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HqO Launches Suite of Features to Facilitate Return to Work

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

Tenants simply use their app to request the days and times theyd like to come in and receive a notification when their office manager has accepted or declined their request.

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  • Tenants simply use their app to request the days and times theyd like to come in and receive a notification when their office manager has accepted or declined their request.
  • The HqOS marketplace will allow for seamless integrations with partners across the spectrum of the above categories.
  • HqO is headquartered in Boston, with offices in New York City, Dallas, Los Angeles, London, and Paris.
  • To learn more about HqO and request a software demo for your properties, visit www.hqo.co , and follow HqO on Twitter @HqOapp .

Social media companies questioned on tackling misinformation

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:03am

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Sub-committee on Online Harms and Disinformation questions executives from Facebook, Google and Twitter about actions they have taken to tackle an infodemic of misinformation about Covid-19.

Key Points: 
  • The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Sub-committee on Online Harms and Disinformation questions executives from Facebook, Google and Twitter about actions they have taken to tackle an infodemic of misinformation about Covid-19.
  • Monika Bickert, Head of Product Policy and Counterterrorism, Facebook
    Leslie Miller, Vice-President of Government Affairs and Public Policy, YouTube
    Derek Slater, Global Director of Information Policy, Government Affairs and Public Policy, Google
    Nick Pickles, Director of Public Policy Strategy, Twitter
    It is the second time that representatives of the social media companies have been called in by the DCMS Sub-committee in its ongoing inquiry into online harms and disinformation following criticism by Chair Julian Knight about a lack of clarity of evidence and further failures to provide adequate answers to follow-up correspondence.
  • In a week that has seen online reactions to US protests renew the debate about actions to tackle disinformation, MPs will address questions to three senior US-based representatives from Facebook, Google and Twitter.
  • Building on its work about the abundance of online misinformation about Covid-19, the Sub-committee will hear from a doctor at one of Londons busiest hospitals and a paramedic working for NHS 111 about the impact of disinformation on their work on the frontline.

Appnext Unveils an Organic Recommendation Program Following Its Raking as #1 App Discovery Platform in India and SEA in the AppsFlyer Performance Index

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 3:51pm

Appnext celebrated a record year in 2019 within its market in India, with over 3.5 Billion daily app recommendations from its platform.

Key Points: 
  • Appnext celebrated a record year in 2019 within its market in India, with over 3.5 Billion daily app recommendations from its platform.
  • This has propelled Appnext to stand as the #1 independent app discovery platform in the region.
  • Since opening its 8th office in Indonesia, Appnext has quickly climbed to claim second place as the region's most prolific app discovery platform.
  • Appnext is the largest app discovery platform, offering the only recommendation engine on the market, which encompasses both in-app and on-device discovery.

InfoSecHelp Announces Official Launch of Multimedia Online Security Services - Educating and Preparing Non-Tech Folks on How to Stay Safe Online

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 3:12pm

"My goal is simple: explain online threats and their remedies in clear, concise language.

Key Points: 
  • "My goal is simple: explain online threats and their remedies in clear, concise language.
  • These materials are accessible to anyone with enough computer knowledge to shop online, use Facebook, Twitter, or other social media.
  • If you can do that, you know enough to use these materials and keep yourself safe online."
  • Security Review: Available for private consultations, Bjarnason and his team offer inhouse network reviews, computer setups, training, and other services as needed.

The Weather Network's Summer 2020 Forecast

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 11:00am

OAKVILLE, ON, June 1, 2020 /CNW/ - After a sluggish spring, summer has burst onto the scene across much of Canada.

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  • OAKVILLE, ON, June 1, 2020 /CNW/ - After a sluggish spring, summer has burst onto the scene across much of Canada.
  • To answer this question, The Weather Network has released its summer forecast for the months of June, July, and August with an overview of what Canadians can expect this season.
  • The Weather Network's summer forecast highlights an abundance of warm weather across most of Canada with near normal or slightly above normal temperatures expected for much of the country.
  • British Columbia After a cool start to June, very warm to hot weather will dominate during the heart of summer.

Subscription Usage Patterns Worldwide – 2Checkout Survey

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

ATLANTA, May 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 2Checkout, the leading all-in-one monetization platform for global businesses, today released the key findings from its recent consumer subscription usage survey, conducted on a global audience during the months of March and April 2020.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, May 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 2Checkout, the leading all-in-one monetization platform for global businesses, today released the key findings from its recent consumer subscription usage survey, conducted on a global audience during the months of March and April 2020.
  • The survey results provide valuable insights into consumer sentiment across multiple dimensions, including popular subscription categories, adoption rates, preferred billing cycles and payment methods used for purchasing plans, amongst others.
  • The latest survey from 2Checkout on subscription usage patterns reveals the clear dominance of the entertainment category, with streaming service subscriptions, such as Netflix and Spotify, being purchased by 64% of respondents.
  • With more and more shoppers embracing the subscription model and new merchants entering the category, the subscription market still has plenty of room to grow.

Extreme Networks Announces Financial Conference Schedule for June 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:05pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR), a cloud-driven networking company, today announced its upcoming conference schedule for June:

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR), a cloud-driven networking company, today announced its upcoming conference schedule for June:
    Extreme Networks, Inc.( EXTR ) creates effortless networking experiences that enable all of us to advance.
  • We push the boundaries of technology leveraging the powers of machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, and automation.
  • For more information, visit Extreme's website or or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
  • Extreme Networks, and theExtreme Networkslogo are either trademarks or registered trademarks ofExtreme Networks, Inc.inthe United Statesand/or other countries.

Productsup launches Retail Connector to support small businesses around the world

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 1:00pm

Many companies around the world had to limit in-store traffic, change opening hours, adjust business models, or close down.

Key Points: 
  • Many companies around the world had to limit in-store traffic, change opening hours, adjust business models, or close down.
  • With Productsup's Retail Connector, businesses can easily import inventory data from POS systems to Productsup.
  • Productsup's Retail Connector is currently available for free and supports the whole range of Facebook's apps.
  • Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Productsup is trusted by more than 800 businesses worldwide, including five Fortune 20 companies and market leaders like IKEA, Superdry, and Rakuten.

Pay TV Subscriber Forecasts Report 2020-2025; Expected to Reach 1.06 Billion Subscribers by 2025

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 10:45pm

The research forecasts 35 million additional pay TV subscribers between 2019 and 2025, taking the global total to 1.06 billion.

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  • The research forecasts 35 million additional pay TV subscribers between 2019 and 2025, taking the global total to 1.06 billion.
  • Based on forecasts for 138 countries, the number of pay TV subscribers passed 1 billion in 2018.
  • Satellite TV will generate 20% of pay TV subscribers by 2025; down slightly from 21% in 2019.
  • Cable TV will account for 40% of all pay TV subscribers by 2025, down from 47% in 2019 and massively down from 74% in 2010.

Artists, Music & Technology Companies Unite for SongAid™ to Benefit WhyHunger's Rapid Response Fund

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 5:00pm

Starting on May 29, each week SongAid will release new music from a growing list of contributing artists.

Key Points: 
  • Starting on May 29, each week SongAid will release new music from a growing list of contributing artists.
  • Each time a fan listens to a SongAid song, the streaming proceeds will go to WhyHunger's Rapid Response Fund .
  • "SongAid is a simple charitable innovation primed for long term global impact," said Fred Beteille, founder of SongAid.
  • The music will be made discoverable thanks to SongAid's partnership with The Orchard, and available on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Facebook and YouTube Music.