• Giacom brings Nuvolex ManageX Platform to UK market 07 Jul 2020 15:58 Giacom has partnered with Nuvolex, becoming the first Distributor in the United Kingdom to resell the Nuvolex ManageX platform – an advanced Multitenant Management platform, supporting Microsoft 365 and Azure administration. Much of the IT support …
  • Microsoft to take a break from Edge releases: Hits pause button to align with Chromium 07 Jul 2020 15:58 In Brief Microsoft's browser gang at Edge has said it will take a breather in order to "stay aligned with Chromium Project's release schedule." The result is no Dev, Beta or Stable releases until the week commencing 13 July although those …
  • Halo 3 hits PC via The Master Chief Collection next week 07 Jul 2020 15:55 Finish the fight. Halo 3 hits the PC via The Master Chief Collection on 14th July 2020, Microsoft has announced. Halo 3 has been optimised for PC, with up to 4K UHD and 60fps support. You can also expect customisable mouse and keyboard support, ultrawide …
  • This ETF Screens the S&P 500 for ESG Exposure 07 Jul 2020 15:54 Getting environmental, social and governance (ESG) exposure has proven its mettle even amid the coronavirus pandemic. Even as economies around the world begin to reopen their doors, investors can gain exposure to ESG as equities indexes continue to recover …
  • Magic Leap names ex-Microsoft EVP Peggy Johnson as CEO 07 Jul 2020 15:44 Magic Leap, the once high-flying augmented reality company that crashed to Earth earlier this year, today announced former Microsoft executive VP Peggy Johnson will replace departing CEO Rony Abovitz. In a press release, Magic Leap said Johnson will take …
  • New Day, New Sentiment: Travel And Tech Stocks On Defense After Monday's Big Gains 07 Jul 2020 15:43 Key Takeaways: Pause button pressed overnight as overseas stocks retreat Several Fed speakers scheduled today S&P 500’s streak of five-consecutive days of gains looks threatened (Tuesday Market Open) After starting the week with a long bomb, the market …
  • Stocks worldwide slink back as virus dims recovery hopes 07 Jul 2020 15:38 Stan Choe, Ap Business Writer Updated 8:16 am PDT, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 FILE - This June 30, 2020, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are dipping modestly in early trading Tuesday, July 7, 2020, as expanding …
  • Halo 3 is coming to PC on July 14th 07 Jul 2020 15:36 Halo 3 will be released on PC on July 14th as part of The Master Chief Collection. PC players will be able to buy Halo 3 on the Microsoft Store or through Steam, and it will be available for free as part of Xbox Game Pass for PC subscriptions. Halo 3 will …
  • Magic Leap names former Microsoft executive as CEO 07 Jul 2020 15:36 Magic Leap has appointed Peggy Johnson, a former Microsoft executive, as its new CEO. Johnson will begin leading the company on August 1st, replacing current CEO and company co-founder Rony Abovitz. Her appointment is part of the struggling mixed reality …
  • Halo 3 comes to PC on July 14 via the Master Chief Collection 07 Jul 2020 15:36 It is almost time for another Halo release on PC, with 343 Industries today announcing that the Halo: The Master Chief Collection on the platform will be receiving the fan-favorite Halo 3 on July 14. This Master Chief adventure arrives only a couple of …
  • Excel adds more than 100 new data types for Insiders on Windows and macOS 07 Jul 2020 15:35 Microsoft announced cloud-connected data types back in 2018 and brought the Stocks and Geography types in June 2019. Today, the company has announced that it is adding more than 100 new data types to Excel for Office Insiders in partnership with Wolfram …
  • Tue. 10:19 a.m.: Stocks slink back as virus outbreaks dim recovery hopes 07 Jul 2020 15:30 A man wearing a face mask walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index today at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Asian shares were mixed today, as some benchmarks were buoyed by an ongoing worldwide rally as investors bet on a …
  • Oracle launches second cloud region in India 07 Jul 2020 15:24 Vinay Kumar, VP of product management for Oracle cloud infrastructure. BENGALURU: Oracle on Monday announced the launch of its second data centre region in India, in Hyderabad. It comes seven months after the launch of the first in Mumbai. The service …
