At Microsoft Ignite last week, the breadth and focus that Microsoft demonstrated were arguably well beyond what any other company is capable of doing. I think this lesson is worth remembering because Microsoft, unlike its peers facing antitrust action, is showing how to become powerful without becoming a threat. The result is far more powerful and far less risky than the company’s prior path.Read More “Microsoft Ignite and Dominating the Future of Tech the Right Way”
A new mobile app has made it possible to analyze the genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus on a smartphone in less than half an hour.Read More “Free App Genopo Analyzes Coronavirus Genome on a Smartphone in Less Than 30 Minutes”
Facebook on Friday introduced a videoconferencing tool and expanded livestreaming features, capitalising on a surge in demand for video chats during the coronavirus pandemic while taking its first steps toward a planned integration of messaging products across its apps.Read More “Facebook Introduces Messenger Rooms Video Conferencing For Up To 50 People”
Apple is reportedly still planning on releasing a new version of AirPods Pro without active noise cancellation at a lower price, but industry sources suggest the launch will be much later than the recently predicted May 2020.
The new AirPods Pro are said to lack active noise cancellation, which will bring costs down. The design is expected to remain the same.Read More “AirPods Pro Lite’ lacking active noise cancellation could debut later in 2020”
This is one of those rare turning points in history. The COVID-19 pandemic will profoundly change our behaviour and society. Many institutions will come under scrutiny and, we hope, change for the better.Read More “Technologies Can Help the World in Pandemics”
The U.S. announced that another 5.2 million Americans filed new jobless claims between April 5 through April 11. The new claims add to the nearly 17 million others that have been filed over the past month. Most of those people will be able to receive benefits from the actions the U.S. government took to prop up the economy during the early days of the pandemic.Read More “How many people lose their jobs during this pandemic and from which country? : Coronavirus”