Venue closure, curfew and state policies enforced to contain the spread of Covid-19 are affecting the labour force severely. Workers experience the impact in different magnitudes, with some getting less pay and seeing their working hours reduced. Others manage to work from home. Some lose their jobs entirely. Around the world, the International Labour Organisation… Continue reading Life Explores How the Covid-19 Pandemic has taken a toll on Informal Workers
True Corporation Plc has launched a cloud-based platform for remote working and learning services to cater to the trend of working from home in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The platform, known as True Virtual World was launched. The service, which is free, enables people to work, learn and enjoy their lifestyle at home.
Blockchain technology is rapidly gaining favour for its exemplary cybersecurity capabilities. Blockchain-enabled security development has become a paramount goal in industries such as finance and banking, supply chain and logistics, and healthcare. Beyond cryptocurrency and other existing use cases, blockchain can also make a huge difference in the lives of students.
Software giant Microsoft will let employees work from home permanently if they choose to, US media reported, becoming the latest employer to expand work from home provisions prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic. US tech news website The Verge said most Microsoft employees are still at home as the health crisis drags on, and the company… Continue reading Microsoft to let Employees ‘Work from Home’ Permanently
Nielsen looks to make targeted advertising — long the remit of Google and Facebook — widespread on TV The television industry’s Holy Grail — targeted advertising in which next-door neighbors could see different commercials during the same TV show — is expected to become a reality next year as a big wall to widespread implementation… Continue reading Targeted Ads Headed Soon to Network TV
Singapore is rolling out the red carpet for top talent, launching a programme to initially attract 500 individuals with a proven track record of contributing to the global technology ecosystem. Under the so-called Tech.Pass programme, qualified individuals will be able to secure a new type of visa allowing them to start and operate more than… Continue reading Singapore to Introduce New Visa to Draw Top Global Tech Talent