With the help of 3D renderings and AI, the furniture giant is doubling down on a convenient user experience. This is probably the longest stretch of time many of us have spent uninterrupted at home—ever.
Zoom will soon turn on passwords and waiting rooms for meetings by default for users on its free tier and those with a single license on its cheapest paid tier in an effort to help prevent “Zoombombing,”
As coronavirus lockdowns have moved many in-person activities online, the use of the video-conferencing platform Zoom has quickly escalated. So, too, have concerns about its security. In the last month,
Not so fun fact: Close to half the world's population are staying at home, no thanks to the coronavirus. The more people remain indoors, the better the chance to put an end to the coronavirus, also known
From nursery school sing-alongs to FTSE 100 boardrooms and even UK cabinet meetings hosted by the poorly prime minister, a socially distanced world is reconvening in cyberspace with the help of Silicon
Facebook has pledged to invest $100 million in the news industry at a time when the ongoing coronavirus pandemic means that accurate reporting is more important than ever. $25 million will be provided
Microsoft Teams isn’t the only business-focused chat and communications app that’s seeing a spike in demand. Slack is revealing today that it has hit new user records for simultaneously connected users,
The pandemic has shown how just-in-time systems are also fragile. As pictures of empty shelves dominated our social-media feeds here in Britain, armchair critics denounced their fellow citizens as selfish
Google researchers recently published a paper describing a framework — SEED RL — that scales AI model training to thousands of machines. They say that it could facilitate training at millions of frames
Jeff Bezos Just Posted a 4-Page Letter to Amazon Employees on Instagram. It Announces a Drastic Change for the Company
Jeff Bezos Just Posted a 4-Page Letter to Amazon Employees on Instagram. It Announces a Drastic Change for the Company Bezos is entirely focused on adapting his business to a disease that no one even about
There’s an irony to the surveillance measures being put in place to combat the global coronavirus pandemic. The outbreak started in China. The country with the most extensive population surveillance capabilities
The government might want your phone location data to fight coronavirus. Here’s why that could be okay.
The United States government wants tech companies to tell it where you’ve been as part of its effort to fight the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, according to the Washington Post. And while that sounds
U.S. government, tech industry discussing ways to use smartphone location data to combat coronavirus
Public-health experts are interested in the possibility that private-sector companies could compile the data in anonymous, aggregated form, which they could then use to map the spread of the infection,
Microsoft, Google, and Zoom are trying to keep up with demand for their now free work-from-home software
As the number of infections and deaths from the novel coronavirus rise drastically, governments, schools, and companies around the world are instituting more drastic measures to rein in the virus’s spread.
Augmented reality headset maker Magic Leap has struggled with the laws of physics and failed to get to market. Now it’s seeking an acquirer, but talks with Facebook and medical goods giant Johnson & Johnson