South Korea is fining Facebook for $6M US, France applies a digital tax to the tech giants, and lots of chatter about a potential Slack acquisition.
Forget 5G, China launches a 6G satellite, Loblaw’s will launch Canada’s first self-driving delivery fleet, and tips for setting boundaries for yourself while working from home.
In-person meetings are not the go-to anymore says Bill Gates, Airbnb is bouncing back, and robot cleaners for the workplace.
Canadian privacy legislation is getting a facelift, Twitter introduces Fleets instead of an edit button, and Amazon is officially allowed to deliver prescription medications to its US customers.
Tesla repairs are fundamentally changing in Massachusetts, social media is buzzing about how employers are using surveillance for COVID-19 tracking, and SpaceX has its eyes on tourism.
Hashtag Trending – Honda doubles down on self-driving cars; SpaceX gets praise; Restaurant industry’s digital transformation
Honda will be the first to mass-produce level 3 autonomous cars, Space X is making strides with rural internet access, and how restaurants are being more resilient and creative amidst the pandemic.
Hashtag Trending – Apple’s M1 chip; Canada preps to spend big on network infrastructure; Coping with pandemic burnout
Apple’s new M1 chip has been announced, Canada is preparing to spend big on developing network infrastructure, and how to cope with pandemic burnouts.
Hashtag Trending – Tim Berners-Lee’s new idea; SpaceX makes moves in Canada; Shifts in shopping behaviour
How would you feel about being in full control of your data? Space X is moving closer to delivering high-speed internet in rural Canadian areas, and supermarkets are experiencing a major shift for shopping behaviour amidst the pandemic.
Hashtag Trending – Tech stocks explode; Vancouver ranks #1 for software job growth; Right to repair in Massachusetts
Tech stocks are roaring amidst the election, Vancouver ranks #1 in North America for high-tech software job growth, and right to repair gets the green light in Massachusetts
The U.S. elections dominate the news cycle, Wal-Mart says no to robots, and students rebel against eye-tracking exam tools.
A revolutionary way to sell books catches people’s attention online, influencer marketing budgets are projected to double by 2022, and a new global database helps identity COVID-19 superspreader events
Reddit rants about printers, an AI camera mistakes a referee’s bald head as the ball leading to a very different viewing experience, and a Google Drive scam is making its rounds.
Hashtag Trending – Google logos get dunked on; Apple’s search engine; U.S. Senate hearing with big tech
Users are not feeling the new Google logos, Apple is en-route to develop its own search engine, and some humour and irony for this week’s Senate hearing with the big tech CEOs.
Hashtag Trending – Facebook Oculus frustrations; U.K. telcos face new rules; War against AirBnb heats up
Facebook’s Oculus users are frustrated over mandatory Facebook accounts, new rules in the U.K. stop mobile networks from selling locked phones, and cities are taking new approaches to take back their housing from Airbnb.
Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-Hee has died at the age of 78, the average American will spend three months on their phone, and nearly half of Canadian workers are strongly considering leaving their jobs.