Hashtag Trending – Alexa is laughing at you, Snap cuts over 100 jobs, Amazon commits billions more to food industry

A weird Alexa bug has Alexa-enabled devices creepily laughing without being prompted, the company behind Snapchat is cutting over 100 jobs, and Amazon commits many more billions of dollars to the food industry.

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Robot dog frightens humans; Netflix scores major talent; Alexa upgraded

A robot dog is freaking everybody out, Netflix is making some major producer hires, and Alexa gets an upgrade in Canada. Trending on Youtube, is a new Boston Dynamics video featuring a modified

Published on: February 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending: Samsung heir leaves jail; Intel’s new smart eyewear; tech makes a splash at the Superbowl

Former Samsung head Jay Y. Lee has been released from jail, five months after being convicted of bribery charges. Intel has designed new smart eyewear that projects images onto your retina and looks

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Who won the battle between Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa at CES 2018?

In 2017 we saw the smart assistant battle between Amazon's Alexa and Google's Google Assistant begin in proper with official launches here in Canada. The two tech giants are squaring off and racing

Published on: January 17th, 2018 Alex Radu

The top 10 automotive news stories from CES 2018

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

HP targets creatives, executives with this year’s CES offerings

Palo Alto-based HP Inc. is using advanced engineering and artificial intelligence (AI)-powered smart assistants to adapt the PC user experience for executives and creative types at this year's CES. On Monday the company

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft drops Bitcoin support, Apple pressured to address childhood iPhone addiction

Microsoft is no longer supporting Bitcoin. Two investors with $2 billion USD in Apple stock are pressuring the company to address childhood iPhone addiction. And today’s CES highlights include voice assistant-enabled earphones and

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – What to expect this week at CES 2018

The largest consumer tech trade show in the world pops off today in Las Vegas, and what better way to prepare for the big week than with a rousing episode of Hashtag Trending.

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

Guide to complete mastery of your Canadian Amazon Echo

Three years after it was first available south of the border, the Amazon Echo and its Alexa voice assistant service are now launched in Canada. If you just received your Amazon Echo, Echo

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Alexa in Canada, unlocked smartphones, Bitcoin on Wall Street

Amazon Echo ships to Canada. Free unlocked smartphones for all! And Bitcoin is now available on a government-backed exchange. Tomorrow, Amazon Echo will begin officially shipping to Canada. The smart speaker connects users

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – WhatsApp outage; Alberta bans bots; Alexa for Business

WhatsApp was down for a few minutes and apparently, that’s a big deal. Alberta is getting tough in the battle against ticket-buying bots. And Amazon’s Alexa might just be your newest colleague. Trending

Published on: December 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Alexa for Business may launch new voice enabled era of computing

LAS VEGAS – In the 1986 movie Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Lt. Commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise Montgomery Scott – better known as Scotty – had to deal with a 20th

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS releases an HD camera that does machine learning

LAS VEGAS – Amazon.com has developed several hardware products in its history such as the Kindle e-reader, Alexa and the Fire tablet, but until today the Amazon Web Services side has not. AWS

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Is Apple getting close to the channel? Read more in the latest CDN Digital Edition

The November 2017 issue of the CDN Digital Edition magazine features the profitability plan for the channel for Cisco's intuitive-based networks. The digital publication will have a story on how Harry Zarek of Compugen is spearheading Apple's

Published on: November 24th, 2017 CDN Staff