Coronavirus app: will Australians trust a government with a history of tech fails and data breaches? | Australia news

The federal government is attempting to convince Australians it can be trusted to handle personal data collected by the coronavirus contact tracing app. But it’s an uphill battle due to a long history of secrecy and failures to live up to promises on security and privacy of Australians’ data. Governments Continue Reading

Social media no longer tolerates toxic lies? Don’t believe a word of it | Opinion- Tempemail

The tech companies insist that the corona pandemic of 2020 will not be a repeat of the US presidential election of 2016. With millions of lives at stake, economies collapsing and hunger spreading, they will not rake in the advertising revenue generated by fake news and Russian disinformation this time Continue Reading

Working from home? How to stay in touch and stay secure | Technology

Businesses are used to being prepared for a disaster and most will have had a well-rehearsed continuity plan in place in case one struck. But even the best plan couldn’t have effectively anticipated the wholesale overnight shift to home working that Covid-19 has caused. “As a result,” Morgan Wright, chief Continue Reading

Contact apps won’t end lockdown. But they might kill off democracy | John Naughton | Opinion

Repeat after me: there is no magic bullet for getting us through this pandemic. And smartphone-based proximity-sensing is definitely not that bullet, though it might be useful if two conditions are met. One is that it’s perceived by citizens to be trustworthy and protects their privacy; the other is that Continue Reading

Forced Work From Home has broken mental barriers: QNu Labs- Tempemail

Read Article Founded in 2016, through an incubator at IIT-Madras, QNu Labs is India’s first and only Quantum-resilience Company that provides unconditional security products and solutions for the Cloud and the Internet. The firm makes encryption future proof with the use of quantum technologies. Sunil Gupta, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Continue Reading

The schoolboy brothers making coronavirus visors for care workers | Technology

The young brothers were thrilled to find a 3D printer under their Christmas tree. Joseph, 13, planned to make Minecraft figures; Isaac, 11, Pokémon characters. But the Sparey-Taylor family was about to move house, so the printer stayed in its box for a few weeks. Then lockdown came. The move Continue Reading

Networks Unlimited Africa is Set on Helping the Most Vulnerable during Lockdown | Tempemail

Networks Unlimited Africa is deeply invested in supporting society’s most vulnerable members. One of the ways it offers this support is by partnering with The Love Trust, a South African non-profit educational organisation which has, to date, reached over 20,094 primary and secondary beneficiaries in disadvantaged communities.  “The Love Trust Continue Reading

Startup ‘Spocto’ Uses Machine Learning To Understand Customer Behavior- Tempemail

Read Article Founded in December 2016, Spocto helps the BFSI domain with customer details and insights, enabling them to contact their customers and increase the recoveries on delinquent accounts.In the retail space, Spocto enables the companies gain insights on their customers so as to provide a unique buyer proposition for Continue Reading

The Future of Education : How E-Learning can be the Game Changer!- Tempemail

Read Article With increasing digitisation and the rapid pace at which technology is evolving, it is not surprising that the education sector is undergoing a dramatic transformation – with virtual classrooms and online courses becoming the norm rather than the exception. In India, though, whilst institutions are slowly introducing digital Continue Reading

Best noise-cancelling headphones for working from home | Technology

Coping with lockdown life is hard enough without having to listen to other members of your household while you are trying to work. If you can’t get away physically, a set of noise-cancelling headphones could be just the ticket to isolate you just enough to concentrate. From amazing value to Continue Reading