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Which Tips Can Software Testers Do Make Ready for the Next Recession?

An economic cycle contains many ups and downs, which are constantly in effect. Though navigating during the good times is rather simple, how do you navigate the boat when you're headed towards a period of difficulty? Should we wait until we are struck, or should we start preparing as soon as possible? As a Software Testing professional, it is becoming...

Exclusive-Renault sees bigger production hit from chip shortage - sources

PARIS (Reuters) -French carmaker Renault expects to produce at least 300,000 fewer vehicles this year due to a global shortage in semiconductor chips, three sources close to firm told Reuters on Wednesday, a much bigger hit than previously estimated. The supply problems would cost Renault, which is set to publish its third-quarter sales...

Riding the crypto rollercoaster: Bitcoin nears record high

By Tom Wilson LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin is on the cusp of an all-time high, its latest rally fuelled by the launch of the first U.S. bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund that investors think could make the cryptocurrency accessible for swathes of new investors. But the advent of cryptocurrency ETFs in the world's biggest...

Explainer: What is the "metaverse"?

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc, under fire from regulators and lawmakers over its business practices, is planning to rebrand itself https://www.reuters.com/technology/facebook-plans-change-its-name-verge-2021-10-20 with a new name that focuses on the metaverse, the Verge reported on Tuesday. The concept of the metaverse is quickly...

Senators urge FCC to address surveillance threats to U.S. telecom networks

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of five U.S. senators urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Wednesday to address surveillance threats posed by foreign firms providing services to U.S. telecommunications providers. The previously unreported letter, led by Senator Ron Wyden and also signed...

Micron considering new U.S. memory chip factory as it gears up spending

By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) - Micron Technology Inc said on Wednesday it is considering building a new memory factory in the United States but that state and federal subsidies will be needed to offset costs that are higher than its factories in Asia. The Boise, Idaho-based company is the only American firm that makes...

Help Desk Software Has Become Essential To Improve Customer Service

A help desk software is an integrated tool that consolidates different customer channels — email, social media, and SMS for ease of communication with customers. The purpose of any such solution is to resolve customers’ queries promptly, track each complaint, build a good relationship, and eventually have delighted customers.To enhance the customer...

Westpac to launch zero-interest digital card with young consumers in focus

(Reuters) - Westpac Banking Corp said on Wednesday it would launch a digital credit card this year that would offer zero interest and be aimed primarily at young customers who are seeking the convenience of fast and efficient payment services. Australia's second-largest lender said customers can apply for the card, called Flex, online...

ASML edges past analyst estimate for Q3 profit amid chip shortage

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -ASML Holding NV, a key supplier to computer chip makers, posted slightly better-than-expected quarterly net income of 1.74 billion euros ($2 billion) on Wednesday, amid strong demand for its products and a global semiconductor shortage. Analysts had forecast a net income of 1.6 billion...

Foxconn sets sights on making EVs in Europe, India, Latin America

TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan tech giant Foxconn is looking at making electric vehicles (EVs) in Europe, India and Latin America, including "indirectly" cooperating with German automakers, Chairman Liu Young-way said on Wednesday. Foxconn, formally called Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, aims to become a major player in the global EV market...

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