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Zoom valuation surpassed seven largest airlines, combined
Zoom valuation surpassed seven largest airlines, combined
COVID-19 has been destructive on both the health of people of the world as well as the health of most economies. Obviously some have gotten ...... 20 May 2020
Telecom building fire in Finland, 5G conspiracy theory to blame?
Telecom building fire in Finland, 5G conspiracy theory to blame?
It is perhaps not surprising that in these dire times people are seeking for explanations from all kinds of sources and beliefs. However, perhaps ...... 20 Apr 2020 - 1 comment
World's largest messaging platform adds new coronavirus related restrictions
World's largest messaging platform adds new coronavirus related restrictions
All sorts of information and social media platforms are currently struggling with misinformation as informing the public about COVID-19 and ...... 08 Apr 2020
Coronavirus gave video game sales an expected boost
Coronavirus gave video game sales an expected boost
While some means of entertainment have nearly disappeared amid COVID-19 yes, it's movie theaters other are able to profit from the vexatious situation. ...... 07 Apr 2020
Apple's manufacturing partner's revenue is returning to normal, but is worst over?
Apple's manufacturing partner's revenue is returning to normal, but is worst over?
World's largest electronics contract manufacturer, Foxconn, has been one of the most carefully followed industry stories in the COVID-19 timeline. ...... 07 Apr 2020
YouTube removing coronavirus conspiracy theories
YouTube removing coronavirus conspiracy theories
YouTube has been fighting the good fight against illegal content since its inception or realistically after Google acquired it. However, much ...... 07 Apr 2020
Box office figures are down 100% due to COVID-19
Box office figures are down 100% due to COVID-19
The current virus outbreak has affected every single industry in one way or another. Most of it is in a very bad way, very few have gotten off ...... 01 Apr 2020
Not everything is down due to COVID-19, Microsoft Teams is up to 44 million users, up 775% in Italy
Not everything is down due to COVID-19, Microsoft Teams is up to 44 million users, up 775% in Italy
The coronavirus outbreak has has tremendous effects to global economy, job security, and, most of all, health. Airlines and cruise lines are ...... 31 Mar 2020
IBM's new online tool shows COVID-19 cases by county
IBM's new online tool shows COVID-19 cases by county
IBM and The Weather Channel have released a new online tool for tracking COVID-19 cases around the world. The Weather Channel, which is owned ...... 26 Mar 2020 - 1 comment
Apple considering postponing iPhone launch due to COVID-19
Apple considering postponing iPhone launch due to COVID-19
Coronavirus has put a wrench in a lot of companies futures, and even though electronics giants aren't the ones most susceptible to market volatility, ...... 26 Mar 2020
Apple is planning to reopen some of their stores after next week?
Apple is planning to reopen some of their stores after next week?
Coronavirus pandemic is undoubtedly going to be a problem still for weeks if not months, even with very strict social distancing and curfew ...... 25 Mar 2020 - 1 comment
Another conference yields to COVID-19: Computex 2020 postponed
Another conference yields to COVID-19: Computex 2020 postponed
First technology conference that was cancelled in 2020 due to the novel coronavirus was Mobile World Congress more than a month ago. Ever since, ...... 25 Mar 2020
Disney, Facebook, Sony join Netflix and others to slow down streaming
Disney, Facebook, Sony join Netflix and others to slow down streaming
People having to work from home and spend most of their leisure at home unsurprisingly has meant that internet usage has gone up tremendously. ...... 24 Mar 2020
Mobile carriers share location data to governments in fight against coronavirus
Mobile carriers share location data to governments in fight against coronavirus
Many of our dear western democracies have had to issue some form of curfew to slow the spread of COVID-19. Fortunately at this point many are ...... 24 Mar 2020
Historical decline in smartphone sales in February
Historical decline in smartphone sales in February
Smartphones have made many of the world's leading technology companies what they are. Without a doubt Apple wouldn't be today's Apple without the iPhone. ...... 24 Mar 2020
Tesla can make ventilators if there is a shortage, Elon Musk says
Tesla can make ventilators if there is a shortage, Elon Musk says
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has tweeted that the carmaker can make ventilators at its factories if there is a shortage. 19 Mar 2020
EU: Drop HD video during pandemic
EU: Drop HD video during pandemic
As Internet Service Providers note an increase in Internet usage during the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU is suggesting you lower your resolution. 19 Mar 2020 - 2 comments
COVID-19: Microsoft Teams users rockets to 32 million
COVID-19: Microsoft Teams users rockets to 32 million
Microsoft's Teams service has seen its daily users skyrocket as more employees take their work home. 19 Mar 2020
Apple extends their store closing indefinitely
Apple extends their store closing indefinitely
Apple has decided to extend the closing of their brick-and-mortar stores. Previously Apple intended to open the stores outside China to the ...... 18 Mar 2020
VPN usage surges amid coronavirus
VPN usage surges amid coronavirus
World has in many ways stopped and people have definitely isolated due to coronavirus spreading around the world. Conferences have been cancelled, ...... 18 Mar 2020
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