Musk calls remote work “morally wrong”
Elon Musk, who implemented a no-remote-work policy at Tesla following its acquisition of Twitter, has long expressed his distaste for remote work arrangements. However, during an interview, Musk's fervour was on full display as he argued that working remotely hindered productivity.
"I firmly bel... Read more
‘Salesforce bows to pressure from activist investors’
The CRM giant is implementing strict new policies for employees across the board.
Salesforce is reacting to pressure from activist investors by cutting costs, according to an article on TechCrunch. For starters, the company is implementing much stricter performance measurements for engineering.... Read more
Lenovo debuts their ThinkSmart View Plus videoconferencing platform
The new standalone "smart collaboration solution" will be available in mid-2023 for $2,345.
This week at Information Systems Europe (ISE 2023) in Barcelona, Lenovo announced their all new ThinkSmart View Plus. Showcasing the Microsoft Teams display, the new product is a standalone collaborat... Read more
Belgian internet exchange records less data traffic in 2022
Belgian internet exchange BNIX processed less data year-over-year for the first time in 2022. Traffic declined as COVID-19 measures relaxed.
BNIX routes most of Belgium's internet traffic. According to the exchange, data traffic averaged 198 Gbps last year. The figure is down 13 percent from 20... Read more
Spain to attract expats with a digital nomad visa
Spain plans to develop a 'digital nomad' visa that would allow residents from the United Kingdom and other non-EU nations to work in the country while enjoying the climate and reduced cost of living.
The visa's full details are still being worked out, but it will be available to anyone working r... Read more
Trust remote workers and ‘end productivity paranoia’, Microsoft says
Although most remote workers claim to be productive, the vast majority of leaders find it difficult to trust the productivity of employees who work from home. Microsoft urges companies to "end productivity paranoia" in a new report.
The tech giant examined the effectiveness of hybrid work. Micr... Read more
IT leaders are struggling to hire new employees
IT leaders all across the world face difficulty in hiring talented IT professionals due to certain aspects.
Recent times have seen many IT organizations struggling to hire talented IT workers. According to a survey, most IT leaders blame 'The Great Resignation' as the root cause, stating that 73... Read more
‘Most home networks are unsecured, wave of cybercrime underway’
European employers rarely secure the home networks of employees. At the same time, smart consumer devices are increasingly popular. "The perfect conditions for cybercriminals", BlackBerry warns in a new report.
The organization spoke with thousands of remote workers across Europe. 25 percent sa... Read more
Survey says endpoints are a growing security problem
A new survey on edge computing says remote working is leading to increased vulnerability.
A survey released this week says that nearly half of the endpoint devices corporations manage are at risk. The endpoints in question are unmonitored or outdated.
Endpoint management firm Adaptiva issued... Read more
How to secure the home office?
Working from home was a habit for many organisations and departments during the Covid-19 pandemic. The option is expected to remain popular due to habituation and the fact that it has proven to be possible. Therefore, securing remote working requires careful consideration. Where do you need to pay ... Read more