Microsoft’s Latest Feature Was More Controversial Than It Expected. Its Response Is a Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Last month, Microsoft introduced a new feature called “Productivity Score.” I wrote about it last week because it didn’t go over very well with users at all.

The problem was that what was certainly a well-intentioned effort to provide a valuable tool to organizations trying to adapt to working remotely, instead came across as something else entirely. Microsoft explained it as a way for managers to view how their teams were using Microsoft products, and find areas they could improve productivity by increasing the way those teams engaged with technology. 

That may seem benign, except that the Productivity Score reports would tell you exactly how often every employee did things like send a message, organize meetings, share their screen during a meeting, or how many calls they made. That level of granular detail on an individual level was, as you might expect, not well received. 

Despite Microsoft’s claims to the

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5G’s rollout speeds along faster than expected, even with the coronavirus pandemic raging

The world may be grappling with a widespread pandemic, but that’s sure not slowing down 5G’s rollout. The super-fast technology reached more customers this year than expected and will cover about 60% of the global population by 2026, according to a new report from Ericsson. That makes 5G the fastest deployed mobile network ever, the Swedish networking giant said.



a laptop computer sitting on top of a keyboard: 5G has rolled out faster than any other mobile network in history. Angela Lang/CNET


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5G has rolled out faster than any other mobile network in history. Angela Lang/CNET

By the end of this year, there will be 218 million 5G subscriptions around the world, up from Ericsson’s forecast in June for 190 million — which itself was an increase from an earlier estimate. 

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“5G coverage will be built out to the extent that 1 billion people will live in 5G coverage areas by the end of 2020 worldwide,” Patrick Cerwall, head of strategic marketing insights at Ericsson, said in

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Quality Management Software Market Qualitative Data Research Report Expected Marvelous Growth by 2029 | MasterControl Inc, SAP SE

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Nov 27, 2020 (MarketResearch.biz via Comtex) —
A consciously conceived and designed business intelligence report titled Global Quality Management Software market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type, and Application, Forecast to 2029 by MarketResearch.biz discloses a succinct analysis of the regional spectrum, market size, and revenue forecast about the market. This report sheds light on the vital developments along with other events happening in the global Quality Management Software market which is marking on the enlargement and opening doors for outlook growth in the coming years.

This is the latest report, covering the current COVID-19/Corona Virus pandemic impact on the market which has affected every aspect of life globally. This has brought along several changes in market conditions and the Business areas. The rapidly changing market scenario and initial and future assessment of the impact are covered in the

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Trend Expected to Guide Computer-Assisted Coding Market from 2020 2025 Growth Analysis by Manufacturers Regions Type and Application

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Nov 27, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Global Computer-Assisted Coding Market (2020-2025) status and position of worldwide and key regions, with perspectives of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. This report also states import/export consumption, supply and demand Figures, cost, price, revenue and gross margins. this report analyses the topmost companies in worldwide and main regions, and splits the Computer-Assisted Coding market by product type and applications/end industries. Global Computer-Assisted Coding Market Report 2020 provides exclusive vital statistics, data, information, trends and competitive landscape details in this niche sector.

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Computer-Assisted Coding Market 2020 Research report contains a qualified and in-depth examination of Computer-Assisted Coding Market. At first, the report provides the current business situation along with a valid assessment of the Computer-Assisted Coding Industry. This report is

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Nokia 9.3 PureView launch could be delayed again, now expected in 2021

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  • Nokia’s Snapdragon 865 flagship may not launch this year.
  • The phone is apparently delayed till the first half of 2021.
  • Considering HMD Global’s erratic launch timelines, this isn’t really surprising.

Call it the curse of the pandemic or plain old mismanagement, but it looks like the Nokia 9.3 PureView, or whatever the company’s next flagship is called, will not make it to market this year.

According to tipster Nokia Anew, the successor to the Nokia 9 PureView has been delayed until next year, specifically the first half of 2021. The exact date or month of launch is still unknown, but we wouldn’t be surprised if it’s pushed even further or if HMD Global decides to skip the Snapdragon 865 flagship altogether.

Nokia 9 3 delay rumor

As per previous rumors, the so-called Nokia 9.3 PureView has been delayed several times this past year. A report in September pegged the launch of the phone for

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10,000 Job Cuts Expected In Europe; UK, Germany Most Affected

KEY POINTS

  • The job cut will affect 20% of the company’s staff members
  • IBM would sell off most of its IT services
  • The company fired thousands of employees in May 

International Business Machines Corp. plans to cut nearly 10,000 jobs in Europe ahead of a broad shift to a hybrid cloud approach. 

The job cuts at IBM will significantly affect the United Kingdom and Germany. Cuts are also planned in Poland, Slovakia, Italy and Belgium. IBM’s wide-ranging losses will affect 20% of staff members managing the daily support function for client data centers and IT support, sources told Bloomberg. 

IBM announced the decision in November during a meeting with European labor representatives, according to a union officer with knowledge of the conversations. 

“Our staffing decisions are made to provide the best support to our customers in adopting an open hybrid cloud platform and AI capabilities,” an IBM spokesman said. “We

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The Technology 202: Happy Zoomsgiving! Here’s how tech is expected to play an essential role in this year’s celebrations

Tech companies will play a pivotal role in the holidays for many families, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends against traveling or gathering due to climbing coronavirus cases. That means a grid of videoconferencing boxes be supplanting the traditional table in many households, and marketing emails are replacing Black Friday doorbusters. 

The virtual gatherings and rise in online shopping expected this week is a sign of how even more powerful tech has become during 2020. 

This time last year, it would have been hard for many of us to imagine holiday celebrations happening digitally. Holidays were typically a time reserved for logging off and getting real facetime with loved ones. 

But the coronavirus has forced an unprecedented shift in how people socialize and celebrate that could have long-lasting impacts well after the pandemic ends. And it’s made us ever more reliant on a handful of companies who

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Function As A Service Market Report 2020 Share and Size, Expected CAGR, Analysis across the Region and Globe, Opportunities and Growth till 2023

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Nov 23, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
The Function As A Service Market is estimated to record a significant growth throughout the forecast period. The ICT sector constitutes 4.8% of the European economy. Europe’s organization ERDF i.e. European Regional Development Fund has allotted approximately USD 23 billion for investments related to ICT during the funding period 2014-2020. ICT refers to the communication technologies including the internet, wireless networks, social networking, cell phones, video-conferencing, computers, software, and other media applications and services enabling users to access, retrieve, and manipulate information in a digital form.

The global function as a service market is expected to reach approximately USD 11,932.95 million by 2023 at a CAGR of 34.32% from 2018 to 2023.

The market has been segmented based on user-type, deployment, services, application, verticals and region. The global function as a service

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Web Performance Market Report 2020 Recent Development and Trends, Expected Growth and its Factors, CAGR, Industry Size

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Nov 19, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
The Web Performance Market is estimated to record a significant growth throughout the forecast period. The ICT sector constitutes 4.8% of the European economy. Europe’s organization ERDF i.e. European Regional Development Fund has allotted approximately USD 23 billion for investments related to ICT during the funding period 2014-2020. ICT refers to the communication technologies including the internet, wireless networks, social networking, cell phones, video-conferencing, computers, software, and other media applications and services enabling users to access, retrieve, and manipulate information in a digital form.

As per the Eurostat, the total value of the ICT sector in Europe, including the ICT manufacturing and ICT services, was estimated to be more than EUR 475 billion in 2017. In this sector, the ICT services account for the major share as it is predicted to be

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Web Content Management Software Market Analysis Report 2020 : Current Industry Trends, Share and Size, Expected CAGR, Top Leading Players Data

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Nov 19, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
As per the Eurostat, the total value of the ICT sector in Europe, including the ICT manufacturing and ICT services, was estimated to be more than EUR 475 billion in 2017. In this sector, the ICT services account for the major share as it is predicted to be ten times larger than the share held by ICT manufacturing. ICT services consist of computer programming, consultancy and related activities which held about 49.1% share while the telecommunications activities held around 30.3% share in the segment in 2017. These factors are estimated to impact the market growth in a positive manner in the next few years.

Market Synopsis:

A web content management software is a combination of programs and software tools which deliver an organization with a method to manage digital information, present on

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