Categorie
Analysis

(Singapore) Singapore neglecting smart nation roots in COVID-19 fumble (ZD Net)

writes for ZD Net: For years it has pushed an ambitious plan to lead the global stage with its unabashed adoption of technology, but Singapore now appears to have forgotten its smart nation roots amidst a current COVID-19 outbreak. In managing the spread, the government could have leveraged the strides it made in using data and technology–instead, it has chosen simply to revert to tighter restrictions that may erode public confidence and have long-term impact on local businesses. 

go to ZD Net website: Singapore neglecting smart nation roots in COVID-19 fumble | ZDNet

Categorie
Analysis

(Brazil) Brazilian government establishes price reduction for Oracle contracts (ZD Net)

writes for ZD Net: The Brazilian government has established a price reduction for products and services provided by Oracle as part of a broader exercise to rationalize technology spending in the federal administration.

go to ZD Net website: Brazilian government establishes price reduction for Oracle contracts | ZDNet

Categorie
Analysis

(Australia) Amazon and eBay next in line for ACCC’s digital platforms assault (ZD Net)

writes for ZD Net: Online retail marketplaces operating in Australia such as eBay, Amazon, Catch.com.au, and Kogan are the latest companies to fall under the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) microscope, with the watchdog concerned about potential competition and consumer issues within that space.

go to ZD Net website: Amazon and eBay next in line for ACCC’s digital platforms assault | ZDNet

Categorie
Analysis

(TechInnovation) ‘Digital HQ’ emerges from Salesforce’s $27.7 billion Slack acquisition (ZD Net)

writes for ZD Net: Salesforce has completed its $27.7 billion acquisition of Slack Technologies, referring to the combination of the two companies as creating the “digital HQ for success from anywhere”. The deal was officially announced on December 1, ending speculation the CRM giant was looking to expand its footprint more into collaboration and workflows.

go to ZD Net website: ‘Digital HQ’ emerges from Salesforce’s $27.7 billion Slack acquisition | ZDNet

Categorie
Analysis

(Australia) Commonwealth Bank takes up quarter stake in Tangerine and More Telecom (ZD Net)

writes for ZD Net: The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) on Thursday announced it has acquired a 25% stake in the company behind Tangerine and More Telecom, a pair of NBN retailers based in Melbourne.

go to ZD Net website: Commonwealth Bank takes up quarter stake in Tangerine and More Telecom | ZDNet

Categorie
Analysis

(USA) US House terminates deal with iConstituent after company waited days to raise ransomware alarm (ZD Net)

writes for ZD Net: The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) — which provides support services to US House members of both parties — sent a letter to members of Congress announcing that it has terminated all contracts with iConstituent and will no longer be authorizing the platform’s use because of multiple cybersecurity incidents. 

go to ZD Net: US House terminates deal with iConstituent after company waited days to raise ransomware alarm | ZDNet

Categorie
Analysis

(TechInnovation) AT&T working with real estate company on 5G smart city in Virginia (ZD Net)

writes for ZD Net: AT&T and property developer JBG Smith announced a letter of intent to create a 5G Smart City at scale in National Landing, a community at the intersection of three neighborhoods in northern Virginia. 

go to ZD Net website: AT&T working with real estate company on 5G smart city in Virginia | ZDNet

Categorie
Analysis

(TechInnovation) Now that Alexa is everywhere, it’s time for developers to cash in (ZD Net)

Stephanie Condon writes for ZD Net: Alexa is well on its way to pervading all aspects of life — the AI assistant will follow you through your smart home to your carinto the office, and during your afternoon jog. Even so, Amazon says that building a completely ambient voice assistant is a long-term project that requires contributions from a large ecosystem of developers. 

go to ZD Net website: Now that Alexa is everywhere, it’s time for developers to cash in | ZDNet

Categorie
Analysis

(Cybersecurity) Joker billing fraud malware found in Google Play Store (ZD Net)

Charlie Osborne writes for ZD Net: Malicious Android apps harboring the Joker malware have been discovered in the Google Play Store. On Tuesday, cybersecurity researchers from Zscaler’s ThreatLabz said that a total of 11 apps were recently discovered and found to be “regularly uploaded” to the official app repository, accounting for approximately 30,000 installs between them.

go to ZD Net website: Joker billing fraud malware found in Google Play Store | ZDNet

Page 1 of 15
1 2 3 15