Pandemic perk: Bay Area companies increase mental health help for remote workers

Sara Mauskopf is the CEO of Winnie, a San Francisco software company that helps parents find child care resources. She is a mother of three and knows better than most the stress of parenting coupled with work duties. Mauskopf has chosen to pay stipends to employees to use for home office expenses or increased child […]

Google Stadia’s free demos could prove the value of game streaming

There are plenty of ways Google could experiment and expand on this streaming demo idea. Stadia could offer a 15-minute trial of every game in its catalog right now, for instance, or let anyone with a Google account choose a single one-hour demo every month to juice try-before-you-buy sales. Or maybe Stadia could go the […]

Pray for Apple TV: Is this the end of the line for Apple’s streaming box?

Streaming services and content discovery Apple TV has always enjoyed strong support from streaming content providers such as Amazon, Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, and others. Just last week, the Apple TV 4K added the ability to stream 4K videos from YouTube. But increasingly, being able to access specific streaming services is no longer something one platform […]

Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Acting Students Step – Virtually – Into An Industry Without Traditional Launchpad Live Showcases

Related Story Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: L.A. Film Schools Finding Ways To Teach Amid Shutdown; Creative Solutions, Exhaustion The New Normal For Demegillo, who at 12 moved with his family to the San Francisco Bay area from the Philippines, the choice of an acting career was both inspired by his heritage and a challenge to […]

Coronavirus: The amount of money made by furlough fraudsters makes for depressing reading

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Global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2021, Gartner predicts

After a tumultuous 2020, global IT spending could be in a for a solid recovery in 2021, according to Gartner. The research agency is predicting that global spending on IT — which includes data centers, enterprise software, devices, and both IT and communication services — will rise from roughly $3.6 trillion in 2020 to $3.8 […]

Homeless Shelter Staff Are Saving New York’s School System

Over the summer, Tiffany spent her days making sure families understood the “blended” learning system and knew what schools their kids were going to, how to log on to the classes, how to pick up workbooks and textbooks for their kids, and how to get them to school if they were going in person. DOE […]

Pandemic shows digital transformation matters in education: Microsoft CEO

The switch to remote learning enabled by Microsoft Teams and Office 365 in Viet Nam is a major step forward for the education system and is in line with the Government’s national project called itrithuc, which aims to build an open knowledge database that is accessible to all organisations and individuals. — VNS

No to brute force, yes to people-centred justice

Only a few days ago, the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law, HiiL, brought together justice leaders, to brainstorm on transforming the justice system in Nigeria. The participants, who were part of the brainstorming process, put together by the Country Representative, Mrs. Ijeoma Nwafor, took decisive first steps towards designing a people-centred justice system that […]