Twitter says it will add an edit button if everyone wears masks, TikTok is being flamed by hacktivist group Anonymous, Tesla is now the most valuable carmaker in the world.
Hashtag Trending – Big banks join Facebook boycott; MIT pulls plug on racist AI; What’s your Zoom shirt?
Canada’s big banks are joining the Facebook boycott, Tesla is now worth more than Toyota, and everyone is suddenly talking about their personal “Zoom shirts”.
Hashtag Trending – Apps snooping on clipboard data; Zuckerberg losing billions; Amazon warehouse workers strike
It turns out dozens of apps are still snooping around your clipboard data, Mark Zuckerberg is a little bit poorer now, and Amazon warehouse workers in Germany are planning to strike today.
Amazon buys the naming rights to Seattle’s KeyArena and changes the name to Climate Pledge Arena, Olympus quits the camera business after 84 years, and Collision from Home wraps up.
Hashtag Trending – Collision From Home continues, U.S. work visas put to a halt, Facebook boycotts continue
Collision From Home continues, the U.S. says it will suspend foreign work visas until the end of the year, and Facebook boycotts continue.
Collision from home 2020, Andrew Yang says big tech should pay for user data, and Ontario’s new math curriculum will feature code and data.
We’ve dedicated today’s Hashtag Trending episode to summarize all the big announcements from Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference. Strap in, listeners, because there’s a ton to talk about.
Thousands of teens rally together on TikTok to throw a wrench into Donald Trump’s rally plans in Tulsa, Adobe wants you to uninstall Flash soon, and NBA Players are being asked to wear a smart ring when they start play again next month.
Hashtag Trending – Canada’s COVID-19 tracing app; Huawei accused of being a security threat, tips to starting your remote job
Canada’s COVID-19 tracing app is soon to arrive, Huawei is being accused as a national security threat, and useful tips for those starting remote work.
Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s optional political ads; CIA cyber weapons stolen; Twitter’s new feature
Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook will allow users to turn off political ads, the CIA’s largest data breach is due to not enough security, Twitter rolls out a new feature.
Apple faces two EU antitrust probes, Amazon launches a new social distancing tool, and remote work needs more chit chat.
Walmart joins forces with Shopify, Zoom admits it suspended accounts of several activists at China’s request, and new office norms take place due to COVID-19.
More tech giants exit the facial recognition business, fake contact tracing apps are popping up, and the PS5 reveal was impressive but the subsequent memes were even better.
Amazon will stop supplying US police with facial recognition technology for a year, Twitter has a new prompt encouraging users to read before they tweet, and Omni Ballot online voting raises concern on election integrity.
Hashtag Trending – Clearview AI in the news again; Fraudulent N95 masks leads to lawsuit; WFH inequality
Clearview AI facial recognition will not delete Canadian faces from its collection of billions of photos; 3M sues third-party Amazon sellers for fraudulent N95 mask sales; Remote work raises concerns about work from home inequality.