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Hashtag Trending June 30 – FCC wants to ban TikTok; Tesla layoffs; California DOJ data breach

The Federal Communications Commission commissioner asks Google and Apple to ban TikTok, Tesla has started another round of layoffs, and California’s Department of Justice suffers a data breach that exposed personal information. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, June 30, and I’m your host, Tom Li.

Hashtag Trending June 29 – Period tracking app privacy concerns; Google Hangout migration; new semiconductor plant in Texas

People are deleting period tracking apps due to privacy fears, Google is migrating users off of Hangouts, and GlobalWafers will build a $5 billion silicon wafer plant in Texas.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, June 29, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. After Roe

Hashtag Trending June 28 – ‘how to move to Canada’ surges in searches; MacBook Pro M2 SSD speed; streaming ‘moochers’ may not pay for a sub

Google searches for the ways to move to Canada surges, some models of the Apple MacBook Pro M2 have slower storage speeds than the previous generation, and some people will not pay for a streaming service if they can’t share passwords. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s

Hashtag Trending June 27 – IE retirement causing issues; Netflix cuts another 300 jobs; Mercedes-Benz EV range record

The retirement of Internet Explorer is causing issues for organizations in Japan, Netflix cuts another 300 staff, and Mercedes-Benz concept electric vehicle sets a range record. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Monday, June 27, and I’m your host, Tom Li. The recent retirement of Internet Explorer

Hashtag Trending June 24 – FDA cracks down on e-cigarettes; Zuckerberg thinks big for Meta; Netflix to enter the ad space

The FDA bans the sale of Juul e-cigarettes, Meta sees a promising future ahead, and Netflix is speaking with potential partners to help it enter the advertising space. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Friday, June 24, and I’m your host, Tom Li. The Food and Drug

Hashtag Trending June 21 – Too much smartphone use; family sues Apple over Amber Alert volume in AirPods; and Telegram’s premium tier

Most Americans believe they’re using their phones too much, one family is suing Apple for alleged hearing damage caused by AirPod earphones, and Telegram now offers a premium tier service. This is all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Tuesday, June 21, and I’m your host, Tom Li A

Hashtag Trending June 17 – Musk, Tesla and SpaceX sued; Health and Location Data Protection Act; iPhone users could get payouts in legal action

Elon Musk is getting sued again, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to stop data brokers from selling user location and health data, and iPhone users could be eligible for payouts following legal claims. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Friday, June 17, and I’m your host, Tom

Hashtag Trending June 16 – Ethereum mining unprofitable; Firefox’s Total Cookie Protection feature; Bill Gates is not a fan of NFT’s

Ethereum mining has become unprofitable, Firefox internet browser offers stronger cookie protection, and Bill Gates shares his stance on NFTs. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, June 16, and I’m your host, Tom Li. The high energy costs have made Ethereum cryptocurrency mining unprofitable. The price

Hashtag Trending June 15 – EU’s tackles deep fakes; North Carolina’s anti-EV law, Google settles pay equality lawsuit

The EU cracks down on big tech’s deep fakes and fake accounts, North Carolina proposes an anti-EV bill, and Google pays millions to settle a class-action lawsuit that alleges the company, underpaid female employees. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, June 15, and I’m your host, […]

The post Hashtag Trending June 15 – EU’s tackles deep fakes; North Carolina’s anti-EV law, Google settles pay equality lawsuit first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending June 13 – Unsatisfactory broadband; GM EV sale; more Meta lawsuits

Americans are unhappy about their internet services, General Motors cut the cost of its electric cars, and Meta is facing more allegations that it impacts the mental health of children. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Monday, June 13, and I’m your host, Tom Li. The latest […]

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Hashtag Trending June 10 – Diablo Immortal not launching in Belgium or the Netherlands; Axon halts Taser drone project; Microsoft drops NCCs

Netherlands and Belgium will not get Activision Blizzard’s latest big title, Axon to stop its  Taser drone project following ethics board resignations, and Microsoft drops its non-compete clauses against its staff. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Friday, June 10, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Diablo […]

The post Hashtag Trending June 10 – Diablo Immortal not launching in Belgium or the Netherlands; Axon halts Taser drone project; Microsoft drops NCCs first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending June 9 – IBM layoff in Russia; FBI shuts down SSN marketplace; Elon Musk threatens to ditch Twitter deal

IBM begins laying off its workforce in Russia, the FBI seizes a platform that sells stolen personal information, and Elon Musk threatens to walk away from the Twitter deal.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, June 9, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. IBM has […]

The post Hashtag Trending June 9 – IBM layoff in Russia; FBI shuts down SSN marketplace; Elon Musk threatens to ditch Twitter deal first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending June 8 – Apple will change connectors on iPhones in Europe by 2024; Mercedes-Benz vehicle recalls; edit and unsend texts on iMessage

iPhones sold in Europe will have USB-C after 2024, Mercedes-Benz issues a “do not drive notice” for almost one million SUVs and minivans, and iPhone users will finally be able to edit and resend texts. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, June 8, and I’m your […]

The post Hashtag Trending June 8 – Apple will change connectors on iPhones in Europe by 2024; Mercedes-Benz vehicle recalls; edit and unsend texts on iMessage first appeared on IT World Canada.

