The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on entire industries. Working from home and adapting to the ‘new normal’ has been particularly challenging especially when cybersecurity is taken into account. Cybercriminals thrive in chaos and the chaos brought about by the pandemic caused cybercrimes to skyrocket at such an unprecedented rate.
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The 2021 World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting of business leaders and politicians has been called off for January due to the coronavirus pandemic, with organizers planning to reschedule the event sometime early next summer.
CSG announced that Bret Griess, president and chief executive officer of the company has shared his plans to step down at the end of the year, following nearly 25 years of service with the company. Brian Shepherd, executive vice president and group president has been selected to succeed Griess as president and chief executive officer of the company, effective January 1, 2021. In addition, Shepherd will be appointed to the Board on the same date.
Open source software (OSS) serves as the foundation of IT infrastructure worldwide, allowing e-commerce platforms and innovative over the top (OTT) players to bring services to market quickly.
Over the course of just a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has permanently redefined the retail landscape.
Mondia, a leading technology company which specialises in the marketing and distribution of digital content, has announced that as part of its European expansion, it invested significantly in its new Hamburg office to turn it into a world-class creative space and innovation hub.
Lockdown measures imposed everywhere in the world have impeded some sectors, but have boosted others that were able to leverage the new normal and come out of the situation a winner. The FinTech sector is one of the sectors that are winning in the times of COVID-19. In the Middle East, statistics showed that consumers are increasingly willing to choose online shopping and digital payment methods.
By Charbel Khneisser, Regional Presales Director, MENA at Riverbed
A bug involving US-based telecoms giant CenturyLink briefly interrupted internet service in several global markets, affecting popular streaming services, gaming platforms and webcasts of European soccer, the company and specialized media reported.
The BlackBerry keyboard dethroned by touchscreens will live on in a new 5G smartphone planned for release next year, according to a deal between OnwardMobility and Foxconn Technology Group.