Hashtag Trending, April 22, 2021 – Doug Ford’s BlackBerry; Apple’s Spring Loaded event; TikTok sued for billions

It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, April 22 and I’m your host Baneet Braich.  Premier Doug Ford is still rocking a BlackBerry Classic phone

Published on: April 22nd, 2021 Baneet Braich

Cyber Security Today, April 21, 2021 – Hackers steal driver’s licence numbers, energy company drained of customer account data and be careful of this Wi-Fi air fryer

Hackers steal driver’s licence numbers, an energy company drained of customer account data and be careful of this Wi-Fi air fryer. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, April 21. I'm Howard Solomon,

Published on: April 21st, 2021 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending, April 21, 2021 – Facebook gains inspiration from Clubhouse; Instagram for kids idea slammed; Budget 2021

Facebook is launching its own Clubhouse-inspired audio rooms, public health experts are not in favour of Instagram for kids, and Canada’s tabled 2021 budget has updates for Canada’s tech industry. It’s all the

Published on: April 21st, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 20, 2021 – Rogers outage; Starlink goes fully mobile later this year; NASA chopper on Mars

The massive Rogers and Fido outage leaves customers without precious data nationwide, Elon Musk says Starlink should be fully mobile by the end of 2021, and NASA successfully flies a helicopter on Mars. 

Published on: April 20th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Cyber Security Today, April 19, 2021 – 10-year prison term for hacker group manager, watch for these attacks against universities and more

Ten-year prison term for hacker group manager, watch for these attacks against universities and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday April 19. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.

Published on: April 19th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending, April 19, 2021 – Apple reveals streaming payments; IBM unveils hybrid work plans unveiled; Rethinking business travel

The Wall Street Journal reveals that Apple Music pays a penny per stream, some tech giants like IBM are unveiling their hybrid work plans, and struggling airlines are concerned about businesses rethinking necessary

Published on: April 19th, 2021 Alex Coop

Cyber Security Today, April 16, 2021 – Russians are coming for these devices, how a games company was hacked and be careful with internet searches

The Russians are coming for these devices, how a games company was hacked and be careful with internet searches. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday April 16th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter

Published on: April 16th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending, April 16, 2021 – Shopify execs exit; U.S. sanctions on Russia over SolarWinds; Proposed EU legislation takes hard stances against AI

Three of Shopify’s top execs announce their exit, the U.S. announces sanctions on Russia over the SolarWinds hack; and the EU considers a ban on AI and facial recognition. It’s all the tech

Published on: April 16th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, April 15, 2021 – DuckDuckGo blocks FLoC; NYT’s tech workers unionize; Virtual workspace craze

DuckDuckGo can now block Google’s tracking method, Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union, and virtual work spaces are becoming a new normal to boost productivity. It’s all the

Published on: April 15th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Cyber Security Today, April 14, 2021 – More bugs in Microsoft Exchange, cybersecurity training questioned, and Amazon bomb threat foiled.

More bugs in Microsoft Exchange, cybersecurity training effectiveness questioned and Amazon bomb threat foiled. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, April 14. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. More

Published on: April 14th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending, April 14, 2021 – Salesforce’s return to the office underway; US senator takes on big tech; Taco Bell store goes fully digital

Salesforce welcomes vaccinated employees back into the office, US senator Josh Hawley wants to ban companies worth over $100 billion from merging or acquiring other companies, and Taco Bell is opening its first

Published on: April 14th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Hashtag Trending, April 13, 2021 – Microsoft acquires Nuance; Tim Cook talks to The Star; Nvidia’s new processor

Microsoft acquires Nuance, a speech transcription app for $19.7 billion, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on the importance of protecting privacy, and Nvidia graces us with its new ARM-based central processor. It’s all

Published on: April 13th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Cyber Security Today, April 12 2021 – Phone scams, job scams and hundreds of millions of LinkedIn profiles for sale

Phone scams, job scams and contact page scams. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday April 12th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   Usually one of the best ways

Published on: April 12th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending, April 12, 2021 – Clubhouse data leak; Amazon workers vote against unionization; Pregnancy discrimination at Google

A clubhouse leak leads to 1.3 million people’s data exposed, Amazon workers say no to unionization, and a woman’s story about her ongoing fight against Google continues. It’s all the tech news that’s

Published on: April 12th, 2021 Alex Coop