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Microsoft to take most of its external and internal events for the next year digital-only
Microsoft is moving to make most of its external (and some internal) events digital-only for its FY'21 in light of impacts of the coronavirus. Yes, that means Ignite 2020 for sure and likely Build 2021, too.
Xerox ends pursuit to acquire HP
The copier maker is officially backing down from its efforts to force a merger with rival HP, citing market turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
BlackBerry Q4 earnings better than expected, sales light
CEO John Chen said BlackBerry had a solid fiscal 2020 and launched 30 new products.
FCC tells US telcos to implement caller ID authentication by June 30, 2021
FCC says all US telcos must use the new SHAKEN/STIR protocol to support caller ID authentication by June, next year.
Best Peloton alternatives: Top smart exercise bikes
It's hard to justify paying $2,300 for a smart exercise bike. Luckily, there are a few alternatives to Peloton available. And with so many of us self distancing and unable to visit the gym due to the pandemic, now is the time to try one.
Employees crave stricter rules around collaboration app usage
If you are having a love-hate relationship with your collaboration software right now as you try to work from home, you are not alone.
Google Hangouts Meet's daily usage soars during COVID-19 outbreak
Daily usage of Google's enterprise videoconferencing tool is now 25X higher than it was in January.
Apple acquires the Dark Sky weather app
The company said the Dark Sky Android and Wear OS apps will shut down July 1.
As COVID-19 data sets become more accessible, novel coronavirus pandemic may be most visualized ever
COVID-19 data sets are becoming widely available and more importantly packaged for consumption, visualization and analysis. We're all amateur epidemiologists now.
Marriott discloses new data breach impacting 5.2 million hotel guests
Marriott says a hacker gained access to the accounts of two employees.
Adobe Summit: Virtual event stresses importance of digital business and experiences
In his virtual keynote, Adobe's CEO Shantanu Narayen talked about the importance of digital transformation and highlighted the way Adobe is helping brands digitally engage with their employees and customers.
Content Delivery Networks and clouds join MANRS internet security effort
With the internet being hammered as never before, CDNs and cloud are joining with the Internet Society to help secure vital internet routing.
Roundup: Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic delivers array of cybersecurity challenges
As the COVID-19 outbreak threatens to overload the healthcare system and the global economy, it's also having a powerful impact on the security of businesses and individuals.
Adobe's Digital Economy Index highlights how COVID-19 altered e-commerce
Groceries took up a bigger chunk of the digital shopping basket as did fitness equipment following shutdowns due to novel coronavirus.
Microsoft to enable new 5G edge computing scenarios with Azure Edge Zones, now in private preview
Microsoft and AWS are racing to provide tighter ties between 5G and cloud services. Microsoft's strategy for this involves Azure Edge Zones and an expanding number of telco and carrier partners.
Copyright Alliance blasts Internet Archive’s Emergency Library launch as “vile”
The National Emergency Library opened to help learners “displaced” by COVID-19.
Google and Facebook blamed for lack of COVID-19 news reports
Hundreds of US newspaper newsrooms are sending journalists home during a crucial time in reporting on COVID-19 developments.
Lockdown video: Making video conferencing and streaming work from home
Bob from Blackmagic, a maker of professional video production hardware, talks teleconferencing, and streaming tips and technique basics as well as how to up your game.
Palo Alto Networks to acquire CloudGenix for $420 million
CloudGenix competes with Cisco and other incumbents in the SD-WAN space.
To bring Kubernetes to the edge, Rancher 2.4 scales up cluster support
The latest release of the popular Kubernetes management platform offers architectural support for one million clusters.
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