Hashtag Trending – Flickr deleting photos; Spotify buys podcasters; New period emoji

Flickr is deleting users’ photos, Spotify says it’s buying podcast producers; and the latest emoji update aims to represent people with disabilities and remove the stigma and taboos surrounding periods. Flickr has started

Published on: February 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

HashTag Trending – Gmail blocks more spam; Facebook lets you retract messages; Google detects compromised accounts

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Published on: February 7th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Lost password locks out millions in crypto; Suicide prevention on Instagram must improve, says CEO; New York best place for tech

A lost password results in $190 million in cryptocurrency being locked, the head of Instagram says more has to be done to protect users from content promoting suicide, and a new study says

Published on: February 6th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – YouTube fights dislike mobs; IT companies fight hate speech; Chinese programmer steals a million

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Published on: February 5th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – CBC boss dunks on Netflix; Amazon applications spike; Fake news at it again

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Published on: February 4th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Deleting Facebook leads to happiness; A super-speedy 3D printer; Computer science demand soars

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Published on: February 1st, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Facebook pays teens for data; San Fran looks to ban facial recognition; Wanzhou in court

Facebook has been paying teens to install a VPN to get dirt on its competitors, San Francisco is introducing legislation to ban the government use of facial recognition tech, and Huawei’s CFO is

Published on: January 31st, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – US files charges against Huawei; A serious FaceTime bug; Cybersecurity worker shortage

The U.S. has filed charges against Huawei and its chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, Apple disables a Group FaceTime feature because of a nasty security bug, and a new study points to a

Published on: January 30th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Data Privacy Day tips; Windows 10 hogs hard drive; Samsung ditches plastic packaging

How to lie and cheat your way to better online privacy; Windows 10 is going to hog more of your disk space, and Samsung makes a commitment to do something good for the

Published on: January 29th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Zuckerberg to merge social media platforms; Microsoft employees spam each other; YouTube discourages borderline content

Mark Zuckerberg wants to merge his social media platforms; Microsoft employees start email turmoil; YouTube will discourage borderline content. Trending on Reddit, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to unify WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook

Published on: January 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Canada invests in Nokia for 5G; China blocks Bing; AI beats human pro gamers

Canada turns to Nokia for 5G; China blocks Bing; Google’s AI beats human pro gamers. Trending on Reddit, After the relationship between Canada and China soured over the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng

Published on: January 25th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft helps combat fake news; XiaoMi demos foldable phone; Adobe buys Allgorithmic

Microsoft Edge to detect fake news; XiaoMi unveils its own foldable phone; Adobe purchases Allgorithmic.   Discerning between real and fake news can be challenging, but Microsoft is looking to make that process

Published on: January 24th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – U.S. commits to extradite Meng Wanzhou, Luis Vuitton’s $1,000 earbuds, Oscars VFX nominees

The United States says it plans to go through with extraditing Huawei’s chief financial officer; a fashion icon wants to sell you overpriced headphones; and we now know what films are in contention

Published on: January 23rd, 2019 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Google fined $57 million; the 10-year challenge conspiracy theory; dead battery bounce

We all knew it would happen eventually and now it has - Google has been fined for violating Europe’s new privacy legislation. Was the 10-year challenge meme actually some sort of secret plot

Published on: January 22nd, 2019 Brian Jackson