Category: Booms

VPN booms as countries around the world mull TikTok bans
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VPN booms as countries around the world mull TikTok bans

As countries around the world ban or threaten to restrict TikTok, interest in virtual private networks has spiked. The use of VPNs can let users access an online service from an encrypted tunnel and thus bypass app blocks. “We are seeing an increasing number of governments around the world attempting to control the information their…

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Dow Booms Despite WHO’s Dire Vaccine Warning
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Dow Booms Despite WHO’s Dire Vaccine Warning

The Dow Jones secured a massive rally on Monday Stocks rose as U.S. ISM manufacturing beat expectations and Congress rebooted stimulus talks. Weighing on the Dow outlook, the WHO warns a coronavirus vaccine may not be a “silver bullet” for the pandemic. The Dow Jones kicked off August with a bang, racing more than 200…

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As remote work booms, Everphone grabs ~$40M for its ‘device as a service’ offer
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As remote work booms, Everphone grabs ~$40M for its ‘device as a service’ offer

The latest startup to see an uplift in inbound interest flowing from the remote work boom triggered by the coronavirus pandemic is Berlin-based Everphone, which sells a ‘mobile as a service’ device rental package that caters to businesses needing to kit staff out with mobile hardware plus associated support. Everphone is announcing a €34 million…

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