LinkedIn launches ‘Career Explorer’ tool: Here’s what it does

LinkedIn, the social networking website for professionals, has launched a new tool called ‘Career Explorer’ that is said to help unemployed professionals get back to work. “As the world faces a global unemployment crisis with 140 million people out of work, LinkedIn is helping professionals identify new careers and how to get there, empowering professionals […]

LinkedIn launches this WhatsApp-like feature in India

Professional networking site LinkedIn has launched a new feature in India called Stories. The feature works pretty much like how it does on Instagram or WhatsApp. Stories on LinkedIn will allow members to publish photos and videos that are visible on their profiles for 24 hours and each Story post is 20 seconds long. Specifically […]

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.

Salesforce bolsters Work.com with helpdesk, productivity, messaging tools

With the new features to Work.com, Salesforce is shifting more to the new normal for work with a focus on employee wellbeing, productivity and self-service amid remote work. Work.com launched during the COVID-19 pandemic to help enterprises manage rapid changes and business continuity.

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 […]

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.

Lion Air passenger plane crashes in Indonesia, 189 people expected to have died

Bambang added it was likely that the bodies of at least some of the passengers were still trapped, dead, in the fuselage of the plane and underwater. It was likely, he added, that many passengers had died when the plane hit the water, rather than from drowning.

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, […]

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, champion of women’s rights, has died at 87

“Her 27 years on the Court exceeded even my highest expectations when I appointed her,” Mr. Clinton said in a statement following her death. “Her landmark opinions advancing gender equality, marriage equality, the rights of people with disabilities, the rights of immigrants, and so many more moved us closer to ‘a more perfect union’.”

3 die in Bay Area shootings; Oakland homicide total tops 80 amid wave of gun crime

“Behind these statistics are real people and families experiencing real trauma, and we must continue to come together to make a difference,” the department said in a statement Sunday. “For the department, that means prevention, intervention and enforcement, and we will continue to work with our community partners to work toward preventing any more lives […]