Job market continues to bounce back from the pandemic

The unemployment rate keeps dropping while the number of employed keeps rising, though the market remains softer than its pre-pandemic levels, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Image: iStockphoto/Pixsooz The US job market continues its fight to recover from the economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic. SEE: Return to work: What the new normal will look like post-pandemic (free PDF) (TechRepublic) A report released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the unemployment rate inched down to 6% in March from 6.2% in February. The number…

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Deskless workers have seen their jobs change since the pandemic began

Pre-screening, AI and digital tools mean that service providers can be more cautious about doing in-person work. TechRepublic’s Karen Roby spoke with Ashish Joshi, CEO of goDeskless, an app for deskless workers, about how the pandemic has changed the way deskless workers handle field calls. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation. SEE: TechRepublic Premium editorial calendar: IT policies, checklists, toolkits, and research for download (TechRepublic Premium) Table of Contents More about artificial intelligenceData, Analytics and AI NewsletterAlso see More about artificial intelligence Karen Roby: The global workforce,…

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Reliance Jio Launch Highlights | Technology News

Reliance Industries’ annual general meeting (AGM) will start at 11 am. The company’s chairman Mukesh Ambani is expected to talk about its biggest launch this year – Reliance Jio. This is the company’s big push in the telecom sector, with Jio betting big on its 4G services. (Also see: How to Get a Reliance Jio SIM for Free) We don’t expect to see the company announce the commercial launch of Jio 4G services just yet, but Reliance Jio officials have hinted that it’s going to be an important announcement. The…

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WhatsApp Disappearing Messages Now Live in India: How to Use the New Feature on Android, iPhone

WhatsApp Disappearing Messages Now Live in India: How to Use the New Feature on Android, iPhone

WhatsApp disappearing messages are now live in India on both Android and iOS. Earlier this month, WhatsApp had officially announced that it will be introducing disappearing Messages, a feature that automatically erases your WhatsApp messages after a certain period of time. Although this feature was already available across a number of different apps, it has now come to WhatsApp too. The new feature is now finally rolling out for everyone. The details of the new feature are already there on a FAQ page created by WhatsApp, and users can now enable this option…

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How to Watch India vs Australia Live Stream

How to Watch India vs Australia Live Stream

India’s tour of Australia began on Friday with the first of three one-day internationals in Sydney — the city will also host the second ODI, two Twenty20 fixtures, and the third test match — and will run for nearly two months as the two cricketing giants go head-to-head across all three major formats. Much of the tour isn’t standalone, though it may seem so. The ODIs are part of the inaugural ICC Cricket World Cup Super League, which defines who qualifies for the 2023 Cricket World Cup in India. And…

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WhatsApp: How to Set Custom Wallpaper for Chats on Android, iPhone

WhatsApp: How to Set Custom Wallpaper for Chats on Android, iPhone

Up until now, WhatsApp only allowed its users to set a common custom wallpaper for all it chats, this changes now. With a new software update, you can now set a custom wallpaper for each of your chats individually. That’s not all, the Facebook-owned messaging platform has also introduced a bunch of new bright and dark wallpapers. In this article, we tell you how to set a custom wallpaper for a specific chat on WhatsApp. Table of Contents WhatsApp: Set a custom wallpaper on iPhoneWhatsApp: Set a custom wallpaper on…

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iPhone 7 Launch Event Highlights

Apple is hosting a special event in San Francisco. If your Internet is too slow to catch the live stream or if you’re stuck in a place where you can’t catch the launch live, our live blog will help you catch all the action live. (Also see: Apple Launches iPhone 7 With Water Resistance, No Headphone Jack) Apple’s smartphone launch is the company’s biggest event every year. This year the company has launched the iPhone 7. The most controversial move is expected to be the removal of the headphone jack, but…

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Google Pixel Phones Launch Event Highlights

The Google Pixel Event begins at 9.30pm IST (9am PT) on Tuesday, and this is Gadgets 360’s live blog of the event. Google is expected to launch two Android smartphones – Pixel and Pixel XL – at the event. This could mark the death of the Nexus brand name and an acknowledgement that the series had a lot of room for improvement. (Also see: Google Pixel Event: Pixel, Pixel XL, Google Home, and What Else to Expect From the October 4 Event) The Google October 4 event is also expected…

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Apple MacBook Event: Highlights From Apple’s October 27 Event

Apple’s MacBook event is very likely to be all about updating its lineup of desktop and laptop computers. The company hasn’t updated its range of desktop and laptop computers in a while and it’s about time the lineup got a much-needed refresh. Gadgets 360 is at the launch venue in Cupertino, California and we’ll be bringing you live updates. Wondering what the Apple event start time is? The Apple event of October 2016 begins at 10:30pm IST. If you’re wondering how to watch the Apple event, we’ve got you covered. But if you…

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