Hashtag Trending – Montreal teen arrested in cryptocurrency scam; EU considering suspending facial recognition; Alphabet passes the trillion-dollar mark.

Welcome listeners, hope you’re all doing well this Monday morning. The top three stories to take in right now include a Montreal teen arrested in cryptocurrency scam bust, the European Union considering banning

Published on: January 20th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – A carbon negative Microsoft, Norwegian Consumer Council slams advertisers, China’s high-speed train

Microsoft says it wants to go carbon negative by 2030, the Norwegian Consumer Council releases a new report highlighting how digital marketing are breaking the rules - a lot, and Twitter can’t get

Published on: January 17th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Ikea closes pick-up and order stores, Google and its cookies, new facial-recognition tech

In today’s episode, we talk about Ikea Canada closing its pick up and order stores, Google cutting web cookies, and the U.S. military’s plans to build long-range facial recognition technology. Citing “urbanisation, technology

Published on: January 16th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Goodbye Windows 7, Uber’s Ontario fight, Microsoft CEO slams backdoors

People say their farewells to Windows 7, Uber drivers in Ontario want to unionize, and Microsoft’s CEO says encryption backdoors are a “terrible idea”.   Windows 7 is no more. The ex-operating system

Published on: January 15th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Walmart’s grocery robots; Las Vegas avoids cyber-attack; Microsoft to catch a predator

On this episode of Hashtag trending, we talk about Walmart’s grocery robot helpers, how Las Vegas avoided a cyber attack during CES, and what Microsoft’s newest solution to protect children online.   People

Published on: January 14th, 2020

Hashtag Trending – AI goes Hollywood, Twitter’s new reply rules, old vs new on the farm

Hollywood thinks AI has the answers to better film management, Twitter users will soon have more control over who can reply to their tweets, and farmers are buying 40-year-old tractors because they’re actually

Published on: January 13th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Political ads on Facebook, TikTok vulnerability, awful photoshop job goes viral

Facebook is sticking to its advertising policy despite it not making much sense, a recently published report highlights a serious TikTok vulnerability that was addressed last December, and someone’s attempt to skip work

Published on: January 10th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Sony’s new car, Toyota’s new smart city, #boycottCES

The 2020 Consumer Electronic Show continues, and so does the news flow as Sony announces its own electric car, Toyota unveils its plans for a smart city at the bottom of Mt. Fuji,

Published on: January 9th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – More CES, Facebook bans deepfake vids, flying car unveiled

CES hasn’t stopped, so how can we not talk about it, Facebook says it’s going to ban deepfake videos, and Uber and Hyundai unveil their concept electric flying car for the future of

Published on: January 8th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – CES, Apple gets roasted, outdated IT

CES is underway in Las Vegas, and there are too many things to talk about, Apple gets a shoutout during the Golden Globes - not the one Tim Cook wanted though - and

Published on: January 7th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Streaming sustainability, Samsung Galaxy lites, Canada and Huawei

Our obsession with streaming isn’t going away, but what does it mean for our planet? We walk Samsung and its new lite devices, and people are anxiously waiting for the Trudeau government to

Published on: January 6th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – LG’s rollable TV, Google AI helps in healthcare, new privacy law

Happy New Year everyone! And welcome back to another episode of Hashtag Trending. Get used to hearing more about rollable TVs as LG announces a new one, Google announces a breakthrough in the

Published on: January 3rd, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Automation predictions for 2020

The ever closening presence of automation has a vast majority of the world at least a little bit worried. And every year we see more and more advancements in this field, bringing us

Published on: January 1st, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – 3 social media predictions for 2020

Welcome to a special episode of Hashtag Trending as we bring you our predictions for social media in 2020.  Last year we made the prediction that augmented reality and virtual reality would begin

Published on: December 30th, 2019 ITBusiness Staff