Next Video Chat, Give the Wall Behind Your Mug Some Love

Next Video Chat, Give the Wall Behind Your Mug Some Love

As Covid-19 pandemic, we are holding video conferencing and also looking at each other’s homes via FaceTime and Zoom, it’s time to rethink wallpaper — not the virtual kind of thing.

The wallpaper business was booming before coronavirus forced us all to contemplate the state of the walls in our home — and in the home of everyone else at our virtual meeting. Those in the industry take note: “We saw a big spike in wallpaper sample orders,” says Noel Fahden, vice president of merchandising at the online retailer Chairish.  “Many customers are ordering five-plus samples at a time, so they’ re clearly considering a range […] Read more

An SME’s survival guide on overcoming COVID-19

An SME’s survival guide on overcoming COVID-19

Many businesses would agree that complying Movement Control Order (MCO) to shut down partial business activities can help to curb the spread of Covid-19. Larger businesses have a better chance of surviving with more cash flow at their disposal, larger retainer clients and, in many instances, a very strong digital presence to help carry them through the shutdown.

However, this isn’t all doom and gloom for the small and medium enterprises (SMEs). There are things you can do now to help and prepare for the next few months to come, while still ensuring income and stability.

Here are some tips on how […] Read more

SMEs and Gig Economy to bear the brunt of MCO

SMEs and Gig Economy to bear the brunt of MCO

The IT inductry is facing a difficult situation currently for businesses and employees, but it is particularly challenging for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and those in the gig economy. While most of these smaller businesses and self-employed individuals would agree that the Movement Control Order (MCO) is necessary to stem the spread of Covid-19 in the country, but they cannot help but be concerned should it be extended beyond two weeks.

An owner of an engineering outfit that works on a project basis mentioned that his 20-man SME company will be fine working from home for two weeks of MCO. […] Read more

Impact of the Coronavirus on the World’s Economy Today

Impact of the Coronavirus on the World’s Economy Today

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the service sector activities such as tourism took a dive, manufacturing sector is likely to struggle further. As China comes out of lockdown, social unrest elsewhere could become an issue. The coronavirus pandemic continues to be one of the main topics of recent weeks. How big is the impact of the epidemic across the world for now?

As the U.S likely to become the epicenter in the weeks ahead, it is going to take some time for the dust to settle and for governments to assess the damage. The governments are all responsible to control the […] Read more

Covid-19: Country Lockdown Boosts Streaming Video Demand

Covid-19: Country Lockdown Boosts Streaming Video Demand

With more and more people sheltering in place, viewers are killing time by binge-watching.

Schools are closing, businesses are closing down, and governments far and near are telling people to stay at home. While some consumers are still able to practice social distancing, an growing majority are being asked to quarantine themselves, to shelter in place,  or are being placed on lockdown as a result of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that triggers COVID-19 coronavirus disease.

There have been anecdotal reports indicating that viewership on streaming platforms has risen as a result of stay-at-home and work-from-home trends. Now a study released by television ratings specialist […] Read more

A Guide to Streaming Your Way Through the Coronavirus

A Guide to Streaming Your Way Through the Coronavirus

Here, some of the shows, movies, and specials you need to know about, from such platforms as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon.

For the first time since the dawn of Netflix streaming, people are worried that they might not have enough to watch. Hundreds of millions of people are stuck at home in the foreseeable future with hours of extra free time, and it is likely that the rules that keep you indoors will only make you more restrictive. While staying safe is the No. 1 priority, couples can spend only so much time making TikTok videos.

Streaming services have been designed to satisfy these […] Read more