A fleet of balloons has begun providing internet service to remote areas of Kenya, Google's Project Loon and Telkom Kenya announced, writes Bethlehem Feleke. Here is the link: https://edition.cnn.com/2020/07/08/africa/google-kenya-balloons/index.html
"Authentic leadership, to me, means being your own true self and realizing that we are all human and need to respect each other at all times," writes Div Manickam. Here is the...
Patrick Moorhead, on a call with Cloudera's VP of Industry Solutions, Cindy Maike. Here is the link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/moorinsights/2020/07/07/an-inside-look-at-clouderas-strategy-for-helping-businesses-weather-the-covid-19-storm/
Civil rights and activist groups blasted Facebook's leadership on Tuesday after meeting with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executives, writes Brian Fung. Here is the link: https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/07/tech/facebook-civil-rights-meeting/index.html
Sony is selling a new wearable, pocket-sized air conditioner for roughly $130, writes Brad Bergan. Here is the link: https://interestingengineering.com/sony-launches-wearable-air-conditioner-personal-heater-for-roughly-130
Firms listed are saying they never actually received the loans, writes Biz Carson. Here is the link: https://www.protocol.com/ppp-loan-data-tech-companies
The data start-up, which has a valuation of $20 billion, would be the largest Silicon Valley tech listing since Uber made its debut last year, writes Erin Griffith. Here is the link:...
Foreign students attending U.S. colleges that will operate entirely online this fall semester cannot remain in the country to do so says ICE, writes Rachel Treisman. Here is the link: https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/07/06/888026874/ice-foreign-students-must-leave-the-u-s-if-their-colleges-go-online-only-this-fa
Technology firm Fujitsu has said it will halve its office space in Japan as it adapts to the "new normal" of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the report. Here is the link:...
While it’s too soon to declare the end of Quibi, it’s still worth asking: is the promise of the quick bite already over, questions Adrian Horton. Here is the link: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2020/jun/28/quibi-netflix-jeffrey-katzenberg-crash
Google Cloud on Monday announced it's expanding its Bare Metal Solution to five additional regions, writes Stephanie Condon. Here is the link: https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-cloud-brings-bare-metal-solution-to-new-regions/
Alexa Morales talks about a few of the countless Java apps that stand out from the crowd. Here is the link: https://blogs.oracle.com/javamagazine/the-top-25-greatest-java-apps-ever-written
Have you ever read a privacy disclosure? Even once, asks Senator Sherrod Brown, Ohio’s senior US senator and ranking member of the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Here...
A leading medical-research institution working on a cure for Covid-19 has admitted it paid hackers a $1.14 million ransom, writes Joe Tidy. Here is the link: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-53214783
The U.S. Department of Justice has brought two criminal wire fraud charges against Mike Rothenburg, writes Connie Loizos. Here is the link: https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/28/with-doj-charges-disgraced-mike-rothenberg-could-now-be-facing-serious-jail-time/