Tech spend in India to shrink by 4.8% if lockdown extends beyond June- Tempemail

Read Article If the lockdown continues beyond June, tech spending in India may contract by up to 4.8 per cent this year, with only a mild recovery to 1.4 per cent growth in 2021, a new report has said. The sudden sharp contraction and slow recovery will entail contraction across Continue Reading

This App Helps Parents Control How Much Time Their Kids Spend on their Phones | Tempemail

Sourced from Microsoft Microsoft is launching a new app called Family Safety – created to make a difference in how you monitor your family’s, and your own, screen time. Designed primarily to manage the screentime and app usage of children. “Protect what matters most with physical and digital safety,” is Continue Reading

Global brands to freeze ad spend for at least 6 months amid Covid-19 crunch- Tempemail

Large global brands are to cut ad spend harder – and for longer – in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to fresh research from the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA). 89% of large multinational companies have deferred marketing campaigns this month, up from 81% in March, found data from Continue Reading

AGL Energy predicts more spend on mobilising its workforce – Training & Development – Cloud – Software- Tempemail

AGL Energy saw a marked rise in idea sharing and collaboration in the lockdown period, which it attributed to heightened demand among staff to connect with each other and to the company’s broad adoption of Microsoft Teams. Head of Business Applications & PMO Rishi Dhillon told an SAP virtual industry Continue Reading

Love in the time of coronavirus: dating apps buck the downward ad spend trend- Tempemail

Before the turn of the century, the thought of linking up with a stranger on a mobile app would have been unimaginable. Fast-forward to the present day, and platforms like Tinder, Bumble, Happn, Grindr and Hinge sit unashamedly on the phone screens of millions of singletons. When the pandemic hit, Continue Reading

Is esports prepared for the coming influx of freed-up marketing spend?- Tempemail

PwC’s global esports leader Andy Fahey claims that under lockdown esports is the “only competitive ‘sport’ in town”. So far, The Grand Tempemail, Formula 1, Moto GP, Spain’s La Liga and Nascar have all run digitally. There’s more to follow and an increasing likelihood that more esports will fill depleted Continue Reading

Westpac tech spend up 12 percent as new systems come good – Hardware – Software- Tempemail

Australia’s economy might still be in lockdown, but when it comes to bank technology there’s still double digit spending growth as institutions pivot to cope with the pandemic.   The nation’s oldest bank, Westpac, on Monday booked in a respectable 12 percent boost in technology spend, as the institution hit the Continue Reading

Snap ad revenue strong – but spend concerns ahead- Tempemail

Snapchat is on a high after reporting a 20% year-on-year increase in daily active users and 44% revenue growth, rounding off a strong first quarter performance for the social messaging app. However, analysts speaking to Tempemail explained that the lockdown came too late in the quarter for a predicted ad Continue Reading