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

Hashtag Trending – Google’s Kubernetes support; Product Hunt podcast; weird iPhone cases

Google makes a big announcement at Open Source Summit, Product Hunt is launching a podcast (again), and 10 iPhone cases that go beyond protecting your device. https://twitter.com/pythomit/status/1034840743821553664 Trending on Twitter is Open Source

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Messagepoint expands offices in Kitchener-Waterloo

Messagepoint has expanded its Canadian footprint and opened a new office in Kitchener, Ont., a move that is part of the company’s expansion that also includes recently opened offices in London, U.K. The

Published on: August 29th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Google’s Gradient Venture makes first lead investment with Canadian AI startup

The first Canadian recipient of an investment from Google's Gradient Ventures says Canada "has a strong foundation" of artificial intelligence (AI) companies that could see more investments from the fund. Toronto-based industrial AI

Published on: August 28th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Lyft is going to offer discounted rides during U.S. midterm elections; Twitter’s CEO might testify; Apple hires dozens from Tesla

First up trending on Reddit: It looks like ride-hailing service Lyft is going to be helping American voters get to a voting station during the country’s midterm elections coming up on Nov. 6.

Published on: August 27th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending- Facebook removes misinformation accounts; AI cooling Google data centres; Netflix cutting out Apple fees

Facebook removes hundreds of misleading accounts, Google is using AI to cool its data centres and Netflix hopes to take a bite out of its Apple fees. First up from LinkedIn: Hundreds of

Published on: August 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Smart cities need ‘heightened awareness’ of privacy, Ontario assistant privacy commissioner says

Internet of Things (IoT) technology is a reality that cities across the world are waking up to, and the proliferation of smart city projects means that more municipalities than ever are moving forward

Published on: August 21st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending – Tesla in trouble thanks to Musk’s tweet; Google smart display coming soon; WordPress removes alt-right blogs

Elon Musk tweets put him in more hot water, Google’ smart home display may arrive soon and WordPress has removed alt-right conspiracy theorist blogs. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Published on: August 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Sidewalk Labs reveals vision for ‘smart city’ project, provides no answers on data collection policy

It wasn’t exactly a scene from Netflix’s sci-fi dystopian show Black Mirror, but Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto finally shed more light on their vision for a smart city and

Published on: August 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending – Google is tracking you at all times; Netflix’s CFO is stepping down; kids hacking election results?

Google is tracking your every move, despite privacy settings, Netflix’s chief financial officer is stepping down after 14 years and kids hacking election results? First, trending on Google: Google itself is watching you,

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson


Google sister company moves forward with smart neighbourhood project

Toronto’s smart city project with Google sister company Sidewalk Labs is set to move forward after signing a new agreement with Waterfront Toronto. Waterfront Toronto announced Tuesday that its board voted to move

Published on: August 1st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Uber drivers declared employees; newest Gmail update puts 1.4B at risk; Venmo’s default setting is public

Uber drivers have been declared employees for unemployment purposes. U.S. intelligence warns that Gmail’s latest update puts 1.4 billion users at risk. And a German academic researching e-transfer app Venmo learned way more

Published on: July 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Meet Google Cloud’s 4 anchor tenants in Canada

SAN FRANCISCO - Google Cloud may have been a late arrival to the Canadian region among public cloud competitors, but that hasn't stopped it from winning some contracts with major Canadian brands. Google

Published on: July 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson