Communication & Tecnologies
Trump’s Orders on Coronavirus Relief Create Confusion

Businesses and the unemployed faced uncertainty as administration officials defended the president’s directives and Democrats criticized them. WASHINGTON — President Trump’s attempt to circumvent Congress to provide coronavirus relief in the absence of a broad agreement resulted in confusion and uncertainty on Sunday for tens of millions of unemployed Americans and countless businesses seeking aid after critical benefits lapsed. As negotiations with congressional Democrats remained at an impasse, administration officials were on the defensive a day after the president’s legally… (Continua a leggere)

How to Prepare for Your Return to the Office

Nervous about the possibility of going back to the workplace? Here’s what to take into consideration. Since the coronavirus hit the United States in the spring, about 35 percent of American workers have switched to telecommuting, according to a recent survey by the National Bureau of Economic Research. And with the end of summer fast approaching, you may be wondering about your return to the office — should you return at all. Or even if you continued to go into… (Continua a leggere)

Tim tratta in esclusiva per la compagnia brasiliana Oi. Offerta da 2,7 miliardi

Oi Group ha concesso un’esclusiva per la negoziazione, fino all’11 agosto Tim e la sua cordata con Telefonica e Claro, con la nuova offerta da 2,7 miliardi hanno battuto la concorrenza e Oi Group ha concesso un’esclusiva per la negoziazione, fino all’11 agosto. Il nuovo accordo spiega una nota, mira a garantire sicurezza e celerità alle trattative in corso e alla concessione del diritto di “stalking horse” nella gara per la vendita. L’accordo di esclusiva con Oi prevede che «una… (Continua a leggere)

Facebook gives employees $1,000 as it extends remote work to July 2021

It’s looking like Big Tech isn’t going back to the office anytime soon. Facebook this week announced it will allow its employees to work from home until next July, following in the footsteps of Google, which has also told workers to stay home until summer 2021. The social networking giant will also give employees $1,000 to expense things like office supplies and furniture. “Based on guidance from health and government experts, as well as decisions drawn from our internal discussions… (Continua a leggere)

Economia e Covid-19: una ripresa a forma di V, di L o di K? Meglio a forma di S O S

Pensare ancora all’economia di scala in un mondo flagellato da una pandemia comporta dei rischi. Dalla scala si cadrà se la quantità annulla la qualità Nei primi mesi del 2020, l’umanità ha smarrito il suo percorso. La Banca Mondiale nel suo rapporto Global Economic Prospects si è così espressa: Covid-19 è lo shock più negativo per l’economia globale in tempo di pace da un secolo a questa parte. Si prevede che questa sarà la quarta peggior recessione globale dal 1871. Mai… (Continua a leggere)

What’s Going On With TikTok? Here’s What We Know

President Trump is talking about banning the app. TikTok may also sell its U.S. operations. Let’s sort through it all here. What exactly is going on with TikTok? The wildly popular app is known for hosting short videos where teenagers, celebrities and creators often dance or lip-sync to viral audio clips. It all seems innocuous, fun and sometimes even silly. But in recent days, President Trump has talked of banning TikTok from the United States, spooking the millions of people… (Continua a leggere)

Yes, the tech giants are big – in truth, probably too big to break up

Despite Congress’s threats, no politician or president will want to panic fragile stock markets with antitrust action What’s the difference between Mark Zuckerberg and John D Rockefeller? Exchange the trainers for a pair of spats, and the T-shirt for a frock coat, and the answer is not all that much, according to lawmakers in Washington: a robber baron is a robber baron whether he wears a top hat or a baseball cap. The US has a history of bringing antitrust… (Continua a leggere)

Vivendi vince in Spagna contro Mediaset, il progetto Mfe resta sospeso

Vivendi la spunta in Spagna. La Corte di Madrid ha confermato la sospensione cautelare dell’operazione MediaForEurope respingendo il ricorso di Mediaset Espana Vivendi la spunta in Spagna. La Corte di Madrid ha confermato la sospensione cautelare dell’operazione MediaForEurope respingendo il ricorso di Mediaset Espana. Il tribunale spagnolo ha dato quindi ragione a Vivendi difesa da Giuseppe Scassellati e Ferdinando Emanuele di Cleary Gottlieb. Il tribunale aveva già bloccato l’operazione nell’autunno scorso, mentre il ricorso di Mediaset Espana chiedeva di togliere… (Continua a leggere)

Come le banche stanno cercando di cavalcare l’onda del passaggio alla green economy

Le banche del settore privato nel Regno Unito dovrebbero svolgere un ruolo fondamentale nel finanziamento delle iniziative legate all’emergenza climatica e nel supporto alla cosiddetta just transition, un “passaggio giusto” a un’economia low-carbon. A sostenerlo è un nuovo report del Grantham Research Institute della London School of Economics. Il documento, che inquadra il cambiamento climatico come un’opportunità strategica per gli investitori, identifica quattro ragioni specifiche per cui le banche dovrebbero supportare la just transition. Questo atteggiamento rafforzerebbe la fiducia dopo… (Continua a leggere)

Apple reportedly delays launch event for new 5G iPhones

Apple is reportedly delaying a fall launch event for its next batch of iPhones to the “latter half of October.” The tech giant was forced to push back its traditional September keynote address due to production delays caused by the coronavirus, according to a tech blog. Apple is now on track to release its 5G iPhones just in time for the all-important holiday season, Japanese Apple blog Mac Otakara reported. Apple is expected to announce four new iPhones at the… (Continua a leggere)