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Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Global Optimism announced that 13 new signatories—Atos, Brooks, Canary Wharf Group, Coca-Cola European Partners, ERM, Groupe SEB France, Harbour Air, ITV, Microsoft, Neste, Rubicon, Unilever, and Vaude—have joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040, a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s goal of 2050. Signatories to The Climate Pledge agree to: …

  The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clearer than ever that we are at risk of losing control of our economies. Our institutions have increasingly struggled to meet the challenges of economic development before the crisis, and yet throughout the pandemic we’ve seen surging stock market valuations of tech giants — including staggering CEO salaries …

Apple’s 14-year partnership with (RED) has raised almost $250 million to fund HIV/AIDS programs. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Apple is offering more ways than ever for customers to support (RED)’s fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa while simultaneously protecting those communities from COVID-19. In 2006, Apple joined (RED)’s mission to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in …

The holiday season is already a booming time for online shopping. The COVID-19 pandemic only increases the likelihood that when people shop this holiday season, they will choose online shopping over brick-and-mortar stores. However, this also means there is likely to be a boom in online scams. Already, multiple companies from outside the U.S. are …

An IT firm is only as good as its people. The U.S. had one million vacant IT jobs last year, but employers are challenged with a talent shortage in fields such as programming, blockchain, artificial intelligence, robotics and engineering. Workers must possess relevant technical expertise, as well as soft skills to positively impact product and service quality. Therefore, business owners should seek job candidates who take ownership …

Today’s post is a Q&A with Andrew Brinson, mobility marketplace lead at Gojek, on how they’re using On-demand Rides & Deliveries in Google Maps Platform. The On-demand Rides & Deliveries solution helps businesses improve operations and transform the driver and customer journey—from booking to arrival or delivery. To see how Gojek relies on Google Maps …

The following languages will help current and new web developers navigate the programming landscape to code web-based services and apps that are stable and secure. In the last decade more and more applications have found their way to the cloud via web-based applications that work uniformly on almost any device running just about any operating …

The Trump administration’s move to ban the popular video app TikTok has stoked fears about the Chinese government collecting personal information of people who use the app. These fears underscore growing concerns Americans have about digital privacy generally. Debates around privacy might seem simple: Something is private or it’s not. However, the technology that provides …

OpenSSF, a cross-industry collaboration to secure the open source ecosystem, announced free training for developing secure software, a new OpenSSF professional certificate program called Secure Software Development Fundamentals and additional program and technical initiatives. It is also announcing new contributors to the Foundation and newly elected advisory council and governing board members. Open source software …