Hashtag Trending – Free Emoji Keyboard’s 40 million users hacked, Vine might make a comeback, AI masters chess in 4 hours

Ai.type’s Free Emoji Keyboard has suffered a breach that has affected 40 million users, Vine might be making a comeback, and artificial intelligence has learned to master chess in 4 hours. From Google

Published on: December 8th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Google wars with Amazon over YouTube, Google to hire 10,000 to fight extremism, Android 8.1

Google has once again pulled YouTube from Amazon services such as FireTV and plans to appoint a staff of 10,000 to weed out extremist content on YouTube. Plus, Android 8.1 is out today.

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – The text message turns 25, Google’s AI creates an AI child, Ford is testing bionic exoskeletons

The text message celebrates a milestone birthday, Google’s AI built its own AI child, and Ford workers are testing superstrong exoskeletons.   Trending on Facebook is the 25th anniversary of the first text

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How to perform two commands at once with Google Home

A new update to Google Home allows you to combine two commands into one, simply by using the word "and." We show you how it works and how it can be combined with

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Crazy perks from Amazon HQ2 bids, free Apple coding lessons, eBay shopping on smart speakers

The bids for Amazon’s second headquarters may be going too far, Apple is offering free coding sessions at all of its stores, and you can now shop on eBay with your smart speaker.

Published on: November 29th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Google’s eSIMs on the Pixel are just the beginning

The latest Pixel smartphone from Google is one of the first to support an embedded SIM card (eSIM), but what exactly is an eSIM, and how is it going to change the device

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

Google’s secret Android location tracking is latest failure to respect privacy

This week's revelation that Google Inc. is collecting precise location data about Android users without their permission is just the latest example of the search giant's history of privacy blunders. Those that remember

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality could be repealed in the US, Google is tracking Android users

The Federal Communications Commission is looking to repeal net neutrality, Google is collecting location data from Android users behind the scenes, and RBC is opening an artificial intelligence research lab in Montreal.  

Published on: November 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft updates its AI-powered translation service

With Google's Pixel Bud headphones hitting the streets with an artificial intelligence-powered translation service, Microsoft is upping the ante with a new update to Microsoft Translator. Last year the Redw00d, Calif.-based tech giant

Published on: November 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

Google Pixel 2 XL Review – All Hands on Tech

Is Google's Pixel 2 XL 2017's best smartphone? We certainly think so. This time on All Hands on Tech, we review Google's second-generation Pixel phone, the Pixel 2 XL. The pitch for this

Published on: November 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

Salesforce and Google forge strategic partnership at Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO -- Salesforce.com Inc. and Google Inc. announced a strategic partnership on Monday that will see Google's enterprise software better integrate with Salesforce, as well as a commitment between the companies to

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google’s Eric Schmidt is really impressed by Canada’s innovative ecosystem

TORONTO - World leaders do not intimidate Eric Schmidt. As Google's CEO between 2001 and 2011 and executive chair of its parent company, Alphabet Inc., since its creation in 2015, Schmidt has been

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Justin Trudeau agrees with Donald Trump about one thing

TORONTO - Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump might have something in common after all. During a keynote discussion at Google's Go North summit on Nov. 2, Canada's prime minister was asked a direct

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood