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Five ways to help stop the ‘infodemic' about coronavirus

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Five ways to help stop the ‘infodemic' about coronavirus image Everyone is responsible for slowing the spread of the disease. Every action counts. This is also the case in the fight against misinformation, which intrudes on the overabundance of news,...

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The fastest growing (and declining) retail brands 2020

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The fastest growing (and declining) retail brands 2020 image The COVID-19 outbreak has led to the savage disruption of retail the world over.Almost overnight, foot traffic in physical stores disappeared, and supply chains were left scrambled. Now at a...

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Zoom is now worth more than the world’s seven biggest airlines

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Zoom is now worth more than the world’s seven biggest airlines image Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have transitioned to working—and socializing—from home. If these trends become the new normal, certain companies may be in for a big payoff.

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Visualizing America’s energy use, in one giant chart

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Visualizing America’s energy use, in one giant chart image Have you ever wondered where the country’s energy comes from, and how exactly it gets used?Luckily, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) crunches the numbers every year, outputting an incredible...

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Is this the future of supply chain automation?

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Is this the future of supply chain automation? image As Amazon continues to set the bar for efficiency by integrating an astounding spectrum of automation technology, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that traditional supply chain models are ripe for disruption.For...

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HPE advances HCI solutions for remote workforce initiatives

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HPE advances HCI solutions for remote workforce initiatives image Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced that the enhanced HPE SimpliVity 325 Gen 10 hyperconverged infrastructure solution (HCI) with the new 2nd Gen AMD EPYCTM processor, doubles the virtual desktops...

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How is Big Tech helping in the fight against Covid-19?

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How is Big Tech helping in the fight against Covid-19? image In the ongoing global crusade against COVID-19, everyone has a part to play. As the situation intensifies, the private sector has also been rallying to help governments and healthcare organizations...

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The Covid lockdown forces a rethink of ‘screen time’

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The Covid lockdown forces a rethink of ‘screen time’ image “How would we have coped before the internet?” is a quandary likely posed by someone you know.Beyond being a whimsical hypothetical, this question is relevant at a time when the...

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HPE delivers cloud experience with GreenLake Central

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HPE delivers cloud experience with GreenLake Central image Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced that HPE GreenLake Central, unveiled in December 2019, is now generally available for HPE GreenLake customers. This advanced software platform provides customers with a...

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Unemployment claims don’t capture full impact of Covid

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Unemployment claims don’t capture full impact of Covid image As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, few Americans have been left untouched. Even those lucky enough to stay healthy are facing economic uncertainty or, in many cases, financial ruin.More...

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Medical drones could help beat the Covid crisis

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Medical drones could help beat the Covid crisis image The COVID-19 pandemic is, by necessity, leading to a flurry of innovation. And now drones are taking their turn in the limelight. In a recent announcement, the UK government said...

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Covid-19 is bad news for foreign direct investment

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Covid-19 is bad news for foreign direct investment image Since the Venetian Patent Statute of 1474, patents have been used to incentive innovation. By granting their owners an exclusive right to stop others from exploiting their inventions, patents provide...

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HPE opens its patents for fight against coronavirus HPE opens its patents for fight against coronavirus

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HPE opens its patents for fight against coronavirus HPE opens its patents for fight against coronavirus image Since the Venetian Patent Statute of 1474, patents have been used to incentive innovation. By granting their owners an exclusive right to stop others from exploiting their inventions, patents provide...

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Cisco commits $2.5bn for customers and partners

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Cisco commits $2.5bn for customers and partners image Cisco is continuing its global commitment to help customers and partners navigate an evolving landscape with the introduction of a new Business Resiliency Program.

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HPE Financial Services offers $2 billion in financing

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HPE Financial Services offers $2 billion in financing image HPE Financial Services (HPEFS) is designating more than $2 billion in financing specifically to help customers with their financial challenges stemming from the COVID-19 crisis, including cash-flow or liquidity issues....

