Hashtag Trending – Lost password locks out millions in crypto; Suicide prevention on Instagram must improve, says CEO; New York best place for tech

A lost password results in $190 million in cryptocurrency being locked, the head of Instagram says more has to be done to protect users from content promoting suicide, and a new study says

Published on: February 6th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – CBC boss dunks on Netflix; Amazon applications spike; Fake news at it again

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Published on: February 4th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Deleting Facebook leads to happiness; A super-speedy 3D printer; Computer science demand soars

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Published on: February 1st, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Flip phone returns; Auto-lacing sneakers from Nike; Kremlin’s Facebook pages deleted

The flip phone is making a comeback, Nike has new auto-lacing sneakers, and Facebook finally gets around to deleting Kremlin-backed pages on its website. LinkedIn is buzzing about Motorola’s comeback attempt. A decade

Published on: January 18th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Executive leaves Snap; Fake job interview leads to hack; Roku pulls InfoWars

Another executive has left Snap, a fake job interview over Skype leads to a nasty hack, and Roku pulls the plug in InfoWars. On LinkedIn, a lot of chatter about Snap’s chief financial

Published on: January 17th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending: Bill Gates warns about gene editing; AT&T cheats 5G; 23andMe sells your data

Bill Gates is warning about the dangers of gene editing tech, AT&T and its fake 5G update and a genetics testing company 23andMe deal exposes its data sharing. All of today’s stories come

Published on: January 9th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Another Facebook breach; Starbucks partners with Uber Eats; Worst passwords of 2018

Another Facebook breach is exposed, Starbucks partners with Uber Eats, and this year’s worst passwords are, terrible. Trending on LinkedIn - Facebook says a bug may have given access to the unshared photos

Published on: December 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Russian robot is actually a man; Apple announces new campus; Windows 10 updates cause a stir

Russian state TV shows off a robot that’s actually just a guy in a suit, Apple announces a new campus in Austin, Texas, and Windows 10 updates cause a stir. Russian state-sponsored TV

Published on: December 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Google’s Pichai testifies to Congress; New details about Equifax breach; U.S. to expose China cyber attacks

Congress grills Google’s CEO, a new report says Equifax breach was easily preventable, and the U.S. is preparing to announce the indictments of multiple Chinese hackers. Trending on LinkedIn - Google CEO Sundar

Published on: December 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending: Huawei woes continue; Facebook violates privacy again; Google’s accidental ad

The Huawei saga continues with Stephen Harper chiming in; Facebook can’t seem to get out of hot water and a Google employee causes a multi-million dollar ad mistake. Listen to the latest Hashtag

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – AT&T pulls a Netflix; Instagram launches text for the blind; Blockchain success hard to find

AT&T is pulling a Netflix, Instagram launches text for the blind, and a new study says blockchain is hard. Trending on LinkedIn - Another giant has entered the streaming scene. AT&T has announced

Published on: December 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Pakistani banks hacked; Microsoft uses Minecraft for a demo; Homemade flying car turns heads

A new report says almost all Pakistani banks have been hacked, Microsoft uses Minecraft to demo its upcoming campus revamp, and a man’s homemade flying car turns heads. Trending on Reddit - Pakistan’s

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Amazon to split HQ2 in two; Bill Gates reinvents the toilet; Voting machine instructions turns heads

Amazon plans to split HQ2 between two locations, Bill Gates unveils a futuristic toilet that doesn’t need water or sewers, and a voting machine manual that asks customers to re-use easy passwords makes

Published on: November 7th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending: Apple overpricing repairs; Amazon employees protest facial recognition software; Canadian-made smart glasses

Apple is accused of restricting and over estimating price of device repairs, Amazon employees are protesting the sale of facial recognition software and a Waterloo-based company creates smart glasses. First from Reddit: We

Published on: October 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson