Italy: Holocaust survivor’s plug for vaccine sparks hatred Italy Social Media Vaccine comments Vaccine- Tempemail

An Italian Holocaust survivor’s attempt to encourage other older adults to receive the anti-COVID-19 vaccine has triggered a wave of anti-Semitic comments and other invective on social media. Lilian Segre, 90, received the first of the two-shot vaccine series in Milan on Thursday. She urged people who reach her age Continue Reading

Italy CERT Warns of a New Credential Stealing Android Malware – Tempemail

Researchers have disclosed a new family of Android malware that abuses accessibility services in the device to hijack user credentials and record audio and video. Dubbed “Oscorp” by Italy’s CERT-AGID, the malware “induce(s) the user to install an accessibility service with which [the attackers] can read what is present and Continue Reading

Wikipedia edits have massive impact on tourism, say economists | Technology

Forget glossy travel brochures and whizzy online sites; one of the most cost-effective ways tourism chiefs can drive business to their towns or cities is by updating their Wikipedia page. An experiment by economists at the Collegio Carlo Alberto in Turin, Italy, found that a few simple edits to a Continue Reading

Macquarie offer for Open Fiber stake could speed single Italy network – Telco/ISP – Finance- Tempemail

Infrastructure fund Macquarie has made an offer to buy all or part of Enel’s 50 percent stake in its broadband joint venture Open Fiber in a move that could help speed up the creation of a single Italian network operator. The Italian government sees building ultra-fast broadband as a priority Continue Reading

Book a table for fast food? Burger King trials post-lockdown app in Italy – Strategy – Networking – Software- Tempemail

Burger King is trialling an app for ordering food and booking a table at its outlets in Italy, as it seeks to persuade locals it is safe to eat out again after more than two months of coronavirus lockdown. Like other fast food chains, sandwich outlets and coffee shops, Burger Continue Reading

After coronavirus: ‘The penny has dropped that wellbeing isn’t individual but social’ | World news- Tempemail

Hannah Arendt once wrote that in times of deep crisis “we have a right to expect illumination”. It seems callous to suggest that this tenebrous pandemic is letting the light in, and daft to offer immediate consolations amid so much grief. But there is a sense that, with the world Continue Reading

Ads We Like: Vodafone Italy creates an ad from home to demonstrate the power of connectivity- Tempemail

Vodafone Italy has launched a campaign filmed entirely from the crew’s homes to promote the importance of connectivity and to raise money for The Red Cross during the coronavirus pandemic. The collaborative project shows the importance of staying connected, and features the strapline “Even when we can’t be close, we Continue Reading

Amazon confirms two employees in Italy have contracted coronavirus – Strategy – Cloud- Tempemail

Amazon.com Inc said late on Sunday that two employees in Milan, Italy, have contracted the coronavirus and are under quarantine. “We’re supporting the affected employees who were in Milan and are now in quarantine,” company spokesman Dan Perlet said. The world’s biggest online retailer said it was unaware of any Continue Reading

Italy seeks to end ultra-fast broadband stalemate – Strategy – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Italy on Wednesday urged Telecom Italia and fibre-optic rival Open Fiber to quickly find an accord to merge their ultra-fast broadband assets, seeking to end a stalemate over an infrastructure the government deems strategic. Rome is trying to engineer a deal between former phone monopoly Telecom Italia and smaller rival Continue Reading

Ads We Like: McDonald’s Italy creates celestial moods for late night menus- Tempemail

A golden crescent moon appears against a black night sky. On closer examination, it’s the yellow curve of a McDonald’s French fries box positioned at just the right angle. In the corner, it states simply, “Open late”. McDonald’s Italy is promoting the late night opening of its restaurants with a Continue Reading