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.

The post Hashtag Trending June 7 – Taiwan chip restrictions; engineer sues Amazon for WFH costs; Ford wants to sell EVs online first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending June 3 – EU drops greenhouse gas emissions; Tim Hortons tracking; Meta COO steps down

The EU records a 34 per cent drop in emissions, regulators find Tim Hortons is tracking its customers, and Meta’s COO steps down. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Friday, June 3, and I’m your host, Tom Li. The European Union lowered greenhouse gas emissions 34 per […]

The post Hashtag Trending June 3 – EU drops greenhouse gas emissions; Tim Hortons tracking; Meta COO steps down first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending June 2 – Elon rebuffs remote work; transport industry a long way away from carbon neutrality; smartphone cameras to rival pro cameras by 2024

Elon Musk dashes remote work, EV uptake is looking good, but needs more traction to reach carbon neutrality, and Sony says smartphone cameras will rival DSLRs by 2024. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, June 2, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. Elon Musk doesn’t like […]

The post Hashtag Trending June 2 – Elon rebuffs remote work; transport industry a long way away from carbon neutrality; smartphone cameras to rival pro cameras by 2024 first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending June 1 – Netflix password crackdown sees mild success; California Right to Repair bill fails; Australia’s digital driver’s license can be hacked

Netflix’s password crackdown is already confusing, California’s Right to Repair bill fails to pass, and Australia’s digital driver’s license is hackable. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, June 1, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Netflix’s password-sharing crackdown is already running into issues in the three […]

The post Hashtag Trending June 1 – Netflix password crackdown sees mild success; California Right to Repair bill fails; Australia’s digital driver’s license can be hacked first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 31 – Tesla car catches fire; U.S. wins supercomputer crown; Samsung cuts smartphone production

Canadian authorities are investigating a Tesla that caught on fire, the U.S. has built the world’s fastest supercomputer, and Samsung has reportedly cut its phone production targets.  That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Tuesday May 31, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. Canadian authorities are investigating a […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 31 – Tesla car catches fire; U.S. wins supercomputer crown; Samsung cuts smartphone production first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 27 – Twitter shareholders sues Elon Musk; Amazon rejects worker wellbeing suggestions; and FTC fines Twitter

Twitter shareholders sue Elon Musk, Amazon shareholders reject resolutions targeting worker wellbeing, and the FTC fines Twitter $150 million for misusing user data. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Friday, May 27, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Twitter shareholders have handed Elon Musk a lawsuit alleging […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 27 – Twitter shareholders sues Elon Musk; Amazon rejects worker wellbeing suggestions; and FTC fines Twitter first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 26 – Tesla stock price drop; new Google image AI; California bill lets parents sue social-media platforms

Tesla’s stock price drops to an  11-month low, Google showcases a photorealistic image generator that uses text inputs, and a new California bill could let parents sue social media companies.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, May 26, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. Tesla […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 26 – Tesla stock price drop; new Google image AI; California bill lets parents sue social-media platforms first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 25 – Airbnb leaves China; Samsung to spend $360 billion on chips and biotech; Nvidia’s liquid-cooled graphics cards

Airbnb will stop operations in China, Samsung will spend $360 Billion on chips and biotech, and Nvidia will use liquid cooling to reduce big tech’s energy use. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, May 25, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Airbnb will officially shut down […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 25 – Airbnb leaves China; Samsung to spend $360 billion on chips and biotech; Nvidia’s liquid-cooled graphics cards first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 24 – Meta sued over Cambridge Analytica; Teslas strain Texas power grid; Hyundai opens its first U.S. plant

Washington D.C. Attorney General sues Meta, Tesla asks drivers in Texas to avoid charging their vehicles during peak hours, and Hyundai opens its first U.S.-manufacturing plant. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Tuesday, May 24, and I’m your host, Tom Li. The office of the Washington D.C. […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 24 – Meta sued over Cambridge Analytica; Teslas strain Texas power grid; Hyundai opens its first U.S. plant first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 18 – Twitter deal hangs; Twitter legal team accuses Musk of breaking NDA; Intel shareholders reject proposed compensation for execs

The Twitter deal hangs as Musk presses for proof of bot count on the platform, Twitter’s legal team accuses Musk of breaking an NDA, and Intel shareholders reject the company’s proposal for top executives.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, May 18th, and I’m your […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 18 – Twitter deal hangs; Twitter legal team accuses Musk of breaking NDA; Intel shareholders reject proposed compensation for execs first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 17 – Texas turns off power plants, AI sees race in X-rays; keyless unlock in Teslas hacked

Texas turns off power plants ahead of scorching weather, AI can discern race and nobody knows how, and a security researcher defeats Tesla’s keyless entry feature. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Tuesday, May 17, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Faced with abnormally hot weather, Texas […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 17 – Texas turns off power plants, AI sees race in X-rays; keyless unlock in Teslas hacked first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 16, 2022 – Affordable U.S. internet; love or leave Netflix; data scraping on mainstream websites

