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Monday, March 30, 2020


Apple to host WWDC 2020 event online owing to coronavirus outbreak

Apple on Friday announced that it will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which was scheduled to be held in California in June 2020 “on an entirely new online format.” The announcement came amid the news of many tech giants cancelling on-ground activities for mega tech events, and moving them entirely online. Apple’s WWDC 2020 event will be conducted entirely ...more

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Enterprise
Apple closing all stores outside China until March 27 due to virus
Apple is closing all of its stores outside China until March 27 in a bid to slow the spread of the new coronavirus outbreak, CEO Tim Cook said. Cook said the firm had learned from steps taken in China, where the tech giant has just reopened its retail stores. ...more
Policy & Regulationts
Coronavirus: Nasscom seeks easing of Work From Home norms as Covid-19 cases surge
As the number of Covid-19 cases in India surges, the IT industry’s apex body Nasscom has sought easing of regulatory restrictions for a month to enable Work From Home (WFH) for the sector. ...more
Reports
IT Firms Seek Client Waivers so Staff Can Work from Home
HELPING HAND Covid-19 scare is changing the business landscape, with many looking to adopt no-contact WFH & ehealth consultations. Mazumdar-Shaw says industry ready to help ...more
Telecom
EGoM may be Set up for Telecom Relief Measures
Govt likely to request SC to allow staggered AGR payments over 20 years at reduced interest rate of 8%. The government is considering setting up an empowered group of ministers (eGoM) to oversee steps to tide over the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) crisis in the telecom sector ...more
 
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