It was billed as one of the most significant changes in Apple’s direction for 20 years.
But on this week’s Tech Tent we ask whether the move to abandon Intel and rely on its own chips will really change anything for Apple’s customers.
There was much that was familiar about the opening keynote at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).
Presenter after presenter took to the stage at Apple’s Cupertino HQ to tell us they were “so excited” to show us some minor software innovation, whether it was memojis with face masks or an Apple Watch feature which times you while you wash your hands.
But this year’s event was very different in two ways.
Nobody travelled to California – the developers’ jamboree was a virtual event this year. And the keynote ended with some really big hardware news announced by Tim Cook, in what he called a
(Bloomberg) — The same trends behind soaring stock prices for Amazon.com Inc. and Zoom Video Communications Inc. are benefiting shares in the companies associated with their real estate.
Communication towers and data center stocks — sometimes referred to as “where the internet lives” — have seen some of the biggest gains in the S&P 500 so far this year as stay-in-place measures to combat the coronavirus have accelerated the demand for digital services and connectivity.
Whereas the pandemic has severely hit many commercial property owners, shares in real estate investment trusts related to technology are outperforming. The combined market value gained by just five of those stocks is almost the same as the amount lost by 30 REITs specializing in malls and shopping centers, according to data compiled by Bloomberg News.
“If you’re a real estate investor and your mandate is to own real estate, you’re obviously not doing very
Ofcom’s chief executive has warned tech giants could face “sanctions for directors” if the watchdog is appointed to oversee Duty of Care legislation.
Dame Melanie Dawes said that large fines “needed to be part” of the new online regulatory regime being drawn up by the Government.
Her comments come as ministers are considering what powers to arm the new regulator with when they impose a statutory duty of care on tech companies, as measure The Telegraph has been campaigning for since 2018.
Current proposals could see a regulator being able to levy fines running into the billions of pounds on companies that fail to protect children and other users from harm.
Other sanctions under consideration are fines or criminal prosecution for directors of failing companies as well as powers to block online and social media companies in the
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