Hashtag Trending – Tumblr visit count falls; Verizon brings 5G; Google kills apps

Tumblr’s visit count crashes after banning explicit content; Verizon to roll out 5G to two U.S. cities; Google scraps a few apps. Cute kittens and puppies pictures couldn’t prevent Tumblr’s viewership from dropping

Published on: March 14th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Glass for foldable phones; Google Maps shows traffic cams; U.S. Army leaks recruit data

Corning making glass for foldable phones; Google maps to warn drivers of traffic cams; U.S. Army leaks recruit data. Foldable smartphones have been all the rage recently, but protecting bendy screens is a

Published on: March 7th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Huawei CFO to sue Canada; Google bans political ads; Apple greenlights aftermarket iPhone batteries

Huawei CFO looking to sue the Canadian government; Google will ban political ads before the Canadian federal election; Apple is allowing third-party batteries in iPhones. Trending on Google, Huawei CFO Meng Wan Zhou

Published on: March 6th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Facebook abuses your phone number; Messenger gets dark mode; no more password for sign-ins

Facebook lets others find you via phone number, Messenger gets dark mode, and passwordless login standard established. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Tuesday, March

Published on: March 5th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Advertisers leaving YouTube; Facebook pauses location history; Apple getting less innovative

Advertisers pulling ads off YouTube due to possible pedophile network; Facebook lets users pause location history; Apple loses number one innovator spot. Trending on Google, advertisers are halting ads on YouTube over news

Published on: February 22nd, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Password managers insecure; Qualcomm releases 2nd-gen 5G modem; Google to enter gaming

Researchers discover a security flaw in password managers; Qualcomm releases 2nd-gen 5G modem; Google may offer game streaming service. Password managers save us the pain of having to remember passwords that must be

Published on: February 20th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Mozilla to make Firefox more secure; Russia to disconnect itself from the internet; iOS update breaking iPhone signals

Mozilla adds more safety features to Firefox browser, Russia to disconnect itself from the internet in security test; new iOS update continues to break iPhones. Trending on Google, Mozilla is looking to make

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Spotify bans adblock users; Amazon may retract New York headquarters plan; Canada may ban Huawei

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 11th, 2019 Tom Li

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

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 7th, 2019 Tom Li

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

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 5th, 2019 Tom Li

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 – Huawei CFO granted bail; Gaming is hot in 2018; China bans iPhone sales

Trending on LinkedIn, Huawei CFO Meng WanZhou was released on a $10 million dollar bail, 7.5 million of which was paid in cash. According to the National Post, her bail has 16 restrictions,

Published on: December 13th, 2018 Tom Li

#FollowFriday – social media, healthcare and gaming, and business

For today's edition of our #FollowFriday post, we've rounded up a list of three people we interviewed this week, in the course of writing our stories. Whether they tweet on good social media

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Candice So