Day: June 18, 2020

Former Facebook exec thinks big tech will get broken up “over the next 10 years” – TechCrunch

Investor Chamath Palihapitiya made part of his fortune at Facebook, where he was a vice president for more than four years, leaving roughly one year before the company’s 2012 IPO.

Though he has voiced concerns numerous times since about his former employer, he also believes it has played an active role in enabling users to report and disseminate important information. For example, he suggests it was smart phones and social media that has made so many Americans aware of the George Floyd tragedy and enabled citizens in the U.S. and at least 12 other countries to organize protests against racism. Without these platforms, he suggests, we might even be engaged in a traditional civil war in this country.

That doesn’t mean Facebook or others of its gigantic peers are any more immune to be regulated than they might have been before COVID-19 struck, however — not in his view.  As

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Workday releases easily accessible deployment solutions for large enterprises

Workday Launch opens to qualified US large enterprises with a deployment solution to help organizations go live quickly on Workday.

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The more you know: It’s not only a network slogan, but represents how a deployment-solution company like Workday initially assesses a business’ needs. Workday Launch is now available to qualified US large enterprises (with plans to expand into other markets). When the service launched in 2017, it was designed for smaller customers.

Workday Launch is a preconfigured approach to deployment of the Workday software. According to the Workday website, it customizes a plan to a company’s approach, keeps it consistent, as well as ensures the deployment goes live on time. It also facilitates communication within the system.

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The decision to make the product available to large enterprises was born from the pandemic. 

“When COVID-19 became more

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