Hashtag Trending – Collision in Toronto; Digital Charter; U.S. delays Huawei blacklisting

Thousands descend upon Toronto’s Collision technology conference, Canada announces its new Digital Charter to bolster privacy and security, and the U.S. says it will delay adding Huawei to a trade blacklist for 90

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Twitter won’t ban white supremacists; Amazon’s robo-firing; UBC engineers develop anti-ice windshield material

Twitter won't ban white supremacists for fear of hurting Republican politicians; automated firing systems in place at Amazon; Engineers at UBC develop anti-ice windshield material An employee of Twitter has spoken out about

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – YouTube flags Notre Dame; 3D printed prosthetics; Your first computer

YouTube flags the Notre Dame fire as misinformation, a 24-year-old engineer is changing lives with his 3D printed prosthetic limbs, and Twitter goes down memory lane.   Reddit users are pointing out how

Published on: April 17th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – A 3D-printed heart; Russian forces mess with GPS systems; The Galaxy Fold

Scientists unveil the world’s first 3D-printed rabbit-sized heart, a new study highlights Russia’s increasing efforts to hack global navigation satellite systems, and Samsung’s foldable phone is shown off for the first time. A

Published on: April 16th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – The Queen posts to Instagram; Facebook users abandon ship; Tim Apple

The Queen has posted to Instagram, Facebook users in the U.S. are abandoning ship - fast, and Tim Cook has changed his Twitter name to Tim Apple.   The time has come for

Published on: March 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Slack’s new logo; Twitter suspends activist; Smartphone has 50-day battery life

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 28th, 2019 Alex Coop

The Business Leadership Podcast: Paul Burns, MD Twitter Canada

A seasoned and passionate senior executive with over a decade of experience building and leading high-performance teams both locally and internationally. That is how you will see Paul Burns.  But outside Twitter, Paul

Published on: February 24th, 2019 Edwin Frondozo

Hashtag Trending – Netflix commits to Toronto; Google snafu with Nest; Apple announces overhaul

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 21st, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Flickr deleting photos; Spotify buys podcasters; New period emoji

Flickr is deleting users’ photos, Spotify says it’s buying podcast producers; and the latest emoji update aims to represent people with disabilities and remove the stigma and taboos surrounding periods. Flickr has started

Published on: February 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

Rebuilding trust – key to social media marketing in 2019, Hootsuite finds

In 2019 social media marketing will be all about rebuilding trust with consumers and creating interactive, personalized and genuine content to engage the modern consumer according to Hootsuite. This past year was a

Published on: December 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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: 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 – Musk scraps tunnel project; New Zealand bans Huawei; Amazon to sell medical software

Elon Musk scraps his tunnel project under the 405 freeway, New Zealand turns its nose up to Huawei, and Amazon wants to sell medical software. Maybe it was a pipe dream after all.

Published on: November 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending: Airbnb poaches Amazon exec; Cyber Monday breaks records; Ohio accepts cryptocurrency for taxes

Airbnb poaches Amazon exec for CFO, Cyber Monday hits record sales, and Ohio becomes first state to accept bitcoin payments. First up from LinkedIn: Airbnb has named Dave Stephenson as its new chief

Published on: November 27th, 2018 Meagan Simpson