San Francisco office market in collapse as tech workers stay home | San Francisco

The pandemic has brought the commercial real estate market in San Francisco to a new low, with work-from-home policies and office closures slowing Silicon Valley-driven business expansion to numbers not seen in at least three decades. New office-leasing activity in 2020 dropped a staggering 71% compared with the year before, Continue Reading

Doctor’s office misunderstandings are frequent. Recording consultations could help | Ranjana Srivastava | Opinion

“Just checking if you advised the last patient to take six tablets once daily or twice daily?,” a nurse asks. “Definitely the first,” I gasp. Ingesting six potent chemotherapy tablets instead of 12 could spell the difference between life and death but patients can get confused, especially when printed instructions Continue Reading

ESET Launches ESET Cloud Office Security to Provide Advanced Protection for Microsoft 365 – Tempemail

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has today launched ESET Cloud Office Security, a new standalone software as a service solution that provides advanced preventative protection for users of Microsoft 365 applications. The software is designed to reflect the modern role of emails and collaboration tools used within organizations. Microsoft Continue Reading

Facebook moderators forced to work in Dublin office despite high-tier lockdown | Technology

Facebook moderators working for one of the company’s Dublin-based contractors are being forced to go into the office, even as Ireland returns to its highest tier of Covid lockdown, after their employer categorised them as “essential workers”. Staff with personal shielding requirements are exempt from the order, but those with Continue Reading

Global Microsoft outage brings down Office 365, Outlook and Teams | Technology

Microsoft has said it is investigating an outage that has brought down Microsoft’s cloud-based office services including the meetings software, Teams, worldwide. Microsoft reported issues with authentication for its cloud services at around 9.25pm UTC, meaning people were having issues logging into the online services Teams, Outlook and Office. The Continue Reading

‘Zoom is fine, but it can’t match being back in the office’ | Business

Temperature checks at reception, spaced-out desks, contactless coffee dispensers and plastic lift-button prodders. Welcome back to work – in an anti-Covid-19 office. These features, which would have been deemed eccentric and invasive in January, are some of the measures being deployed for returning employees by one of the UK’s biggest Continue Reading

Google commits to vast London office despite rise of remote working | Business

Google has reaffirmed its commitment to its new central London headquarters, a horizontal skyscraper known as the “landscraper”, and will move thousands of workers there once it is completed. This is despite the tech firm’s decision to allow all of its global employees to work from home until July 2021. Continue Reading

Google delays US office re-opening to September – Software- Tempemail

Google is delaying the reopening of its US offices by around two months because of a surge in the number of coronavirus cases in some states. All of Google’s US offices will now remain closed at least until September 7, Google spokeswoman Katherine Williams told Reuters. Google said in late Continue Reading