COVID-19 is changing the way people work. It is changing where they are working from and it…
Certification and IT training firm CompTIA recently announced it’s going to allow candidates to take their exams at home and that exam vouchers will be extended.
Hashtag Trending – Whistleblower uncovers surveillance program; Instacart strike; Streaming struggles
A whistleblower unearths a new Saudia Arabia mass surveillance program, delivery workers are asking for better support during the pandemic, and streaming services are seeing record use.
Only 30 per cent of SMBs in the United States outsource their IT, according to a new report from Datto, and managed services providers carry a Net Promoter Score of 18, which puts them near the bottom of comparable industries.
Social distancing ruins a group of hackers’ cyberattack plans, Zoom removes the code that sends data to Facebook after everyone pointed it out, and there’s no shortage of chatter about the increased strain the internet is experiencing right now.
Edward Snowden issues a strong warning about surveillance in the wake of COVID-19, people are figuring out that Zoom shares data with Facebook even if users don’t have an account with the social media platform, and Amazon solicits public donations to pay workers’ sick leave.
As the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s ICT spending is expected to shrink by up to five per cent in 2020, predicted a new IDC report.
Hashtag Trending – WeWork wants you back; More Amazon workers test positive for COVID-19; UPS Wingcopter
WeWork is doing its best to entice people to work from its locations again with money, more Amazon workers test positive for COVID-19, and a flying UPS delivery wingcopter is turning heads on social media.
This week, there was a lot of focus on how MSPs cope with the late-night calls and frantic customers during a crisis such as this one, a school has no idea how to transition to remote work, and more.
Hashtag Trending – Gates says US botched COVID-19 response; Snopes overwhelmed; Plague Inc. flips the script
Bill Gates says the US acted too late to avoid a lockdown; Snopes scales back due to overwhelming coronavirus misinformation; Plague Inc. flips the script on the virus.
Ingram Micro today released two new partner financing programs to help Canadian and U.S. small and medium businesses (SMBs) solve for expected cash crunch amid COVID-19.
Can Huawei’s AppGallery really replace Google’s Play Store? I spend a week with Huawei’s Google-less phone
Hardware in Huawei’s Mate 30 Pro is great – its AppGallery that tries to replace Google? Not so much
Hashtag Trending – 3D-printed ventilators; Drones yell at people to stay indoors; Banning targeted ads
It’s the rise of 3D-printed ventilators, drones are being deployed and programmed to yell at people not practising social distancing, and a story about targeted ads blows up on Reddit.
The COVID-19 pandemic has not been an easy time for Canadian businesses as the first major wave…
People are worried over the strain COVID-19 is putting on the internet, YouTube and Netflix reduce their streaming resolutions in response to spikes in traffic, and Tech’s Big 5 lost a lot of money in one month.