Google says it’s turning G Suite into a more integrated experience across its various communication and collaboration tools and rebranding it to Google Workplace for a more accurate representation of the product.
The COVID Alert app source code is now available on Github, AT&T pulls DSL internet without providing an alternative for people living in the area, and John McAfee gets arrested in Spain.
BlackBerry this morning announced its new BlackBerry Partner Program, which combines its BlackBerry Enterprise Partner and BlackBerry Cylance Partner Programs into one.
Hashtag Trending – Apple sues Ontario recycling partner; Excel troubles; Spotify helps you name that song
Apple sues an Ontario recycling partner, Excel may have caused the loss of 16,000 COVID-19 tests in England, and Spotify has a new feature.
CDN Morning Briefing, October 5, 2020 – A news roundup, Reddit talks Microsoft outages, and MapleSEC starts today
MapleSEC, a news roundup, plus the latest chatter about those Microsoft outages last week.
Hashtag Trending – 19,000 Amazon workers with COVID-19; States use Apple-Google contact tracing app framework; Digital tattoos
Amazon says more than 19,000 of its frontline workers contracted COVID-19 this year, a few states have warmed up to the Apple-Google framework for contact tracing apps, and some tips on how to track your digital tattoo.
Lenovo is taking centre stage in D&H Canada’s latest channel partner programs.
Hashtag Trending – Cybersecurity Awareness Month begins; Microsoft announces hardware; Drone delivers organs
Cybersecurity Awareness Month is here; Microsoft announces some new hardware, and a drone test flights in Nevada turn heads.
Microsoft releases the affordable Surface Laptop Go and updates the Surface Pro X with its second-generation processor.
The new Dell XPS 13 laptops get Intel 11th-Gen processors and faster RAM.
Google’s new phones come with a midrange processor and big changes to the camera system.
IDC Canada survey: Digital thermometer checkpoints more popular than contact tracing among businesses
Most businesses are prioritizing digital thermometer checkpoints instead of employee contact tracing or smartphone proximity solutions, according to IDC Canada.
Hashtag Trending – EMS use SpaceX’s Starlink; Cross-platform messaging on Facebook; Talking COVID-19 via social media
Washington emergency responders are the first to use SpaceX’s Starlink internet, Facebook will be launching cross-platform messaging on Instagram and Messenger, and why social media should be used more to inform young people about Covid-19 in Canada.