Hashtag Trending – Apple lawsuit, iPhone production bounces back, new Spotify subscription

Apple will be paying a hefty sum for intentionally throttling iPhones, but its device production is slowly recovering in China. Also, Spotify launches an interesting couples subscription for two people. It’s all the

Published on: March 4th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – iPhones in India; Amazon driver layoffs; Microsoft cancels ‘IoT in Action’

Apple can now sell iPhones in India; Amazon is set to layoff drivers; Microsoft has cancelled ‘IoT in Action’ It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s

Published on: March 3rd, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – iPhones in India; Amazon driver layoffs; Microsoft cancels ‘IoT in Action’

Apple can now sell iPhones in India; Amazon is set to layoff drivers; Microsoft has cancelled ‘IoT in Action’   For the first time ever, Apple is now able to sell smartphones in

Published on: March 3rd, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Fake 2020 candidate gets verified by Twitter, US officially bans Huawei, mistrust with tech during elections

A fake 2020 candidate gets verified by Twitter, the U.S. officially bans Huawei, and new data says there's a lot of mistrust with tech during elections. There’s been tons of chatter about a

Published on: March 2nd, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Bank of Canada says no to crypto, Wal-Mart+, Reddit CEO calls TikTok ‘parasitic’

The Bank of Canada says no thank you to crypocurrencies, Walmart is working on its own version of Amazon Prime, and the CEO of Reddit has some harsh words for TikTok. The Bank

Published on: February 28th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Gif/Jif debate resurfaces, Clearview AI get’s breached, Tesla Autopilot woes

One of the internet’s longest and silliest debates returns, Clearview AI says it suffered a data breach because of course it did, and it turns out Tesla’s Autopilot was one of the "probable

Published on: February 27th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending- Firefox switches to encrypted DNS; Intuit buys Credit Karma; EU recommends Signal app

The Mozilla Firefox browser just received a privacy boost by employing encrypted DNS, Intuit has decided to fold Credit Karma under its wings for 7.1 billion, and the EU recommends the popular messaging

Published on: February 26th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Google warns against Edge; startups losing staff; work-life balance is dying

Google says Microsoft Edge not secure, startups are losing staff, and laptops have killed work-life balance. https://www.phonearena.com/news/Microsoft-Edge-isnt-secure-says-Google_id122491 Microsoft recently decided to switch things up and base its Edge browser on open-source Chromium code.

Published on: February 25th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Cisco to release cloud-based security product management platform

Managing the many security products in an organization's environment is one of the key problems faced by CISOs. To help with the burden Cisco Systems today announced a cloud-based management portal for all

Published on: February 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending- Facebook pays for your data; AI finds new antibiotic; Instagram Music comes to Canada

Facebook plays the Uno reverse card and buys your data, MIT discovered a new potent antibiotic compound using AI, and Instagram Music has finally come to Canada. Thank you for tuning into Hashtag

Published on: February 24th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Facebook faces lawsuit, Find My Mobile, a legend passes away

Facebook faces *gasp* another lawsuit, Samsung scares everyone with a mysterious notification, and the legend behind cut copy and paste passes away. Facebook is facing a lawsuit from the US Internal Revenue Service,

Published on: February 21st, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Kickstarter unionizes, Inbox damage control, Bezos pledges to fight climate change

Kickstarter employees have voted in favour of forming a union, Twitter talks about how they prevent their email inbox from catching on fire, and Jeff Bezos says he’s pledging $10 billion to fight

Published on: February 20th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – CRTC hearing; new budget iPhone; new Microsoft Office app

If you care about Canadian mobile pricing at all, then you may want to tune into the CRTC public hearing. Also, mark your calendar for Apple’s budget iPhone launch on March 31st, and

Published on: February 19th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Facebook and taxes, Cyborg locusts, where’s the love Snapchat?

Facebook says it’ll pay more taxes in Europe, mechanically enhanced locusts sniff out bombs for the military, and thousands of people are wondering why Team Snapchat left them hanging on Valentine’s Day. Facebook

Published on: February 18th, 2020 Buckley Smith