Somewhat definitively, as many as 15 per cent say they will never own a 5G phone. Whether this is because of a lack of need or hostility towards 5G is unclear although presumably it will be a challenge to purchase a handset without 5G connectivity in the future. … [Read more...] about UK business and consumers ‘confused’ about benefits of 5G
Coronavirus Updates Critical IT policies and tools (TechRepublic) Roundup: Cyber-security during the pandemic What does the new normal look like? 15 CXOs answer Google: Super-spreaders are a big part of the problem How tech workers are supporting vital services Dashboard delivers real-time view of virus Most remote workers feel more productive Can 5G survive the pandemic? HPE plans new post-pandemic operating structure Face masks for businesses: Where to buy Online retail sales surge 49% Can holograms help overcome the frustrations of social distancing? LinkedIn debuts Virtual Events State-backed hackers trying to steal coronavirus research AR/VR during a pandemic How Verizon brought hospital ship USNS Comfort online Elon Musk defies local order by reopening Tesla factory Rolls Royce, Google Cloud, IBM, others partner to model economic recovery 'You can't just stop.' How data centers are dealing IT spending will be viewed through new lens as … [Read more...] about Manage through the pandemic’s next stage with technologies in four categories
Ultimately though, is all this brouhaha over India's contact tracing app more noise than substance since it ended up being open source and optional? Maybe. But consider these facts. Narendra Modi was Chief Minister of the state of Gujarat when over 2,100 Muslims were slaughtered in an orchestrated pogrom. For someone like Modi who has tight control over practically every organ of his administration, it would have been laughably impossible for him -- and his police force -- to not be aware of the bloodletting that took place over a span of many days all across the state. … [Read more...] about India’s contact tracing app made open source, but will this thwart a surveillance state?
Abovitz will stay on at the company for the time being, BI reports. He’ll remain CEO for now until a replacement is publicly named and takes on the role; it’s not clear if Magic Leap’s board has decided on someone already and has simply decided not to announce it yet. Abovitz describes the change as “a natural next step” for Magic Leap, and after he is no longer in charge he will “provide strategy and vision from a Board level,” according to a company memo Abovitz sent to employees on Thursday and obtained by BI. … [Read more...] about Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz to step down
Picking out two major highlights, though, let's first look at Lovecraft Country, which has been in the works for a long time. Produced by Jordan Peele, the show is an adaptation of an acclaimed novel by Matt Ruff that blends the backdrop of a '50s America rife with racism and Lovecraft-style horror. Check out a trailer for that, which starts in August: … [Read more...] about How will HBO Max beat Netflix? With all of these new TV shows