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Hashtag Trending June 7 – Taiwan chip restrictions; engineer sues Amazon for WFH costs; Ford wants to sell EVs online

Taiwan places harsh chip export restrictions on Russia and Belarus, a software engineer is suing Amazon for work-from-home costs, and Ford wants to move all EV sales online.

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Canadian Amazon employees make second attempt at union certification

A group of Canadian Amazon workers is making their second attempt at holding a vote on union certification. If successful, Teamsters Local Union 362 would represent over 7,000 workers based in an Amazon warehouse in Nisku, south of Edmonton, and fulfillment centre employees in Alberta and Northwest Territories. This is the Teamsters’ second attempt to […]

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Hashtag Trending April 4, 2022 – Apple’s iPhone hardware subscription service; Meta loses AI scientists; Amazon spent $4.3 million on anti-union consultants

Apple’s next move may be an iPhone hardware subscription service, Meta loses top AI scientists, and Amazon has spent over $4 million on consultants to prevent the unionization of its warehouses.    That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Monday, April 4th, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara.  […]

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Hashtag Trending Feb. 25 – Privacy policy hurts Meta’s business; labor organizer arrested; Twitter accidentally suspends journalist account

Files from Tom Li Apple’s privacy policy hurts Facebook’s business, Amazon labour organizer arrested for trespassing, and Twitter accidentally suspends accounts of intelligence journalists.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Friday,  February 25, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara.  App Tracking Transparency ‘harmful,’ says Facebook, as […]

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Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment leverages AWS AI infrastructure to power next gen experiences

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment services (MLSE) has announced that it will be leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable next-generation entertainment experiences for Maple Leafs, Raptors, Toronto Football Club, and Toronto Argonauts fans. It has named AWS the official provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning cloud services for MLSE. MLSE and […]

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Hashtag Trending Feb. 18 – Geothermal laser drill; FCC bans exclusive revenue sharing; Amazon and Visa ends feud

Geothermal energy startup uses lasers to bore into the Earth’s crust, the FCC bans exclusive revenue sharing between landlords and ISPs, and Amazon and Visa end dispute over transaction fees. 

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Hashtag Trending 2021 Holiday Special- Part 1/2

The metaverse, Facebook’s whistleblower, El Salvador adopts bitcoin as legal tender, the race to space and Amazon’s complicated year.    With the new year nearly upon us, it’s once again the time to take a look back at our favourite trends of the year. Welcome to Hashtag Trending, I’m your host, Samira Balsara, and in […]

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Amazon Web Services hit with another outage, many services now restored

A power outage at an Amazon data centre in Northern Virginia caused a widespread outage for Amazon Web Services (AWS). The outage affected several customers, including Slack, Epic Games, EA, Imgur and Trello. Users began reporting problems with AWS on Downdetector at around 8 a.m ET. Other services also saw a spike in error reports […]

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Hashtag Trending Dec. 2 – Amazon underreported COVID cases; Microsoft’s BNPL faces poor feedback; Google employee lawsuit

Files from Tom Li Amazon faces accusations of underreporting COVID, Microsoft’s Buy Now Pay Later Edge inclusion has users agitated, and Google is facing a lawsuit from former employees.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, December 2, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. Labor group […]

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