Articles By Alex Coop

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Hashtag Trending – Google Maps revamp, Airbnb restricts age for rentals, France fines Apple

Google Maps gets a facelift, Airbnb is making changes in Canada, and France fines Apple for $27 million   Google...

February 10th, 2020 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Google eats its vegetables, Visa explains Libra concerns, Spotify doubles down on podcasts

Google is engineering a way to encourage its employees to eat healthier, Mastercard's CEO says he withdrew from Facebook's Libra...

February 7th, 2020 Alex Coop

Toronto man’s lawsuit against Apple a reminder that disability discrimination in tech still happens, says employment lawyer

Interacting with customers, fixing their devices, and getting a front-row seat to Apple's latest offerings were a regular occurrence for...

February 6th, 2020 Alex Coop

Avaya’s installed base was ‘ripe for the picking’ last year, but that’s no longer the case, says CEO

PHOENIX -- There’s no bigger target than Avaya and its 100 million seats in the business communications market, and during...

February 3rd, 2020 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Amazon engineer dunks on Ring, Apple and Broadcom in hot water, Avast fallout

An Amazon engineer criticizes home-security camera company Ring, saying it should be "shut down immediately”, Apple and its wifi chip...

February 3rd, 2020 Alex Coop

Ginni Rometty out as IBM CEO, Arvind Krishna steps in

Thirty-year-old IBM veteran Arvind Krishna, who heads the company’s cloud business, will replace Ginny Rometty as chief executive officer, IBM...

January 30th, 2020 Alex Coop

HPE wants to help make data centres greener, unveils new efficiency label

The increased use of cloud computing doesn’t mean workloads are literally moving to the clouds - unfortunately - and recent...

January 28th, 2020 Alex Coop

VMware acquires Nyansa to improve SD-WAN capabilities

VMware’s appetite for acquisitions hasn’t waned since it acquired Pivotal last summer for $2.7 billion, and this week announced its...

January 22nd, 2020 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – A carbon negative Microsoft, Norwegian Consumer Council slams advertisers, China’s high-speed train

Microsoft says it wants to go carbon negative by 2030, the Norwegian Consumer Council releases a new report highlighting how...

January 17th, 2020 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Ikea closes pick-up and order stores, Google and its cookies, new facial-recognition tech

In today’s episode, we talk about Ikea Canada closing its pick up and order stores, Google cutting web cookies, and...

January 16th, 2020 Alex Coop