Google Pixel Slate hands-on: the Chromebook goes detachable

Google’s Pixel Slate convertible PC is the newest showcase product for its browser-based Chrome OS. Announced on Oct. 9 at the Made by Google event, it aims to show the world that Chromebooks

Published on: November 28th, 2018 Tom Li

Apple iPhone XS review: Apple’s best is too expensive

  The iPhone XS is easily the best iPhone to date, and may even be one of the best smartphones on the market. With a vastly refined processor and a better camera, its

Published on: November 23rd, 2018 Tom Li

HashTag Trending – Apple acquires Silk Labs; Amazon pushes Amazon Pay; lots of Black Friday deals

Apple buys AI startup Silk Labs; Amazon wants to integrate Amazon Pay in restaurants and gas stations; and we highlight a few Black Friday deals. Trending on Reddit. Apple has acquired the AI

Published on: November 23rd, 2018 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending: Apple cuts deal with a movie maker; Facebook seeks spike in government demand; Facebook’s’ Sandberg responds to latest expose

Up first on LinkedIn: Apple is dipping its toes into filmmaking and has partnered with the movie studio A24 to make original, feature-length films. The entertainment company got three Academy Awards last year.

Published on: November 19th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: NASA asks Canada to continue with AI help; TSA plans for facial recognition; Uber unveils rewards program

First up on Reddit: NASA’s administrator Jim Bridenstine says he really wants Canada to contribute on artificial intelligence and robotics. He added that this could include a next-generation Canadarm on the Lunar Gateway

Published on: November 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: Youtube viewers watching for longer; companies microchipping staff; Twitter considers edit feature

First up trending on LinkedIn: Longer videos are starting to get much more popular on Youtube. The video streaming platform is seeing a surge of videos extending past 15 minutes, and even hours

Published on: November 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Canadian CEOs say it’s positive, not surprising, Toronto may not be next Amazon HQ2 location

Senior executives and CEOs of Canadian companies were relieved, but not surprised, after reading the Wall Street Journal’s rumoured report that Amazon’s HQ2 will not be in Toronto. The Wall Street Journal report

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: World’s first AI news anchor; Apple, Amazon deal; reversible headphones

The world gets its first artificial intelligence news anchor, Apple strikes deal with Amazon to sell products, and you may never have to worry about putting your headphones over the wrong ear ever

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Big tech companies talk best practices for more diverse and inclusive workplace at #MoveTheDial

Toronto- Senior executives from several major tech companies spoke about the importance of how allyship, including everyone in the conversation, and outlining values can help move the dial for more women and people

Published on: November 9th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: Zuckerberg turns down governments’ request; cord cutting is accelerating; Microsoft’s president calls for regulating facial recognition

Trending on LinkedIn: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has declined the request of government officials from Canada and the U.K. to discuss fake news and data privacy. Facebook issued a letter to respective governments

Published on: November 9th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Inside Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto HQ

ITWC got a tour of Google's sister company Sidewalk Labs' Toronto headquarters. It's located right smack down in the middle of Quayside, which is where Sidewalk Labs' is trying to build a smart

Published on: November 7th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

All Hands on Tech – Google Pixel 3XL full review

We take a look at Google's latest phone the Pixel 3XL. Is it worth its hefty price tag? For a full review read it here. Don't forget to like the video and subscribe

Published on: November 6th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: Google staff stage walkout; WWW inventor speaks out; Facebook still losing European users

 First up trending on Twitter, and basically everywhere else, yesterday hundreds of staff from Google’s office around the world staged a series of walkouts in protest over how sexual misconduct allegations are

Published on: November 2nd, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: Google and sexual harassment; U.K. fines Facebook; AI portrait’s big price-tag

Google’s CEO has admitted it had a sexual harassment problem, the U.K. has fined Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the painting creating by artificial intelligence sold way above predictions. First from

Published on: October 29th, 2018 Meagan Simpson