Facebook’s Libra project confirms its governing council after several major companies withdraw

After some of its major backers including eBay, MasterCard, PayPal and Visa Inc. announced their withdrawals, 21 members of the Facebook-led Libra Association formally signed onto its charter and formalized the Libra Association

Published on: October 16th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s new business venture, IT safeguards from Elections Canada, Uber’s new safety system

Facebook is hoping to replace your smartphone with smart glasses, Elections Canada beefs up IT security ahead of October 21st, and Uber is set to launch a new safety system for riders and

Published on: September 19th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Database with phone numbers of millions of Facebook users found on Internet

A server with databases holding the phone numbers and identity numbers of perhaps as many as 200 million Facebook users in the U.S., the U.K. and other countries has been found open on

Published on: September 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon

DMG says Facebook’s new Libra coin is a ‘great idea’ and will push crypto into the mainstream

Facebook is probably not the company most people want to see dabbling in cryptocurrency, but the corporation's launch of its new digital coin next year could finally lead to crypto's mainstream acceptance, according

Published on: July 9th, 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 – A brewing tech cold war, Facebook takes on fake accounts, Comcast eyes healthcare

Panasonic joins a growing list of companies turning their backs on Huawei, Facebook doubles down on deleting fake accounts, and Comcast is working on an in-home device that tracks health. First up from

Published on: May 24th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Facebook beefs up Live restrictions; OnePlus 7 Pro review; WannaCry 2 years later

Facebook takes action to prevent hateful content from live-streaming on its platform. The OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone gets a rave review. And two year after the WannaCry ransomware, we’re still haunted by its

Published on: May 16th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – ‘Zombie Facebook’ 2070; robot lettuce farms; star sounds

How long until the dead outnumber the living on Facebook? Researchers have the answer. Why your next salad might be grown by robots. And listening to the songs of the stars. https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/birqh2/number_of_dead_people_on_facebook_may_outnumber/ Trending

Published on: April 30th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Privacy Commissioner of Canada finds Facebook broke the law; asks for more power to hold it accountable

Facebook committed serious violations of Canadian privacy laws and failed to take responsibility for protecting the personal information of Canadians, an investigation conducted by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC)

Published on: April 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Galaxy Folds break; Notre Dame backup; Zuckerberg selling secrets

Hashtag Trending is brought to you by Box. Box simplifies content management. Providing a single content platform that accelerates business processes, improves employee productivity and protects your most valuable information. Twitter is flooded

Published on: April 18th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s password flub; AT&T CEO gets robocalls; the downsides of remote working

Another embarrassing security incident at Facebook; the most ironic robocall ever received; Feeling lonely? Well if you’re remote working, you’re not alone, oh wait yes you are. Uh whatever…   https://trends.google.ca/trends/trendingsearches/realtime?geo=CA&category=t Trending on

Published on: March 22nd, 2019 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Facebook uses AI to stop revenge porn, millennials watch more Netflix than all other TV, Tesla Model Y

Facebook will use AI to prevent revenge porn, millennials are watching a ton of Netflix, and Tesla announces its new Model Y compact SUV. Trending on Google, Facebook is employing artificial intelligence to

Published on: March 18th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Quantum chips in silicon; critique of Zuckerberg’s privacy essay; Mac vs. PC in 2019

Why quantum computers just got another research boost. Taking Mark Zuckerberg’s privacy essay to task. And a Youtube host explains why he’s dropping his MacBook for a Windows 10 PC. Trending on Google,

Published on: March 12th, 2019 Brian Jackson