Hashtag Trending – Right to repair movement swells; #CoronaVirusHiring; Cleaning up your digital history

The right to repair movement gains momentum in the U.S. and beyond, LinkedIn has a long-list of companies that are hiring right now and they include several tech companies, and a story about

Published on: October 26th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Quibi is finished; Former Google CEO dunks on social networks; Trump’s Twitter password

Entertainment startup Quibi shuts down after blowing through $1.75 billion of funding, Google’s former CEO dunks on social networks, and a security researcher says they guessed President Trump’s Twitter password. It’s all the

Published on: October 23rd, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – PayPal opens up to crypto; Netflix experiments; GOP fast-tracks 5G deal

Paypal opens up to cryptocurrencies, Netflix has a new promotional experiment, and Trump is pressuring the White House to fast-track a deal that would give a no-bid contract 5G deal to Rivada Networks.

Published on: October 22nd, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Google VS the US; Hacking for charity; Microsoft Azure, but in space!

Google is accused of abusing monopoly powers by the U.S. government, hackers are using cyber crime for good, and Microsoft debuts Azure - in spaaace. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right

Published on: October 21st, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – EU investigates Instagram; Nokia shoots for the moon; Google names that song

The EU is investigating Instagram for allegedly exposing the contact data of up to 5 million underage users, you will soon get a phone single on the moon, and Google launches it’s ‘hum

Published on: October 20th, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – A $2B tax evasion scheme; Zoom launches OnZoom; Oracle CEO supports Lindsey Graham

A billionaire is indicted on charges of tax evasion and wire fraud, Zoom launches a new service, and a report shows Oracle's CEO donated $250,000 to a super PAC supporting Sen. Lindsey Graham

Published on: October 19th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – WFH woes; Dropbox makes WFH permanent; Former Facebook exec speaks out

It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday October 16, and I’m your host Alex Coop. More WFH woes, but in the meantime Dropbox makes WFH

Published on: October 16th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Amazon workers strike; Google goes farming; Twitter suspends accounts

Amazon workers are striking in Germany, Google comes out with new robots to help farmers, and Twitter is suspending accounts for posing as Black Trump supporters. It’s all the tech news that’s popular

Published on: October 15th, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Apple unveils new iPhone; Amazon Prime Day; Disney makes moves

Apple’s new iPhone 12, Prime day kicked off the holiday shopping season, and Disney is going to be making a historical change. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to

Published on: October 14th, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Revisiting old websites; Contact tracing mishap; WFH dress codes

We take a trip down memory lane to revisit old websites and feel old, pubs and restaurants sell contact tracing information; and is it time to consider work from home dress codes? It’s

Published on: October 13th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – GPS track sea turtle traffickers; Netflix Canada hikes prices; IBM spinoff

GPS tracks sea turtle traffickers; Netflix Canada is hiking its prices, and IBM says goodbye to its managed infrastructure services It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending!

Published on: October 9th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – LAPD admits using facial recognition; Battle against Big Tech; QAnon banned on Facebook

The LAPD admits to using facial recognition since 2009, House Democrats are calling for big changes among the big four, and Facebook bans QAnon. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Published on: October 8th, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – COVID Alert open source; AT&T ends DSL; John McAfee arrested

The COVID Alert app source code is now available on Github, AT&T pulls DSL internet without providing an alternative for people living in the area, and John McAfee gets arrested in Spain. It’s

Published on: October 7th, 2020 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending – Apple sues Ontario recycling partner; Excel troubles; Spotify helps you name that song

Apple sues an Ontario recycling partner, Excel may have caused the loss of 16,000 COVID-19 tests in England, and Spotify has a new feature. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Published on: October 6th, 2020 Baneet Braich