Articles By Meagan Simpson

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: Britain cuts Huawei; Tumblr cuts adult content; Apple cuts prices

Huawei gets cut from Britain's largest mobile carrier, Tumblr is going to war with adult content, and Apple dropping prices? ending HERE! All three of today’s stories come from LinkedIn. First up: Britain's

Published on: December 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Take a tour inside Accenture’s new Canada Innovation Hub

Accenture has opened its newest Innovation Hub in downtown Toronto. The Ireland-based global management consulting and professional services firm wants to help its customers develop technologies that will help with digital transformation strategies.

Published on: December 3rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Accenture launches innovation hub in Toronto, creating 800 jobs

Accenture has officially launched its new Canadian Innovation Hub in Toronto, with plans to create 800 new high skill jobs by the end of 2020. Mayor John Tory, and Todd Smith, Ontario Minister

Published on: November 28th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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. ERE! First up from LinkedIn: Airbnb has named Dave Stephenson as its new

Published on: November 27th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Three innovation superclusters receive funding, ready to move forward

The Government of Canada has announced funding for three of the five superclusters from its $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative. Ontario-based Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster, Prairie-based Protein Industries Canada Supercluster, and Atlantic Canada’s

Published on: November 22nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Waterloo cloud management company wins Emmy Award for engineering

Waterloo cloud management company Dejero has been given the Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for 'excellence in engineering creativity.' Dejero, which is also celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, announced that it received the

Published on: November 19th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: World’s first AI news anchor; Apple, Amazon deal; reversible headphones

The world gets its first artificial intelligence news anchor, Apple strikes deal with Amazon to sell products, and you may never have to worry about putting your headphones over the wrong ear ever

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

VMware introduces blockchain SaaS for enterprises

As blockchain continues to grow in popularity you may be wondering if the technology is a good fit for your company or how to start implementing it. VMware Inc. is attempting to help solve

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: More robots less workers; Secretly rating shoppers; MacBook microphone detaches

Automation may be replacing human hires at Amazon, companies are secretly rating shoppers and the newest MacBook’s microphone detaches for privacy, but is it useful? Listen to the latest Hashtag Trending HERE! First

Published on: November 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Veeam Software announces CEO shakeup; co-founder makes the cut, McKay does not

A restructuring of its executive team and a new CEO is in the works for Veaam Software, with the company recently announcing that it's promoted the company's co-founder Andrei Baronov to CEO and

Published on: November 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Advancing women in tech; Uber’s self driving cars; Apple’s woozy emoji puzzles

Move The Dial hosts inaugural global summit on women leadership in tech, Uber wants to test self-driving cars again, and what's up with Apple’s woozy emoji? First up: This week marks the first

Published on: November 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Google and sexual harassment; U.K. fines Facebook; AI portrait’s big price-tag

Google’s CEO has admitted it had a sexual harassment problem, the U.K. has fined Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the painting creating by artificial intelligence sold way above predictions. First from

Published on: October 29th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

All Hands on Tech – Apple Homepod (full review)

The Apple Homepod officially became available in Canada on June 18. We decided to take a look at it again and test out the smart speaker’s new Canadian capabilities. Don't forget to like

Published on: October 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Apple overpricing repairs; Amazon employees protest facial recognition software; Canadian-made smart glasses

Apple is accused of restricting and over estimating price of device repairs, Amazon employees are protesting the sale of facial recognition software and a Waterloo-based company creates smart glasses. First from Reddit: We

Published on: October 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson