Monthly Archives: October 2020

Salesforce shares steps for building a diverse and inclusive workplace

Salesforce shares steps for building a diverse and inclusive workplace Length: 15:00 | Oct 30, 2020 Salesforce VP of workforce development, Jennifer Stredler talks with TechRepublic about what companies should be doing to build a diverse workforce, and the programs Salesforce has for training, re-skilling and hiring people for the jobs of today and tomorrow. […]

Samsung posts highest revenue ever after boost in flagship phone sales

Samsung Electronics has announced quarterly earnings for the July-September 2020 period, making 66.96 trillion won in revenue and 12.35 trillion in operating profit. That’s the highest quarterly revenue figure ever for the Korean electronics giant, which says that it was able to meet a boost in customer demand following COVID-19 disruption. “Even as the COVID-19 […]

Facebook reportedly bracing for US election chaos with tools designed for ‘at-risk’ countries

Facebook is planning for possible chaos around the November 3rd US presidential election with internal tools it’s used before in countries like Sri Lanka and Myanmar, The Wall Street Journal reported. The plans may include slowing the spread of posts as they begin to go viral, altering the news feed algorithm to change what content […]

Trump’s Claims About Hunter Biden Send Online Activity Soaring

In Thursday’s presidential debate, President Trump made several misleading claims about the business dealings of the family of his opponent, Joseph R. Biden Jr. Mr. Trump suggested, without evidence, that Mr. Biden had consulted for his son Hunter Biden to help with the younger Biden’s business. Mr. Trump also said that Mr. Biden had used […]

Uber and Lyft lose appeal, ordered again to classify drivers as employees

Uber and Lyft were ordered by California’s court of appeals to classify their drivers as employees. In a 74-page opinion, the court affirmed the injunction that was issued on August 10th requiring Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as employees within 30 days. But it’s unlikely this ruling will go into effect before California […]

Salesforce Work.com gets updates to improve employee engagement and in-person customer interaction

Salesforce Work.com gets updates to improve employee engagement and in-person customer interaction Length: 15:32 | Oct 20, 2020 Sarah Franklin, EVP and GM, Platform, Trailhead and AppExchange at Salesforce talks with TechRepublic’s Bill Detwiler about updates to Work.com that focus on improving employee engagement and safely handle in-person customer interactions as companies adjust to the […]