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HPE strengthens remote offerings for Covid-19

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HPE strengthens remote offerings for Covid-19 image Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced a series of initiatives to help customers and support business continuity in the wake of COVID-19. Recognizing the growing need to deploy or scale...

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Now is the time to close the digital divide

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Now is the time to close the digital divide image I’ve always believed that universal broadband internet access is a human right – just as important as food, shelter and water – that when fulfilled, enables individuals to help themselves...

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Emerging technologies are now critical infrastructure

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Emerging technologies are now critical infrastructure image Under COVID-19, emerging technologies are propping up our daily lives. Connected devices enable both education and remote work. Chatbots provide life-saving information and relieve overwhelmed health systems. Location data applications...

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Bitcoin halving - what does it mean for the cryptocurrency?

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Bitcoin halving - what does it mean for the cryptocurrency? image Bitcoin, the first and leading cryptocurrency in terms of trading volume and market capitalisation, went through its third “halving” on May 11 2020. This major adjustment to how the cryptocurrency...

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A lack of women in cybersecurity leaves the world at risk

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A lack of women in cybersecurity leaves the world at risk image Women are highly underrepresented in the field of cybersecurity. In 2017, women’s share in the U.S. cybersecurity field was 14%, compared to 48% in the general workforce.The problem is more...

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US cybersecurity commission calls for global cooperation

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US cybersecurity commission calls for global cooperation image The global commons are under assault in cyberspace. Ransomware attacks, including North Korea’s WannaCry and Russia’s NotPetya, have disrupted vital medical services and global transportation systems, costing billions of dollars....

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Coronavirus contact tracing poses serious threats to privacy

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Coronavirus contact tracing poses serious threats to privacy image We are all wondering how COVID-19 will end. We will not likely return to normal without a broadly distributed vaccine, which is a bracing proposition. It is also becoming increasingly...

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10 network security considerations when remoting employees

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10 network security considerations when remoting employees image Corporate network security is a term that describes measures taken to ensure the safety and privacy of company data and information. It encompasses the protection of devices, technologies, processes, locations...

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10 myth busters for SMB cybersecurity

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10 myth busters for SMB cybersecurity image Our newest Cybersecurity Series report Big Security in a Small Business World looks into how small to medium-sized organizations are embracing cybersecurity to grow their businesses.We’re releasing this report during...

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Five steps to better security working from home

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Five steps to better security working from home image Many more people are working from home (WFH) than ever before. Now that we know it can work for so many people, I expect it will remain popular even after...

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Tracking Covid could open a digital Pandora’s Box

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Tracking Covid could open a digital Pandora’s Box image The Covid-19 pandemic has brought new big data-driven practices of infectious disease surveillance to the forefront of efforts to track cases in real-time. As infections have continued to spread across...

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Five ways to protect connectivity during Covid-19

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Five ways to protect connectivity during Covid-19 image COVID-19 has dealt a shock to our world. Large swathes of the global population are living under some restrictions and enforced distancing. We are learning to live differently – to...

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Businesses can benefit now change is new normal

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Businesses can benefit now change is new normal image This year was doomed to become shaky. No one fully foresaw the extent of the COVID-19 crisis. Business has been disrupted and will not necessarily go back to normal. Instead,...

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The Covid-19 battle for networking privacy and security

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The Covid-19 battle for networking privacy and security image If, before COVID-19, you were concerned about all the data that technology companies had about you, just wait. As stay-at-home orders push more professional and social activities online, it’s becoming...

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Working from home creates new cyber threats

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Working from home creates new cyber threats image COVID-19 has changed nearly every aspect of our daily lives, including how we shop, socialize, exercise and work. If you are a front-line worker or working from home, you must...

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How to spot Covid-19 phishing attacks (before it’s too late)

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How to spot Covid-19 phishing attacks (before it’s too late) image While most of the world is trying to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems hackers are not on lockdown. Cybercriminals are trying to leverage the emergency by sending out...

