Baneet Braich

Baneet Braich is currently studying journalism and political science at Carleton University. Born and raised in Abbotsford, BC she embraces the media arts as a multimedia content creator from videography, photography, writing news stories, and creating social media content. She loves spontaneous adventures, dance, and the occasional slice of lemon cake.

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Hashtag Trending, May 3, 2021 – Big Tech’s ‘bonkers’ dominance; Another Amazon fulfillment centre in Peel Region closes; Ransomware cases spike

Big Tech’s dominance is highlighted by some recent earnings calls, another Amazon fulfillment centre in Peel Region closes due to COVID-19 outbreaks, and ransomware cases spike, causing experts to sound the alarm.

Hashtag Trending, April 29, 2021 – BC software firm achieves unicorn status; Shopify’s monster numbers; Vaccine Hunters partners with TO

A B.C legal software company is now a unicorn after a valuation of $1-billion USD, Shopify doubles its revenue in Q1, and Vaccine Hunters...

Hashtag Trending, April 28, 2021 – Online tipping culture; Clubhouse connects investors with entrepreneurs; Toyota buys Lyft’s autonomous car division

Social media presents a new online tipping culture, connecting with angel investors on Clubhouse, and Toyota buys Lyft’s autonomous car division. 

Hashtag Trending, April 27, 2021 – Intel talks chip shortages; Overpaid CEOs; iOS 14.5 is here

Intel says the semiconductor chip shortage will last at least another two years, Apple’s iOS 14.5 has arrived, and giant paydays for CEOs are...

Hashtag Trending, April 22, 2021 – Doug Ford’s BlackBerry; Apple’s Spring Loaded event; TikTok sued for billions

Premier Doug Ford is all about the 2014 BlackBerry Classic, Apple shows its new products at its Spring Loaded event, and TikTok sued for collecting children’s data in Britain and Europe.

Hashtag Trending, April 21, 2021 – Facebook gains inspiration from Clubhouse; Instagram for kids idea slammed; Budget 2021

Facebook is launching its own Clubhouse-inspired audio rooms, public health experts are not in favour of Instagram for kids, and Canada’s tabled 2021 budget has updates for Canada’s tech industry.

Hashtag Trending, April 20, 2021 – Rogers outage; Starlink goes fully mobile later this year; NASA chopper on Mars

The massive Rogers and Fido outage leaves customers without precious data nationwide, Elon Musk says Starlink should be fully mobile by the end of 2021, and NASA successfully flies a helicopter on Mars. 

Hashtag Trending, April 15, 2021 – DuckDuckGo blocks FLoC; NYT’s tech workers unionize; Virtual workspace craze

DuckDuckGo can now block Google’s tracking method, Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union, and virtual work spaces are becoming a new normal to boost productivity.

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