Hashtag Trending – Amazon product announcements; Bezos in space; Adobe acquisitions

Amazon makes over a dozen announcements at product showcase, Jeff Bezos sending people to space and Adobe acquisition could fuel Salesforce rivalry. First up from Twitter: Alexa is everywhere...Amazon held a product showcase

Published on: September 21st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Army of Amazon tweeters go to work; AR used to explain danger of Florence; Facebook will fact-check photos and videos

An army of Amazon workers are tweeting about how awesome the company is, the Weather Channel uses AR technology to scare everyone, and Facebook expands its fact-checking net to include fake photos and

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Canada’s Growth 500 2018; Don’t kill the headphone jack; Amazon drivers speak out

Canada’s 500 fastest growing businesses, why it’s still too early to kill the headphone jack, and Amazon drivers are speaking out about harsh work conditions. https://twitter.com/cdnbiz/status/1040228749093085184 Trending on Twitter, Canadian Business released its

Published on: September 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Amazon hits $1 trillion; Mercedes-Benz takes on Tesla; Canadian university creates roll-up tablet

Amazon hits the $1 trillion mark, Mercedes-Benz reveals its first all-electric car and Queen’s University creates a roll-up tablet. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Turbonomic extends AI-powered workload automation to Kubernetes-as-a-Service offerings

Turbonomic is expanding its kubernetes-as-a-service (KaaS) offerings by adding AI-automation support for container technologies belonging to Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Pivotal, the workload automation company announced recently. The new KaaS management capabilities include

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – More Intel processors risk cyber attacks; Walmart website drives sales; Amazon coming to a big screen near you

Intel announces more processor flaws that could leave room for cyber attacks, Walmart’s online stores add to best sales in a deacade and Amazon coming to a big screen near you. It’s all

Published on: August 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

A global partnership program battling cyber crime, from Symantec

Meta Networks has joined a collaborative partnership program with Symantec that hopes to create a more secure cloud network and combat cybercrime. The cloud-native networking company, according to a Tuesday release, has joined

Published on: August 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Amazon HQ2 frontrunners

Editor's Note: Mandy Kovacs is no longer with ITWC, but before leaving she was able to record one more episode of Hashtag Trending for us. Enjoy! Amazon caused a frenzy when it announced

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s facial recognition software fails a test; Trump accuses Twitter of bias; Facebook loses billions in value

Amazon’s facial recognition software matched 28 members of the U.S. Congress to criminal mugshots. Donald Trump accused Twitter of liberal bias. And Facebook and its founder had a really bad Thursday. First up:

Published on: July 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Apple could be the first to a trillion, tech leaders pledge to not develop killer AI, new i9 Macbook Pro is too hot to function

Apple could be the first publicly traded company to be worth a trillion dollars, tech leaders sign a pledge to not develop lethal AI weapon systems, and Apple’s new i9 Macbook Pro is

Published on: July 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google is fined billions by the EU, Amazon Prime Day breaks records, Nest CEO steps down

Google is hit with a hefty billion dollar fine in the EU, Prime Day breaks records around the world, and the CEO of Nest resigns amidst a company reshuffle. First up from LinkedIn

Published on: July 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – 12 Russians charged with hacking US election, Jeff Bezos is richer than you, Amazon Prime Day worker strikes

12 Russians have been charged with interfering in the 2016 US election, Jeff Bezos is the richest person in modern history, and Amazon Prime Day is affected by mass worker strikes in Europe.

Published on: July 17th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google releases ‘Speed Update’; Amazon opens Ottawa fulfillment centre; Musk’s ‘impractical’ contribution to the Thai soccer team rescue

A new update incorporates loading speed into Google’s search rankings. Amazon's planning a new Ottawa fulfillment centre that it says will create 600 jobs. And we tell you why Elon Musk ultimately didn’t

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – ZTE shuffles leadership team; facial recognition technology failing test run; the cost of doing business with Amazon

ZTE shakes up its leadership team. A London, England-based test run of facial recognition technology has only a two per cent success rate. And it’s a slow news day, so we get to

Published on: July 6th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood