Hashtag Trending – Waymo launching its own ride-hailing service, Refined Twitter, Apple’s new HQ giving employees headaches

Google’s self-driving division is preparing to launch its own ride-hailing service. A new browser extension cleans up Twitter on your desktop. And Apple’s new spaceship headquarters are becoming a real pain for some

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Youtube business insights; SnapChat’s new competition; Amazon layoffs

Youtube finally talks about the Logan Paul controversy - on Youtube. Google launches a SnapChat competitor, but SnapChat is totally not worried. And Amazon announces corporate layoffs. Popular on Youtube, an interview the

Published on: February 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial settled; Amazon’s new delivery service; Facebook testing downvote button

The Uber and Waymo trial ends with a settlement. Amazon goes after FedEx and UPS with its new delivery service. And Facebook is finally testing a dislike button - sort of. From LinkedIn:

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial settled; Amazon’s new delivery service; Facebook testing downvote button

The Uber and Waymo trial ends with a settlement. Amazon goes after FedEx and UPS with its new delivery service. And Facebook is finally testing a dislike button – sort of. From LinkedIn:

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial begins; Elon Musk launches a Tesla Roadster into space; Assange’s request denied

A high-profile trial between Uber and Google’s self-driving division Waymo begins in San Francisco. Tesla founder Elon Musk launches one of his company’s first vehicles into space. And Julian Assange’s request to temporarily

Published on: February 7th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Cisco packs everything it can into new container platform

Individuals and businesses love containers, but managing them is a different story. Cisco’s new Container Platform wants to remove all the hassle that comes with balancing configurations across applications living on premise and

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Amazon becomes world’s most valuable brand, Facebook wants you back, Google to predict flight delays

After a fantastic 2017, Amazon has overtaken Apple and Google as the world’s most valuable brand, Facebook is going to extreme lengths to win you back, and Google updates Google Flights to predict

Published on: February 2nd, 2018 Alex Radu

Google Cloud Platform opens first region, data centre in Canada

Montreal is quickly becoming a hub for all of Canada’s cloud data centre needs. Google has officially opened its first Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Canada, located in Montreal. The new region

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Twitter takeover rumours; Assange’s freedom; Google Bulletin

Rumours that Salesforce might buy Twitter are revived. The founder of WikiLeaks has a bad toothache. And Google looks to enter the local news space. It’s all the tech news that’s trending this

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – 3D holograms now possible, Google Chrome mutes annoying sites, Apple dives into healthcare

Scientists figure out how to project 3D images into thin air, Google Chrome now lets you mute annoying websites, and Apple’s latest operating system update lets you save all your medical records.

Published on: January 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – MacBook Air dead? Hey, hey, hey; Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Apple might be killing the MacBook Air. Everybody really should have known that Bitconnect wasn’t going to work out well. And finally, the answer to a long-held mystery of Google Calendar.

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Why Amazon HQ would be good for Toronto

In addition to 50,000 new well-paying, knowledge-sector jobs, a new Amazon headquarters in Toronto would bolster local talent and encourage other companies to follow suite, proponents of the project suggest. But Amazon HQ2

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s cashier-less store, Canada tests blockchain, top tech firms could combine for $1 trillion in 2018

Amazon officially opens its first cashier-less store, the Canadian government tests out blockchain, and the top ten tech companies could combine for more than $1 trillion in sales by the end of the

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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