AIIA calls on feds to restore digital leadership – Strategy- Tempemail

Australia’s peak IT vendor representative body has called for the federal government to reintroduce a dedicated digital minister to improve policy coordination and industry engagement. The Australian Information Industry Association made the appeal for a ‘Minister for Digital Capability’ on Thursday to support the country’s economy in the wake of Continue Reading

Oracle wins cloud computing deal with Zoom as video calls surge – Cloud – Networking- Tempemail

Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Tuesday it has started using Oracle Corp’s cloud computing service to help handle the surge in online video call volumes brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic. As corporations and schools shift to remote work and billions of people subject to stay-at-home orders seek Continue Reading

GCHQ calls on public to report coronavirus-related phishing emails | Technology

GCHQ is asking members of the public to report suspicious emails they have received amid a wave of scams and hacking attacks that seek to exploit fear of Covid-19 to enrich cybercriminals. Epidemics of infectious diseases behave in different ways but the 1918 influenza pandemic that killed more than 50 million people Continue Reading

Govt calls snap review of mobile blackspots program after fifth round tanks – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

The government will rejig its mobile blackspots program after it was left holding 58 percent of the cash allocated for round five, and amid industry threats to skip future rounds.  Communications Minister Paul Fletcher unveiled a review of the scheme and a live test of the outcomes through a new Continue Reading

WhatsApp to soon allow more users in group video, audio calls- Tempemail

Read Article Inspired by the stupendous growth of video meeting apps in social distancing times, WhatsApp is building a new feature that will allow more participants, that the current limit of 4, to join group audio and video calls. Spotted on Thursday by WABetaInfo, a fan website that tracks WhatsApp Continue Reading

Zoom Now Allows Users To Choose Their Data Center For Routing Calls- Tempemail

Read Article An app that gained maximum attention during the pandemic, Zoom has seen both- more downloads and more controversy. It is a video conferencing app that allows multiple users to join a ‘meeting’ held by the host and have virtual conversations. For businesses and education institutes this app has Continue Reading

How to smash new business video calls now that we’re all WFH- Tempemail

We’re a few weeks into handling the coronavirus in the UK, the new business pipeline is starting to slow, we’re still no closer to knowing how much longer this will go on for, and we’ve finally stopped misspelling WFH with WTF. “I’m better at new business face-to-face” I hear you Continue Reading

EU privacy watchdog calls for pan-European mobile app for virus tracking – Benchmarking Change – Software – Security- Tempemail

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) called on Monday for a pan-European mobile app to track the spread of the new coronavirus instead of the current hodge-podge of apps used in various EU countries which could breach people’s privacy rights. Faced with thousands of coronavirus-related deaths, governments across Europe have Continue Reading