Hashtag Trending – IBM doesn’t want GDPR in the US; Facebook suspends 200 apps for ‘data misuse’; Trump tweets support for ZTE

One of America’s largest tech companies is telling U.S. lawmakers it doesn’t want to see the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation matched on U.S. shores. Facebook aims to prevent another Cambridge Analytica

Published on: May 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Paypal going after traditional banks, Facebook’s continued problems, China’s dystopian ranking system

PayPal is moving closer to “mainstream banking”, Facebook suspends another data analytics firm for using tactics like Cambridge Analytica, and China is testing a social credit ranking system straight out of a Black

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – China’s using sunglasses to spy on people; 3D-printed homes for $10,000 USD; a new startup will preserve your brain

Beijing police are using AI-powered sunglasses to spy on people. A Texas company can 3D print a 650-square-foot cement home for $10,000 USD. And a new California startup is offering to preserve your

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Google’s stacking its emoji cheeseburger wrong, Cook and Zuckerberg meet China’s Jinping

Google CEO Sundar Pichai promises to make fixing Google’s cheeseburger emoji his top priority. The CEOs of two of the USA’s leading tech firms meet with the leader of China. And we hope

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Jack Ma and Justin Trudeau urge businesses looking for new markets to consider China

TORONTO – Canadian businesses – small, medium, and enterprise alike – looking for new markets should consider the 300 million middle class Chinese eager to purchase high-quality products from the Great White North.

Published on: October 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – EU wants China-like Internet censorship, Apple dethroned as the world’s second largest smartphone brand

Huawei surpasses Apple as the world’s second largest smartphone brand, the Red Sox are using smart watches to cheat in baseball, and the EU wants to follow in China’s footsteps by implementing internet

Published on: September 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – EU wants China-like Internet censorship, Apple dethroned as the world’s second largest smartphone brand

Huawei surpasses Apple as the world’s second largest smartphone brand, the Red Sox are using smart watches to cheat in baseball, and the EU wants to follow in China’s footsteps by implementing internet

Published on: September 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Tech execs react to DACA repeal, Google hiring in China

Tech executives speak out against Donald Trump’s move to end DACA, Google is hiring artificial intelligence talent in China, and Lenovo fesses up to spyware.   From Twitter, technology company executives are reacting

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Tech execs react to DACA repeal, Google hiring in China

Tech executives speak out against Donald Trump’s move to end DACA, Google is hiring artificial intelligence talent in China, and Lenovo fesses up to spyware.   From Twitter, technology company executives are reacting

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Apps are cool, convenient, useful and dangerous

A few weeks ago, I had to visit my friendly smartphone store. I could do everything – send/receive texts, send/receive emails, access/use business and social media apps – everything but make a phone

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Max Spindle

Ingram Micro enters new chapter after HNA deal closes

Ingram Micro officially checkmarked the "closed" box on the historic $6 billion HNA deal today. And, with that comes a newly formed board and some senior leadership changes. For the first time in

Published on: December 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro/HNA deal could be on shaky ground

The $6 billion deal for Ingram Micro is on hold; for a little while. The Wall Street Journal reported that the February 18th merger agreement between Ingram Micro and Chinese conglomerate HNA Group

Published on: July 22nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Brexit and a possible Trump presidency will drive up value of Bitcoin: Research

Think the effect of Brexit and the upcoming American election will be limited to physical currencies? Think again. UK-based market analyst Juniper Research forecasts the value of Bitcoin to triple this year alone

Published on: July 5th, 2016 CDN Staff