Hashtag Trending, June 24, 2021- Microsoft reaches a $2 trillion market; What causes Zoom Fatigue; Bill C-10Read More Hashtag Trending, June 24, 2021- Microsoft reaches a $2 trillion market; What causes Zoom Fatigue; Bill C-10
Hashtag Trending, June 22, 2021- Water facility hacks, Amazon Prime Day, IBM Toronto office
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Don’t expect your recently purchased non-fungible token to be of any value in a few years, Facebook is reportedly worried about Apple’s new iPhone OS and what it means for their business, and Apple Silicon is already leaving its mark on the market.Read More Hashtag Trending, June 21, 2021 – NFTs value will plummet; Facebook’s worried about losing business; Apple silicon ruffles competition
Hashtag Trending, June 18, 2021- Apple bans LGBTQ+ apps in some countries; Four day work weeks work?; Senators propose the ‘Unsubscribe Act’Read More Hashtag Trending, June 18, 2021- Apple bans LGBTQ+ apps in some countries; Four day work weeks work?; Senators propose the ‘Unsubscribe Act’
Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 11 OS leaks online, Amazon executives worry about high employee turnover, and the Biden administration forgives student debt for Tech students.Read More Hashtag Trending, June 17, 2021- Windows 11 Leaks; Amazon’s Warehouse Turnover Concerns; IBM shows off quantum power
Hashtag Trending, June 15, 2021- Bitcoin jumps more than 20 per cent; Second dose vaccine booking issues; Microsoft employees slept in data centresRead More Hashtag Trending, June 15, 2021- Bitcoin jumps more than 20 per cent; Second dose vaccine booking issues; Microsoft employees slept in data centres
Anti-vaxxers are turning to Yelp for help targeting restaurants that are asking for proof of vaccination; Big tech is the target of another antitrust bill in the U.S., and experts share tips for managing remote teams. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday, June 11 and I’m […]Read More Hashtag Trending, June 14, 2021 – Anti-vaxxers turn to Yelp; Facial recognition’s future; How to manage remote teams effectively
Report finds Facebook rampant with sex trafficking, an antitrust law that could reshape Big Tech, and Fastly releases a statementRead More Hashtag Trending, June 11, 2021 – Facebook’s Sex Trafficking Underbelly; Antitrust Bills Could Reshape Big Tech; Fastly Clears the Air
Cisco’s Webex platform has unveiled more than 800 new features since September, but when asked which one has experienced the greatest adoption, Jeetu Patel’s answer was a bit unexpected.
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Hashtag Trending, June 9, 2021 – Fastly’s Major Outage; Apple Talks EV Batteries; Tech’s Firms ShiftingRead More Hashtag Trending, June 9, 2021 – Fastly’s Major Outage; Apple Talks EV Batteries; Tech’s Firms Shifting
Hashtag Trending, June 8, 2021- Bezos going to space; Toronto’s HQ2 loss brings benefits, Apple WWDC kicks offRead More Hashtag Trending, June 8, 2021- Bezos going to space; Toronto’s HQ2 loss brings benefits, Apple WWDC kicks off
The U.S. says it’s going to start treating ransomware investigations much more seriously, Bing censors Tank Man image search results, and El Salvador becomes the first country to adopt bitcoin as a legal tender.Read More Hashtag Trending, June 7, 2021 – US elevates ransomware investigations; Tank Man censorship; El Salvador adopts Bitcoin as legal tender
Welcome to Cybersecurity Today, this is the week in review edition for the 7 days ending June 4. I’m Alex Coop, editorial director for ITWorldCanada.com, and I’m filling in today for your regular host Howard Solomon. In a few minutes, Terry Cutler, CEO of Montreal’s Cyology Labs will join me to peel through some of […]
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Twitter launches a new subscription service, self-driving trucks are slowly hitting the roads, and employees are considering quitting their jobs if employers aren’t flexible about remote work.Read More Hashtag Trending, June 4, 2021- Twitter Blue launches in Canada; Self-driving trucks make progress; Survey says workers will quit without hybrid work model
Hashtag Trending, June 3, 2021 – Return to the office? No thanks says survey; Microsoft’s next gen of Windows; Ransomware attack hits meat producerRead More Hashtag Trending, June 3, 2021 – Return to the office? No thanks says survey; Microsoft’s next gen of Windows; Ransomware attack hits meat producer
Since its release three years ago, IBM says DBaaS offerings have gained enormous interest from customers across multiple industries. At THINK this week, it also received several updates.
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Chinese tech company Xiaomi is no longer on the U.S. trade ban list, Amazon is accused of hiring and firing workers to meet a turnover quota, and Google is building a new data centre in Quebec.Read More Hashtag Trending, May 13, 2021- Xiaomi removed from trade ban list; Amazon “hire-to-fire”; new Google data centre in Quebec
IT World Canada’s latest MapleSEC Satellite session was all about training and awareness and understanding what techniques work best. Here’s a quick recap in case you missed it
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Lawmakers are asking Zuckerberg to scrap Instagram for kids, social media is tearing us apart, and on the heels of a cyberattack against a U.S. pipeline, experts say that governments need to take cybersecurity more seriously.Read More Hashtag Trending, May 12, 2021 – Instagram for kids pushback; Social media is dividing us (duh); and experts react to pipeline cyberattack
A story about high-pressure sales tactics at a Toronto consumer electronics store gains national attention, Apple invests a few more millions into glassmaker Corning, and guess who’s suffering from Zoom fatigue? It’s Zoom’s CEO.Read More Hashtag Trending, May 11, 2021 – High pressure sales tactics at The Source; Apple doubles down on Corning; Zoom CEO tired of Zoom
LinkedIn publishes its list of Canada’s top companies, and the tech industry is well-represented, Facebook shuts down advertisements from Signal, and it’s Google Docs versus Word on TwitterRead More Hashtag Trending, May 7, 2021 – Canada’s top tech companies in 2021; Facebook shuts down Signal ads; Google Docs VS Word
Sam Selim is glad to have the PayIt saga in the rearview mirror, but the chief executive officer for Toronto tech firm SQL PowerGroup is casting serious doubt on PayIt’s ability to follow through on its proposal to modernize Toronto City Hall’s online payment systems.
