As a result of the layoffs by tech giants, diversity and inclusion jobs are especially hard hit. During financial hardships, companies may prioritise retaining revenue-generating employees and view diversity and inclusion positions as less important. In spite of this, prioritising diversity and inclusion is more important now than ever. TFN recently, got an opportunity to to talk to Laura Malins, VP of Product at the Manchester-based data productivity company. As a woman in the IT industry, Malins shares five reasons why diversity and inclusion are critical to business success.
What does Apex Space solve? The spacecraft platform – known in the industry as a satellite “bus” – holds the payload. According to Ian, Apex’s CEO, Satellite buses haven’t fundamentally changed in decades. “The one element holding everything back is really on the satellite bus side. Manufacturing satellite bus at scaleCinnamon and Max Benassi founded Apex Space to offer spacecraft platforms that move at the speed of commercial and government customers, removing satellite buses as a bottleneck from society’s expansion to space.5 months ago Tech Funding News
WhatsApp users can now stay connected even during internet shutdowns and outages thanks to a new update. The Meta-owned provider is now urging anyone with the right skills to volunteer for setting up new proxy servers and help people to communicate freely. Internet shutdowns have become a common practice into the hands of governments in times of protests, conflicts and even elections. “Our wish for 2023 is that these internet shutdowns never occur. For connecting to one of WhatsApp proxy servers, you should first make sure your device is running the latest version of the app.2 months ago Tech News Boy
Elon Musk today became the actual owner and boss of Twitter, although the completion of the company’s privatization has not yet been officially announced. Musk has spoken a lot about his intentions for Twitter, but it won’t be easy to implement all of the platform’s new owner’s initiatives. One of Musk’s ideas is to turn Twitter into a super app. Musk also wants to fundamentally change the way advertising is on the platform — exactly three years ago, he explainedWhat “hates ads”. In India, Twitter is actively trying to champion free speech, but Musk’s overzealousness could complicate things.5 months ago Tech News Space
IoT innovations have seen increased adoption of Wi-Fi to support everything from factory robots to vending machines. In some situations, this makes Wi-Fi a more appealing connectivity option than cellular as it brings the same wireless benefits but at lower cost. IDC estimates that Wi-Fi 6 will account for 79% of all Wi-Fi product shipments within the next two years. The firm anticipates two billion Wi-Fi 6 device shipments in 2021, accounting for more than 50% of all Wi-Fi shipments. Attitudes have shifted quickly and global networking decision-makers now regard 5G and Wi-Fi 6 as the most critical wireless technologies for their business initiatives.5 months ago IoT Tech News
Rishi Sunak announces an agreement Between the UK, Italy, and Japan to create a a combat fighter jet aircraft (The Tempest Jet) that will utilise artificial intelligence. The nations will develop a next generation fighter – due to enter service in the mid-2030s – that will eventually replace the Typhoon jet. The Tempest Jet carry an assortment of the latest weapons and defensive warfare capabilities. The new fighter aircraft can also be flown without a pilot’s input if required and is expected to carry fire hypersonic missiles. BAE Systems at Warton and Samlesbury will play key roles in developing Tempest Jet in Britain.2 months ago Tech Business News
At the same time, at the end of the ceremony, God of War Ragnarok received the most awards – six. The full list of The Game Awards 2022 nominees and winners is below:game of the yearA Plague Tale: Requiem;Elden Ring – Winner ;; war god Ragnarok;horizon forbidden west;strays;Xenoblade Chronicles 3. Best Action-AdventureA Plague Tale: Requiem;God of War Ragnarok – Winner ;; horizon forbidden west;strays;Tunic. Best SoundtrackA Plague Tale: Requiem;Elden Ring;God of War Ragnarok – Winner ;; Metal: Hellsinger;Xenoblade Chronicles 3. Best accessibility innovationAs dawn falls;God of War Ragnarok – Winner ;; Return to Monkey Island;The Last of Us Part I;The Quarry.3 months ago Tech News Space
Amazon faces a lawsuit in Britain for up to £900 million ($1.6 billion) in damages for allegedly abusing its dominant position by favouring its own products. According to Hausfeld, the law firm behind the case, Amazon has made millions of customers pay more by hiding better deals on platforms to boost its own products. In the U.K., class actions of this sort are rare. A recent change in U.K. law has allowed for unprecedented numbers of opt-out class action cases, with other Meta and Google cases still ongoing. In 2021 Amazon appealed a record penalty of 746 million euros ($865 million) for allegedly violating strict European Union data protection rules.5 months ago Tech Business News