Author: Tom Li

Instagram is shown to be harmful to teens per a Facebook-led report, Steve Wozniak looks towards the cosmos, and a surprising social media influencer is raking in the sponsorships. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, September 15, and I’m your host, Tom Li. An internal research […]

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Apple’s iPhone 13 Pro series, announced today, brings major improvements in connectivity, performance, camera and display. The 6.1-inch iPhone 13 Pro and the 6.7-inch Pro Max use the same design as the iPhone 12 Pro. Not that this is a problem – the phone still looks stunning with its shiny steel band and matte glass […]

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The trial for Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes officially begins, Facebook offers to buy $100 million in invoices, and Samsung adds virtual memory to a smartphone in India. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Monday, September 13, and I’m your host, Tom Li. The trial for Theranos founder […]

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The trial for Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes officially begins, Facebook offers to buy $100 million in invoices, and Samsung adds virtual memory to a smartphone in India. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Monday, September 13, and I’m your host, Tom Li. The trial for Theranos founder […]

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Announced at the Lenovo Tech World event on Sept. 8, the Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 Carbon and Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 Pro are the first Lenovo laptops that will ship with Windows 11. Name Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 Carbon Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 Pro Dimensions and Weight Thinnest point: 14.9mm Weight: 1kg (2.37 lbs) Thinnest […]

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El Salvador makes a big Bitcoin purchase, Facebook’s fake news epidemic rages on, and Zoom’s prominence continues to have unexpected side effects on our mental health. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, September 8, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Ahead of plans to make Bitcoin […]

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Automated resume scanning softwares are filtering out good candidates, patents created by an AI gets rejected by the patent office, and Germany wants tougher laws surrounding smartphone support. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Tuesday, September 7, and I’m your host, Tom Li. A new report by […]

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Among the announcements Western Digital made at its HDD Re/Imagine event on Sept. 1, OptiNAND stood out. At first glance, it appears that Western Digital is simply adding a NAND component into its hard disk drives, but it goes a little bit deeper than that. Although SSDs have seen massive jumps in density and performance […]

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Yahoo and AOL acquired for chump-change, WhatsApp fined for breaching EU data privacy regulations, and eight states sign up to adopt driver’s licenses and state IDs in Apple Wallet. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday, September 3, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Yes, you heard […]

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Today’s Hashtag Trending script was prepared by Jori Negin-Shecter. Large swaths of Reddit will go dark protesting sitewide anti-vaxxers, Gen Z is moving away from phone calls, and Windows 11 has a release date. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, September 1, and I’m your host, […]

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Ransomware group retires and releases decryption key, China sets strict playtime for online video games, and Canadians may be able to take part in a battery lawsuit settlement. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Tuesday, August 31, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Ransomware group Ragnarok has […]

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Storage maker downgrades popular SSD, Microsoft slightly quietly loosens Windows 11 installation requirements, and Microsoft is also ending Office suite for Chromebooks. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Monday, August 30, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Western Digital, one of the largest PC storage makers in […]

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The Semiconductor shortage may worsen as Malaysia battles the pandemic, Samsung remotely bricks its stolen TVs, and robots make better delivery people because they don’t smoke. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, August 25, and I’m your host, Tom Li. If the semiconductor shortage isn’t bad […]

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The remote workforce will continue post-pandemic and organizations want better tools to secure their dispersed workforce.

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