lifespan

Automated resume scanning softwares are filtering out good candidates, patents created by an AI gets rejected by the patent office, and Germany wants tougher laws surrounding smartphone support. It’s all the tech news

Published on: September 7th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending Sept. 3, 2021 – Yahoo and AOL acquired; WhatsApp breaches EU data privacy law; customers can soon use their driver’s license in Apple Wallet

Yahoo and AOL acquired for chump-change, WhatsApp fined for breaching EU data privacy regulations, and eight states sign up to adopt driver’s licenses and state IDs in Apple Wallet. It’s all the tech

Published on: September 3rd, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending Sept. 1 – Subreddits go dark; phone calls optional; Windows 11 launch date

Today's Hashtag Trending script was prepared by Jori Negin-Shecter. Large swaths of Reddit will go dark protesting sitewide anti-vaxxers, Gen Z is moving away from phone calls, and Windows 11 has a release

Published on: September 1st, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending August 31 – Hackers retire; China limits online game play-time; Canadian battery lawsuit settlement

Ransomware group retires and releases decryption key, China sets strict playtime for online video games, and Canadians may be able to take part in a battery lawsuit settlement. It’s all the tech news

Published on: August 31st, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending August 30 – Hashtag Trending August 30 – SSD downgrade; Windows 11 on older PCs; Microsoft ends Office app for Chromebooks

Storage maker downgrades popular SSD, Microsoft slightly quietly loosens Windows 11 installation requirements, and Microsoft is also ending Office suite for Chromebooks. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to

Published on: August 30th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending August 25 – Chip shortage may worsen; Samsung bricks stolen TVs; robots don’t smoke

The Semiconductor shortage may worsen as Malaysia battles the pandemic, Samsung remotely bricks its stolen TVs, and robots make better delivery people because they don’t smoke. It’s all the tech news that’s trending

Published on: August 25th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending August 24 – Intel’s DoD contract; Poly Network assets returned; Foldable phones gaining love

Intel signs new agreement with the Department of Defense, hacker returns remaining assets to Poly Network, and consumers are warming up to foldable phones. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now,

Published on: August 24th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending August 23 – Google’s driving app change; OnlyFans to ban adult content; Facebook hides friends list in Afghanistan

Google discontinues a driving app in Android 12, OnlyFans to stop hosting adult content, and Facebook hides friends lists in Afghanistan. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag

Published on: August 23rd, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending August 20 – Netflix engineers inside trading; LG 6G; Amazon’s retail stores

Former Netflix engineers have been hit with insider trading charges, LG shows off 6G technology, and Amazon could be looking to expand into a new venture. It’s all the tech news that’s trending

Published on: August 20th, 2021 Tom Li