GovCMS withstands massive COVID traffic spikes – Strategy – Cloud – Software – Storage- Tempemail

Government websites using the hosting and content management system GovCMS withstood record traffic during the height of COVID-19, as Australians scrambled to find reliable sources of information. At the peak of the public health response, the open source Drupal-based platform, which government agencies are increasingly using for their web channels, Continue Reading

‘It can be accused of being lowbrow’: Museums are looking for a new audience with TikTok- Tempemail

Last month, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence – long a bastion of tradition – posted a video to its TikTok account featuring Botticelli’s “Spring”. The painting depicts Venus and other mythological figures, and has been gawked at by tourists and studied by academics for centuries. On TikTok, users were treated Continue Reading

Speedy removal of Huawei equipment would cost UK, telcos say – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Britain’s rebound from COVID-19 could be harmed if the government demands a speedy removal of telecoms equipment made by China’s Huawei from mobile networks, Vodafone and BT warned on Thursday. The world’s second-biggest operator, Vodafone, said it would cost “single figure billions” of pounds to remove the equipment. BT has Continue Reading

Removing Huawei by 2023 would cause data ‘blackouts’, MPs told | Technology

The UK would face mobile phone “blackouts” if networks were required to remove all Huawei equipment by 2023, a BT executive has told MPs. Speaking to the Commons science and technology committee, Howard Watson, BT’s chief technology and information officer, said the proposed three-year timeframe for the removal of the Continue Reading

WHO Partners with Facebook to Provide Data-Free COVID-19 Info | Tempemail

The World Health Organization (WHO) has partnered with Facebook and South African based Praekelt.org to provide data-free information on the COVID-19 pandemic to vulnerable communities across the globe. This is said to add a vital element to the organisation’s work to fight misinformation – and ensure everyone has access to Continue Reading

Product News: Platform Features W28 2020

As technology continues to advance, security needs are becoming equally more complex. Given that the average cost for a data breach is $3.92 million (IBM Study, 2019), businesses need to implement company-wide security tactics to avoid data breaches, malware, and other forms of cyberattacks. Single-factor authentication, where a user supplies Continue Reading

Google and Telkom Launch Balloon-Powered Internet Service in Kenya | Tempemail

Image sourced from MIT Technology Review Google’s Loon Project and Telkom Kenya have announced that it’s balloon-powered mobile Internet service is now available and covers more than 50,000 sq.km of the country with a fleet of 35 balloons – specific areas include Iten, Eldoret, Baringo, Nakuru, Kakamega, Kisumu, Kisii, Bomet, Continue Reading

South Africa’s eCommerce Market to Reach $3.5 Billion in 2020, says Researchers | Tempemail

eCommerce has broken barriers as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic’s lockdown restrictions. Statista believes that the South African market will reach just over R62 billion this year, and show a compounded annual growth rate of 10% for the next four years. User penetration will be 37% this year Continue Reading

Australia’s world-first anti-encryption law should be overhauled, independent monitor says | Australia news

The attorney general should be stripped of the power to approve orders that would force tech and social media companies to help security services to potentially spy on the public, the Independent Tempemail Security Legislation Monitor has said. In a report into the encryption legislation, the outgoing INSLM, James Renwick, Continue Reading