Bitcoin 2021 Labeled a ‘Super Spreading Event’

The Bitcoin 2021 conference may have come and gone, but it’s having a lingering impact as attendees are beginning to test positive for COVID-19.

Salesforce Reworking Operations to be Slack-First

Salesforce is doubling down on its Slack acquisition, reworking its entire operations to be Slack-first.

Salesforce and Sean Combs Team Up on Marketplace for Black-Owned Businesses

Salesforce and Sean Combs are working together on SHOP CIRCULATE, a digital marketplace for Black-owned businesses.

Intel Considering a Purchase of Chipmaker SiFive

Intel is looking at possibly purchasing chipmaker SiFive, as it looks to compete with Arm Holdings.

Google Narrows Down Mobile Ad Targeting

Google announced that it is now making sure that ads linking to mobile app downloads automatically appear only on devices that actually offer those apps. In addition, the ads will display a "download" link rather than a URL.

Broadband Users Less Likely To Abandon Job Search

Americans who use the Internet are more likely to continue active job searches and less likely to drop out of the labor force than those without Internet access, especially among those who user broadband services, according to a new study by the Phoenix Center.

The study found broadband Internet users are at east 50 percent less likely to give up on job searches because of discouragement than those who do not use the Internet. Dial-up Internet users are about one – third less likely to drop out of the labor force.

White House Releases iPhone App, Mobile Site on the Way

The White House has announced the release of the official White House iPhone app, as well as a plan to launch a mobile version of WhiteHouse.gov. With the app, iPhone and iPod touch users can access content from WhiteHouse.gov.

Inactive Twitter Usernames Scheduled For Recycling

If you’re not happy with your Twitter username – or if you are, but don’t love Twitter and haven’t logged in for a while – listen up.  The usernames attached to inactive accounts may soon be made available for the taking.

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