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The #DeleteFacebook hashtag is trending after a court upholds Donald Trump’s Facebook ban; New York bill aims to temporarily halt bitcoin mining, and Amazon is being sued for telling false advertising around its online movie purchases.Read More Hashtag Trending, May 6, 2021 – #DeleteFacebook; Halting bitcoin mining; Amazon sued for false advertising
Wealthsimple snags $750 million in funding from venture funds and Canadian celebrities, Bill and Melinda Gates are calling it quits, and ad blockers are growing in popularityRead More Hashtag Trending, May 5, 2021 – Wealthsimple snags $750M in funding; Bill and Melinda split; Use of ad blockers surge
This morning’s Coffee Briefing includes Red Hat Summit updates, an update from OVHcloud about the blaze that destroyed its data centres, and much more.
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Ethereum is quadrupling in value this year, Verizon sells Yahoo for $5 billion, and Intel announces a $3.5 billion upgrade to a chip manufacturing plant in New Mexico.Read More Hashtag Trending, May 4, 2021 – Ethereum quadruples in value; Verizon sells Yahoo and AOL for $5 billion; Intel investing $3.5B in fab upgrade
The CIO Strategy Council is putting the call out to its stakeholders to provide input on its latest proposed standard for the responsible use of contact tracing and monitoring data in the workplace.
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Big Tech’s dominance is highlighted by some recent earnings calls, another Amazon fulfillment centre in Peel Region closes due to COVID-19 outbreaks, and ransomware cases spike, causing experts to sound the alarm.Read More Hashtag Trending, May 3, 2021 – Big Tech’s ‘bonkers’ dominance; Another Amazon fulfillment centre in Peel Region closes; Ransomware cases spike
Toronto is the next home for Netflix’s new headquarters, Facebook’s Q1 earnings exceed expectations despite all the controversy surrounding the social media giant, and an executive from Oracle had his Twitter account suspended after harassing a reporter. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday, April 30 and […]Read More Hashtag Trending, April 30, 2021 – Netflix picks Toronto, Facebook’s Q1 earnings; Oracle exec suspended on Twitter
Roughly a year after becoming Red Hat’s new chief executive officer, Paul Cormier took centre stage during the company’s annual summit on Tuesday to dissect the open-source software giant’s structural combination with IBM.
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The chatter around Bitcoin’s negative impact on the environment intensifies, owners of John Deere tractors get doxxed, and it’s another LinkedIn list of Canadian tech companies looking for talent.Read More Hashtag Trending, April 26, 2021 – Bitcoin’s environmental impact; John Deere owners doxed; Who’s hiring in Canada?
SolarWinds changes its name to N‑able, Signal’s CEO peels apart the cops’ favourite phone cracking tool; and Canada’s tech industry is desperate for talent.Read More Hashtag Trending, April 23, 2021 – SolarWinds MSP name change; Signal hacks the cops; Canada’s scale-up challenges
Hackers are desperately scanning the internet for unpatched VMware servers that contain a dangerous code-execution vulnerability, according to researchers
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We check in on ITWC’s latest MapleSEC satellite series event, the Supreme Court of Canada says no to big telcos’ cries for a pricing appeal, and President Biden signs another exec order, this one tackling the global chip shortage.
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After nearly 23 years with the company, stretching back prior to the Dell-EMC merger, Dell Technologies says its president and general manager Mike Sharun is retiring this spring.
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A vicious cycle of events is leading to more attacks against the public sector, according to BlackBerry’s 2021 Threat Report, and Canada is in a great position to be blindsided by cyberattacks against its critical infrastructure.
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Expect to see a lot of supply chain attacks in 2021, experts warn.
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There have been some significant changes atop the executive branch at VMware with the recent departure of CEO Pat Gelsinger, but the latest move comes in the form of two new hires.
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Robinhood gets grilled over its position during the Gamestop fiasco, Canada issues warning to Facebook after the tech giant bans news on its platform in Australia, and Instacart’s anti-fraud policy causes headaches with its workers.
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The Canadian Revenue Agency says online accounts were locked because of an “external threat”, Facebook picks the nuclear option and bans news on its platform in Australia, and Uber takes down the UberCheats app.
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Canada is partnering with Huawei on a long-term project leaving some critics stunned, Netflix is is eyeing Toronto and Vancouver for its new outpost, and Reddit has become the unofficial unemployment hotline.
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Farmers are having to hack their own tractors just to keep it running, a new study suggests Bitcoin uses more electricity annually than the whole of Argentina, and frustration swells over Uber Eats’ pay system.
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If you weren’t able to catch our Technicity West event, worry not: You can watch the entire event on-demand here, or read our play-by-play with links to other coverage.
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Faced with tight budgets and limited resources, municipalities are being forced to do more with less. A panel of experts at Technicity West share tips on how to find partners in a work-from-home world
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Municipalities are being forced to rethink how they develop and rollout internet infrastructure across municipalities now that public spaces like libraries and rec centres are no longer the Wi-Fi hotspots they used to be.
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