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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

Bitcoin crash; preventing another Hawaii false alarm; apps as evidence

1/17/2018
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Bitcoin finally takes a nosedive. A new testing capability that could have prevented Hawaii’s false alarm won’t be put in place until next year. And an iPhone app is being used to provide evidence for a murder trial.

Duration: 00:02:46


Jan. 16, 2018 - BlackBerry Jarvis, bad robots, Disney departures

1/16/2018
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BlackBerry’s CEO unveils a new product at the biggest auto show of the year. Nobody’s impressed with the robots on display at CES. And Disney’s losing some social cache.

Duration: 00:02:42


Jan. 15 - Facebook’s news change, John Chen's Detroit keynote

1/15/2018
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Facebook’s changing its news feed again. The Detroit Auto Show has begun - and today’s keynote is being delivered by BlackBerry CEO John Chen.

Duration: 00:02:58


Jan. 12, 2018 - Samsung’s next phones will also be radios, Dropbox files IPO

1/12/2018
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Samsung is turning its next phones into radios. Dropbox has quietly filed for an IPO. And today’s CES highlights include a bricklaying machine and a device that helps alleviate women’s period pain.

Duration: 00:02:28


Jan. 11, 2018 - Nissan’s Brain-to-Vehicle technology, first under-the-glass fingerprint sensor, Amazon CEO richest ever

1/11/2018
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More news out of CES 2018 today with Nissan unveiling its brain-to-vehicle technology, and Chinese manufacturer Vivo revealing the first ever under the glass fingerprint sensor. Plus, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is officially the richest person in history.

Duration: 00:02:31


Jan. 10, 2018 - French authorities investigating Apple for ‘planned obsolesence’; dancing robots at CES

1/10/2018
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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.

Duration: 00:02:44


Jan. 9, 2018 - Microsoft drops Bitcoin support, Apple pressured to address childhood iPhone addiction

1/9/2018
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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”.

Duration: 00:02:48


Jan. 8, 2018 - What to expect this week at CES 2018

1/8/2018
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The largest consumer tech trade show in the world pops off today in Las Vegas, and what better way to prepare for the big week than with a rousing episode of Hashtag Trending.

Duration: 00:01:59


Jan. 5, 2018 - CPU bugs affect virtually every computer, Samsung reveals chip behind the upcoming S9, airport and hotel robots

1/5/2018
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Two CPU security flaws were discovered this week that affect virtually every modern computer, Samsung unveiled its new chip that is expected to release in the Galaxy S9, and LG plans to fill airports, hotels, and supermarkets around the world with robots.

Duration: 00:03:06


Jan. 4, 2017 - Spotify faces $1.6 billion lawsuit, BlackBerry teams up with Baidu, major tech acquisition predictions

1/4/2018
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Spotify may want to hold off on going public just yet, as it now faces a 1.6 billion dollar lawsuit, BlackBerry is teaming up with Chinese search engine giant, Baidu, for driverless car software, and according to analysts there is a 40% chance Apple will acquire Netflix this year.

Duration: 00:02:56


Jan. 3, 2018 - New year predictions for social media

1/3/2018
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Live video will continue to dominate social media, AR and VR will make even bigger virtual splashes across all platforms, and chatbots will be there to answer your questions 24/7. We’re closing out 2017 by predicting what tech topics will be trending in 2018.

Duration: 00:02:40


Jan. 2, 2018 - What will smartphones look like in 2018?

1/2/2018
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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. We’re closing out 2017 by predicting what tech topics will be trending in 2018.

Duration: 00:02:11


Dec. 29, 2017 - Fintech predictions for 2018

12/29/2017
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OK Google, invest my savings into BitCoin - which could exceed $100,000 in market value next year. And financial institutions will need to step up their cyber security game.

Duration: 00:02:28


Dec. 28 - AI assistant predictions for 2018

12/28/2017
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Smart assistants are going to be adopted faster than smartphones, they’ll be embedded in everything, and they’ll have lots of bad apps. We’re closing out 2017 by predicting what tech topics will be trending in 2018.

Duration: 00:02:55


Dec. 27 - Breaches reported by law; Trudeau’s cyber security plan

12/27/2017
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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. Welcome to a special edition of Hashtag Trending. We’re closing out 2017 by predicting what tech topics will be trending in 2018.

Duration: 00:03:23


Dec. 26 - Self-driving car predictions for 2018

12/26/2017
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Self-driving cars will be tested on public roads next year, the first autonomous vehicle you get in will be a ride-sharing taxi, and be prepared for a mass vehicle hacking scandal. We’re closing out 2017 by predicting what will trend in 2018.

Duration: 00:02:54


Dec. 22, 2017 - Apple’s been slowing down your old iPhone, beverage company pivots to blockchain

12/22/2017
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Apple admits to slowing down your old iPhone. A beverage company’s stock nearly quadruples after it announces a pivot to blockchain. And in a year with the Emoji Movie, Netflix has apparently produced the worst film of 2017.

Duration: 00:03:02


Dec. 21, 2017 - We called Elon Musk’s cell phone number

12/21/2017
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What happens when you call Elon Musk’s cell phone? We find out. Plus, Magic Leap reveals its augmented reality product.It’s all the tech news trending right now.

Duration: 00:02:52


Dec. 20, 2017 - WannaCry politics, how algorithms work, bike share unchained

12/20/2017
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The White House is shaming North Korea for the WannaCry attack. Learn how machine learning algorithms work by watching a cartoon. And why there might be thousands of more bicycles parked on your city’s streets very soon.

Duration: 00:03:00


Dec. 19, 2017 - Facebook admits it’s bad for your health, self-healing smartphone glass, Twitter enforces new rules

12/19/2017
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Facebook admits using the social media site makes you sad but wants you to keep using it anyway, self-healing glass could do away with smashed smartphone screens, and Twitter starts enforcing new rules around violence and hate.

Duration: 00:02:44

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