Hashtag Trending – A new iPod touch; IKEA plays with AR; Zuckerberg says no to summons

Apple releases a new iPod Touch; Ikea continues to dabble with augmented reality, and Zuckerberg blows off Canada’s House of Commons. After a four-year hiatus, Apple is releasing a new iPod. Sporting the

Published on: May 29th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – AMD announces Ryzen 3000; Gates’ reading list; Facebook crypto

AMD drops some big announcements at Computex, Bill Gates’ summer reading list, and Facebook announces its plans for its own cryptocurrency. AMD’s new chips signal a major shift in desktop performance, and Reddit

Published on: May 28th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Baltimore held hostage; Google Glass comeback; Google AI bests radiologists

Hackers hold Baltimore for ransom, Google Glass is making a comeback, and Google’s AI improves accuracy of lung cancer diagnosis. There’s a lot of chatter on Reddit about a group of hackers demanding

Published on: May 23rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Collision in Toronto; Digital Charter; U.S. delays Huawei blacklisting

Thousands descend upon Toronto’s Collision technology conference, Canada announces its new Digital Charter to bolster privacy and security, and the U.S. says it will delay adding Huawei to a trade blacklist for 90

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Canadians distrust social media; Super Micro moves production; Amazon’s delivery network dominates

Canadians are leery of social media, but not as much as the U.S., according to a new report, Super Micro is moving production away from China, and Amazon is ready to make one-day

Published on: May 7th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Norway’s electric car craze; Walmart partners with Google; Amazon under fire

Norway is the king of electric cars, Walmart is teaming up with Google, and Amazon is under fire again after a story about its injured workers goes viral.   Norway has set a

Published on: April 4th, 2019 Alex Coop

Who are the best tech employers in Canada? LinkedIn has the answers

LinkedIn has released its annual list of the top 25 companies in Canada that people are eager to work for, and seven tech-related companies have made this year's list. Among the top 25

Published on: April 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Online privacy enigma; Self-driving car outlook gloomy; Right to Repair

A pair of studies shed light on people’s thoughts about online privacy and self-driving vehicles, plus, Right to Repair becomes a national issue. It turns out consumers kinda, sorta, sometimes, care about data

Published on: April 3rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Gmail adds scheduling; New TSA tech; New robot helps disabled

Gmail adds email scheduling, finally, the TSA introduces new scanning tech, meaning laptops stay in bags, and a video of a robot helping the disabled goes viral.   Gmail is turning 15 years

Published on: April 2nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Netflix commits to Toronto; Google snafu with Nest; Apple announces overhaul

“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 21st, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Amazon cancels HQ plans; Google, Apple probe Saudi app; Spicey AI

“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 15th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – LinkedIn Live; Amazon buys Eero; Reddit users worth 30 cents each

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 13th, 2019 Brian Jackson

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 – 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