  • Key factors for successful data lake implementation 07 Jul 2020 15:23 In addition to the business drivers behind the growth of data lakes, the cloud's ability to offer vast amounts of storage and processing power at ever-decreasing price points are making data lake platforms increasingly attractive to organizations of …
  • Y Soft announces YSoft SAFEQ Cloud, a New Family of Cloud-Based Print Services 07 Jul 2020 15:22 Y Soft, the leading enterprise workflow solutions provider, today announced YSoft SAFEQ CloudTM, a new family of cloud print management and hosted infrastructure services. YSoft SAFEQ Cloud is comprised of YSoft SAFEQ CloudProTM and YSoft SAFEQ BreezeTM. …
  • 'Halo 3' arrives on PC on July 14th 07 Jul 2020 15:18 Almost 13 long years after it debuted on Xbox 360, Halo 3 is finally making its way to PC. You won’t have much longer to wait either, as it’ll arrive on Steam and the Microsoft Store on July 14th. Xbox Game Pass for PC members can claim it as part of their …
  • What major brands say about their Facebook adspend freeze 07 Jul 2020 15:13 Brands boycotting Facebook are multiplying as the Stop Hate for Profit drive adopted by civil-rights groups continues to garner support. The list of companies supporting the campaign had swelled to more than 900 as of 6 July. In June, a coalition …
  • Magic Leap appoints Microsoft exec as CEO 07 Jul 2020 15:07 Share this article Companies in this article Magic Leap has found a replacement CEO, with Microsoft's Peggy Johnson taking on the role next month. Johnson currently serves as Microsoft's executive vice president of business development. She also …
  • Opinion: Companies Have A Duty To Defend Democracy 07 Jul 2020 15:05 Demonstrators hold a banner that says "We are democracy" during a protest against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and racism in Brasilia, Brazil, on June 21. Sergio Lima/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sergio Lima/AFP …
  • Restaurants open in London: A list of places open for dining in, now lockdown has eased 07 Jul 2020 15:01 ...and they're off. The so-called 'Super Saturday' has been and gone, with many pubs as bursting full as they were allowed to be, the restaurants merry and not so different after all. While plenty of places pivoted during lockdown – countless …
  • How to uninstall Microsoft Edge from Windows 07 Jul 2020 14:53 Microsoft has been quite aggressive in pushing out the Chromium-based version of Edge, and not everyone is happy about it. There is understandable anger at having a browser that isn't necessarily wanted being forcibly installed -- and to add insult to …
  • Beazley Launches Booking System for Virtual Broker Meetings in New Business Reality 07 Jul 2020 14:51 Specialist insurer Beazley has launched an online booking system to make it easier and quicker for brokers to arrange virtual appointments and share relevant documentation securely with underwritrs. Built in collaboration with Microsoft and IT consultancy …
  • Peacock without Roku and Amazon Fire TV? Top exec is OK with that - CNET 07 Jul 2020 14:49 Peacock may launch without Roku or Amazon Fire TV.  NBC Comcast's Peacock is the latest entrant into the "streaming wars" and like AT&T's HBO Max before it, the new service could very well launch nationwide next week without apps on …
  • Magic Leap brings in Microsoft exec as CEO - CNET 07 Jul 2020 14:48 Peggy Johnson will become Magic Leap's CEO on Aug. 1.MicrosoftPeggy Johnson will become virtual reality start-up Magic Leap's new CEO, the company said in a release Tuesday, taking the position co-founder Rony Abovitz vacated in May. She'll …
  • Microsoft Business Development Chief Peggy Johnson becomes Magic Leap CEO 07 Jul 2020 14:44 Credit: Magic Leap Peggy Johnson, Microsoft's Executive Vice President of Business Development, is leaving Microsoft to become Magic Leap's CEO. Johnson is slated to take over the virtual reality startup in August, as reported first by the New York …
