Google fires fifth activist employee in three weeks; complaint filed – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Alphabet Inc’s Google fired a security engineer on Friday after she used an internal alert system to remind colleagues that they had the right to take collective action. Kathryn Spiers, a two-year member of the security team recently working on the Chrome browser, said she had authority to use the Continue Reading

Chennai-born Freshworks democratising Cloud-based software for all- Tempemail

Not many Indian startups have a global story to tell, but the cloud-based software company Freshworks with its roots in Chennai has evolved into a business valued at $3.7 billion with 12 global offices and a California-based headquarters in less than a decade. The company is now eyeing the 51 Continue Reading

Asus is selling a monitor with 280Hz support in Taiwan, store page reveals

In brief: Some companies within the PC gaming industry — we’re looking at you, Nvidia — would have you believe that 240Hz monitors are the best way to obtain a competitive edge over other players in eSports titles like Overwatch or CS: GO. However, it seems even that isn’t quite Continue Reading

Are events the most valuable and engaging method of marketing today?- Tempemail

Marketing may be all about communication and connection, but there will never be a replacement for face-to-face interactions. Not surprisingly, in our study, The State of the Experience Industry: The Changing Face of Events, we found that experiences account for a reported 70% of regular customer acquisition. Marble LDN release Continue Reading

With or without Huawei? German coalition delays decision on 5G rollout – Security – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and their Social Democrat partners have delayed until next year a decision on security rules for Germany’s 5G network that could bar China’s Huawei , a highly divisive issue in an unhappy alliance. Merkel’s right-left government, under pressure from the United States to bar Huawei, wants Continue Reading

Google wants US to learn from India’s UPI- Tempemail

In a thumbs up to the Indian government’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) scheme, Google has written to the US Federal Reserve Board detailing the successful example of UPI-based digital payment in India in order to build “FedNow” — a new interbank real-time gross settlement service (RTGS) for faster digital payments Continue Reading

Democrats release tips for US election campaigns to fight online disinformation – Strategy – Networking – Security- Tempemail

US political campaigns should make someone in their teams responsible for monitoring online disinformation about their candidate ahead of the 2020 elections, the Democratic Tempemail Committee (DNC) said on Monday. The recommendation was part of a slew of tips published by the DNC on how campaigns, state parties, the general Continue Reading

1-in-3 computers dealing with biometric data face hacking attempts: Report- Tempemail

One in three computers (37 per cent) engaged in collecting biometric data globally faced hacking attempts in the third quarter of this year, a new report said. The devices — servers and workstations — use to collect, process and store biometric data (such as fingerprints, hand geometry, face, voice and Continue Reading