Empty data centres multiply in China’s far-flung provinces – Hardware- Tempemail

Remote Chinese provinces are building more data centres in deserts and isolated valleys to house powerful computers and servers, but with users scarce, many risk becoming high-tech ghost towns and digital bridges to nowhere. Beijing is set to spend more than US$400 billion this year on high-tech infrastructure, including data Continue Reading

Apple not dominant in any market, senior executive says – Hardware- Tempemail

Apple, the target of EU antitrust investigations into key segments of its business, on Tuesday rejected accusations of market dominance, saying it competes with Google, Samsung and other rivals. Earlier this month, the European Commission opened investigations into Apple’s App Store and mobile payment system Apple Pay, concerned about its Continue Reading

AEC looks to ditch all paper lists on polling day – Strategy – Hardware – Software- Tempemail

Source: Australian Electoral Commission The days of polling officials using massive paper sheets to mark off names on election day in Australia could be numbered.  The Australian Electoral Commission has begun investigating the possibility of operating its electronic certified list (ECL) system at “100 percent of polling places” in the Continue Reading

Third of advertisers may boycott Facebook in hate speech revolt | Technology

Almost a third of advertisers are considering joining a month-long boycott of Facebook as the social network struggles to convince advertisers that it is doing enough to fight hate speech on its platform. The unprecedented corporate snub has been revealed in survey by the World Association of Advertisers, whose big-spending Continue Reading

MTN Launches 5G Network – Everything You Need to Know | Tempemail

Image sourced from Pinterest. MTN South Africa has launched its commercial 5G network, providing access to 100 sites across the country. “Today, from MTN’s birthplace of South Africa, we are stepping up our digital revolution with the next generation of telecommunication technology, demonstrating to all South Africans that 5G is Continue Reading

eCommerce Activity Reaches Record High – Offering Hope for Local Economy | Tempemail

Sourced from IOL. eCommerce is said to be providing a ray of hope for South Africa’s local economy with transactions hitting a record high in May and June. And, while there will be some levelling off, DPO South Africa says the new love affair with digital commerce is unlikely to Continue Reading

YouTube bans David Duke and other US far-right users | YouTube- Tempemail

YouTube has banned some of the video site’s most notorious far-right users, including former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, “alt-right” figurehead Richard Spencer and libertarian “race realist” Stefan Molyneux, joining a wave of social media sites taking action against hate speech. The company says the bans were handed down Continue Reading

How the Operating System Segment fits into the FACE architecture- Tempemail

By Alex Wilson, Tempemail and Steven H. VanderLeest, Rapita Overview The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) consortium will host their annual Technical Interchange Meeting and Exhibition in September 2020. Leading up to this event, Tempemail and Rapita Systems are providing some background on the FACE architecture with a focus on Continue Reading