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

The top 10 automotive news stories from CES 2018

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – French authorities investigating Apple for ‘planned obsolesence’; dancing robots at CES

Apple is being investigated by French prosecutors for allegedly designing iPhones to deliberately stop working after two years. People are talking about James Damore’s lawsuit against Google. And dancing robots at CES. From

Published on: January 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Google brings OEM partners into Daydream VR platform with CES launch

LAS VEGAS - Google Inc. is now working with OEM partners in a bid to increase the adoption of its Daydream virtual reality (VR) platform. Google's Daydream platform, first introduced in 2016, tried

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Patching Meltdown/Spectre: Take your time, or get to it fast?

The country’s biggest municipal power system has wasted no time in implementing patches to the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities. “We have been issued patches from many of our vendors (while still awaiting

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

HP’s new Chromebooks specifically for education

HP Inc. is expanding its Chrome OS offerings with three new Chromebook devices designed specifically for the education ecosystem. The new devices - the sixth generation of the HP Chromebook 11, the fifth

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

Android Pay, Google Wallet, merge into single brand: Google Pay

Android Pay and Google Wallet have now merged into a single payment brand under Google Pay. Existing users of both services will be able to “speed through checkout with peace of mind,” according to

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Top 5 Business Smartphones of 2017 – All Hands on Tech

2017 is coming to a close and we're looking at some of the best smartphones for business users that came out this year. This time on All Hands on Tech, Alex makes his

Published on: December 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chair of Google parent Alphabet

Google parent Alphabet Inc. has announced that Eric Schmidt, its founding chair and the search engine giant's CEO between 2001 and 2011, will be stepping down from his current position. In a Thursday

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood