Hashtag Trending – Foldable smartphone race; Amazon data breach; What is artificial intelligence?

The world’s top two smartphone manufacturers are racing to release foldable smartphones; Amazon suffered a data breach but it won’t say how big; and what is artificial intelligence anyway? Trending on Google, the

Published on: November 22nd, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Breakup Facebook; Amazon bids on sports TV; FONK is the new FOMO

Should anti-trust laws be dusted off to deal with the tech giants? One of those giants, Amazon, is looking to become a sports broadcaster. And if you thought FOMO was bad, just wait

Published on: November 21st, 2018 Brian Jackson

Nov. 20, 2018 – Elon Musk’s satellite network; Disney’s Star Wars hotel; your creepy cartoon clone

SpaceX has now won approval to put almost 12,000 satellites into orbit. Disney’s got big plans to build new Star Wars attractions at its theme parks. And a new app offers to close

Published on: November 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending: Google Pixel phones now have night sight, Japan’s minister of cybersecurity has never used a computer, Apple Watch finally gets a better Spotify app

Trending on Google, Google Pixel phones now have Night Sight camera mode to take better night time photos. Night Sight was announced alongside the new Google Pixel 3 smartphones in October. This new

Published on: November 16th, 2018 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending: Amazon HQ2 is official; win $2 million dollars with AI drone; Search paper docs using your smartphone

Trending on Google, After Amazon recently crossed off Toronto to house its new headquarters, it has settled with New York City and Arlington, Virginia. The e-commerce giant announced yesterday that it will be

Published on: November 14th, 2018 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending: World’s first AI news anchor; Apple, Amazon deal; reversible headphones

The world gets its first artificial intelligence news anchor, Apple strikes deal with Amazon to sell products, and you may never have to worry about putting your headphones over the wrong ear ever

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Pakistani banks hacked; Microsoft uses Minecraft for a demo; Homemade flying car turns heads

A new report says almost all Pakistani banks have been hacked, Microsoft uses Minecraft to demo its upcoming campus revamp, and a man’s homemade flying car turns heads. Trending on Reddit - Pakistan’s

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Amazon to split HQ2 in two; Bill Gates reinvents the toilet; Voting machine instructions turns heads

Amazon plans to split HQ2 between two locations, Bill Gates unveils a futuristic toilet that doesn’t need water or sewers, and a voting machine manual that asks customers to re-use easy passwords makes

Published on: November 7th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending: Advancing women in tech; Uber’s self driving cars; Apple’s woozy emoji puzzles

Move The Dial hosts inaugural global summit on women leadership in tech, Uber wants to test self-driving cars again, and what's up with Apple’s woozy emoji? First up: This week marks the first

Published on: November 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Google Home Hub reviews, smarter traffic lights, smartphones owned for longer

The first Google Home Hub reviews are out, how auto makers are working to reduce the time you wait at red lights, and why people are keeping their smartphones for longer. Trending on

Published on: October 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending: Apple overpricing repairs; Amazon employees protest facial recognition software; Canadian-made smart glasses

Apple is accused of restricting and over estimating price of device repairs, Amazon employees are protesting the sale of facial recognition software and a Waterloo-based company creates smart glasses. First from Reddit: We

Published on: October 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: A phone for your phone; Facebook sued over video metrics; Russia-Iran tweets revealed

A mini sidekick phone for your phone, Facebook is being sued again over false video metrics and Twitter reveals over 10 million tweets from the Russian and Iranian troll campaigns. First from Google:

Published on: October 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

HashtagTrending: Cannabis and machine learning; ‘Weed-dating’; and tracking consumption

It’s October 17th and unless you’ve been living under a rock you probably know what that means. Recreational cannabis is now officially legal across Canada and in light of this we decided to

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Apple’s latest acqui-hire; GoPro deal with Adobe; China’s surveillance plans for Google

Apple makes another move in its music streaming battle with Spotify. Adobe Creative Cloud users will now gain access to some GoPro clips. And new laws passed in China may require Google to

Published on: October 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson