Uber narrows loss as hunger for food delivery business grows during pandemic | Uber

Uber’s thriving food delivery business, aided by a bump in home deliveries during lockdowns, helped the company counteract a slow quarter for ride-hailing bookings amid the pandemic. The company announced better-than-expected earnings in its first quarter of 2021, despite reporting its ride bookings were flat from the previous quarter and Continue Reading

Facebook boycott grows as US activists urge European firms to act | Facebook- Tempemail

An unprecedented boycott of Facebook is moving across the Atlantic, as the coalition of activist groups behind the Stop Hate for Profit campaign have called on companies in the UK and Europe to join in the action. The campaign has already gained the support of more than a thousand brands Continue Reading

As social distancing continues, mobile gaming grows- Tempemail

Consumers’ attention across the globe has turned from outward spaces to the internal spaces of the home, as we all start operating our daily lives within four walls and within the confines of technology – such as our work, communication with others, etc. But what we are looking for has Continue Reading

Zoom users top 300m as ban list grows – Security – Software- Tempemail

Zoom video conferencing app’s user base grew by another 50 percent to 300 million in the last three weeks, as the company fought to quell a backlash around security and safety that has seen a number of governments and firms ban its applications. Chief Executive Eric Yuan gave the numbers Continue Reading

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos grows fortune by $24bn amid coronavirus pandemic | Technology

The Amazon CEO and entrepreneur, Jeff Bezos, has grown his vast fortune by a further $24bn so far during the coronavirus pandemic, a roughly 20% increase over the last four months to $138b. Bezos owns an 11% stake in the company and has been the world’s richest person since 2017. Continue Reading

Amazon US declines new grocery customers as demand grows- Tempemail

Read Article Amazon will begin to put new grocery delivery customers on a wait list and curtail shopping hours at some Whole Foods stores to prioritize orders from existing customers buying food online during the coronavirus outbreak, the company said on Sunday. Many shoppers recently seeking to purchase groceries from Continue Reading

Canberra’s secure fibre network services panel grows – Strategy – Networking – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

The Department of Finance has established a new whole-of-government panel of suppliers to support the federal government’s Intra-Government Communications Network until 2025. The department went looking for panelists last September to maintain, service and expand the point-to-point dark fibre network that spans 840 km across Canberra from April. ICON links Continue Reading

Zoom booms as demand for video-conferencing tech grows | Technology

From nursery school sing-alongs to FTSE 100 boardrooms and even UK cabinet meetings hosted by the poorly prime minister, a socially distanced world is reconvening in cyberspace with the help of Silicon Valley video conferencing app Zoom. As governments across the world have placed their citizens on lockdown, downloads of Continue Reading