Articles By Alex Coop

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Hashtag Trending – Local ISPs shine, Prime Day haul or bust, EU targets Amazon

Local internet service providers shine in new study, Amazon says sale its Prime Day sale netted more than last year’s...

July 19th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Elon Musk and your brain, sneaky TurboTax, robots eyeing our jobs

Elon Musk wants to tap into your brain, TurboTax targets low-income taxpayers to pay for its services, and a new...

July 18th, 2019 Alex Coop

CEOs are leaning on CIOs to do a lot more, says new report, but few CIOs are following through

A new survey from Oxford Economics reaffirms the notion that business skills, not technology skills, are becoming more important for...

July 16th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – #AmazonStrike, social media linked to depression, FTC approves $5B Facebook settlement

Today’s episode is brought to you by CDN’s Channel Innovation Awards, celebrating Canadian managed service providers’ clever use of technology...

July 16th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – A new streaming service, Google Assistant recordings, Former Tesla employee in the hot seat

Another player enters the streaming wars, it turns out human workers are listening to recordings from Google Assistant, and a...

July 12th, 2019 Alex Coop

Toronto’s chief information officer Rob Meikle exits after six years

IT World Canada has learned that the City of Toronto’s chief information officer is no longer Rob Meikle. In a...

July 10th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Instagram tackles bullying, Juggalo makeup to the rescue, IBM closes Red Hat deal

Instagram is stepping up its efforts to stomp out bullying on its platform, Juggalo makeup, it turns out, can block...

July 10th, 2019 Alex Coop

DMG says Facebook’s new Libra coin is a ‘great idea’ and will push crypto into the mainstream

Facebook is probably not the company most people want to see dabbling in cryptocurrency, but the corporation's launch of its...

July 9th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – AI and the Beatles, British Airways gets fined, Steve Jobs was a ‘wizard’

AI helps unlock some of the Beatles greatest secrets, British Airways gets slapped with a fine by the GDPR, and...

July 9th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Facebook goes down, Amazon snaps back, Elizabeth Warren wants answers

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp go down, Amazon says everything is fine at its warehouses, and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren...

July 4th, 2019 Alex Coop