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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.

Twitter:

@itworldca

Language:

English

Contact:

416-290-2015


Episodes

Aug 17, 2018 - More Intel processors risk cyber attacks; Walmart website drives sales; Amazon coming to a big screen near you

8/17/2018
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Intel announces more processor flaws that could leave room for cyber attacks, Walmart’s online sales boost earnings and Amazon coming to a big screen near you.

Duration:00:03:15

Aug 16, 2018 - Alphabet puts $375M into Oscar; Alex Jones booted from Twitter; US approves app as birth control

8/16/2018
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Google puts $375 million into health insurance startup Oscar, Alex Jones gets the boot from Twitter, and an app that tracks women’s fertility cycles gains the approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Duration:00:02:22

Aug 15, 2018 - Spring and LG announce 5G phone; Turkey looks to ban iPhones; Welfare recipients tracked in California

8/15/2018
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Sprint and LG announce a new 5G phone, Turkey looks to boycott iPhones, and California officials track welfare recipients with license plate readers.

Duration:00:02:18

Aug. 13, 2018 - Best of the future

8/13/2018
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Welcome to Hashtag Trending, I’m your host Brian Jackson. We’re taking a summer hiatus this week. So instead of the tech news that’s popular right now, we’re highlighting some of our favourite stories from past episodes of the podcast. Today, we present you the best of Hashtag Trending’s stories about THE FUTURE. And we’ll be back to our regularly-scheduled trending stories tomorrow. OK, to the future!

Duration:00:02:30

Aug 10, 2018 - Best of Elon Musk trending stories

8/10/2018
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We’re taking a summer hiatus this week. So instead of the tech news that’s popular right now, we’re highlighting some of our favourite stories from the five most common topics on the podcast. Today, we present you the best of Hashtag Trending’s stories about Elon Musk. And we’ll be back to our regularly-scheduled trending stories on August 14th. See you then.

Duration:00:02:27

Aug 9, 2018 - Best of Uber trending stories

8/9/2018
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today, we present you the best of Hashtag Trending’s stories about Uber. And we’ll be back to our regularly-scheduled trending stories on August 14th. See you then.

Duration:00:02:33

Aug 8, 2018 - Best of Amazon trending stories

8/8/2018
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Welcome to Hashtag Trending, I’m your host Brian Jackson. We’re taking a summer hiatus this week. So instead of the tech news that’s popular right now, we’re highlighting some of our favourite stories from the five most common topics on the podcast. Today, we present you the best of Hashtag Trending stories about Amazon. And we’ll be back to our regularly-scheduled trending stories on August 14th. See you then.

Duration:00:02:35

August 7, 2018 - Best of Google trending stories

8/7/2018
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We’re highlighting some of our favourite stories from the five most common topics on the podcast. Today, we present you the best of Hashtag Trending’s stories about Google.

Duration:00:02:25

Aug 6, 2018 - Best of Apple trending stories

8/6/2018
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We’re taking a summer hiatus this week. So instead of the tech news that’s popular right now, we’re highlighting some of our favourite stories from the five most common topics on the podcast. Today, we present you the best of Hashtag Trending’s stories about Apple. And we’ll be back to our regularly-scheduled trending stories on August 14th. See you then

Duration:00:03:15

August 3, 2018 - Unsecured data exposes top carmakers; Forbes thinks Amazon should replace libraries; is thinner actually better?

8/3/2018
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A bunch of data belonging to car manufacturers gets exposed, Forbes thinks Amazon should replace libraries, and is our pursuit for thinner machines robbing us from better performance? Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday, August 3. We’re taking a brief summer break from doing new episodes of Hashtag Trending. Instead, this week we’re highlighting the most major trending stories of the year. I’m your host Alex Coop.

Duration:00:02:28

Aug 2, 2018 - Rising sea levels endanger buried fibre; Samsung teams up with Nasa; Best Buy shares its secrets

8/2/2018
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Rising sea levels are putting buried fibre at risk, Samsung teams with NASA to create a VR lunar experience, and Bloomberg dives into how Best Buy is still alive. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Thursday, August 2. We’re taking a brief summer break from doing new episodes of Hashtag Trending. Instead, this week we’re highlighting the most major trending stories of the year. I’m your host Alex Coop.

Duration:00:03:14

Aug 1, 2018 - Why airborne Wi-Fi isn’t free; New Zealand gov’t teaching entrepreneurship with video games; Russians have hacked U.S. utilities

8/1/2018
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The Wall Street Journal explains why you have to pay for Wi-Fi on your flight. The New Zealand government invests $150,000 into a video game that teaches players how to be an entrepreneur. And the Department of Homeland Security warns that Russian hackers have reached the control rooms of U.S. utility companies. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, August 1. We’re taking a brief summer break from recording new episodes of Hashtag Trending. Instead, this week we’re highlighting...

Duration:00:02:44

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - Uber drivers declared employees; newest Gmail update puts 1.4B at risk; Venmo’s default setting is public

7/31/2018
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Uber drivers have been declared employees for unemployment purposes. U.S. intelligence warns that Gmail’s latest update puts 1.4 billion users at risk. And a German academic researching e-transfer app Venmo learned way more than she wanted to. Welcome to a special edition of Hashtag Trending. It’s Tuesday, July 31st, and I’m Eric Emin Wood. Today’s episode highlights some overlooked stories that were trending over the past month.

Duration:00:03:50

July 30, 2018 - Amazon HQ2 frontrunners

7/30/2018
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Amazon caused a frenzy when it announced plans to build a second headquarters somewhere in North America earlier this year. The $5 billion dollar investment and a promise of creating 50,000 jobs spurred more than 230 proposals from cities across the continent.

Duration:00:03:41

July 27, 2018 - Amazon’s facial recognition software fails a test; Trump accuses Twitter of bias; Facebook loses billions in value

7/27/2018
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Amazon’s facial recognition software matched 28 members of the U.S. Congress to criminal mugshots. Donald Trump accused Twitter of liberal bias. And Facebook and its founder had a really bad Thursday.

Duration:00:03:35

July 25, 2018 - Toronto beats San Francisco in tech job creation; London taxi drivers sue Uber for £1 billion; Netflix...

7/25/2018
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Toronto’s tech scene is hot - even hotter than San Francisco. Uber is being sued by London cab drivers for more than one billion pounds. And streaming services like Netflix and Spotify may soon be included in the U.S.’s emergency alert system.

Duration:00:02:43

July 24, 2018 - Pinterest ad sales nearing $1 billion USD; Uber/Lyft ban driver for filming riders; Tesla asking suppliers for refunds

7/24/2018
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Pinterest’s ad sales are approaching $1 billion - that’s “billion” with a B - USD in revenue. Uber and Lyft cut ties with a driver who secretly filmed hundreds of passengers. And Tesla is asking some of its suppliers for cash back to help it become profitable.

Duration:00:03:11

July 23, 2018 - Google Cloud Next, Google partners with US tech giants for data transfer project, Google’s plans for a trans-Atlantic cable

7/23/2018
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Google’s big cloud event is this week, Google is teaming up with US tech giants for a data transfer project, and Google plans on building a trans-Atlantic cable from the US to France. It’s an all-Google news episode today, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Monday, July 23 and I’m Mandy Kovacs. This is unfortunately my last episode, so thank you to everyone who’s listened to me over the last year.

Duration:00:02:25