  • US Stocks Sink Back on Tuesday 07 Jul 2020 14:44 That's combined with unprecedented amounts of aid from central banks and governments around the world to prop up markets. It also helped send the S&P 500 up 1.6% on Monday, following up on a 4% rise the prior week, which itself helped cap the best …
  • Impinj Promotes Jeff Dossett to Chief Revenue Officer 07 Jul 2020 14:43 SEATTLE, July 7, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Impinj, Inc. (NASDAQ:PI), a leading provider and pioneer of RAIN RFID solutions, today announced the appointment of Jeff Dossett to chief revenue officer. In this role, Dossett oversees Impinj's global go-to- …
  • Dogs of the Dow: Why 2020 Is Sending This Popular Strategy to the Doghouse 07 Jul 2020 14:43 Data source: Yahoo! Finance. As of July 2. Your introduction to the Dogs of the Dow The Dogs of the Dow strategy is attractive to many investors because of its simplicity. All you have to do to use the strategy is to look at the 30 stocks in the Dow Jones …
  • Retail investors who bought June dip favored back-to-work stocks 07 Jul 2020 14:40 By Amena Saad and Sarah Ponczek Main Street investors appear united in their vision for economic recovery, emptying their pockets amid the June selloff in anticipation of a prompt return to normal. Data from TD Ameritrade showed clients used last month’s …
  • Big Tech Stocks Top Trillion 07 Jul 2020 14:39 In a booming technology sector, four of the five big names — Amazon (AMZN - Free Report) , Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) , Apple (AAPL - Free Report) and Alphabet (GOOGL - Free Report) — surpassed a trillion-dollar market capitalization each for the first …
  • Big changes coming to Army procedure for recovering lost or damaged property 07 Jul 2020 14:35 WASHINGTON -- The procedure to recover lost or damaged property is going digital on an Army-wide basis today, thanks to an innovation by the Minnesota National Guard to improve its stewardship of property.“We are moving from a 1977 Pontiac to a 2020 Ford,” …
  • Big Tech Faceoff With China Risks Sparking Exodus From Hong Kong 07 Jul 2020 14:30 Facebook, Google and Twitter -- all of which are blocked in the mainland -- are now headed toward a showdown with China that could end up making Hong Kong feel more like Beijing. From a report: Hours after Hong Kong announced sweeping new powers to police …
  • Stocks slink back as virus outbreaks dim recovery hopes 07 Jul 2020 14:29 NEW YORK — Most U.S. stocks are slipping in early trading on Tuesday, giving back some of their big gains from the past couple weeks. The S&P 500 was 0.3% lower, as of 9:50 a.m. Eastern time. Stocks were down even more in France, Germany and elsewhere …
  • Big Tech headed towards a showdown with China 07 Jul 2020 14:29 Facebook Inc., Google and Twitter Inc. — all of which are blocked in the mainland — are now headed toward a showdown with China that could end up making Hong Kong feel more like Beijing. Hours after Hong Kong announced sweeping new powers to police the …
  • House pivots to approps 07 Jul 2020 14:24 Programming announcement: Our newsletters are evolving. Morning Transportation will continue to publish daily for POLITICO Pro subscribers, but starting on July 13th will consolidate to a weekly newsletter for all others. There will be no changes to the …
  • Johnson & Johnson: Building Your Core 07 Jul 2020 14:21 Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has long been a core holding for many investors seeking a stable business with solid growth, and of course, those that want dividends from their investments. While revenue growth isn't likely to return to >10% on an …
  • ClearBlade Honored with the 2020 Edge Computing Company of the Year Award by Compass Intelligence 07 Jul 2020 14:19 July 7, 2020July 7, 20205 Compass Intelligence recently announced the results of its 8th Annual Compass Intelligence Awards in IoT, Mobile, and Emerging Tech. ClearBlade, the industry-leading Industrial IoT Platform and Edge Computing software company, was …
  • Coping with COVID-19: Carousel Industries of North America Inc. 07 Jul 2020 14:09 EXETER – Jeff Gardner, CEO of Carousel Industries of North America Inc., an IT consulting, and management company specializing in cloud solutions, data, networking, security, IT outsourcing, and managed services, said his company has withstood the COVID-19 …
