Hashtag Trending – Canadians win Turning Award; MacBook keyboard fail; FTC fines robot callers

Canadian AI pioneers win Turing Award; MacBook keyboards continue to fail; FTC hits robot callers with massive fines. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday,

Published on: March 28th, 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 – 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 – Microsoft helps combat fake news; XiaoMi demos foldable phone; Adobe buys Allgorithmic

Microsoft Edge to detect fake news; XiaoMi unveils its own foldable phone; Adobe purchases Allgorithmic.   Discerning between real and fake news can be challenging, but Microsoft is looking to make that process

Published on: January 24th, 2019 Tom Li

HashTag Trending: Samsung users can’t remove Facebook; face signin breached on phones; Google Chrome to block more ads

If you’re an IT pro interested in cloud security, don’t forget to attend the Jan. 17 Cloud Security Summit being held in downtown Toronto. I’ll be there covering it and ITWC’s own CIO

Published on: January 10th, 2019 Tom Li

HashTag Trending: 3D Printed head fools face sign-in; Google expands in NYC; Apple circumvents injunction

3D printed head can bypass face sign-in on Android; Google invests $1 billion in NYC headquarter; Apple updates software to circumvent Qualcomm injunction Trending on Google, Forbes scanned and printed a person’s head

Published on: December 18th, 2018 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

HashTag Trending – Huawei CFO arrested; Walmart hires robot janitors; Google to kill Allo

Huawei CFO Meng WanZhou arrested in Vancouver; Walmart to employ cleaning robots; Google is shutting down Allo messenger. Today, Huawei CFO Meng WanZhou will appear in Vancouver court for the first time since

Published on: December 7th, 2018 Tom Li

HashTag Trending – WhatsApp loses another senior employee; YouTube kills annotations; hackers breach open-source software

WhatsApp’s chief business officer steps down; YouTube is removing annotations for good; and a popular open-source software has been breached by hackers. Pressure on Facebook’s recent data breaches continues to take its toll

Published on: November 28th, 2018 Tom Li

HashTag Trending – Data breach is no longer news; ESPN losing subscribers; weekend saw big sales numbers

Trending on LinkedIn, experts say that due to the frequency of consumer data breaches, people have become fatigued to the news. People are brushing them off and carrying on doing businesses with the

Published on: November 26th, 2018 Tom Li

HashTag Trending – Apple acquires Silk Labs; Amazon pushes Amazon Pay; lots of Black Friday deals

Apple buys AI startup Silk Labs; Amazon wants to integrate Amazon Pay in restaurants and gas stations; and we highlight a few Black Friday deals. Trending on Reddit. Apple has acquired the AI

Published on: November 23rd, 2018 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending: More robots less workers; Secretly rating shoppers; MacBook microphone detaches

Automation may be replacing human hires at Amazon, companies are secretly rating shoppers and the newest MacBook’s microphone detaches for privacy, but is it useful? Listen to the latest Hashtag Trending HERE! First

Published on: November 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – 3D printing and asteroids; Uber invests in Lime; FedEx Institute plans blockchain project

A California-based company plans to use 3D printing to create asteroid spacecrafts, Uber slides into the scooter business, and the FedEx Institute of Technology wants to create a blockchain platform for cancer medicine

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop