Hashtag Trending Jan. 13 – Celebrity promotes cryptocurrency; Mozilla tracks Facebook; YouTube and fake news

Files from Tom Li Kim Kardashian and Floyd Mayweather are facing a class action lawsuit over crypto promotions, Mozilla will track how Facebook tracks its users, and a coalition of fact checkers are

Published on: January 13th, 2022 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending Jan. 11 – Panasonic’s four day work week; Clean energy fund to raise $15 billion; Facebook accused of inciting violence

Files from Tom Li Panasonic announces a four-day work week in Japan, a clean energy fund aims to raise $15 billion, and Facebook is hit with accusations of inciting violence.   That’s all

Published on: January 11th, 2022 Samira Balsara

Waterloo company simplifies parking process in busy cities

A Waterloo, Ontario based company is simplifying parking in crowded cities with smart parking technology.  eleven-x, a global supplier of wireless IoT solutions, has launched eXactpark, a sensor-based smart parking solution. “eXactpark is

Published on: January 10th, 2022 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending Jan. 4 – Germany wants to stop data retention; China freezes game licenses; the end of BlackBerry

Files from Tom Li   The German government wants to stop data retention without reason, China’s freeze on game licenses shutters 140,000 gaming-related companies, and BlackBerry’s legacy finally comes to an end. That’s

Published on: January 4th, 2022 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending 2021 Holiday Special- Part 1/2

The metaverse, Facebook’s whistleblower, El Salvador adopts bitcoin as legal tender, the race to space and Amazon’s complicated year.    With the new year nearly upon us, it’s once again the time to

Published on: December 28th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Cyber Security Today, Year in Review 2021 edition podcast

Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday, December 27th. This is the Year in Review edition of the podcast. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   With me for the

Published on: December 27th, 2021 Howard Solomon

VentureLAB announces recipients of the 2021 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund to support development of innovation network in York Region

VentureLAB, a global founder community for hardware technology and enterprise software companies in Canada, and the Regional Municipality of York (York Region) last week announced the recipients of the 2021 Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Published on: December 23rd, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Hashtag Trending Dec. 23- Social media distrust; engineers love blockchain; No vaccine, no pay at Intel

Files from Tom Li Social media users don’t trust the platforms they use, silicon valley engineers are fervently pursuing blockchain opportunities, and Intel will be placing unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave next year.

Published on: December 23rd, 2021 Samira Balsara

Vancouver software company to acquire Australia-based Link Group for CA$3.2 billion

Vancouver-based cloud software and technology solutions firm Dye & Durham yesterday announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Link Administration Holdings, Australian record-keeping technology and information solutions provider, for cash consideration

Published on: December 22nd, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Cyber Security Today, Dec. 22, 2021 – Alerts for Windows administrators, install this ManageEngine update, and more

Alerts for Windows administrators, install this ManageEngine update, and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday, December 22nd. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   Attention Windows administrators: If

Published on: December 22nd, 2021 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending Dec. 21 – Freedom Mobile sale; Parler’s NFT; Musk on Tesla’s self-driving issues

Files from Tom Li Freedom Mobile may be up for sale once more, Parler wants to expand into the NFT market, and Elon Musk opens up about Tesla’s self-driving issues. That’s all the

Published on: December 21st, 2021 Samira Balsara

Cyber Security Today, Dec. 20, 2021 – Another log4j patch to install, a U.S. commission’s IT network allegedly compromised, and more

Another log4j patch to install, a U.S. commission's IT network allegedly compromised, and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday December 20th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  

Published on: December 20th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Dec. 17, 2021 – Canadian propane distributor hit by ransomware, and more

Canadian propane distributor hit by ransomware, a new strain of spyware found and a wireless vulnerability detected. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday, December 17th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity

Published on: December 17th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending Dec. 17 – Apple in-office delay; Metaverse needs power; T-mobile increases minimum wage

Files from Jori Negin-Shecter Apple delays its office reopening, Intel says the metaverse will require a huge leap in computing power, and T-Mobile significantly hikes its minimum wage.   That’s all the tech

Published on: December 17th, 2021 Samira Balsara