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Hashtag Trending, Feb. 22 – Robinhood gets grilled; Canada issues warning to Facebook; Instacart’s anti-fraud policy causes headaches

Robinhood gets grilled over its position during the Gamestop fiasco, Canada issues warning to Facebook after the tech giant bans news on its platform in Australia, and Instacart's anti-fraud policy causes headaches with

Published on: February 22nd, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, Feb. 19 – CRA locks users’ online accounts; Facebook banks news in Australia; Uber takes down UberChats app

The Canadian Revenue Agency says online accounts were locked because of an “external threat”, Facebook picks the nuclear option and bans news on its platform in Australia, and Uber takes down the UberCheats

Published on: February 19th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, Feb. 18 – Bitcoin goes nuclear; New York sues Amazon; Shopify rides small biz wave

It’s raining bitcoin, New York is suing Amazon over concerns about health standards at the tech giant’s warehouses, and Shopify continues to ride the small business wave. It’s all the tech news that’s

Published on: February 18th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – LastPass to remove options from free tier sub; Planning tool headaches; Clubhouse is running hot

Password manager LastPass will be removing functionality from its free tier subscription, an over-reliance on planning tools can reduce productivity, and Clubhouse’s voice-only chat rooms are capturing the attention of millions. It’s all

Published on: February 17th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Canada and Huawei partnership; Netflix office in Canada; Unemployment hotline in Reddit

Canada is partnering with Huawei on a long-term project leaving some critics stunned, Netflix is is eyeing Toronto and Vancouver for its new outpost, and Reddit has become the unofficial unemployment hotline. It’s

Published on: February 16th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Farmers hacking tractors; Bitcoin’s carbon footprint; Frustration over Uber Eats’ pay system

Farmers are having to hack their own tractors just to keep it running, a new study suggests Bitcoin uses more electricity annually than the whole of Argentina, and frustration swells over Uber Eats’

Published on: February 12th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Salesforce and the 9-5 workweek, Twitter and subscription models; Kitty lawyer mishap

Salesforce cancels the 9-5 workweek, Twitter experiments with subscription models, and the lawyer with the kitty filter becomes an internet sensation. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag

Published on: February 11th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Facebook expands false claims policy; Dogecoin skyrockets; AI picks apart Super Bowl ads

Facebook toughens up on COVID-19 false claims, the digital currency Dogecoin is skyrocketing, and we take a look at an AI that shows which ads motivated people to buy products. It’s all the

Published on: February 10th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Tesla loves Bitcoin; Unionization at Amazon; Twitter’s verified users love fake news

Tesla invests heavily into Bitcoin, Amazon workers begin a historic vote of unionization and verified Twitter users shared an all-time-high amount of fake news in 2020. It’s all the tech news that’s popular

Published on: February 9th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Police seize $60M worth of bitcoin; Tech helping teens’ mental health; Microsoft won’t back lawmakers who voted against Electoral College confirmation

Police seize $60 million worth of bitcoin from a man who won’t give up his password, Bloomberg says tech can help with teens’ mental health during lockdowns, and Microsoft says it’s not backing

Published on: February 8th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Google engineers resign over Gebru firing; Amazon’s “Megacycle” shift for warehouse workers; Clearview AI troubles in Canada

Two Google engineers resign over the firing of two women at the company, the internet groans after hearing about Amazon’s plans to introduce a 10-hour graveyard shift, known as the "megacycle,” and the

Published on: February 5th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Black History Month from home; Google Cloud lost $5.2B; Bloomberg’s Innovation Index

Celebrating Black History Month from home, Google Cloud lost $5.6B in 2020, and South Korea returns to number one on the Bloomberg Innovation Index. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Published on: February 4th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Robinhood CEO to testify before US House; Bezos stepping down as CEO; Co-working spaces struggle financially

CEO of Rohinhood is expected to testify this month, Amazon has a new CEO, and short term rental offices...will they survive the pandemic? It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome

Published on: February 3rd, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Comcast upsets with data caps; Elon Musk’s monkey business; SpaceX’s broadband satellites

Internet users are not happy about Comcast's data caps, Elon’s Musk is up to some monkey business, and SpaceX could be launching 100 more broadband satellites.  It’s all the tech news that’s popular

Published on: February 2nd, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Apple’s App Privacy has holes; Google deletes Robinhood reviews; More job listings

Apple’s new App Privacy labels fall short of expectations, Google deletes negative Robinhood reviews, and a fresh list of companies hiring for new positions. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Published on: February 1st, 2021 Alex Coop