Hashtag Trending, March 25, 2021 – Intel business update; Slack turns into a messenger; WFH’s unique benefits

Intel announces new fabrication plants, Slack turns into a full-on messaging app, and work from home has been breaking barriers for those with disabilities.  It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Published on: March 25th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 24, 2021 – Microsoft looks to acquire Discord; Apple steals Aramco’s crown; Hospitals hide pricing data

Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord for more than $10 billion, Apple takes the profit crown from a Saudi oil giant, and hospitals are hiding pricing data from search results according to

Published on: March 24th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 23, 2021 – Gen Z is struggling with remote work; Instagram labeled world’s most-invasive app; Zoom profis skyrocket

Microsoft’s latest Work Trend Index says Gen Z workers are struggling with remote work, Instagram is one of the world’s most invasive apps according to a new study, and Zoom profits soar while

Published on: March 23rd, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 22, 2021 – Oscars ban Zoom; Amazon driver quits after camera tracks his every move; Acer hit with $50M ransomware attack

The Oscars say no to a Zoom-event, an Amazon driver’s story about his decision to quit because of an AI-camera in his van goes viral, and computer maker Acer gets hit with ransomware.

Published on: March 22nd, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, March 19, 2021 – U.S. Telemarketers under fire; Starlink in Canada; Labour board sides with Amazon workers

Telemarketers in the U.S. are in the hot seat after a massive fine, that chatter about Starlink in Canada grows, and the U.S. National Labour Relations Board sides with Amazon workers. It’s all

Published on: March 19th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 18, 2021 – Clubhouse knockoffs; Car location data for the U.S. military; Eight-hour workdays

Chinese firms are rushing to launch their own versions of Clubhouse, one spy firm wants to sell your car location data to the U.S. military, and the eight-hour workday is up for debate.

Published on: March 18th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 17, 2021 – DuckDuckGo calls out competitors; Building a new web browser; Rogers-Shaw deal follow up

DuckDuckGo uses privacy labels to call out Google, a small company says it’s building a web browser from scratch, and the potential consequences of the Rogers and Shaw mega-merger are discussed online. It’s

Published on: March 17th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 16, 2021 – Rogers’ $26B bid for Shaw; Head offices disappearing in Calgary; Tinder’s background checks

Rogers signs an agreement to purchase Shaw Communications for $26 billion, the office vacancy rate in Calgary becomes a concerning trend, and dating apps look into background checks. It’s all the tech news

Published on: March 16th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 15, 2021 – Amazon says no to Pickering and appeals orders to close a Brampton warehouse; Google accused of tracking users in ‘Incognito’ mode

Amazon says no to a Pickering warehouse opening while appealing orders to close a Brampton location due to a COVID-19 outbreak, and Google is accused of tracking users in 'Incognito' mode It’s all

Published on: March 15th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, March 12, 2021 – NFT fever; Uber proposes new labour model; Fire destroys French data centres, knocks out millions of websites

NFTs are making people go wild, we try and find out why, Uber is asking Canadian provinces to change labour laws, and a fire destroys data centres in France and knocks out millions

Published on: March 12th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, March 11, 2021 – Big Tech CEOs in the hot seat; Hackers breach surveillance cameras; Mobility data shows we’re on the move again!

The CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter will face questions about misinformation, hackers breach surveillance cameras globally, and cellphone data shows more people are on the move. It’s all the tech news that’s

Published on: March 11th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 10, 2021 – Crypto climate challenges; One-way interviews; Amazon’s palm and pay tech expands

Crypto climate challenges, the surge of one-way interviews, and Amazon One’s palm and pay technology is expanding.  It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, March

Published on: March 10th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 9, 2021 – Job hunt differences between men and women; Microsoft’s Bethesda acquisition is official; Fever scanner mishap

LinkedIn's Workforce Confidence Index breaks down the challenges and strategies that Canadians are applying to the job hunt by gender, Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of ZeniMax Media gets the green light, and some

Published on: March 9th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, March 8, 2021 – Another global cybersecurity crisis; 100TB hard drives; Digital accessibility

Another day, another global cybersecurity crisis, Seagate’s latest product roadmap teases a 100TB hard disc drive arriving by 2030, and a story about a legally blind man’s lawsuit against Dell sparks a discussion

Published on: March 8th, 2021 Alex Coop