  • Zoom rolls out hardware subscription service 07 Jul 2020 14:02 July 7 (Reuters) - Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Tuesday it launched a hardware subscription service, seeking to make its teleconferencing app more accessible to users by allowing them to choose subscription options for phones and meeting rooms. …
  • Is it OK to use your browser’s built-in password manager? 07 Jul 2020 13:56 These days, the ability to keep track of the passwords you use with secure online services is a basic feature for web browsers. The feature is typically turned on by default, which means you probably have a random collection of passwords saved in the cloud …
  • Zoom Rooms go as a service with hardware partners DTEN​, Neat​, Poly​ and Yealink 07 Jul 2020 13:56 Special Feature The new SMB stack Picking the right tech vendors for your small or medium-sized business can be hard, especially with the cloud and everything-as-a-service providers giving you access to enterprise-level IT. ZDNet helps SMBs build a …
  • Windows 10 2004 update block confusion: 'Your PC settings aren't supported' 07 Jul 2020 13:56 Various Windows 10 PCs have been blocked from installing the Windows 10 version 2004 due to incompatible drivers, but now users are reporting their upgrade is being blocked because of their current PC settings.  The message Microsoft displays to affected …
  • Digitate's ignio™ SaaS Suite for the Autonomous Enterprise Now Available on Microsoft Azure 07 Jul 2020 13:50 Digitate, a software venture of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced that the ignio™ SaaS suite of AI-driven software that combines enterprise IT …
  • Aras Announces Digital Twin Core for Creating and Managing Digital Twins 07 Jul 2020 13:47 ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 7, 2020-- Aras, the only resilient platform provider for digital industrial applications, today announced the release of a new application, Digital Twin Core, adding to the set of Aras low-code capabilities for creating …
  • Magic Leap brings in Microsoft exec as CEO 07 Jul 2020 13:39 Virtual reality company Magic Leap has a new CEO. Sarah Tew/CNET Peggy Johnson will become virtual reality start-up Magic Leap's new CEO, it said in a release Tuesday, leaving her role as executive vice president of business development at …
  • Cultivating IoT Skills 07 Jul 2020 13:36 DESIGNING AND DELIVERING IoT solutions requires a variety of skills, but not necessarily IoT-specific ones. In fact, IT is closer to IoT than you might think. Seth Robinson, senior director of technology analysis for industry organization CompTIA, says IoT …
  • Understanding .NET MAUI and the future of Xamarin 07 Jul 2020 13:35 In 2000, Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference was all about setting the scene for .NET, introducing many of the technologies we’ve used for the past two decades. Twenty years on, it’s fair to say that Microsoft has pressed a reset button on the …
  • Magic Leap takes new CEO from Microsoft 07 Jul 2020 13:31
  • Smarten Spaces CEO does virtual 'Antakshari', pi... 07 Jul 2020 13:21 Dinesh Malkani, CEO and Founder, Smarten Spaces has had a great experience overall working from home. He told ET Panache, "In the beginning, it got a bit monotonous, and I struggled with long screen hours. Over time, I have improvised and got much …
  • Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 is on track to reach 85% by mid-2021 07 Jul 2020 13:17 Windows 10 recorded strong growth again in June as the five-year-old operating system added more than a percentage point in share just as the now-obsolete Windows 7 retreated by almost as much. According to metrics vendor Net Applications, Windows 10 grew …
  • Where to try Microsoft Surface products 07 Jul 2020 13:13 As part of a 'shift in its retail options', on 26 June Microsoft announced the closure of nearly all its physical stores.  The four exceptions, 'Experience Centers' in London, New York, Sydney and its native Redmond, will no longer sell …
