Hashtag Trending – Alexa is laughing at you, Snap cuts over 100 jobs, Amazon commits billions more to food industry

A weird Alexa bug has Alexa-enabled devices creepily laughing without being prompted, the company behind Snapchat is cutting over 100 jobs, and Amazon commits many more billions of dollars to the food industry.

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Alex Radu

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 – 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 targets healthcare, Verizon won’t sell Huawei phones, drones are planting trees

Amazon has set its sights on the healthcare industry, Verizon says that it won’t sell Huawei phones due to pressure from the U.S. government, and reforestation drones are planting hundreds of thousands of

Published on: January 31st, 2018 Alex Radu

Jan. 30, 2018 – Elon Musk is selling flamethrowers, Apple slashes iPhone X production, Dell gets creative

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Published on: January 30th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s new news feed; Softbank and Uber; Snap struggles

Facebook increases fake news safeguards, SoftBank becomes Uber’s largest stakeholder and Snap struggles to hang on to its employees and internal memos.

Published on: January 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s changing its news feed again, BlackBerry CEO to deliver keynote at Detroit Auto Show

Facebook’s changing its news feed again. The Detroit Auto Show has begun – and today’s keynote is being delivered by BlackBerry CEO John Chen. Trending on – where else? – Facebook is the

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Nissan’s Brain-to-Vehicle technology, first under-the-glass fingerprint sensor, Amazon CEO richest ever

More news out of CES 2018 today with Nissan unveiling its brain-to-vehicle technology, and Chinese manufacturer Vivo revealing the first ever under the glass fingerprint sensor. Plus, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is officially

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft drops Bitcoin support, Apple pressured to address childhood iPhone addiction

Microsoft is no longer supporting Bitcoin. Two investors with $2 billion USD in Apple stock are pressuring the company to address childhood iPhone addiction. And today’s CES highlights include voice assistant-enabled earphones and

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Spotify faces $1.6 billion lawsuit, BlackBerry teams up with Baidu, major tech acquisition predictions

Spotify may want to hold off on going public just yet, as it now faces a 1.6 billion dollar lawsuit, BlackBerry is teaming up with Chinese search engine giant, Baidu, for driverless car

Published on: January 4th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Apple’s been slowing down your old iPhone, beverage company pivots to blockchain

Apple admits to slowing down your old iPhone. A beverage company’s stock nearly quadruples after it announces a pivot to blockchain. And in a year with The Emoji Movie, Netflix has apparently produced

Published on: December 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality is dead, Disney’s Fox deal should scare Netflix, Norway switches off FM radio

Net neutrality is dead in the U.S. Disney’s $52 billion deal to purchase Fox has huge implications for its future streaming service. And Norway has become the first country in the world to

Published on: December 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – U.S. votes on net neutrality, Google’s year in search, Apple no longer an innovator?

Dozens of U.S. senators have made a last-ditch effort to save net neutrality, but are unlikely to affect today’s vote. The iPhone 8 and BitCoin were among the year’s top Google searches. And

Published on: December 14th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Net Neutrality vote this week, Google targets Spotify and Apple Music, Top 2017 search terms on Google

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will be voting on the fate of net neutrality this week, Google is planning to create an app that will rival Spotify and Apple Music, and look out

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Alex Radu