Hashtag Trending – Apple buys Shazam, Bitcoin spikes, Ready Player One

Apple is buying the business of one of its most popular apps. Bitcoin is climbing the charts again. And a preview of Steven Spielberg’s new movie involving a virtual-reality dystopia. From Facebook, Apple

Published on: December 12th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – iPhone X too fragile? Microsoft teams up with Qualcomm, Amazon lands on Apple TV

The iPhone X may be too expensive and too fragile, Microsoft is teaming up with Qualcomm, and Amazon Prime Video lands on Apple TV. From Google Trends - Consumer Reports has finally released

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Exploring performance-enhancing athletic apparel – Tech in Sports Ep. 22

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including Amazon supporting the NFL's next-gen stats platform, Facebook hiring a sports executive, the NBA's new education

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The Business Leadership Podcast: Mark Jaine, CEO at Intelex Technologies

Mark Jaine is President and CEO of Intelex Technology Inc., headquartered in Toronto. Intelex is a worldwide leader in employee health & safety, and quality (EHSQ) web-based management systems. Mark joined the company

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Hashtag Trending – The text message turns 25, Google’s AI creates an AI child, Ford is testing bionic exoskeletons

The text message celebrates a milestone birthday, Google’s AI built its own AI child, and Ford workers are testing superstrong exoskeletons.   Trending on Facebook is the 25th anniversary of the first text

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Alexa in Canada, unlocked smartphones, Bitcoin on Wall Street

Amazon Echo ships to Canada. Free unlocked smartphones for all! And Bitcoin is now available on a government-backed exchange. Tomorrow, Amazon Echo will begin officially shipping to Canada. The smart speaker connects users

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – WhatsApp outage; Alberta bans bots; Alexa for Business

WhatsApp was down for a few minutes and apparently, that’s a big deal. Alberta is getting tough in the battle against ticket-buying bots. And Amazon’s Alexa might just be your newest colleague. Trending

Published on: December 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Building a cyborg athlete – Tech in Sports Ep. 21

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including Notre Dame’s new high-tech helmets, Dwyane Wade’s new show on Facebook, the state of the wearables

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – MacOS security bug; SaaS North; SnapChat’s new look

Your MacBook’s password protection has been compromised. Canada’s cloud software industry shows signs of maturity. And SnapChat unveils its biggest redesign ever. Trending on Facebook, a newly-discovered security flaw allows hackers to take

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Crazy perks from Amazon HQ2 bids, free Apple coding lessons, eBay shopping on smart speakers

The bids for Amazon’s second headquarters may be going too far, Apple is offering free coding sessions at all of its stores, and you can now shop on eBay with your smart speaker.

Published on: November 29th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The Business Leadership Podcast: Steve Woods, CTO at Nudge AI

Currently co-founder and CTO at Nudge.ai, Steve Woods is using artificial intelligence to help salespeople find useful trigger events at their target accounts. Letting AI do the heavy burden of research allows sales

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Hashtag Trending – Cyber Monday sets records, Jeff Bezos hits $100 billion, Bitcoin surges

Cyber Monday 2017 could set new records, Jeff Bezos breaks the $100 billion barrier, and Bitcoin surges – both in price and energy consumption. First up from Twitter is the frenzy of Cyber

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality dead?; AWS re:Invent, Cyber Monday

The fight over net neutrality heats up, Amazon is spending the week in Las Vegas, and it’s the biggest online shopping day of the year. Net neutrality was a trending topic last week

Published on: November 27th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Justin Trudeau favours net neutrality; Elon Musk wins $50M bet; Black Friday deals

Justin Trudeau speaks out against the U.S. plan to reverse net neutrality. Elon Musk delivers a big battery to win a big bet. And some hot Black Friday deals on tech gadgets. https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/7ev2vw/justin_trudeau_is_very_concerned_with_fccs_plan/

Published on: November 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson