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Hashtag Trending – Google+ data leak, Pixel 3 unveiled and; Google losing ads to Amazon

Google shuts down Google+ after a data leak, unveils the Pixel 3, and might be losing advertising to Amazon. Listen to the latest Hashtag Trending First from Reddit: It may be no surprise

Published on: October 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Smartfrog turns old phones into home security cameras

A surveillance system is a great way to improve home security. Those who have old phones lying around can use Smartfrog, a software developed by an Irish-based IoT company, to repurpose them into

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Tom Li

McAfee names Jann Arden as 2018’s most dangerous Canadian celebrity

Jann Arden is the most dangerous celebrity to search online, says McAfee Corp. The Calgary-born singer-songwriter is associated with the highest number of search results that could compromise a user's security. Criminals leverage

Published on: October 2nd, 2018 Tom Li

All 1.7 million Air Canada app users must reset password after breach

Although Air Canada says that a data breach discovered last week only affects 20,000 of its mobile app accounts - including passport details - it's requiring all 1.7 million users to reset their

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Creating a digital workplace – BoxWorks 2018

SAN FRANSCISCO - It was a jam-packed session as Box Inc. announced a number of new products and services meant to make it easier for enterprises to use and adopt its cloud-based content

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending- Facebook removes misinformation accounts; AI cooling Google data centres; Netflix cutting out Apple fees

Facebook removes hundreds of misleading accounts, Google is using AI to cool its data centres and Netflix hopes to take a bite out of its Apple fees. First up from LinkedIn: Hundreds of

Published on: August 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Facebook, Twitter axe hundreds of accounts, allege groups in Iran, Russia manipulated content

Allegations that Facebook and Twitter are being manipulated by non-U.S. groups have now been extended against Iran after the two social media giants separately announced Tuesday night they have taken down hundreds of accounts,

Published on: August 22nd, 2018 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Google is tracking you at all times; Netflix’s CFO is stepping down; kids hacking election results?

Google is tracking your every move, despite privacy settings, Netflix’s chief financial officer is stepping down after 14 years and kids hacking election results? First, trending on Google: Google itself is watching you,

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Many organizations still ignore basic security, survey suggests

Experts are going hoarse telling organizations they have to build their cyber security strategies around doing the basics, including having an accurate inventory of everything on the network. But if a survey sponsored by Tripwire is accurate not many are following even the top

Published on: August 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Businesses frustrated by current cloud offerings, Dell finds

A recent study has found that businesses are frustrated with current cloud platform offerings, and are consequently using multiple cloud strategies to meet business needs. The study from Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business,

Published on: August 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Unsecured data exposes top carmakers; Forbes thinks Amazon should replace libraries; is thinner actually better?

A bunch of data belonging to car manufacturers gets exposed, Forbes thinks Amazon should replace libraries, and is our pursuit for thinner machines robbing us from better performance? Welcome to a special edition

Published on: August 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Why airborne Wi-Fi isn’t free; New Zealand gov’t teaching entrepreneurship with video games; Russians have hacked U.S. utilities

The Wall Street Journal explains why you have to pay for Wi-Fi on your flight. The New Zealand government invests $150,000 into a video game that teaches players how to be an entrepreneur.

Published on: August 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Uber drivers declared employees; newest Gmail update puts 1.4B at risk; Venmo’s default setting is public

Uber drivers have been declared employees for unemployment purposes. U.S. intelligence warns that Gmail’s latest update puts 1.4 billion users at risk. And a German academic researching e-transfer app Venmo learned way more

Published on: July 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Equifax wants the lawsuits connected to its 2017 data breach dismissed

Equifax Inc. wants the lawsuits connected to its 2017 data breach dismissed, arguing that the breach caused no injuries and that it has no obligation to secure its data, which spans millions of

Published on: July 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

CRTC lays down first-ever fines for malware-infected ads

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is fining two companies $250,000 for their involvement in installing malicious software through online advertisements, a first under Canada's anti-spam law. Sunlight Media Network Inc. and

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson