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

Being a victim of sexual violence is about more than hashtags and courtrooms – it’s time for society to step up support- Tempemail

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. You may have seen the hashtag #speakingout on social media over the past week. It’s the latest expression of online empowerment for sexual assault survivors. Yet, as a survivor myself, I’ve Continue Reading

Is it payback time for Apple as the EU goes after its licences to print money? | John Naughton | Opinion

On 16 June, the European commission opened two antitrust investigations into Apple’s App Store and Apple Pay practices. The first investigation will examine whether Apple has broken EU competition rules with its App Store policies. The second investigation is into whether restrictions imposed by Apple on the near field communication Continue Reading

Dame Judi Dench says she’s ‘not allowed’ any time off from TikTok video rehearsals- Tempemail

Dame Judi Dench has revealed that her grandson, Sam Williams, has put her on a fairly non-stop rehearsal schedule for TikTok videos, which they have been filming together in lockdown. Speaking on This Morning, the 85-year-old teased that she is “not allowed any time off” from rehearsing for the short Continue Reading

Twitter taking on Trump’s lies? About time too | John Naughton | Opinion

In addition to washing your hands while singing the first two verses of The Internationale, it might be a good time also to clean out your Twitter feed. According to a recent report of a research study by Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems, Continue Reading

Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time – Strategy- Tempemail

Twitter on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by US President Donald Trump, warning that his claims about mail-in ballots were false and had been debunked by fact checkers. The move marked a dramatic shift for the social network, Trump’s primary tool Continue Reading

There’s never been a better time to put social good at the core of business, says Facebook- Tempemail

The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed our lives in just a few short months, but, amidst the anxiety and uncertainty, there has been a surge of social good. Businesses across the world have played a key role in supporting their communities and beyond by moving quickly to activate the social good 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

Now is the time for marketers to reevaluate multi-touch attribution- Tempemail

Although it’s a precarious time to make sweeping business changes, Gain Theory’s Russell Nuzzo makes the case for near-term measurement in lieu of marketers’ favourite – multi-touch attribution. Every organization is asking the same question: if the world economy is frozen, what can I cut that will still allow me Continue Reading