Hashtag Trending September 9- Amazon warehouse; New Twitter feature; PayPal inactive account fee

With files from Samira Balsara Amazon opens a state-of-the-art warehouse in Mexico, Twitter tests out an Instagram-like feature, and PayPal implements a fee for inactive accounts. It’s all the tech news that’s trending

Published on: September 9th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

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

Hashtag Trending Sept. 1 – Subreddits go dark; phone calls optional; Windows 11 launch date

Today's Hashtag Trending script was prepared by Jori Negin-Shecter. Large swaths of Reddit will go dark protesting sitewide anti-vaxxers, Gen Z is moving away from phone calls, and Windows 11 has a release

Published on: September 1st, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending August 3 – EA ransom fails; Apple bans anti-vax dating app; Amazon soap dispenser cleans your hands better

Hackers failed to sell stolen EA data, Apple ejects anti-vax dating app from its app store, and Amazon’s new soap dispenser wants to help you wash your hands properly. It’s all the tech

Published on: August 3rd, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending, June 2, 2021- US target for disinformation campaigns; Acer affected by chip shortage; Uber-style apps for off-duty policing

Facebook reports that the US is the most frequent target for disinformation campaigns, Acer is feeling the impact of the global chip shortage, and some companies are considering creating Uber-like apps for off-duty

Published on: June 2nd, 2021 Alex Coop

Leveraging the YouTube market with video podcasts – CMO Talks with Philip Bliss

With an October 2020 report from Edison Research finding that more than 100 million Americans had listened to a podcast in the past month, video podcasts distributed on YouTube are the new frontier

Published on: October 28th, 2020 Suzanne Robicheau

Challenges and opportunities in the COVID era and beyond – CMO Talks with Wipro CMO Ved Bhat

The pandemic has had a huge impact on the economy. However, even with all that’s happened, Wipro CMO Ved Bhat sees opportunities for companies to stand apart, and to take their products and

Published on: May 1st, 2020 Glenn Weir

Good data, better engagement and CMOs 3.0 – CMO Talks with Drift CMO Tricia Gellman

Sales and marketing have evolved in recent years to the point where, according to Drift CMO Tricia Gellman in a recent chat with ITWC President and CEO Fawn Annan, technology and the ability

Published on: April 16th, 2020 Glenn Weir

Technology, privacy and consent as currency – CMO Talks with Gerry Murray of IDC

With all that’s been happening technology-wise over the past decade or so, it might be tempting to form the belief that the world is now deep into the tech revolution. However, as IDC

Published on: April 2nd, 2020 Glenn Weir

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft to sell to Huawei; Spotify launches its own awards show; Google killing off Cloud Print

Welcome to another Monday’s episode of Hashtag Trending. We have U.S. relaxing its ban on Huawei, Spotify launching its own music awards, and Google killing off Cloud Print. Thank you for tuning in,

Published on: November 25th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Facebook admits to another data leak, Netflilx’s war on password sharing, Google voice-assistant training

New logo, same Facebook, Netflix doesn’t want you to share, and a feel-good campaign to help Google Assistant better understand people with speech impairments. Facebook may have a new logo, but the social

Published on: November 7th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – A brewing tech cold war, Facebook takes on fake accounts, Comcast eyes healthcare

Panasonic joins a growing list of companies turning their backs on Huawei, Facebook doubles down on deleting fake accounts, and Comcast is working on an in-home device that tracks health. First up from

Published on: May 24th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Canada’s new digital charter, cybercrime gang busted, Phoenix pay system an expensive fix

Trudeau cracks down on social media, an international cybercrime gang is taken down, and throwing out the troubled Phoenix pay system … eventually. First up from Twitter is Canada’s plans to launch a

Published on: May 17th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Massive cryptocurrency theft, failing facial recognition, Uber’s IPO

A massive multi-million dollar cryptocurrency theft, failing facial recognition technology, and Uber’s highly-anticipated IPO. From Reddit, we begin with a massive data breach affecting Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange. More than $40

Published on: May 9th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs