Hashtag Trending – Tech influences at the 2018 Winter Olympics, iPhone struggles and other holiday findings, Firefox tackles privacy

The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics open on Friday and technology will be front and center, the many tech giants have released their quarterly earnings from the holidays, and the next update to Firefox

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Alex Radu

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

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

Hashtag Trending – Data breach at Bell Canada, most Android apps aren’t ready for GDPR, Elon Musk’s new crazy compensation plan

Bell Canada suffers a data breach, more than half of Android apps don't follow the new EU data protection regulations, and Elon Musk isn’t getting paid unless Tesla is massively successful.

Published on: January 24th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Apple in troubles; YouTube backlash; GE not looking good

Apple is in trouble again due to poor working conditions. YouTube slashes advertising from thousands of channels, and things aren’t looking good for General Electric.

Published on: January 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Bitcoin crash; preventing another Hawaii false alarm; apps as evidence

Bitcoin finally takes a nosedive. A new testing capability that could have prevented Hawaii’s false alarm won’t be put in place until next year. And an iPhone app is being used to provide

Published on: January 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – BlackBerry Jarvis, bad robots, Disney departures

BlackBerry’s CEO unveils a new product at the biggest auto show of the year. Nobody’s impressed with the robots on display at CES. And Disney’s losing some social cache. Trending on Google, BlackBerry

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – New year predictions for social media

Live video will continue to dominate social media, AR and VR will make even bigger virtual splashes across all platforms, and chatbots will be there to answer your questions 24/7. Video is dominating

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – AI assistant predictions for 2018

Smart assistants are going to be adopted faster than smartphones, they’ll be embedded in everything, and they’ll have lots of bad apps. Click this: Listen to the new episode of Hashtag Trending Welcome

Published on: December 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Self-driving car predictions for 2018

Self-driving cars will be tested on public roads next year, the first autonomous vehicle you get in will be a ride-sharing taxi, and be prepared for a mass vehicle hacking scandal. My first

Published on: December 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – We called Elon Musk’s cell phone number

What happens when you call Elon Musk’s cell phone? We find out. Plus, Magic Leap reveals its augmented reality product. On Twitter, Elon Musk appeared to accidentally send his cell phone number to

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – WannaCry politics, how algorithms work, bike share unchained

The White House is shaming North Korea for the WannaCry attack. Learn how machine learning algorithms work by watching a cartoon. And why there might be thousands of more bicycles parked on your

Published on: December 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Facebook admits it’s bad for your health, self-healing smartphone glass, Twitter enforces new rules

Facebook admits using the social media site makes you sad but wants you to keep using it anyway, self-healing glass could do away with smashed smartphone screens, and Twitter starts enforcing new rules

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality isn’t dead yet, Amazon mends ties with Google, Spotify tries to curb Apple’s dominance

Net neutrality won’t go down without a fight, Amazon offers Google an olive branch, and Spotify reaches out to the EU to curb Apple’s power. Trending all over social media this weekend was

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs