Most of us have a love-hate relationship with meetings. The COVID-driven rise of Zoom, Teams, Webex, and the rest has made meetings easier to set up and attend (or politely ignore if you turn off your camera), and it has also put remote workers on a peer footing with everyone else. But few would say that videoconferencing has made meetings significantly better.A few near-term improvements may help change that.With hybrid work likely to become a permanent fixture of the future workplace, a flood of innovation has been unleashed in conferencing technology. I believe this will forever change our assumptions about how we meet and ultimately make our workplace gatherings more productive and inclusive. It’ll take a while to get there, but the stars are aligning to shake up the way we meet in some pretty fundamental ways.To read this article in full, please click here
The company has signed a binding term sheet to acquire West Asia- and Turkey-based mobile gaming publishing agency, Publishme in a primary and secondary purchase worth $2.7 million
I was impressed with the whole REI Adventures experience, from the organized pre-trip preparation and delicious meals to the outstanding guides.
Navalny's chief of staff visited Washington, DC, ahead of Biden's highly anticipated summit with Putin in Geneva on June 16.
ESA and NASA will team up in a "triple crown" moment for Venusian science.
There’s a Shiny Mega Slowbro at a Pokemon gym near you, if you’re lucky, starting this week. This raid boss is an absolute monster, a Pokemon GO champion, a goofy beast the likes of which COULD be Shiny once you’ve beaten it in single combat. Mega Slowbro is a Psychic and Water type Pokemon, most vulnerable VS Ghost, Dark, Electric, … Continue reading
According to an industry census, much of the U.K.'s advertising sector believe their companies are taking steps in the right direction when it comes to being more inclusive. However, there were continuing issues highlighted when it came to gender equality. The "All In Census" was founded as a collaboration between industry bodies the Advertising Association,...
The deal will boost Masai School’s course offering by adding learning programmes on UI/UX Design and Product Management
The US consumer price index for May is due for release on Thursday. According to Dow Jones, economists expect the figure to rise 4.7% year-on-year.
(University of Cincinnati) Researchers from the University of Cincinnati found that while N95 masks are effective barriers against airborne diseases like COVID-19, poorly fitting masks can have substantial leaks around the face that reduce their effectiveness and increase the risk of infection.
G7 advanced economies agreed on Saturday to back a minimum global corporate tax rate of at least 15%, squeezing more money out of multinational companies such as Amazon.com and Google
Home goods retailer Bed Bath & Beyond has introduced its latest private label brand, "Our Table," a line of kitchen- and dinnerware. The line also includes cookware, bakeware, table linens, kitchen tools and kitchen linens. Prices range from $5 for a silicone whisk to $120 for a 10-piece stainless steel cookware set. In a statement,...
On 25 October, an interim emergency award by SIAC had restrained the Reliance-Future deal.
Unless companies make substantive changes to support flexible work arrangements, working mothers could miss out on promotions and opportunities.
Face mask requirements are quickly loosening in the US, but many people say they plan to continue wearing masks in certain situations, including during pollen season to reduce allergies and when sick. Pandemic safety measures, including social distancing and wearing face masks, reduced the number of flu infections observed during the most recent flu season — and they may have … Continue reading
NASA is returning to Venus for the first time in over 30 years to study how Earth’s sister planet became uninhabitable. The space agency has selected two new missions to Venus that are expected to launch between 2028 and 2030. They will study why a planet with a similar mass, size, and composition to our own turned into a blazing hellhole, while Earth became fractionally more hospitable. The first mission, named Davinci+, will analyze Venus’ dense atmosphere and determine whether it ever had an ocean. It will also take pictures of geologic features known as tesserae, which NASA believes could be similar to…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: NASA
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Free-to-play games are hugely successful (in 2020, PUBG Mobile reportedly made $2.8 billion in China alone), but that success attracts unscrupulous developers who earn their own small fortunes helping players cheat.
If you’ve ever wanted a peek inside that kind of operation before it implodes, Motherboard’s feature on the rise and fall of an infamous game cheating ring for PUBG Mobile which authorities call Chicken Drumstick is worth a read. It features a rare account from “Catfish,” the software engineer who claims to be behind the $77 million business — and who ultimately decided to bring it to an end.
Catfish became interested in making cheats for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) on PC after dealing with cheaters himself, M...
FMCG-cigarette-to-hotel major ITC reported a year-on-year net profit of ₹3,748.41, down 1.29%, in the quarter ended 31 March, 2021.Major companies that will release March quarter earnings today are Motherson Sumi Systems, Muthoot Finance and PVR
Vehicles involved in the movement of medical oxygen as well as those authorised by the Chief Minister''s Office for emergency duty for COVID care are also covered under the free fuel scheme
(University of Illinois College of Liberal Arts & Sciences) Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is used to disinfect minor cuts at home and for oxidative reactions in industrial manufacturing. The pandemic has further fueled demand for its antiseptic properties, but H2O2 is actually difficult and expensive to manufacture at scale. A team led by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has demonstrated a more efficient and environmentally friendly method to produce H2O2, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.