  • Windows 10 November 2020 update release date, devices and feature news 07 Jul 2020 13:13 The dust has barely settled on the release of Windows 10's May 2020 update, but we're already looking ahead to what the next major version will bring. Instead of a whole new version of Windows, Microsoft now releases feature updates twice a year, …
  • Hiranandani Group opens giant data centre in Mumbai to tap digital economy 07 Jul 2020 13:11 It is commonplace for real estate companies to become operators of malls and hotels, but setting up digital technology ventures is the unusual route that the Hiranandani Group has taken in a bid to pivot towards diversifying its business in a fast-changing …
  • Microsoft Xbox Series X games event to take place on July 23 07 Jul 2020 13:08 Image Source : MICROSOFT Microsoft Xbox Series X games event to take place on July 23. Microsoft has announced an Xbox Series X games online event for July 23 that would focus on games rather than hardware. "Xbox Games Showcase, July 23rd, 9am PT @ …
  • Microsoft's Project Freta: This new free service spots rootkits lurking in cloud VMs 07 Jul 2020 12:46 Microsoft has unveiled Project Freta, a potential future virtual-machine (VM) forensics service that will allow anyone to automatically ferret out malicious software hiding in memory on cloud infrastructure.  But unlike Microsoft's commercial security …
  • Here is how to uninstall the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 - MSPoweruser - MSPoweruser 07 Jul 2020 12:41 While Microsoft’s move to adopt Chromium to re-build Microsoft Edge came as a surprise to the tech industry, pretty much everyone welcomed Microsoft’s decision as a Chromium-based browser means great performance and reliability. The new Microsoft Edge is …
  • Top 10 Ways To Navigate The New Normal 07 Jul 2020 12:33 Share with your network! Never before have companies, individuals, organisations, societies and other entities and their staff been compelled to adapt to such massive change in such a short space of time due to the exigencies of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here …
  • Magic Leap Hires Top Microsoft Executive as C.E.O. 07 Jul 2020 12:32 SAN FRANCISCO — Magic Leap said on Tuesday that it had hired Peggy Johnson, a top executive at Microsoft, to be its chief executive, as the troubled augmented reality headset start-up shifts its focus from consumers to businesses. Ms. Johnson, who starts …
  • What’s Next – In conversation with Lillian Barnard 07 Jul 2020 12:30 Microsoft South Africa Managing Director Lillian Barnard is one of the country’s leading technology executives, and she has built a strong, high-performing team to run the company. Barnard has more than 20 years’ experience in the ICT industry who has held …
  • Deploying and Managing Hybrid IT Architectures 07 Jul 2020 12:25 Here are three steps IT teams can take to create a strategy for a unified IT architecture as they deal with surges in cloud adoption and greater demands for cloud services. When O’Reilly Media surveyed companies about their cloud usage in the first quarter …
  • Google Cloud, Netmagic partner to establish centre of excellence 07 Jul 2020 12:24 Mumbai: Netmagic Solutions, a managed hosting and multi-cloud hybrid IT solution provider in India, today announced its partnership with Google Cloud to create a centre of excellence (CoE). The CoE will enable customers to accelerate their hybrid cloud …
  • Zoom and Linkedin join tech giants in pausing requests from Hong Kong 07 Jul 2020 12:22 Microsoft’s Linkedin and Zoom are the latest tech companies to reveal they will be pausing all requests to review user data from authorities in Hong Kong, in light of new laws in the region. Zoom said it has paused processing of all data requests from and …
  • Ai: The Competitive Advantage 07 Jul 2020 12:22 In recent years, it seems most discussions centered around technology and business innovation inevitably end up debating the future potential of Artificial Intelligence. While the longer term upside is seemingly limitless, and there is much debate about …
  • Microsoft to hold Xbox Series X games event on July 23 07 Jul 2020 12:21
