France, Germany back European cloud computing ‘moonshot’ – Cloud- Tempemail

France and Germany threw their weight on Thursday behind plans to create a cloud computing ecosystem that seeks to reduce Europe’s dependence on Silicon Valley giants Amazon, Microsoft and Google. The project, dubbed Gaia-X, will establish common standards for storing and processing data on servers that are sited locally and Continue Reading

Australia Post elevates Munro Farmer to CIO – Strategy – Training & Development- Tempemail

Australia Post has quietly elevated Munro Farmer into the role of chief information officer after John Cox moved up to a new executive position. The changes occurred in March, when Cox – who had been CIO since August 2016 – assumed the new role of executive general manager for transformation Continue Reading

UK spy chief says no threat to Five Eyes alliance over Huawei – Security- Tempemail

Disagreements over China’s Huawei Technologies do not pose a threat to intelligence-sharing ties between Britain and its allies, the head of the UK’s GCHQ spy agency said in an interview released on Thursday. Britain granted Huawei a limited role in its 5G network in January, defying calls to ban the Continue Reading

Coronavirus: Patients refusing treatment because of fake news on social media, NHS staff warn- Tempemail

Social media companies are putting lives at risk by failing to “detox” their platforms of misinformation about public health issues such as coronavirus, NHS staff have warned. Some Covid-19 patients have been rushed to intensive care after delaying seeking medical help for symptoms because of fake news about the disease, Continue Reading

Zoom to exclude free calls from end-to-end encryption to allow FBI cooperation | Zoom

Zoom, the popular video conferencing platform, has announced it will provide end-to-end encryption after facing a litany of privacy and security concerns – but only to users who pay for it. Eric Yuan, the company’s CEO, raised alarm among privacy advocates on Wednesday by saying Zoom planned to exclude free Continue Reading

‘Call of Duty’ Creators Are Implementing More Systems to Curb Racism in Games | Tempemail

Sourced from Polygon. Call of Duty developers Infinity Ward has announced that the company will be issuing more bans for racist usernames, and will begin taking more steps to monitor racist content in-game in the future. The Call of Duty series of games has become infamous for hosting a large Continue Reading

Former Nigerian Bank CEO Reveals Finance and Business Focused Digital Ecosystem | Tempemail

Nigerian entrepreneur and former Diamond Bank CEO, Uzoma Dozie has launched a digital ecosystem – called Sparkle – that provides financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe. Sparkle, which has been granted a banking license from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been built to Continue Reading

Zoom Denies End-to-End Encryption to Free Users | Tempemail

Videoconferencing company Zoom confirmed this week that it won’t enable its end-to-end encryption for free calls because it wants to allow law enforcement access to these calls if necessary. Zoom’s statement about the policy reads: “Zoom does not proactively monitor meeting content, and we do not share information with law Continue Reading

LinkedIn Essentials: How to Start and Scale – Social Cast Ep. 25

If your business isn’t present on LinkedIn yet, hurry up before you’re too late! The professional networking platform has recently experienced a surge in popularity as LinkedIn welcomes 675 million monthly users. LinkedIn provides both businesses and professionals a platform to network and stay updated on market trends, and it’s a Continue Reading

Vodacom Partners with WITS University to Ensure Continued Online Learning | Tempemail

To help students stay on track to successfully complete the 2020 academic year despite not being on campus, Vodacom has partnered with the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) in Johannesburg to keep students connected to higher learning activities. The network provider says that it has committed to providing each student Continue Reading