Salesforce has joined the ranks of other big tech companies who have extended their work from home policies till the end of next summer. The company is also giving parents an extra 6 weeks of vacation.
German Court Ruling against Facebook Data Collection Practices a Possible Catalyst
Last year, Facebook had been ordered to stop collecting and combining data across its various platforms without explicit user consent. This latest ruling in Karlsruhe effectively negates the stay granted by the Dusseldorf court, and requires Facebook to once again comply with the original order. This could well trigger a domino effect of regulatory action against Facebook in the EU and the US.
Zoom, Microsoft, Google, Cisco, Pexip, Houseparty, and Facebook: With Summer Fast Approaching, the Video Conferencing War Begins to Heat up
: Microsoft, Zoom, Cisco, and Google are all seeing increased usage as video conferencing and collaboration has become the way business and work get done. As the video conferencing ecosystem grows and transforms over the course of the next year, and hot new entrants like Pexip begin to come to IT decision-makers with more flexibility than they are accustomed to, we could be looking at a far more even competitive field this time next year.
Google Slashes Its Marketing Budget: What Does This Mean?
Google came out recently announcing that it is cutting its marketing budget in half for the remainder of 2020. What does this cut mean for Google and what is it saying about the company’s expectations for the remainder of the year?
Privacy Pros And Cons As Apple And Google Look Into Using Data To Trace COVID-19
Big Tech is using consumer data to help government and the healthcare system better understand the spread of COVID-19. But what privacy implications should be considered by consumers?
With the Rise of PyTorch TensorFlow’s Deep Learning Dominance May Be Waning
With the rise of PyTorch, TensorFlow’s dominance may be waning. While PyTorch scale advantages are tipping the scales, deployability is still TensorFlow’s strength. Here’s a look at what I think is ahead with these two for deep learning dominance.
Following PayPal Lead, Visa, Mastercard, Stripe and Others Bail on Facebook Libra
Mastercard, Visa, Stripe, eBay, and Mercado Pago all bail out of Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project, likely due to fears of increased regulatory scrutiny to their own businesses as a result of their participation. Can’t say I blame them.
Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency a No-Go in France
Facebook Libra cryptocurrency a no-go in France as Finance Minister Le Maire takes a hard line against allowing the cryptocurrency to operate in Europe. With Libra Association hoping for a 2020 launch, with 100 members in its association before launch, watching other countries around the globe wrestle with the complexities here is of great interest to our team. Stay tuned.
Facebook Libra Losing Momentum As Its Trust Continues To Plummet
Facebook’s early partners in its Libra Cryptocurrency project are getting cold feet as regulatory scrutiny continues to surround the company.
Facebook Brands Instagram and WhatApp: Why, Because They Can!
Facebook has decided to rebrand Instagram and WhatsApp as “By Facebook” in order to push for app federation and to grow customer sentiment.