Cyber Security Today, April 7, 2021 – Hundreds of thousands of stolen gift cards on the market, and beware of WeTransfer and LinkedIn scams

Hundreds of thousands of stolen gift cards on the market, and beware of these WeTransfer and LinkedIn scams. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, April 7th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on

Published on: April 7th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Consumers have never been more suspicious, but it’s also a great time for marketers to experiment, experts say

Discourse on social media is changing for everyday users and advertisers alike, and social media platforms like Facebook and TikTok continue to face scrutiny. The Facebook boycott and the trending #StopHateForProfit stems from

Published on: July 22nd, 2020 Baneet Braich

Are LinkedIn Skills Assessments trustworthy? One CEO says no

LinkedIn recently released a new feature, Skills Assessment, that many thought might deliver more transparency to skills listed on users' profiles. But Tigran Sloyan, chief executive officer of CodeSignal, who has been working

Published on: October 1st, 2019 Buckley Smith

Adobe partners with LinkedIn and Vidyard to bring new features to Marketo Engage

Adobe Inc. is bringing new capabilities to its marketing platform, Marketo Engage, through partnerships with LinkedIn Corp. and Vidyard. In a blog post Adobe explained that the expanded integration of LinkedIn will allow

Published on: September 20th, 2019 Buckley Smith

LinkedIn launches Skills Assessment to allow users to verify their skills

LinkedIn Corp. has launched a new feature that it says will bring some verification to the skills that users list on their profiles. The new feature is called Skills Assessment, and it allows

Published on: September 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – #AmazonStrike, social media linked to depression, FTC approves $5B Facebook settlement

Today’s episode is brought to you by CDN’s Channel Innovation Awards, celebrating Canadian managed service providers’ clever use of technology to solve real world problems. Celebrate with us Aug. 8. For more information

Published on: July 16th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – A new iPod touch; IKEA plays with AR; Zuckerberg says no to summons

Apple releases a new iPod Touch; Ikea continues to dabble with augmented reality, and Zuckerberg blows off Canada’s House of Commons. After a four-year hiatus, Apple is releasing a new iPod. Sporting the

Published on: May 29th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – AMD announces Ryzen 3000; Gates’ reading list; Facebook crypto

AMD drops some big announcements at Computex, Bill Gates’ summer reading list, and Facebook announces its plans for its own cryptocurrency. AMD’s new chips signal a major shift in desktop performance, and Reddit

Published on: May 28th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Baltimore held hostage; Google Glass comeback; Google AI bests radiologists

Hackers hold Baltimore for ransom, Google Glass is making a comeback, and Google’s AI improves accuracy of lung cancer diagnosis. There’s a lot of chatter on Reddit about a group of hackers demanding

Published on: May 23rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Collision in Toronto; Digital Charter; U.S. delays Huawei blacklisting

Thousands descend upon Toronto’s Collision technology conference, Canada announces its new Digital Charter to bolster privacy and security, and the U.S. says it will delay adding Huawei to a trade blacklist for 90

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Canadians distrust social media; Super Micro moves production; Amazon’s delivery network dominates

Canadians are leery of social media, but not as much as the U.S., according to a new report, Super Micro is moving production away from China, and Amazon is ready to make one-day

Published on: May 7th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Norway’s electric car craze; Walmart partners with Google; Amazon under fire

Norway is the king of electric cars, Walmart is teaming up with Google, and Amazon is under fire again after a story about its injured workers goes viral.   Norway has set a

Published on: April 4th, 2019 Alex Coop

Who are the best tech employers in Canada? LinkedIn has the answers

LinkedIn has released its annual list of the top 25 companies in Canada that people are eager to work for, and seven tech-related companies have made this year's list. Among the top 25

Published on: April 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Online privacy enigma; Self-driving car outlook gloomy; Right to Repair

A pair of studies shed light on people’s thoughts about online privacy and self-driving vehicles, plus, Right to Repair becomes a national issue. It turns out consumers kinda, sorta, sometimes, care about data

Published on: April 3rd, 2019 Alex Coop