OECD says US still committed to global digital tax talks – Finance- Tempemail

The United States remains committed to global talks on the taxation of big digital companies despite its call for a pause, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Wednesday. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s suggestion last month that a break was needed sparked European Continue Reading

Deutsche Boerse says software glitch caused trading outage – Software- Tempemail

The reappearance of a software glitch that was first seen in April was behind a nearly three hour outage on Wednesday on Germany’s electronic trading platform Xetra, the exchange operator Deutsche Boerse said. The issue resulted from a problem with third-party software and has been fixed, Deutsche Boerse said. “The Continue Reading

Finale risk: Rolling Stones, Lennox and McCartney among stars seeking music aid | Business- Tempemail

The Rolling Stones, Sir Paul McCartney and Dua Lipa are among 1,500 musicians and bands calling for the government to take urgent action to help live music in Britain avoid collapse due to the coronavirus pandemic. A letter signed by artists, including Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora, Coldplay, Annie Lennox and Continue Reading

EU throws new rule book at Google, tech giants – Cloud- Tempemail

Exasperated by its failure to loosen Google’s market grip, despite more than US$8 billion in fines, the European Union is lining up new rules to level the playing field for rivals. And just as its landmark privacy law became a global model, the EU’s new regulations could become a template Continue Reading

What Juneteenth Means at Tempemail- Tempemail

This year, the Juneteenth holiday gained wider global recognition. At Tempemail, we kicked off our inaugural Juneteenth celebration with a day of learning, reflection and unified commitment to action. Our goal was to give our people insightful ‘aha’ moments and conclude with commitments that advance equality and inclusion. There is no Continue Reading

As a kid I loved Pro Evolution Soccer 5 – now it’s won me a new comedy audience | Bilal Zafar | Stage

I began 2020 full of optimism, excited about returning to the Edinburgh fringe in August with a new show and feeling quite good about my standup. Then the pandemic arrived. As well as worrying about the health of family and friends, all my work disappeared overnight. The majority of my Continue Reading

Pokémon Go creator joins Punchdrunk theatre for interactive venture | Games

Immersive theatre company Punchdrunk, best known for its Macbeth production Sleep No More, and augmented-reality game developer Niantic, creator of augmented-reality smartphone games Pokémon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, are teaming up to create “interactive experiences”, the companies announced today. They are not working on extensions to existing games Continue Reading

UK government hints at U-turn on Huawei role in 5G technology | Technology

The government may be close to announcing a U-turn on its controversial decision to allow Huawei to supply 5G technology, the culture secretary has hinted by saying US sanctions appear likely to affect the Chinese company. Oliver Dowden told members of a special defence select committee scrutinising Huawei that an Continue Reading

Reputation, Signal & Impact Calculation Enhancements- Tempemail

We’re pleased to announce some enhancements to how Reputation, Signal, and Impact are calculated. These changes will be applied going forward (not applied retroactively) and align with requests and recommendations from you, the amazing community of hackers.   What’s changing at a high level?For current definitions of Reputation, Signal, and Impact Continue Reading

Facebook bans extremist ‘boogaloo’ group from its platforms | Technology

Facebook has banned an extremist anti-government network associated with the term “boogaloo”, a slang word supporters use to refer to a second civil war. Tuesday’s move by Facebook designates the rightwing “boogaloo” network as a dangerous organization similar to the Islamic State group and white supremacists, both of which are Continue Reading