Hashtag Trending – Chinese spy chips, Verizon offers payouts, free Wi-Fi on Delta

A bombshell report from Bloomberg BusinessWeek says Chinese spy chips are found in Apple and Amazon hardware, Verizon is offering thousands of workers early retirement packages, and Delta says free Wi-Fi is on

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Apple, Google, Al Gore and Canadian socks – day one of Elevate

In its second year Toronto's Elevate Tech Fest had a long list of speakers and companies but none were more impressive than Alphabet's Eric Schmidt and former U.S. vice president Al Gore who

Published on: September 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Apple’s Shazam deal, Nomad wireless charger; unboxing the iPhone rainbow

Apple closes its Shazam acquisition, everyone’s shopping for a new wireless charging station, and what its like to unbox the new iPhone in all three colours. Trending on Google, Apple closes its acquisition

Published on: September 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Apple partners with Salesforce and acquires Shazam

It was a busy day for Apple Inc. with the announcement of a new partnership and an acquistion; the California-based tech giant and Salesforce.com announced a partnership bringing together customer relationship management (CRM)

Published on: September 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Robots create jobs; Apple losing customers; Shopify and AR

Robots might actually create jobs not take them, Apple’s new luxury phone prices scaring away customers, and Shopify bring augmented reality to ecommerce. First up trending on LinkedIn: Fears robots stealing our jobs,

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

What you need to know about Apple iPhone XS, XS Max, XR, and Apple Watch Series 4

Apple's September hardware event was heavy on iPhones and watches, and light on everything else. There were no Macs to be seen, and only passing references to other hardware. But CEO Tim Cook

Published on: September 13th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Hashtag Trending – Apple announces 3 new iPhones, Apple Watch Series 4

Apple announces three new iPhones and a new Apple Watch. With the trillion-dollar firm’s event totally taking over the Internet yesterday, this is a special episode dedicated to bringing you up to speed

Published on: September 13th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Apple’s next iPhone event; Huawei dropped from benchmarking tool; 58% of tech employees are faking it

Apple is scheduled to reveal its next iPhone on Sept. 12. Huawei has been dropped from benchmarking tool 3DMark after it was caught cheating on tests. And an informal test of Silicon Valley’s

Published on: September 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Catherine Boivie: Apple or Samsung, that’s the question – and iPhone X is the answer! (part 3)

This is the concluding blog on my question of which company's device I should adopt: Apple or Samsung? I am a longtime iPhone user, and wouldn't have considered switching if it weren't for

Published on: September 4th, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Hashtag Trending – Apple to host a special event; Will Lyft take over Uber in its IPO?; Google and Mastercard partner to track offline purchases

Apple will be hosting a special event this month to unveil some new products, Lyft is preparing to surpass Uber in its IPO, and Google and Mastercard join forces to track offline purchases.

Published on: September 3rd, 2018 Shruti Shekar

I will never understand how you heathens survive without physical keyboards

I’d like to think my time with ITBusiness.ca parent ITWC, which comes to a close on Sept. 7, has made me a more tech-savvy person. For example, I now know that “cloud” refers

Published on: August 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Nude photo hacker sentenced; Apple buys AR startup; Google calls BS on Trump’s conspiracy theory

The hacker that stole celebrity nudes is sentenced to jail, Apple buys an augmented reality startup, and Google is calling BS on U.S. President Donald Trump’s conspiracy theory on rigged search results. Trending

Published on: August 31st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Catherine Boivie: Apple or Samsung? That is the question (part 2)

As mentioned in my blog a few weeks ago, I have started seriously researching the differences between the iPhone 8 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy S9 to determine whether or not I should

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Apple partners with CDW Canada for ‘Apple at Work’ services

Apple Inc. is broadening the way it works with resellers in a bid to put more iPhones, iPads, and Macs inside of cubicle walls and working with solution-provider CDW on a new "Apple

Published on: August 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson