Hashtag Trending, June 15, 2021- Bitcoin jumps more than 20 per cent; Second dose vaccine booking issues; Microsoft employees slept in data centres

Bitcoin jumps after a tweet from Elon Musk, Ontario residents experience major technical difficulties when booking vaccines, and Microsoft executive reveals employees slept in data centres at the start of the pandemic. It’s

Published on: June 15th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 14, 2021 – Anti-vaxxers turn to Yelp; Facial recognition’s future; How to manage remote teams effectively

Anti-vaxxers are turning to Yelp for help targeting restaurants that are asking for proof of vaccination; Big tech is the target of another antitrust bill in the U.S., and experts share tips for

Published on: June 14th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 11, 2021 – Facebook’s Sex Trafficking Underbelly; Antitrust bills could reshape Big Tech; Fastly Clears the Air

Report finds Facebook rampant with sex trafficking, an antitrust law that could reshape Big Tech, and Fastly releases a statement It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending!

Published on: June 11th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 10, 2021- El Salvador court favours bitcoin law; IRS reveals billionaires paid little income tax; Biden revokes Trump’s TikTok ban

El Salvador officially adopts bitcoin as legal tender, IRS data reveals billionaires paid almost no income tax and Biden dumps Trump’s TikTok ban. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome

Published on: June 10th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending, June 9, 2021 – Fastly’s Major Outage; Apple Talks EV Batteries; Tech’s Firms Shifting

With files from Jori Negin-Shecter A Fastly server error takes down huge swaths of the web, rumblings on Apple’s Electric Vehicle batteries continue to emerge, and Tech Firms are changing the way they

Published on: June 9th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 8, 2021- Bezos going to space; Toronto’s HQ2 loss brings benefits, Apple WWDC kicks off

Jeff Bezos announces his trip to space, Toronto’s loss in the 2017 HQ2 contest resulted in some unexpected benefits, and Apple announces key software updates at WWDC 2021.  It’s all the biz/tech news

Published on: June 8th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 7, 2021 – US elevates ransomware investigations; Tank Man censorship; El Salvador adopts Bitcoin as legal tender

The U.S. says it’s going to start treating ransomware investigations much more seriously, Bing censors Tank Man image search results, and El Salvador becomes the first country to adopt bitcoin as a legal

Published on: June 7th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 4, 2021- Twitter Blue launches in Canada; Self-driving trucks make progress; Survey says workers will quit without hybrid work model

Twitter launches a new subscription service, self-driving trucks are slowly hitting the roads, and employees are considering quitting their jobs if employers aren’t flexible about remote work. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s

Published on: June 4th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 3, 2021 – Return to the office? No thanks says survey; Microsoft’s next gen of Windows; Ransomware attack hits meat producer

More than 85 per cent of tech workers don’t want to return to the office full time, Microsoft plans to reveal the next generation of its operating system later this month, and a

Published on: June 3rd, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 2, 2021- US target for disinformation campaigns; Acer affected by chip shortage; Uber-style apps for off-duty policing

Facebook reports that the US is the most frequent target for disinformation campaigns, Acer is feeling the impact of the global chip shortage, and some companies are considering creating Uber-like apps for off-duty

Published on: June 2nd, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 1, 2021- Amazon sharing customers internet; Silicon Six tax accusations; Chip shortage could take years to fix

With files from Samira Balsara Amazon devices will soon be able to share its customers' internet with neighbours, The ‘Silicon Six’ are being accused of inflating tax payments, and Intel’s CEO says the

Published on: June 1st, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, May 31, 2021 – $600M class-action lawsuit against Google; Iran bans cryptomining; Google’s collection of location data

A lawsuit against Google gets class-action status, Iran bans cryptomining after rolling blackouts, and unredacted documents show Google made it hard to keep location data private. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular

Published on: May 31st, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, May 28, 2021 – Jeff Bezos to step down in July; Facebook updates its fact checking process; Canada Post hit with malware

Jeff Bezos is handing over the Amazon CEO reins, Facebook is trying to help us see less from the worst people on the platform, and Canada Post suffers a malware attack. It’s all

Published on: May 28th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, May 27, 2021 – Amazon buys MGM; FICO report reveals ethical AI not top of mind among companies; Amazon under criticism for poor working conditions

Amazon buys MGM film studios, a new report reveals companies are not prioritizing inclusive AI, and Amazon is under global criticism for poor working conditions.  It’s all the tech news that’s got people

Published on: May 27th, 2021 Alex Coop