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A two-minute daily review of the top trending stories across the web, including Twitter, Reddit, Google News, Google Trends, Facebook, and Product Hunt.

A two-minute daily review of the top trending stories across the web, including Twitter, Reddit, Google News, Google Trends, Facebook, and Product Hunt.
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Canada

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A two-minute daily review of the top trending stories across the web, including Twitter, Reddit, Google News, Google Trends, Facebook, and Product Hunt.

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@itworldca

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English

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416-290-2015


Episodes

Nov. 15, 2018 - NASA asks Canada to continue with AI help; TSA plans for facial recognition; Uber unveils rewards program

11/15/2018
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NASA is asking Canada to provide expertise in artificial intelligence and robotics, the TSA has laid out its plans for using facial recognition for domestic flights, and Uber has unveiled a rewards program.

Duration:00:02:21

Nov. 14, 2018 - Amazon HQ2 is official; win $2 million dollars with AI drone; Search paper docs using your smartphone

11/14/2018
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Amazon is splitting its new headquarters in two, you could win $2 million through LockHeed Martin’s AI drone challenge, and search physical documents using your smartphone.

Duration:00:02:10

Nov. 13, 2018 - Youtube viewers watching for longer; companies microchipping staff; Twitter considers edit feature

11/13/2018
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People are preferring to watch longer videos on Youtube, some firms in the U.K. are microchipping their employees, and Twitter is considering the idea of an edit function.

Duration:00:02:28

Nov. 12, 2018 - World’s first AI news anchor; Apple, Amazon deal; reversible headphones

11/12/2018
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The world gets its first artificial intelligence news anchor, Apple strikes deal with Amazon to sell products, and you may never have to worry about putting your headphones over the wrong ear ever again.

Duration:00:03:10

Nov. 9, 2018 - Zuckerberg turns down governments’ request; cord cutting is accelerating; Microsoft’s president calls for regulating facial recognition

11/9/2018
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg refuses to appear in front of Canadian and U.K. lawmakers., cord cutters continues to grow, and Microsoft’s president says facial recognition should be regulated. That’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Duration:00:02:29

Nov. 8, 2018 - Pakistani banks hacked; Microsoft uses Minecraft for a demo; Homemade flying car turns heads

11/8/2018
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A new report says almost all Pakistani banks have been hacked, Microsoft uses Minecraft to demo its upcoming campus revamp, and a man’s homemade flying car turns heads.

Duration:00:02:13

Nov. 7, 2018 - Amazon to split HQ2 in two; Bill Gates reinvents the toilet; Voting machine instructions turns heads

11/7/2018
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Amazon plans to split HQ2 between two locations, Bill Gates unveils a futuristic toilet that doesn’t need water or sewers, and a voting machine manual that asks customers to re-use easy passwords makes its rounds on Reddit.

Duration:00:02:54

Nov. 6, 2018 - More robots less workers; Secretly rating shoppers; MacBook microphone detaches

11/6/2018
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Automation may be replacing human hires at Amazon, companies are secretly rating shoppers and the newest MacBook’s microphone detaches for privacy, but is it useful?

Duration:00:03:21

Nov. 5, 2018 - Advancing women in tech; Uber’s self driving cars; Apple’s woozy emoji puzzles

11/5/2018
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Move The Dial hosts inaugural global summit on women leadership in tech, Uber wants to test self-driving cars again, and what's up with Apple’s woozy emoji?

Duration:00:03:17

Nov. 2 - Google staff stage walkout; WWW inventor speaks out; Facebook still losing European users

11/2/2018
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Worldwide Google staff stage walkouts in protest, the inventor of the World Wide Web says tech giants might have to split up, and Facebook continues to lose users in Europe. That’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Duration:00:03:01

Nov. 1 - Facebook bans pages associated with far-right groups; UK and Canada summon Zuckerberg; Bitcoin turns 10

11/1/2018
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Facebook bans pages related to far-right group the Proud Boys, the U.K. and Canada are jointly calling on Mark Zuckerberg to appear in their committees, and Bitcoin turned 10 years-old yesterday. That’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Duration:00:02:11

Oct. 31 - Apple hardware announcements: new iPad Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Mini

10/31/2018
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In the spotlight today is Apple’s newly announced iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac Mini. In today’s episode, we’ll give you a quick tour of their special features.

Duration:00:02:46

Oct. 30, 2018 - Google Home Hub reviews, smarter traffic lights, smartphones owned for longer

10/30/2018
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The first Google Home Hub reviews are out, how auto makers are working to reduce the time you wait at red lights, and why people are keeping their smartphones for longer.

Duration:00:02:54

Oct. 29, 2018 - Google and sexual harassment; U.K. fines Facebook; AI portrait's big price-tag

10/29/2018
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Google’s CEO has admitted it had a sexual harassment problem, the U.K. has fined Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the painting creating by artificial intelligence sold way above predictions.

Duration:00:03:06

Oct. 26, 2018 - China suggests Trump use Huawei for better security; Apple, Samsung fined for slow devices; Millions hit with worst ever data hack

10/26/2018
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China says U.S. President Donald Trump should use a Huawei for better security, Apple and Samsung are fined for slowing down phones, and millions of Cathay Pacific passengers are hit with an ugly data hack.

Duration:00:02:44

Oct. 25, 2018 - Yahoo makes $50m breach payout; Mozilla to match Tor Project donations; Algorithm portrait to be auctioned

10/25/2018
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Yahoo is agreeing to pay $50-million in damages to 200 million people, Mozilla is matching all donations to an open source initiative for better online privacy, and a portrait created by an algorithm is going to be auctioned off.

Duration:00:02:19

Oct. 24 - 2018 - Apple overpricing repairs; Amazon employees protest facial recognition software; Canadian-made smart glasses

10/24/2018
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Apple is accused of restricting and over estimating price of device repairs, Amazon employees are protesting the sale of facial recognition software and a Waterloo-based company creates smart glasses.

Duration:00:03:39

Oct. 22, 2010 - A repair tech says Apple, U.S. customs seized goods; Spotify reinventing soundtracks; Tim Cook calls Bloomberg to retract story

10/22/2018
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A repair technician says Apple and U.S. customs has seized his goods following a CBC investigation, Spotify wants to disrupt the movie soundtrack album industry, and Apple’s Tim Cook is calling out Bloomberg to retract its Chinese spy chip story. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Monday, October 22, and I’m your host Shruti Shekar.

Duration:00:02:42