Apple reopening 25 more US stores, will soon top 100 worldwide – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Apple Inc will this week reopen more than 25 of its branded stores in the United States, the company said on Sunday, continuing a gradual process that has unlocked doors at nearly a fifth of its worldwide retail outlets. The iPhone maker in March shut all its stores outside of Continue Reading

The big change that’s coming to Drupal and why you should act now- Tempemail

If you’re responsible for one of the 700,000 websites running Drupal 7 right now, you’ll have heard about the big change coming to Drupal. The release of Drupal 9 and the subsequent withdrawal of Drupal 7 and 8 marks a step-change in the platform’s development and a significant shift in Continue Reading

Amazon planning to reopen its French warehouses from May 19 – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Amazon said on Friday it aims to gradually reopen its French warehouses from May 19 as it finalises an agreement with unions and work councils to end a dispute over coronavirus protection steps that closed the sites for more than one month. The US e-commerce giant’s six French warehouses, which Continue Reading

Facebook buys GIF website Giphy to integrate with Instagram – Benchmarking Change – Networking – Security- Tempemail

Facebook Inc is acquiring Giphy, a popular website for making and sharing animated images, or GIFs, Facebook said in a blog post on Friday. The cost, which was not disclosed, was placed at around $400 million by news website Axios. The companies did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Continue Reading

‘Star Trek, not Star Wars:’ NASA releases basic principles for moon exploration pact – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

NASA on Friday set the stage for a global debate over the basic principles governing how humans will live and work on the moon, as it released the main tenets of an international pact for moon exploration called the Artemis Accords. The accords seek to establish ‘safety zones’ that would Continue Reading

Nvidia turns to driver-assistance market as robo-taxis stall – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

 Nvidia Corp, whose semiconductors power data centers, autonomous cars and robots, said on Thursday it plans to enter the market for technology that helps cars with automated lane-keeping, cruise control and other driver-assistance features. The move, announced as part of the chip company’s annual conference, which was held online this Continue Reading

WHO readies coronavirus app for checking symptoms, possibly contact tracing – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to launch an app this month to enable people in under-resourced countries to assess whether they may have the novel coronavirus, and is considering a Bluetooth-based contact tracing feature too, an official told Reuters on Friday. The app will ask people about their symptoms Continue Reading

Google announces company holiday on May 22 to stem virus burnout – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Friday it has asked employees to take a day off on May 22, to address work-from-home-related burnout during the coronavirus pandemic. Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai announced the move in a memo to employees on late Thursday, which was first reported by CNBC. Google said Continue Reading

Eat my dust: can Huel change minds with its long-lasting, waste-reducing, meal replacement powder?- Tempemail

The meal-in-a-pill has been a staple of science fiction for much of the past century, promising to rid us of the hassle of eating and cooking and cleaning up dirty dishes afterwards. And then of course there was the 60s Space Age trend toward powdered foods, from the thirsty astronaut’s Continue Reading

From bunting to the big picture: Isle of Wight becomes UK’s virus app test bed – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

COWES, England (Reuters) – The coronavirus outbreak put paid to May Day festivities on the Isle of Wight this week and brought the spotlight to the island for a very different reason: it has been designated a testing ground for a tracing app aimed at stemming the virus’s spread. Walking Continue Reading