Facebook ‘still too slow to act on groups profiting from Covid conspiracy theories’ | Facebook

Covid conspiracy theorists are seeking to profit from the millions of followers they have built up on Instagram during the pandemic by marketing health supplements, wellness courses and juicers to them. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has identified more than 100 Covid conspiracy accounts promoting products to an audience of Continue Reading

Alphabet posts ‘sudden and significant’ slow down in Google ad revenue due to Covid-19- Tempemail

Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc announced first-quarter results yesterday, stating that performance was in line with expectations until March when ad revenues slowed down. The business still saw a 13% growth for the quarter, compared with last year, when combining the results of its search, Youtube and Cloud business, but Continue Reading

Audi launches meditative ‘slow TV’ four-hour film for social media- Tempemail

Audi has created a film that it hopes will help people stuck indoors to get a sense of a trip out on the open road. The four-hour-long film is designed to have a relaxing effect by taking Australians currently at home on lockdown, due to coronavirus, out to the New Continue Reading

Break in WACS Cable sees South Africans facing Slow Internet | Tempemail

Image sourced from The South African The West African Cable System (Wacs) cable, which connects South Africa to the UK, suffered a breakage off of the coast of England – inconveniencing South Africans with slow and unreliable Internet. This comes at one of the worst possible times as the country Continue Reading

McDonald’s and Starbucks embrace ‘to go’ strategy to slow coronavirus spread- Tempemail

US fast-food giants are playing their part to slow the coronavirus epidemic by limiting dine-in services in favour of a ‘to go’ strategy of social distancing. McDonald’s and Starbucks are among the firms changing their working practices by closing restaurant areas to focus on takeaway and delivery services as an Continue Reading

Tech giants encourage employees to work from home to slow spread of coronavirus

What is happening? Some of tech’s biggest players are looking to slow the spread of COVID-19, known by many as the coronavirus, by urging employees to work from home. Microsoft in a public bulletin on Tuesday recommended all employees in the King County area (the region near its Redmond headquarters) Continue Reading

Apple to pay up to US$500m to settle US lawsuit over slow iPhones – Networking – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Apple Inc has agreed to pay up to US$500 million to settle litigation accusing it of quietly slowing down older iPhones as it launched new models, to induce owners to buy replacement phones or batteries. The preliminary proposed class-action settlement was disclosed on Friday night and requires approval by US Continue Reading

Kuo: iPhone production will remain slow through the second quarter of 2020

Bottom line: While Apple is hoping for China to get the coronavirus crisis under control, some of its most important component suppliers won’t be able to return to normal working conditions until May, at the earliest. If you go by data from CounterPoint Research, Apple’s phones have been selling like Continue Reading

Connected customers expect a hyper-personalised, effortless experience but organisations are slow to respond: Report- Tempemail

Read Article NTT Ltd, a world-leading global technology services provider, has revealed the findings of its annual Global Customer Experience Benchmarking Report titled “The Connected Customer: Delivering an effortless experience.” According to the research, only 12 per cent of Asia Pacific (10 per cent in India) organisations are delivering a Continue Reading