Hashtag Trending – Snapchat opens up to 3rd party developers, World Cup a testbed for new tech, Tesla announces full autopilot

Snapchat opens its platform up to third party developers, the 2018 World Cup is a testbed for new tech, and Tesla announces full autopilot. First up from LinkedIn, Snapchat’s parent company Snap Inc.

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Snap Inc. releases updated Spectacles; real-life Transformers; Sonos worth $3B?

Snapchat parent Snap Inc. releases the next generation of its wearable Spectacles camera; Japanese researchers have created a real-life Transformer; and the Wall Street Journal reports that smart speaker maker Sonos could be

Published on: April 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry sues again – this time it’s Snapchat for patent infringement

A month after suing Facebook, BlackBerry is going after Snapchat’s parent company Snap Inc. To make up for its decline in revenues since ditching the smartphone market, the Canadian tech company has been

Published on: April 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

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 – FCC’s net neutrality repeal is official, Kylie Jenner slays Snapchat, MIT created living plant lights

It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending!

Published on: February 23rd, 2018 Alex Radu

Apple acquires Shazam for $400 million

Apple is stepping up its music game once again, this time acquiring music and image recognition service Shazam for a reported $400 million USD. The intent to make this acquisition was first broken

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – MacOS security bug; SaaS North; SnapChat’s new look

Your MacBook’s password protection has been compromised. Canada’s cloud software industry shows signs of maturity. And SnapChat unveils its biggest redesign ever. Trending on Facebook, a newly-discovered security flaw allows hackers to take

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Predicting the 2018 NBA champion – Tech in Sports Ep. 14

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week, including the world's largest in-arena scoreboard. Then they debate what the data tells us about who will

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Is AI smarter than a 6-year-old? Linkedin copies Snapchat

A study has revealed that Google’s AI has the highest IQ of all artificial intelligences, but that’s still less than a 6-year-old, LinkedIn is taking a page out of Snapchat’s book, and a

Published on: October 4th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canada’s anti-spam law is hurting MSPs

First, we’ll tell you what it’s about. The Canadian Government wants to cut down on a number of spam people receive.  This is a good thing, right?  However, the way they’ve gone about

Published on: September 1st, 2017 Stuart Crawford

Take a look at Amazon’s rumoured ‘all-in-one’ messaging app

The Seattle-based tech giant is reportedly working on launching its own competing messaging app called Anytime. According to AFTVnews, Amazon has started surveying customers about a new messaging service for input on which

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

Mobile money transfers set to spike in 2015: Juniper

Following up its findings that social media will help grow online retail by double digits this year, market firm Juniper Research has released findings suggesting mobile money transfers will also increase by nearly 150 per

Published on: July 21st, 2015 CDN Staff

Why social media is the single biggest culture shift of our time

MONTREAL – After the Cisco Velocity conference ended the talk circulating around the halls from channel marketing professionals was: Who is Gary Vaynerchuk? Looking at Vaynerchuk's career you can describe him as an

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto