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Datacom creates 2000 new surge jobs off COVID-19 crisis

Datacom creates 2000 new surge jobs off COVID-19 crisis

Takes on contact centre staff for frontline government agencies.
Apr 6 2020 5:00PM
Amazon in contact with coronavirus test makers for potential screenings on employees

Amazon in contact with coronavirus test makers for potential screenings on employees

Considers how to reduce the risk of infection at warehouses, according to internal notes.
Apr 6 2020 1:31PM
Europe's north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

Europe's north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

Sweden stands out for allowing life to go on much as before Google data shows.
Apr 6 2020 1:30PM
Cisco's Webex draws record 324 million users in March

Cisco's Webex draws record 324 million users in March

Usage more than doubling in the Americas, as lockdowns force work from home.
Apr 6 2020 1:18PM
EU justice chief urges US tech giants to halt virus clickbaits

EU justice chief urges US tech giants to halt virus clickbaits

Google and Facebook slammed for monetising fake news instead of stopping deluge.
Apr 6 2020 6:45AM
Two US state AGs seek info on Zoom's privacy practices

Two US state AGs seek info on Zoom's privacy practices

After multiple reports questioned the privacy and security of the video-conferencing app.
Apr 6 2020 6:45AM
Woolworths, Coles to raise tap-and-go limit to $200

Woolworths, Coles to raise tap-and-go limit to $200

In bid to halt COVID-19 spread from payment terminals.
Apr 2 2020 6:56PM
ASD issues warning over cheap and nasty video conferencing

ASD issues warning over cheap and nasty video conferencing

But carefully doesn't mention Zoom by name.
Apr 2 2020 1:44PM
Meal delivery firms branch out into groceries during crisis

Meal delivery firms branch out into groceries during crisis

To customers stuck at home during lockdowns triggered by the coronavirus.
Apr 2 2020 1:30PM
Infosec researchers at loggerheads as new Zoom zero-day goes public

Infosec researchers at loggerheads as new Zoom zero-day goes public

Googler vs Googler in rare disclosure dissension.
Apr 2 2020 1:28PM
Transit Systems taps MacTel to enable AI capability

Transit Systems taps MacTel to enable AI capability

Modernises transport fleet's networking, data environment.
Apr 1 2020 1:40PM
Canberra's secure fibre network services panel grows

Canberra's secure fibre network services panel grows

Finance dept names new suppliers to support ICON.
Apr 1 2020 1:39PM
NBN Co and biggest carriers to jointly tackle telco congestion

NBN Co and biggest carriers to jointly tackle telco congestion

With 'unusual traffic management and capacity optimisation techniques'.
Apr 1 2020 10:12AM
Germany aims to launch Singapore-style coronavirus app in weeks

Germany aims to launch Singapore-style coronavirus app in weeks

After a broad political consensus emerged that Singapore approach can be effective.
Mar 31 2020 7:34AM
Microsoft says Skype users surge 70 percent amid coronavirus outbreak

Microsoft says Skype users surge 70 percent amid coronavirus outbreak

As more individuals stay home.
Mar 31 2020 7:09AM
Instacart workers strike as labor unrest grows during coronavirus crisis

Instacart workers strike as labor unrest grows during coronavirus crisis

Organised by group called the Gig Workers Collective.
Mar 31 2020 7:09AM
Commonwealth Bank, Westpac rush to pause electronic payment fees

Commonwealth Bank, Westpac rush to pause electronic payment fees

As banks try fast pain relief for merchants.
Mar 30 2020 1:43PM
Woolworths reveals its online delivery battle plan ahead of lockdown

Woolworths reveals its online delivery battle plan ahead of lockdown

As it hires 20,000 casuals to cope with logistics.
Mar 27 2020 2:05PM
RBA payments system overhaul delayed by a year

RBA payments system overhaul delayed by a year

As tap-and-go hygiene goes beserk.
Mar 27 2020 1:03PM
Do more to stop coronavirus price gouging, 32 US states tell Amazon, Walmart, Facebook

Do more to stop coronavirus price gouging, 32 US states tell Amazon, Walmart, Facebook

Not so free for all.
Mar 26 2020 6:42AM

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