The U.S. government announces affordable internet for low-income families, Netflix tells its employees to leave if they can’t support its content, and some mainstream websites collect data even before they’re sent. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Monday, May 16, and I’m your host, Tom Li. The […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 16, 2022 – Affordable U.S. internet; love or leave Netflix; data scraping on mainstream websites first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 13 – Indigo partners with TikTok; Texas social network censorship law back into effect; Google’s smart glasses

Canadian book retailer Indigo partners with TikTok, Texas law that lets users sue social networks for censorship is back into effect, and Google previews a pair of smart glasses capable of translating languages in real-time. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Friday, May 13, and I’m your […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 13 – Indigo partners with TikTok; Texas social network censorship law back into effect; Google’s smart glasses first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 12 – Netflix’s ad-supported subscription; U.S. generates 20 per cent of electricity with renewable energy; How digital abortion footprints could lead to criminal charges

Netflix could roll out its service with ads by the end of the year, the U.S. generates 20 per cent of its electricity from solar and wind power, and digital abortion footprints could lead to criminal charges if Roe v. Wade is overturned. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 12 – Netflix’s ad-supported subscription; U.S. generates 20 per cent of electricity with renewable energy; How digital abortion footprints could lead to criminal charges first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 11 – Apple says goodbye to the iPod Touch; Big tech companies face lawsuits from Russia; Tech companies laying off employees

Apple will discontinue its iPod Touch, big tech companies face lawsuits for pulling services in Russia, and tech companies are laying off employees due to a post pandemic reset. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, May 11, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara.  Apple will discontinue […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 11 – Apple says goodbye to the iPod Touch; Big tech companies face lawsuits from Russia; Tech companies laying off employees first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 10 – Trump lawsuit dismissed; Apple chip vulnerability; Apple AI director leaves

A San Francisco district judge dismisses Donald Trump’s lawsuit against Twitter, a new vulnerability is discovered in Apple’s chips, and Apple’s director of machine learning leaves his post.

The post Hashtag Trending May 10 – Trump lawsuit dismissed; Apple chip vulnerability; Apple AI director leaves first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 9 – Remote work doesn’t hamper productivity; Amazon curbs fake reviews; Nvidia fined by SEC

Another research finds that remote work does not reduce productivity, Amazon is taking legal actions against fake reviewers, and Nvidia was fined for hiding how much money it made off of crypto miners. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Monday, May 9, and I’m your host, Tom […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 9 – Remote work doesn’t hamper productivity; Amazon curbs fake reviews; Nvidia fined by SEC first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 6 – Mixed reactions to Netflix’s password sharing charge; head of FDA says misinformation is the leading cause of death; Big Tech might have to start sharing data with researchers

Survey shows mixed reactions about Netflix’s extra “out-of-home user” charge, the head of the FDA says misinformation is the leading cause of death right now, and Big Tech may have to begin sharing data with researchers. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Friday, May 6, and I’m […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 6 – Mixed reactions to Netflix’s password sharing charge; head of FDA says misinformation is the leading cause of death; Big Tech might have to start sharing data with researchers first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 5 – Intuit fined for misleading ads; ISPs ordered to block illegal streams; Musk wants to charge corporations for tweets

Intuit fined for misleading tax filers, U.S. internet service providers ordered to block illegal streaming services, and Elon Musk wants to charge corporations to tweet.

The post Hashtag Trending May 5 – Intuit fined for misleading ads; ISPs ordered to block illegal streams; Musk wants to charge corporations for tweets first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 4 – Google fires AI researcher; Android users switch to iPhone; California runs on 100 per cent renewable energy

Files from Samira Balsara. Google is firing its AI researchers, Android users are switching to Apple, and for the first time ever, California briefly runs on 100 per cent renewable energy. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, May 4, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Google […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 4 – Google fires AI researcher; Android users switch to iPhone; California runs on 100 per cent renewable energy first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 3 – HP disables subscription ink; Microsoft Edge VPN; India’s first semiconductor fab

HP disables printer cartridges if you opt out of its subscription program, Microsoft is planning a VPN service in Edge, and India will build its first semiconductor fabrication plant.

The post Hashtag Trending May 3 – HP disables subscription ink; Microsoft Edge VPN; India’s first semiconductor fab first appeared on IT World Canada.

Hashtag Trending May 2 – Stop using Internet Explorer; AI tool to detect deep fakes; cryptomining in Texas rivals Hustan energy use

Microsoft urges Windows users to stop using Internet Explorer, one computer scientist creates an exceptional deep fake detection tool, and cryptocurrency mining in Texas uses as much electricity as Huston. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Monday, May 2, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Microsoft now […]

The post Hashtag Trending May 2 – Stop using Internet Explorer; AI tool to detect deep fakes; cryptomining in Texas rivals Hustan energy use first appeared on IT World Canada.