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Sony Gets Lift From Stay-at-Home Demand Ahead of PlayStation 5 Launch

By: Peter Landers
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 28th, 2020
Company joins Japanese tech companies’ V-shaped recovery.
Netflix falls short on new subscribers as pandemic boost fizzles

Netflix falls short on new subscribers as pandemic boost fizzles

By: Lisa Richwine, Ayanti Bera
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 20th, 2020
Netflix Inc NFLX.O on Tuesday posted its weakest subscriber gains in four years as streaming competition increased, pandemic restrictions eased and live sports returned to television.
IBM posts double-digit cloud revenue growth; says customers deferring some projects

IBM posts double-digit cloud revenue growth; says customers deferring some projects

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 19th, 2020
International Business Machines Corp IBM.N edged past Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Monday, bolstered by higher demand for its cloud services, a business it is staking its future on as it prepares to spin off one of its legacy units.
Logitech shares surge as COVID-19 boosts home-working

Logitech shares surge as COVID-19 boosts home-working

By: John Revill
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 19th, 2020
Logitech International LOGN.S shares led Europe's gainers on Tuesday as the computer peripherals maker reported a big jump in second-quarter profit and again hiked its guidance amid a work-from-home boom.
TikTok is driving massive toy sales as play dates become less frequent during pandemic

TikTok is driving massive toy sales as play dates become less frequent during pandemic

By: Sarah Whitten
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: October 16th, 2020
Social media influencers were the fourth-most cited reason for someone making a toy purchase. More than 100 million Americans are monthly active users of TikTok. With that many eyeballs, it’s no wonder that toy companies are partnering with content creators to showcase products on the app. A number of toy companies have cited paid partnerships with TikTok creators as reasons for toy sale surges.
Nokia's COVID detection system automatically scans for temperature, mask

Nokia's COVID detection system automatically scans for temperature, mask

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 15th, 2020
Nokia has created an automated system that uses a thermal camera and real-time video analytics to determine if a person has COVID-19 symptoms and is wearing a mask, part of efforts to protect employees as they return to work.
Silicon Valley Pay Cuts Ignite Tech-Industry Covid-19 Tensions

Silicon Valley Pay Cuts Ignite Tech-Industry Covid-19 Tensions

By: Katherine Bindley and Eliot Brown
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 11th, 2020
Bay Area staffers move to less-costly locales to work remotely in pandemic, triggering cost-of-living salary reductions and stoking debate.
Caterpillar bets on self-driving machines impervious to pandemics

Caterpillar bets on self-driving machines impervious to pandemics

By: Rajesh Kumar Singh
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 12th, 2020
Caterpillar’s autonomous driving technology, which can be bolted on to existing machines, is helping the U.S. heavy equipment maker mitigate the heavy impact of the coronavirus crisis on sales of its traditional workhorses.
Americans might never come back to the office, and Twitter is leading the charge

Americans might never come back to the office, and Twitter is leading the charge.

By: Elizabeth Dwoskin
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: October 1st, 2020
Twitter’s plans for work from home indefinitely have prompted a wave of copycats. But its transformation has been two years in the making — and the rest of America can learn some lessons.
From one office to 5,000: How remote work could reshape a company’s sustainability goals

From one office to 5,000: How remote work could reshape a company’s sustainability goals

By: Yasmin Gagne
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: September 30th, 2020
With fewer employees coming into the office after the COVID-19 pandemic, companies may have to rethink their environmental footprint.