  • Hashtag Trending – Reddit suspected of reading user data; Roblox Trump Propaganda; Zuckerburg won’t bow down to boycott 07 Jul 2020 12:18 Reddit is suspected for privacy concerns, Hackers spread pro-trump data on a popular kids video game, and Mark Zuckerburg expects advertisers to return soon enough. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Monday, …
  • Coronavirus: Social media firms make $1bn a year from anti-vax followers, report says 07 Jul 2020 12:14 Social media platforms are making up to $1bn a year from people following anti-vaccine misinformation that could cause “tens of thousands” of coronavirus deaths, researchers say. The Centre for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) said the number of people …
  • So what can Ghislaine Maxwell tell prosecutors about the parties with all those Silicon Valley barons? 07 Jul 2020 12:14 Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao may have thought she was revealing corruption in Silicon Valley.  She did not realize she was implicating herself. Pao, a bigshot in Big Tech, claims that Ghislaine Maxwell attended a Kleiner Perkins party in 2011.  This was …
  • From AI to open source, how tech is changing everything about the future of healthcare 07 Jul 2020 12:14 The coronavirus epidemic has put healthcare around the world under tremendous pressure. It's also forced new ways of thinking and working on to organisations that have traditionally moved very deliberately and cautiously when considering innovation.  …
  • Stocks - U.S. Futures Consolidate After Sharp Gains; Dow Futures Down 280 07 Jul 2020 12:13 By Peter Nurse    Investing.com - U.S. stocks are set to open lower Tuesday, consolidating after recent strong gains as investors wait for more information on the economy, the spread of coronavirus and corporate earnings. At 7:05 AM ET (1105 GMT), S&P …
  • Don’t Just Boycott Facebook – Create Something Better! 07 Jul 2020 12:13 You’ve probably already heard of the #deletefacebook campaign or something like it. This particular campaign started in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, voicing the widespread concern about the lack of privacy and transparency in the way …
  • Microsoft and Zoom join Hong Kong data 'pause' 07 Jul 2020 12:07 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hong Kong's new security law gives the authorities new powers to clamp down on pro-democracy protests Microsoft and Zoom have said they will not process data requests made by the Hong Kong authorities while they …
  • Microsoft eyes Warner Bros. Interactive acquisition - report 07 Jul 2020 11:52 Would include studios behind Batman, Mortal Kombat, Lego. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment - owner of studios such as Rocksteady and NetherRealm - has a new suitor in its possible sale: Microsoft. Last month, WBIE owner AT&T was reported to be …
  • Deutsche Bank and Google agree on long-term strategic partnership 07 Jul 2020 11:48 Deutsche Bank announced Tuesday a multi-year strategic partnership with Google, Reuters reported. Partnerships include providing Deutsche Bank access to cloud services and fostering technology-based financial product innovation for customers. Earlier, …
  • Data Integration Tool Market Size Insight Report 2020 by Manufactures Types, End Users and Regions 07 Jul 2020 11:45 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Jul 07, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- "Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry." “Data Integration Tool Market” report 2020 …
  • Scottish Mortgage isn’t the only trust I’d buy for exposure to NASDAQ tech stocks like Amazon and Tesla 07 Jul 2020 11:43 Baillie Gifford’s Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust (LSE: SMT) has had a great run in 2020. Year to date, the FTSE 100-listed trust is up about 55%. The reason this trust has done so well is it has exposure to leading NASDAQ-listed technology companies …
  • Microsoft buys Movial, a software firm that's reportedly building Android OS for Surface Duo 07 Jul 2020 11:35 Microsoft has acquired the local operations of Movial, a Finnish software engineering and design services firm that specializes in mobile and embedded devices (via SeeNews). According to a report by Windows Central, the company was providing third-party …
