Hashtag Trending September 2 – IBM commission lawsuit; Amazon’s hiring spree; Ineligible Windows 11 testers get the boot

Today's Hashtag Trending script was prepared by Tom Li. A sales manager is suing IBM for capping commissions, Amazon is going on a hiring spree, and Microsoft is booting Windows 11 testers using

Published on: September 2nd, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Windows 11 release date announced; no Android app support at launch

It's official: Microsoft has announced that it will begin pushing the free Windows 11 upgrade to compatible PCs on October 5. The rollout will be phased, the company said in a blog post

Published on: August 31st, 2021 Lynn Greiner

Microsoft Surface Go focuses on portability and price

Microsoft’s new Surface Go tablet isn’t doing anything dramatically different, but it is doing its best to appeal to a wider audience while competing directly with Apple’s latest iPad. The original Surface Pro

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – OCE Discovery; Microsoft’s new Windows update; Facebook’s F8 conference

The Ontario Centres of Excellence is turning Toronto into tech central. Microsoft is releasing its latest Windows update on Monday. And Facebook kicks off its ninth F8 developer conference on Tuesday. On Monday

Published on: April 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson

10 features to watch for in Windows 10


Published on: July 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Windows error reporting helps researchers uncover attacks

Windows Error Reporting, the program that sends details to Microsoft Corp. each time an application crashes or fails to update, helped researchers find evidence of attacks leveled against an unnamed government agency and

Published on: February 19th, 2014 Candice So

Do your PCs leak valuable intel with every Windows error report?

Anyone familiar with any version of Microsoft Windows is largely desensitized to the reality of occasional crashes. These range from process failures you never see to Windows Explorer shutdowns that cause all your

Published on: January 3rd, 2014 Claudiu Popa

All Hands on Tech: Microsoft Surface Pro

What does it mean to go pro? Microsoft is answering that question with the Surface Pro. A sequel to last year’s Surface RT, think of this tablet like the big brother to Microsoft’s

Published on: February 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Seven resources for your Windows 8 migration

With the release of Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) new Windows 8 operating system earlier this fall, many small businesses will be considering making the transition to the new OS. If so, there are

Published on: December 10th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

The media tablet ecosystem race

By Phil Newman When the iPad was finally revealed in 2010, it took time for the market to know how to categorize the device; everyone settled on simply creating a new category. One

Published on: March 26th, 2011 Francis Moran

How to remotely control a PC from anywhere, safely and easily

We're not yet living in a Star Trek universe with teleporters to beam us from place to place instantly, but virtual network computing (VNC) and remote access might be the next best thing.

Published on: March 30th, 2009 Zack Stern