‘Fake’ Twitter users rush to Amazon’s defence over unions and working conditions | Amazon

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter A surge of “fake” Twitter accounts have emerged to defend Amazon and push back against criticism of working conditions at the company amid a fiercely fought union election for the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. Many of the account handles start with Continue Reading

ATO systems crash in tax time refund rush – Software- Tempemail

The Australian Taxation Office’s citizen-facing online services have crashed on the first day of the new financial year, as people rushed to submit tax returns and take a second bite at the government’s early release super scheme. Problems with ATO Online – the agency’s online services platform for individuals, which Continue Reading

“Modern-day Gold Rush” for Data Scientists Leads to Innovation in Education | Tempemail

Recent research indicates that demand for data scientists is booming and is only likely to increase in the next decade as companies move towards digital transformation, and big data, machine learning and data analytics become entrenched in businesses globally. An article published in TechTarget in 2019 found that data scientists Continue Reading

Tariff pain turns to gain: US computer stockpiles help meet virus rush – Finance – Hardware – Storage- Tempemail

As the coronavirus outbreak forced classes online, Boston Public Schools ordered 20,000 laptops and had them in hand in four days – an unusually fast turnaround made possible by a build-up of inventory prompted by the US-China trade war. Computer companies including Boston school vendor Acer Inc ordered extra laptops Continue Reading

Cloud providers rush spare data centre capacity – Cloud- Tempemail

Cloud providers are leading a rush on spare data centre power capacity as demand for their services skyrockets. As citizens in many countries including Australia face the prospect of months of work from home, entrepreneur Bevan Slattery warned that a capacity grab is already underway. “With the absolute rush of Continue Reading

Commonwealth Bank, Westpac rush to pause electronic payment fees – Finance – Hardware – Networking- Tempemail

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac have moved to temporarily scrap lucrative merchant service fees for electronic card payments in an attempt to stop more businesses shutting their doors, paving the way for a major rethink around how payments are clipped by institutions. It was announced by CBA chief Continue Reading

myGov crashes amid welfare rush – Software- Tempemail

The federal government’s online services portal myGov has crashed as thousands of Australians flocked to Centrelink in the wake of a coronavirus induced economic slowdown. The problems started on Monday morning, with numerous users reporting that the site was unavailable.  The site was initially returning a server error with “Access Continue Reading

Why digitisation is something marketers should not rush into- Tempemail

Too many brands are rushing into digitising their businesses, which ends up causing more problems than solutions, according to Vincent Gillet, vice-president of international marketing at Hertz. Speaking at Tribal Worldwide’s Total Experience breakfast ‘The Digitisation of Everything’ held earlier this month, Gillet spoke of how the car rental business Continue Reading

We weren’t prepared for the rush when we unlocked London’s loo codes | Merlin Jobst and Sophie Bowley-Aicken | Opinion- Tempemail

We started the @LDNLooCodes account thinking of it as the simplest kind of direct action: distributing codes on social media (and eventually in print for those without smartphones) to help people in the capital access locked toilets. Our first tweet explained that we would be sharing the codes for loos Continue Reading