A Patchwork of Useful Things | Trends

Adobe just announced what it calls the first digital economy index. It seems like it’s modeled after other indices usually kept by the federal government to measure economic output and consumption. The Adobe index captures only consumer consumption behavior though. Some of its insights include new shopping behavior, such as which products have become hot […]


Coronavirus Threat Sparks Revolt at Amazon, Whole Foods, Instacart

Amazon has promised to check temperatures and provide surgical masks for workers at its fulfillment centers and Whole Foods grocery stores starting next week. Instacart workers have not received similar promises. The news came in the midst of brewing turmoil among employees. Some full-time and contract workers at Whole Foods, Amazon and Instacart walked out […]


Zoom’s Soaring Popularity Is a Double-Edged Sword | Privacy

As the coronavirus pandemic worsened in the U.S., Zoom Video Communications offered free access to its videoconferencing platform and demand skyrocketed. “Zoom has quickly become the de facto for teleconferencing during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said James McQuiggan, security awareness advocate at KnowBe4. “A lot of organizations are using it to keep in contact with their […]


The Tech Industry’s Tectonic Shift | Business

As COVID-19 continues to spread, states and cities across the U.S. have imposed restrictions — from banning large gatherings to lockdowns, with citizens ordered to stay home except for essential jobs and errands, or get outdoor exercise. These steps came as infection numbers mounted, and the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that COVID-19 was in […]


Zoho’s Noble Endeavor | Vendors

I am always fascinated by edge conditions and the change they drive. Some people use the word “margin” because it’s at the margin that things change. A situation or condition exists more or less in equilibrium with the rest of its environment until in one way or another the stresses of the situation become so […]

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