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Global broadband speeds plummet during COVID-19 lockdown periods

Cable.co.uk has analysed data from the Oxford Coronavirus Government Response Tracker (OxCGRT), and over 364 million broadband speed tests courtesy of M-Lab (led by teams based at Code for Science & Society; New America’s Open Technology Institute; Google, Inc; Princeton University’s PlanetLab) to compare average internet speeds in 114 countries during and outside of their most stringent COVID-19 lockdown periods.

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As Pandemic Raged, Alphabet, Facebook, Apple and Amazon report $28 billion in profits

Even though the tech industry’s four biggest companies were stung by a slowdown in spending, they reported a combined $28 billion in profits on Thursday. A day after United States’ lawmakers grilled the chief executives of the biggest tech companies about their size and power, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Facebook reported surprisingly healthy quarterly financial results, defying one of the worst …

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Nixu Cybersecurity Adds English as its Official Language to Serve Capital Market and Stakeholders Better

Nixu, the European cybersecurity services company listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange, has strongly become an international company in recent years. Therefore, the company has now revised its Disclosure Policy that describes the procedures for communicating with different parties in the capital market. As of June 1, 2020, Nixu adds English as its investor language, in addition to the …

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Criminals Prey on Lack of Cyber Security Culture in Africa: Discover what to do about this from a virtual security culture event this June 11.

At this event, to be held on 11 June 2020, industry experts from across Africa will convene to discuss key trends and topics relevant to cyber-security on the continent. The African organisation must embed security into its culture in order to thrive. This fact is recognised by security and management professionals on the continent as highlighted by the Forrester Consulting study …

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ITU launches the ‘G5 Benchmark’, a ‘gold standard’ for collaboration among regulators and policymakers

16 countries out of 193 now have collaborative regulatory frameworks in place to enable digital transformation for all ​​​​​​Information and communication technology (ICT) is becoming more prevalent, embedded in many sectors and systems beyond the ICT sector itself. In response, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has launched the 2020 Global ICT Regulatory Outlook which includes the Benchmark of Fifth Generation …

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