Hashtag Trending – Apple’s latest acqui-hire; GoPro deal with Adobe; China’s surveillance plans for Google

Apple makes another move in its music streaming battle with Spotify. Adobe Creative Cloud users will now gain access to some GoPro clips. And new laws passed in China may require Google to

Published on: October 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Google Pixel 3 XL Smartphone Review

The Pixel 3 XL delivers excellent performance on all fronts, and I dare say that it’s Google’s best phone yet. While it’s certainly a solid choice for Android purists, it loses when it

Published on: October 15th, 2018 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending: Revolutionizing emails; Facebook Portal privacy concerns and; Snapchat TV

A new artificial intelligence app is taking on the world of emails, the new Facebook Portal brings up concerns over privacy and Snapchat is creating its own ‘Snap-sized’ TV shows. First trending on

Published on: October 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Google+ data leak, Pixel 3 unveiled and; Google losing ads to Amazon

Google shuts down Google+ after a data leak, unveils the Pixel 3, and might be losing advertising to Amazon. Listen to the latest Hashtag Trending First from Reddit: It may be no surprise

Published on: October 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

No surprises from Google as it unveils Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, Google Home Hub

NEW YORK --- Google did its best to try and distract people from the fact that most of its products have been leaked in the past couple of months, with flashy promos leading

Published on: October 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

What to expect from the Oct. 9 ‘Made by Google’ event

The annual Made by Google event is the birthplace for new Google products. This year, Google Inc. is expected to debut new Pixel phones, tablets, as well as software demos for Android Pie

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Tom Li

Amazon has a new store; Samsung chairman indicted; Facebook has access to shadow contacts

First up on LinkedIn: Amazon has opened a new store in New York’s trendy SoHo neighbourhood and it has a bunch of items rated 4-stars or higher on its website. The store, called

Published on: September 28th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending – Music streaming fees; Google Chrome’s privacy issue; new Oculus VR headset

Are music streaming services too good to be true? According to the U.S. Congress, the answer is yes. Google changes course on a privacy decision with Chrome. And Facebook announces a new, wireless

Published on: September 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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

Igloo navigating ‘sophisticated’ clients as it tries to go global

San Antonio, TX - Igloo Software wants to go global with its intranet software solution platform and cater to a growing audience that CEO Dan Latendre says is “more sophisticated” and wants more

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Google services generated as much as $18 billion in Canadian economy last year: Deloitte

Canadian businesses created $10.4 billion in economic activity last year just through the use of Google Search and Google Ads, according to an Economic Impact Report commissioned by the search giant and conducted by

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Google Ads focusing on small businesses in re-brand

Google is following suit with other online platforms, focusing on small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and attempting to make it easier to reach target audiences with its updated advertisement service. Google Canada recently announced

Published on: September 4th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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