  • AMD-based Surface Laptop 3 gets firmware and driver updates 07 Jul 2020 11:35 Microsoft has released a series of updates to the AMD-based models of the Surface Laptop 3, which was launched late last year. The only models available with AMD processors are the 15-inch consumer versions, and it looks like the Intel variants aren't …
  • Facebook ad boycott: A chance to stop hate or just another PR campaign? 07 Jul 2020 11:28 Starbucks, Microsoft, Unilever, Volkswagen and Coca-Cola are among hundreds of companies that have temporarily withdrawn their advertising from Facebook to try to pressure the social media giant to do more to stamp out extremist content. The Stop Hate for …
  • Linux kernel developers: This new BLM coding style avoids words like blacklist 07 Jul 2020 11:28 Key Linux kernel maintainers have largely welcomed a new proposal by Intel engineer and fellow kernel maintainer Dan Williams to introduce inclusive terminology in the kernel's official coding-style document.    The first to sign off on Williams' …
  • Best budget laptops for July 2020 - and they're all under £500 07 Jul 2020 11:19 Now more than ever, most of us are using computers for work. It's not convenient to travel around with a huge desktop wherever we go, so the best and most transportable option is a laptop. Whether you're using your new laptop for work, play or both …
  • Venture funding remains elusive for Black tech entrepreneurs 07 Jul 2020 11:18 A social protest movement sweeping the world has prompted the tech industry to accelerate its glacial progress in recruiting, hiring and promoting Black workers, with recent multimillion-dollar pledges, changes in employment practices, and upper-management …
  • Sizzling hot: Amazon hits record $3,000 a share; Apple, Microsoft, Google soaring 07 Jul 2020 11:10 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, already the world’s richest man, has even more to celebrate. Amazon shares topped the $3,000 mark for the first time ever Monday as tech stocks continued to soar. Shares climbed more than 5% Monday to hit a record $3,057.04, up $166. …
  • TikTok quits Hong Kong as U.S. giants suspend processing data requests 07 Jul 2020 11:07 NEW YORK/HONG KONG, July 7 (Reuters) - Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok announced on Tuesday it would pull out of Hong Kong within days, as global tech giants struggle to figure out how to operate in the city under sweeping new security rules …
  • Google, Facebook, Microsoft pause Hong Kong data... 07 Jul 2020 11:01  07 Jul 2020 - 7:46 Supporters raise white paper to avoid slogans banned under the national security law as they support arrested anti-law protester outside Eastern court in Hong Kong, China July 3, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Google, …
  • Did Microsoft kill the wrong store? 07 Jul 2020 10:53 In late June, Microsoft said it would permanently close its chain of 82 retail stores after temporarily shuttering them in March because of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s an ignominious end to a failed experiment and attempt by Microsoft to try and build …
  • The last line dance: Microsoft closes its stores 07 Jul 2020 10:36 Lost in the hubbub of WWDC and Apple’s announcement of its switch to its own processors for Macs is sad news from the Pacific Northwest. “Microsoft is permanently closing its retail stores.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Tay.) People will long remember this day …
  • Apple under pressure to act after TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong 07 Jul 2020 10:27 TikTok is to withdraw from Hong Kong app stores and Zoom will stop complying with city authorities’ data requests as technology companies react to the sweeping new national security laws imposed on the city by Beijing. Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, Google …
  • Fraunhofer HHI releases state-of-the-art H.266/VVC codec 07 Jul 2020 10:27 Fraunhofer has announced that it has released a new state-of-the-art video codec. The headline claim about its new H.266/VVC codec is that it presents users with the 'same visual quality' while reducing data requirements by approx 50 per cent. …
