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Hashtag Trending – Sonos files for IPO; your AI might be human; Pokémon Go turns two

Smart speaker maker Sonos goes public. The Guardian writes about certain tech companies using humans to power their AI platforms...

July 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – Washington sues Google and Facebook; ZTE strikes deal with U.S.; Sonos’ new Alexa-enabled speaker

The state of Washington has sued Google and Facebook for allegedly not disclosing who purchased election ads. Chinese smartphone manufacturer...

June 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Apple HomePod coming to Canada June 18

Apple Inc.'s HomePod smart speaker will be available in Canada starting June 18 for $449, the firm announced on Tuesday....

May 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Google Home Max review – it’s my new TV soundbar

The Google Home Max is my new TV soundbar, thanks to the simple inclusion of the 3.5mm aux audio input that's...

May 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Google Home Max to launch in Canada May 16 and showcase some local talent

Google Home Max, the big sister to Google Home, is launching in Canada May 16 for $499 and there are...

May 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Snap Inc. releases updated Spectacles; real-life Transformers; Sonos worth $3B?

Snapchat parent Snap Inc. releases the next generation of its wearable Spectacles camera; Japanese researchers have created a real-life Transformer;...

April 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – Gmail’s getting a facelift; Facebook collects data on non-users; HomePod a bust?

Google’s email platform is getting a facelift; Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges that Facebook collects data on non-users; and Bloomberg reports that...

April 13th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – Crazy perks from Amazon HQ2 bids, free Apple coding lessons, eBay shopping on smart speakers

The bids for Amazon’s second headquarters may be going too far, Apple is offering free coding sessions at all of...

November 29th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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Amazon launches Alexa in Canada with Echo devices, Prime Music

After months of rumours, Amazon confirmed that it's now officially launching its Alexa smart assistant to Canada. The cloud-based AI...

November 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson