Articles By Tom Li

Google publicizes Ascension partnership after healthcare data reveal

Google has unveiled its partnership with Ascension, one of U.S.’s largest healthcare providers, hours after a Wall Street Journal article...

November 12th, 2019 Tom Li
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Hashtag Trending – Google collects healthcare data; Twitter improves election honesty; YouTube yanks unprofitable channels

Listeners in Toronto are greeted with a fresh blanket of snow this morning. Before you head out to brave the...

November 12th, 2019 Tom Li
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OpenText acquires Carbonite for $1.42 billion

Waterloo-based OpenText, an information management software company, officially confirmed its acquisition of Carbonite, a cloud-based data protection and security software...

November 11th, 2019 Tom Li

BlackBerry and Canadian Girl Guides launch new cybersecurity badge

TORONTO --- At the BlackBerry World Tour event held on Nov. 7, BlackBerry and Girl Guides of Canada launched the...

November 7th, 2019 Tom Li

City of Ottawa to launch 311 AI chatbot powered by Microsoft’s Power Virtual Agent

ORLANDO --- The City of Ottawa has announced a new plan to pilot Microsoft’s Power Virtual Agent to increase the...

November 6th, 2019 Tom Li

Can a Chromebook replace a Windows PC? A week with the Google Pixelbook Go

When Google announced the Pixelbook Go at its Made by Google event in October, I was too enamoured with the...

November 1st, 2019 Tom Li

Update: Intel Canada says 10nm desktop chipsets set to arrive ‘early next year’

Updated on Nov.1 at 3:27 p.m. EST: Intel has reached out to the publication with a clarification on the release...

October 31st, 2019 Tom Li
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Hashtag Trending – Google’s new Paper Phone; WhatsApp sues Israeli surveillance firm; No more political ads on Twitter

Today’s Hashtag Trending episode sees Google replacing phones with paper, WhatsApp dishing out a new lawsuit, and Twitter banning political...

October 31st, 2019 Tom Li

4G network in Canada still improving as 5G looms

As Canada’s 5G network inches closer to deployment, its major 4G networks are still improving, finds OpenSignal. Through analyzing crowdsourced...

October 28th, 2019 Tom Li
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Hashtag Trending – New Huawei foldable phone; Google’s new Montreal game studio; Google bricks Google home speakers

Huawei to launch Mate Xs foldable smartphone in March 2020, Montreal will be the first city to house a Google...

October 25th, 2019 Tom Li