Salesforce bolsters with helpdesk, productivity, messaging tools

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Citrix CEO Henshall: There’s broad realization that future of work is hybrid

Henshall added that employee experiences are also becoming critical and enterprises are mixing vendors in the cloud. For instance, Henshall said one customer is streaming applications out of Amazon Web Services and using elements of multi-user desktops at Microsoft. Citrix’s software manages the orchestration.

Microsoft employees can work from home (or anywhere) forever

Microsoft has reportedly announced that it is allowing its employees to work from home permanently. As per a report by The Verge, Microsoft has sent an “internal guidance” to its employees explaining that they can either opt for work from home for “less than 50% of their working week” or can even get approvals from […]

Microsoft develops a portable, box-shaped data center to bring the cloud to remote areas

“The MDC can give customers a path to migrate apps to Azure while still running these workloads on-premises with low-latency connections to their own datacenter,” writes Microsoft’s Bill Karagounis in a blog post. “This provides a stepping stone for transforming workloads to the Azure API with the option of continuing to run these apps on-premises, […]

Giants: Contacts of Will Hernandez back to work Friday

The team will continue to conduct meetings remotely and follow the other intensive protocols the league has mandated for teams dealing with positive tests. They also announced that they’ll practice at MetLife Stadium on Friday due to rainy weather in New Jersey.

Olivier Awards 2020: Stars’ work celebrated as majority of theatres remain closed

Black is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber on musicals including Starlight Express, Sunset Boulevard and Whistle Down The Wind, as well as co-writing Bond theme songs Thunderball, Diamonds Are Forever and The Man With The Golden Gun.

Calling all entrepreneurs: It’s time to build an innovation engine for the virtual era

Put Larry Page and Sergey Brin in the same graduate program at Stanford in 1995, for example, and they’ll cook up Google by 1996. Through creative conversations in the lab and at a nearby pub, two Cambridge scientists came up with a new approach to DNA sequencing. And it was through decades of serendipitous discussion […]

COVID-19: Working from home remains best approach, says CWG’s Head of HR

She stated that as a proactive company in technological advancement since its inception, CWG HR commenced her work-from-home policy months before the COVID-19 pandemic. According to her, this has greatly aided the workforce to adjust accordingly during the pandemic.

Cloudflare says in 10 years cybersecurity work like a ‘water filtration system’

“All sudden [sic] everyone’s at home, and so people are connecting and doing work online from new places,” Zatlyn said. “What you’re seeing along with that is a large increase in the number of cyberattacks, which is sad, but it’s true: They’re using the fact that employees are working at home, not on their corporate […]

NHS contact-tracing app upgrade is more likely to warn users to self-isolate

Bluetooth signals tend to be unreliable, bouncing off different surfaces and creating echoes, which means that the app can record radically different distances between two users, even over a short period of time. Thanks to Google and Apple’s new API, the app’s algorithm can now take this into account when trying to establish how far […]