Hashtag Trending – 3D-printed ventilators; Drones yell at people to stay indoors; Banning targeted ads

It’s the rise of 3D-printed ventilators, drones are being deployed and programmed to yell at people not practising social distancing, and a story about targeted ads blows up on Reddit. A TechCrunch story

Published on: March 24th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Internet is here to stay; Netflix, YouTube slow down; Tech’s big 5 struggle

People are worried over the strain COVID-19 is putting on the internet, YouTube and Netflix reduce their streaming resolutions in response to spikes in traffic, and Tech’s Big 5 lost a lot of

Published on: March 23rd, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Amazon confirms its first COVID-19 case; A stern warning from Twitter; Trudeau unveils $82B aid package

Amazon confirms its first known coronavirus case in an American warehouse, Twitter is not messing around when it comes to stopping the spread of misinformation, and Justin Trudeau unveils an $82B aid package

Published on: March 20th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Remote work’s downsides; Supercomputer helps COVID-19 research; New iPad Pro goodies

Many people appreciate working from home, but social media is highlighting the downsides, IBM’s supercomputer is already producing results in the ongoing fight against the coronavirus, and the iPad is pretty much a

Published on: March 19th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – COVID-19 scams continue, here’s how to avoid them

COVID-19 scams continue. Here's how to avoid them Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 18th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cyber security for ITWorldCanada.com.  Criminals continue to try to sucker

Published on: March 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Amazon goes on hiring spree; Apple slapped with massive fine; invisible censorship

Amazon goes on a hiring spree to keep up with online orders, Apple gets slapped with a $1.23 billion fine, and TikTok tells its moderators to suppress posts from “ugly people”.   https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/fjsuki/amazon_to_hire_100000_people_to_handle/

Published on: March 18th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – COVID-19 scams multiply, stolen corporate documents from ransomware attack and a data breach with big implications

Covid-19 scams multiply, stolen corporate documents from ransomware attack and a data breach with big implications Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday March 16th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for

Published on: March 16th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – WWDC goes remote; ISPs and data caps; on-site workers at Google, Facebook

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference goes virtual, a lot of chatter about COVID-19’s impact on data caps and how contractors are still expected to work on-site at Google and Facebook.   Apple’s flagship event

Published on: March 16th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – Avoid this COVID-19 map, get Wise about this phoney website, a big payday for crooks and women in cybersecurity

Avoid this Covid-19 map, get Wise about this phoney website, a big payday for crooks and women in cybersecurity. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday March 13th . I'm Howard Solomon, contributing

Published on: March 13th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Unlimited sick days for Amazon workers; Twitter forcing employees to work from home; U.S. bill threatens privacy

Amazon announces unlimited sick days for its workers, Twitter asks its employees to work from home, and a new U.S. bill aimed at protecting children might actually cause serious harm to free speech

Published on: March 13th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Amazon flooded with virus fakes; Musk’s battery farm; Edge concerns

Amazon says it has removed millions of products from its platform because of price gouging and counterfeit claims related to the coronavirus, Musk’s battery farm gets a lot of attention on Reddit, and

Published on: March 12th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – Don’t be flattered by an award scam, Microsoft pushes MFA and why you need to patch fast

Don't be flattered by an award scam, Microsoft pushes MFA and why you need to patch fast. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 11th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity

Published on: March 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Cleaning your smartphone; Clever social media use in China; Quantum computing breakthrough

A walkthrough for how to wash your smartphones and other mobile devices is gaining popularity on Twitter, China’s social media users created a new language to beat government censorship on COVID-19, and a

Published on: March 11th, 2020 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Facebook facing massive fines; Amazon to sell cashier-less tech; Wrong place at the wrong time

Facebook could be looking at a massive fine over the Cambridge Analytica data breach, Amazon is looking to sell its cashier-less store technology, and an innocent Florida man’s legal ordeal in a geofencing

Published on: March 10th, 2020 Tom Li