Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality could be repealed in the US, Google is tracking Android users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

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

Trump administration has U.S. tech workers researching Ottawa, Toronto, Indeed finds

Between a U.S. administration that could be described as less than tech friendly and a booming Canadian tech sector that will need to fill 216,000 positions by 2021, you might think American tech

Published on: October 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Netflix investing $500M into Canadian content, San Francisco sues Equifax

Netflix lights up the Twitterverse after announcing it will invest half a billion dollars into Canadian content, Equifax is still in the news, and Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook played a role in the

Published on: September 29th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Here’s how to take advantage of Twitter’s new 280-character limit

Twitter Inc. is tentatively giving certain users - those who are chosen and others who resort to subterfuge - more room to express themselves. The social media icon announced Wednesday that it was

Published on: September 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Diversity is Canada’s strength, Elevate Toronto cofounder says

TORONTO - Like the vast majority of attendees at Elevate Toronto, Achievers Corp. founder Razor Suleman was born the child of foreigners. Before giving the new tech conference's first-ever keynote, he asked the

Published on: September 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Trump making U.S. job seekers increasingly consider working in Canada

Canada is no stranger to the controversial Trump administration, and it will likely feel its effects for years to come, particularly when it comes to jobs. New research from career marketplace Hired shows

Published on: September 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Everyone wants to work for tech companies (and Disney), SurveyMonkey finds

Tech has long enjoyed an employee-friendly reputation - and according to a new survey by the "People Powered Data platform"-harnessing researchers at SurveyMonkey, its only real competition is the Mouse House. In fact,

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Tech execs react to DACA repeal, Google hiring in China

Tech executives speak out against Donald Trump’s move to end DACA, Google is hiring artificial intelligence talent in China, and Lenovo fesses up to spyware.   From Twitter, technology company executives are reacting

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Tech execs react to DACA repeal, Google hiring in China

Tech executives speak out against Donald Trump’s move to end DACA, Google is hiring artificial intelligence talent in China, and Lenovo fesses up to spyware.   From Twitter, technology company executives are reacting

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – New Smart car teased; Medium’s claps-for-pay program

A new Smart car concept is teased. A round of applause for Medium’s new clap-based payments system. And more trouble for Trump. Enable Alexa Flash Briefing skill. The future starts here: the smart

Published on: August 29th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – New Smart car teased; Medium’s claps-for-pay program

A new Smart car concept is teased. A round of applause for Medium’s new clap-based payments system. And more trouble for Trump. Enable Alexa Flash Briefing skill. The future starts here: the smart

Published on: August 29th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How NAFTA negotiations could shake up Canada’s tech industry

As Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland takes to the negotiating table in Washington, D.C. today to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as demanded by U.S. President Donald Trump, there

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Google reveals new look for calendar, Trump blasts former council CEOs on Twitter

Google has revealed a new look for its calendar app, Samsung has released a snazzy new portable hard drive, and Donald Trump uses his favourite platform to curse the CEOs quitting his American

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood