Hashtag Trending – Army of Amazon tweeters; AR used to explain danger of Florence; Facebook will fact-check photos and videos

An army of Amazon workers are tweeting about how awesome the company is, the Weather Channel uses AR technology to scare everyone, and Facebook expands its fact-checking net to include fake photos and

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Canada’s Growth 500 2018; Don’t kill the headphone jack; Amazon drivers speak out

Canada’s 500 fastest growing businesses, why it’s still too early to kill the headphone jack, and Amazon drivers are speaking out about harsh work conditions. https://twitter.com/cdnbiz/status/1040228749093085184 Trending on Twitter, Canadian Business released its

Published on: September 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Apple announces 3 new iPhones, Apple Watch Series 4

Apple announces three new iPhones and a new Apple Watch. With the trillion-dollar firm’s event totally taking over the Internet yesterday, this is a special episode dedicated to bringing you up to speed

Published on: September 13th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Internet providers are throttling your streaming; Google fights ‘right to be forgotten; Facebook talks meme recognition

Internet providers in the U.S. are throttling streaming services, Google fights the ‘right to be forgotten,’ and Facebook wants to crack down on offensive memes. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right

Published on: September 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Tor Project’s new Android app; Snap loses strategy chief; British Airways sued for data breach

A new web browser for Android will make it easier to access websites anonymously, Snap loses strategy its chief Imran Khan, and British Airways is sued over a data breach affecting millions First

Published on: September 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Apple’s next iPhone event; Huawei dropped from benchmarking tool; 58% of tech employees are faking it

Apple is scheduled to reveal its next iPhone on Sept. 12. Huawei has been dropped from benchmarking tool 3DMark after it was caught cheating on tests. And an informal test of Silicon Valley’s

Published on: September 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – EU approves Apple/Shazam deal; alleged Sony hacker charged; Did IBM spy on New Yorkers?

The European Union has approved Apple’s bid to buy music identification service Shazam. An alleged participant in the 2014 Sony hack has been charged by the U.S. Department of Justice. And a report

Published on: September 7th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Users deleting Facebook app; Twitter and Facebook testify before U.S. congress; 2,000 Slack groups

One quarter of Facebook users are deleting the app, Twitter and Facebook testify in front of U.S. congress, and a full list of more than 2,000 Slack communities. First from Google Trends: One

Published on: September 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Amazon hits $1 trillion; Mercedes-Benz takes on Tesla; Canadian university creates roll-up tablet

Amazon hits the $1 trillion mark, Mercedes-Benz reveals its first all-electric car and Queen’s University creates a roll-up tablet. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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

Hashtag Trending – Airbnb as landlord; content marketing is broken; Trump’s SEO rant

Airbnb might be your next landlord. Find out why content marketing is broken. And Donald Trump complains about Google’s search results. Trending on LinkedIn, Airbnb’s best growing segment are year-round rentals owned by

Published on: August 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – AMD stock soars; Disney names streaming service; Cyberpunk 2077 demo

AMD’s stock is soaring up right alongside its CPU benchmark results. Disney’s revealed the name for its competitor to Netflix. Gamers get a peek at the world of Cyberpunk 2077. Trending on Google

Published on: August 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Facebook bans Cambridge Analytica (again); IBM patents coffee-delivery drone

Facebook bans another app by Cambridge Analytica for improperly sharing information. Australia has banned Chinese telecoms Huawei and ZTE from contributing equipment to its 5G network. And IBM has patented a novel way

Published on: August 24th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood