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Hashtag Trending – Rideshare giants ordered to reclassify drivers; facial recognition ruling in U.K.; Canadians cautious about the office

Posted on Wednesday August 12, 2020

A judge orders Uber and Lyft drivers to be reclassified as employees, British Court of Appeal rules that British police violated human rights using facial recognition technology, and Canadians are not yet convinced to return to the workplace. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, August 12,…

Microsoft runs into trademark issues with its new low-code platform Dataflex

Posted on Tuesday August 11, 2020

Soon after Microsoft announced the launch of the Dataflex low-code platform for Teams in late July, global application development software provider Data Access noted in a blog post that it already has “multiple, registered U.S. trademarks for the ‘DATAFLEX’ brand software based on the first use in commerce in 1981.” The Microsoft Dataflex announcement was…

‘Remote access is here to stay,’ healthcare webinar told

Posted on Tuesday August 11, 2020

Many clinical and administrative staff will be treating patients and accessing data remotely after the COVID-19 crisis settles, experts said during a Canadian webinar on the effects of the pandemic on the healthcare sector. “Remote access is here to stay. In a big way,” said Kashif Pervaiz, CISO of Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN), a…