Day: March 19, 2020

Twitter broadly bans any COVID-19 tweets that could help the virus spread – TechCrunch

You don’t have to go far to find someone online downplaying the severity of a global pandemic that’s shut down entire economies and ground everyday life to a halt. Knowing that, Twitter will take extra steps to remove tweets that put people at risk of contracting the novel coronavirus as it rapidly sweeps through communities around the globe.

On Wednesday, Twitter updated its safety policy to prohibit tweets that “could place people at a higher risk of transmitting COVID-19.” The new policy bans tweets denying expert guidance on the virus, encouraging “fake or ineffective treatments, preventions and diagnostic techniques” as well as tweets that mislead users by pretending to be from health authorities or experts.

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iPad Pro 2020: Cheat sheet

Apple released in March 2020 its most advanced iPad Pro. Some of the device’s upgrades include a LiDAR Scanner with depth-sensing abilities and a new Magic Keyboard accessory.

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With the A12Z Bionic chip, Apple’s 2020 iPad Pro has the highest performance ever in an iPad. The chip has an eight-core CPU and Neural Engine, and Apple claims that it runs with more power and speed than most Windows PC laptops.

To help CXOs, IT leaders, and other business professionals learn about Apple’s 2020 iPad Pro, we’ve put together the most important details and resources in this cheat sheet. This article will be updated as new, relevant information becomes public.

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Forrester revises its tech market forecast downward in 2020

The odds of a market decline are becoming greater due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the national emergency.

The coronavirus could make remote work the norm, what businesses need to know
The coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak could be the catalyst for a dramatic increase in telecommuting. Enterprises should prepare for an increase in remote work and the long-term effects on marketing budgets, corporate travel, and commercial real estate values.

Citing the COVID-19 pandemic and national emergency declared by President Trump, Forrester Research is revising its tech market outlook downward. The research firm said in the best case scenario, it now projects the US and global tech market growth slowing to around 2% in 2020.
 
“That assumes the US and other major economies have declined in the first half of 2020, but manage to recover in the second half,” wrote Andrew Bartels, vice president and principal analyst, in a briefing. “There

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