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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 Facebook: The French government’s consumer protection agency is investigating Apple regarding allegations of “planned obsolescence”. In France it’s a crime to intentionally…

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 “Li-Fi”. From Google Trends: Microsoft employees have told technical support website Bleeping Computer that the company is no longer supporting Bitcoin transactions,…

Hashtag Trending – What will smartphones look like in 2018?

Foldable smartphones? In-display fingerprint sensors? Artificial intelligence? CES and the Mobile World Congress are just around the corner, and we’re heading in 2018 looking at an exciting year for new smartphones. Remember the golden age of flip phones? Well, with the next iteration of the Galaxy Note, Samsung may be returning to it. The rumoured…

Hashtag Trending – Breaches reported by law; Trudeau’s cyber security plan

Get ready for reporting breaches of your security safeguards if you’re covered under federal law; the Trudeau government will release the latest federal cyber security plan and be prepared for more imaginative cyber attacks. For 2018 – indeed for the foreseeable future – cyber attacks are only going to get worse in every country. In…



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