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Microsoft revenue beats as remote work boosts Teams – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail – Blog

Microsoft Corp has beaten Wall Street sales and profit expectations, powered by sharp demand for its Teams chat and online meeting app and Xbox gaming services as the world shifted to working and playing from home because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The company’s shares, up over 12 percent this year, rose about 5 percent […]

ANZ to ‘heavily’ embrace SRE for new banking platform – Finance – Cloud- Tempemail – Blog

(L-R) Kelsey Hightower (Google) and Chris Venter (ANZ). ANZ Banking Group is set to “heavily” embrace site reliability engineering in the way it operates its forthcoming connected banking platform, now being built under the ANZx transformation. The transformation’s general manager of technology Chris Venter revealed that he – and other ANZx staff – visited Google’s […]

PEXA sets up Cloud Academy to upskill staff – Training & Development – Cloud- Tempemail – Blog

Property Exchange Australia (PEXA) has set up an internal ‘academy’ to train and certify staff in cloud skills and ultimately unlock potential from its cloud-based environment. The company, which offers an electronic alternative to paper conveyancing, wasn’t “born in the cloud” but has “spent significant time uplifting our core platform into the AWS ecosystem,” general […]

Scientists Build Rocket Engine Powered by Spiraling Explosions

Ring Of Fire For the first time, scientists have tested an experimental rocket engine that they say could change the way we launch spacecraft. The engine, called a rotating detonation rocket engine, propels itself through a continuous series of powerful explosions, according to a University of Central Florida press release. Based on what the researchers […]

FDA Approves NASA Ventilator for Use on COVID Patients

VITAL A ventilator developed by NASA engineers and designed to save COVID-19 patients was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today under authority of the agency’s Emergency Use Authorization. “This FDA authorization is a key milestone in a process that exemplifies the best of what government can do in a time of […]

Lord Sugar criticised for sharing Covid-19 falsehoods on Twitter | World news- Tempemail – Blog

Lord Sugar has been criticised for sharing a coronavirus conspiracy theory on social media. The Apprentice star tweeted a claim purported to be from a Japanese scientist saying that Covid-19 was man-made. Independent fact-checking charity Full Fact later debunked the claims. A statement on its website said: “Various posts on Facebook claim that the Nobel […]

Strip Clubs Are Offering “Drive-Thru” Experiences During Pandemic

A strip club in Oregon called Lucky Devil Lounge has created a “drive-thru” strip club experience to keep its business going during the pandemic, Oregon Live reports. Customers slowly drive through a tent that contains four dancers and a DJ. The first 50 cars get a free roll of toilet paper. “You pull in and […]

Amazon Buys Thermal Cameras to Scan Workers For Fevers

Blacklisted In order to try and spot coronavirus infections among its workforce, Amazon bought 1,500 heat-sensing security cameras that it plans to install in its facilities. The thermal cameras, manufactured by the Chinese corporation Dahua, are reportedly able to track workers’ temperature from a distance, allowing Amazon to flag anyone who develops a fever, Reuters […]