Z-Wave Alliance Formalizes Standards Development Organization
With non-profit incorporation complete, the Alliance will develop the Z-Wave standard under new member-driven structure made up of workgroups and committees to continue technical, certification, and marketing development.
FYI: Apple doubles the price for entry-level MacBook Pro RAM upgrade
Unless you've already ordered it
Disney disclaims all liability for COVID-19 on their properties
All visitors voluntarily assume all risk for "severe illness and death"
Shure responds to ClearOne announcement on restraining order
Injunction remains pending
Interactive coronavirus map released by Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins University builds a dashboard to help you keep things in perspective and to visualize your travel in the context of the coronavirus spread.
Microsoft will extend support for older versions of Windows 10 due to coronavirus
Microsoft today extended the support lifespan of Windows 10 Enterprise 1709 and Windows 10 Education 1709 by six months, pushing their retirements to Oct. 13.
FYI: 74th Annual Tony Awards postponed indefinitely
Broadway event for June 7th bows to coronavirus concerns
FYI: Universal Studios Hollywood extends coronavirus closure until April 19
Disney hasn't said if it will extend closures that currently go through March 31.
FYI: Amazon launches Prime Video Cinema hub for new theater releases
Current theater releases will now stream to the home
Microsoft Teams to add features as worldwide usage soars
A 40 percent increase in demand, an outage on Monday and new features coming including noise suppression for kids and pets
Amazon is hiring 100,000 interim warehouse workers right now
For people whose work may be on hold because sites are closed this could be an options
Microsoft’s biggest event of the year to go virtual
Microsoft Build scheduled for May in Seattle will move online
Google advises all North America employees to work from home
Through April 10th for now.
2020 New York Auto Show postpones on coronavirus concerns
Originally scheduled for April 8 at the Javits, 2020 New York Auto Show will move to late August.
Apple Pulls Out of SXSW 2020 Over Coronavirus Concerns
Apple adds to the list of withdrawls along with Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Netflix, Intel, and Mashable
Prolight + Sound 2020 postponed on coronavirus concerns
Rescheduled from the end of March to the end of May due to spread of COVID-19 in Europe
Nortek issues notice of possible supply chain delays
The impact of coronavirus continues
Resignations and restructuring at Bowers & Wilkins
The B&W plot thickens and with unknown impact on the wireless Formation line.
Huawei to launch smart speaker built by Devialet in Europe
It doesn't actually have a voice assistant but it does have bass and volume.