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How to defuse your videoconference bombs

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How to defuse your videoconference bombs class= “Zoombombing” - in case you haven’t heard - is the unsavoury practice of posting distressing comments, pictures or videos after gatecrashing virtual meetings hosted by the videoconferencing app Zoom. With...

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Five cyber issues laid bare by Covid-19

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Five cyber issues laid bare by Covid-19 image As more and more U.S. schools and businesses shutter their doors, the rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic is helping to expose society’s dependence – good and bad – on the digital...

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Coronavirus reveals the power of social networks in a crisis

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Coronavirus reveals the power of social networks in a crisis class= The declaration of the novel coronavirus as a pandemic was a call to arms for governments to take urgent and immediate action. However, many feel the response from some countries...

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Tracking Covid's impact on app popularity

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Tracking Covid's impact on app popularity image Pandemic-induced social isolation has altered the relationship consumers have with technology.With the physical world now slowly receding, consumers are suddenly more reliant on apps for communication, shopping, staying healthy, and...

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VR campus visits let students connect during SARS-COV2

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VR campus visits let students connect during SARS-COV2 image When I first envisioned a phone app to replace the physical college campus tour, it was a way to enable rural students and those who aren’t wealthy to visit campuses...

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Why use a VPN for remote employees?

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Why use a VPN for remote employees? image The idea of using VPN for remote employees is not new. VPN dates to 1996 when a Microsoft employee developed the peer-to-peer (or point-to-point) tunnelling protocol, also known as PPTP....

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How relaxed should you be in an online job interview?

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How relaxed should you be in an online job interview? image If you have the good fortune of scoring a virtual job interview in the middle of a pandemic, the initial euphoria of potential employment may soon be replaced with anxiety...

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What you really need to know about Zoom security

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What you really need to know about Zoom security image The video conferencing app Zoom gained about 2 million new users in the first two months of 2020 – and that was before the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus...

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Could Covid bring in a new era of working from home?

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Could Covid bring in a new era of working from home? image When a magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand, on February 22, 2011, the capital city’s central business district was leveled — and hundreds of essential government workers suddenly found...

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Gaming in global lockdown shows the power of play

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Gaming in global lockdown shows the power of play image As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, many of us feel we have no voice, no ability to affect change. There is nothing we can really do other than try to...

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Top tips for a successful transition to remote work

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Top tips for a successful transition to remote work image Effective remote work hinges on a disciplined awareness of the remote experience, exceptional communication habits, and a willingness to embrace technology. The staff at Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE), a...

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News you can use as the world doubles down on data centers

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News you can use as the world doubles down on data centers image The world is changing, and NetworkTigers is here to document this change with the addition of a News & Resources section to our website. The new section launches today and...

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Could Covid spell the end of international mobility?

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Could Covid spell the end of international mobility? image Before the COVID-19 pandemic started in late 2019, the free movement of billions of people – including tourists, business people, digital nomads, refugees and students – across nations was a...

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Here’s how we can save urban life after Covid-19

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Here’s how we can save urban life after Covid-19 image The COVID-19 pandemic restrictions have reminded us of the vital role public space plays in supporting our physical and mental well-being. We need to move, to feel sunlight and fresh...

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How to avoid Internet congestion during lockdown

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How to avoid Internet congestion during lockdown image The current health crisis has led to a rise in the use of digital services. Telework, along with school closures and the implementation of distance learning solutions (CNED, MOOCs, online...

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"As long as hope remains, we can make it through this"

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We’ve all been living through this pandemic for many weeks now. Wherever we are in the world, we’re all impacted by COVID-19 in one way or another, and we’re all...

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Global supply chains are key to the COVID-19 battle

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Global supply chains are key to the COVID-19 battle image For developing countries, especially the poorest among them, trade—both imports and exports—is a powerful, cost-effective tool to mitigate the potentially devastating effects of COVID-19. G20 countries should, therefore, quickly implement...

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