  • Microsoft ready to contribute to Europe’s open data revolution 07 Jul 2020 10:22 The growth potential of the data economy is mind-blowing. Full stop. In Europe alone, the figures and forecasts are eye-catching, to say the least. The European Commission expects the value of the data economy to rise to €829 billion by 2025, up from €301 …
  • Tech experts fear new US broadcasting chief could jeopardize LGBTQ Internet freedom 07 Jul 2020 10:15 Internet freedom advocates have launched an online petition that urges Congress to continue supporting the Open Technology Fund and global internet freedom. LGBTQ internet freedoms may be at risk on a global scale due to the new leadership at the U.S. …
  • GROWING YOUR BUSINESS: Out of adversity comes innovation 07 Jul 2020 10:15 What do Hewlett Packard, Disney, Hyatt, MTV, CNN, Microsoft, Burger King and GE all have in common? They all started in periods of economic recessions. The ideas for these companies came from periods of great uncertainty, times when the world, especially …
  • Former Bungie boss says deal with Activision "not a marriage made in heaven at all" 07 Jul 2020 10:09 Share this article Companies in this article Bungie co-founder and former exec Marty O'Donnell has suggested the developer's partnership with Activision was "bad from the start." In an interview on the HiddenXperia YouTube channel, O' …
  • Global Project Portfolio Management Market (2020 to 2025) - APAC Expected to Grow at the Highest Rate During the Forecast Period - ResearchAndMarkets.com 07 Jul 2020 10:01 DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 7, 2020-- The "Project Portfolio Management Market by Component (Solution and Services), Deployment Mode, Organization Size (Smes and Large Enterprises), Vertical (Energy and Utilities, Government and Defense, and IT and …
  • Deutsche Bank teams up with Google in cloud services 07 Jul 2020 09:52 The Frankfurt-based lender said it hopes to use Google’s technology to improve cash flow forecasting, risk analytics and account security, and other tasks. — Reuters pic FRANKFURT, July 7 — Deutsche Bank said today it is planning a partnership with Google …
  • Fujitsu drives data-driven transformation as a digital business enabler 07 Jul 2020 09:47 News facts: Enhanced focus on enabling customers to find the best solution for their unique data landscape. Sharpens Fujitsu focus on enabling customer business outcomes through driving digital transformation. Customers assured of the right solution thanks …
  • 10 Best ETFs for 2020: The Race Tightens With ‘New Normal’ Looming Ahead 07 Jul 2020 09:34 At the start of InvestorPlace.com’s best ETFs contest, all of the exchange-traded funds demonstrated significant promise as choices for 2020’s best-performing ETFs. However, the novel coronavirus quickly altered the progress of many of these funds. At the …
  • iPhone battery draining quickly? Here’s how to fix it 07 Jul 2020 09:27 While Microsoft may be well known for its consistently glitchy Windows updates, Apple isn’t perfect, either. The Cupertino-based company still releases its share of buggy software from time to time. Just over the past few days, for instance, Apple’s new …
  • Microsoft is killing a feature users have relied on for years 07 Jul 2020 09:27 If you’ve used Windows over several editions, you’re probably used to the layout by now. Aside from the weirdness that was Windows 8, it’s all fairly routine: The Start Menu is in the bottom left, you can right-click to copy and paste, CTRL+ALT+DEL opens …
  • Will the Facebook advertising boycott force the social media giant to change? Not likely 07 Jul 2020 09:22 Hundreds of advertisers say they won't spend money on Facebook in July or beyond over concerns the social media company isn't doing enough to stop hate speech. But the exodus of spenders may not be enough to push CEO Mark Zuckerberg to make the …
  • Market Wrap: TikTok Exits Hong Kong, The "$1 Trillion MAGA Club" And AUD/USD 07 Jul 2020 09:16 The momentum in Chinese stocks continues, TikTok, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and other social media companies are rethinking their presence in Hong Kong and the European Commission releases growth forecasts. Indices The ‘state-sanctioned’ bull market in Chinese …