Hashtag Trending – Firefox VPN; SMS SIM attack; financial firms need better websites

Mozilla launches secure connection service in Firefox, new cellphone vulnerability can take over a device using SMS, and financial websites have the lowest readability scores. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today.

Published on: September 13th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Uber cuts hundreds of jobs, California’s new bill, e-scooter scorn

Uber cuts more than 400 jobs, California introduces a bill that will require companies like Uber and Lyft to treat contract workers as employees, and Toronto discusses banning e-scooters from its sidewalks. Trending

Published on: September 12th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Apple releases iPhone 11 Pros; autonomous Toronto shuttles; Amazon worker climate strike

Apple launches iPhone 11, autonomous shuttles coming to Scarborough, Amazon employees plan to strike over climate. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today. It’s Wednesday, September 11th, and I’m your host, Tom

Published on: September 11th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Apple breaks Chinese labour law; Russia accuses ad giants of election interference; 120 million will need reskilling

First up we turn to LinkedIn. Apple and its manufacturing partner, Foxconn, has found itself in some pretty big headlines in recent times with the tariffs being levied against by the US government

Published on: September 10th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Windows 10 most popular; Google bans unproven medical ads; WhatsApp call through Google Assistant

Windows 10 finally beats Windows 7 in market share, Google bans unproven medical treatment ads, you can now use Google assistant to make WhatsApp calls. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today.

Published on: September 9th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Yahoo goes down, an Android update, Canadian cybersecurity talent shortage

Yahoo goes down, the latest Android update brings with it a bunch of new features, and a story about Canada’s cybersecurity talent shortage goes viral. There are a lot of reactions on Twitter

Published on: September 6th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Canada’s top startups, messaging app usage explodes, Amazon hotline

LinkedIn lists Canada’s top startups, downloads for a specific messaging app explodes, and former Amazon employees create a hotline to report unsafe working conditions. Montreal’s Element AI is this year’s top startup, according

Published on: September 5th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Classrooms ban phones, Facebook rethinking ‘likes’, Airbnb versus rental market

Ontario says no to cellphones in classrooms, Facebook isn’t sure about its own ‘like’ button, and a new study sheds light on Airbnb’s impact on Toronto’s rental market. While several schools have implemented

Published on: September 4th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – An unlikely team-up, cool office perks, Jack gets hacked

Alphabet teams up with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, are office perks still cool, and Twitter CEO’s gets hacked. Alphabet has teamed up with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to create an infrastructure

Published on: September 3rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Apple reverses stance on repairs, coffee shop etiquette, Facebook addiction

Apple reverses its stance on iPhone repairs, some tips on proper coffee shop etiquette for those who write in them a lot, and research finds heavy Facebook users make impaired decisions like drug

Published on: August 30th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Apple suspends human voice analysis; Android app infected with malware; social media impares decisions

Apple to stop listening to your voice commands, popular Android app has a deadly payload, social media impairs decision making? That’s all the tech news that’s trending today. It’s Thursday, August 29th, and

Published on: August 29th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Ditch cellphone during breaks; Apple reissues security patch; Apple saving Amazon rainforest

Using phones during breaks can prevent your brain from resting, Apple re-issues a security patch, Tim Cook pledges to help save the Amazon rainforest. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today. It’s

Published on: August 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Pleas to big tech, AI predicts when you’ll quit, a robotic exosuit

Companies ask tech giants Apple and Amazon to think about the planet, Harvard says it can use machine learning to predict who is going to quit their job next, and a robotic exosuit

Published on: August 27th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Bad location data botches court cases; unsafe items on Amazon; YouTube pulls more than 200 channels

Denmark to review court cases after discovering faulty cell location data, unsafe items being are sold on Amazon, YouTube terminates more than 200 accounts undermining Hong Kong protests. That’s all the tech news

Published on: August 26th, 2019 Tom Li