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Intel and Xero partner as part of Intel’s Software Advantage Program

Accounting software provider Xero has announced a collaboration with Intel to help small business owners better manage their finances. The company’s products are included in the launch of the Intel Software Advantage Program, a global full-service program that offers complimentary software for customers purchasing a qualifying Intel device, providing customers access to a wide variety of applications. The program is a sales tool that lets participating retailers drive sales and customer relations.

Source: Intel

With the partnership between the two companies, Xero customers in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom who purchase an eligible Intel vPro PC (desktop or laptop) will receive an exclusive offer for Xero’s cloud accounting solutions.

Xero’s cloud accounting software helps businesses sync bank and financial information, monitor cash flow, reconcile transactions, send invoices and get paid faster with online payment options. The company says its platform can help eliminate the need

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New research from Deloitte Canada reveals growing gaps in Canadians’ access to technology and digital skills

A new report from Deloitte Canada found growing gaps in Canadians’ access to digital technology and skills development, as well as an increased threat to their online privacy and safety.

The Digital Equity report reveals that the gaps have a greater impact on certain Canadian equity-denied and marginalized groups, showing that it’s more than just a rural versus urban accessibility problem. 

“The sort of demographic lines that jump out are age, ethnicity, income, and geography,” said Jamie Boyd, Deloitte Canada’s national digital government leader.

In late 2021, Deloitte conducted two surveys of almost 2,000 Canadians each to assess their access to and comfort with digital technology. The report found that Canada is falling behind when it comes to digital equity, and it drew attention to challenges related to access, affordability, digital literacy, and cybersecurity. It found these challenges disproportionately impact Indigenous peoples, people in the 2SLGBTQ+ community, racialized communities, recent

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How Mastodon may succeed as the Twitter alternative where others have failed

The micro-blogging site Mastodon has seen explosive growth in the past few weeks, as Twitter users in the hundreds of thousands have flocked to it in the #twittermigration. Since Elon Musk took over Twitter, Mastodon has grown by hundreds of thousands of new users, and today has over one million users who have been active in the past week. This last point is critical. The power of a social network is not how many people are members, but how many are active.

Can this upstart social media platform really succeed and establish itself as a solid alternative to Twitter?

What is Mastodon?

Mastodon is a micro-blogging platform, similar to Twitter in some respects – and vastly different in others. It was founded in 2016 by now 29-year-old German programmer, Eugen Rochko.

As on Twitter, users post short comments or messages. Mastodon has a 500-character limit as opposed to the 280

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Montreal-area city hit by ransomware: Report

A Montreal-area city was hit by ransomware over the weekend, according to a Quebec news service.

La Presse reported this morning that the city of Westmount mayor Christina Smith confirmed the attack. Westmount is a municipality of about 21,000 people within Montreal.

The Lockbit ransomware gang has claimed credit, saying it copied 14 TB of data and will release it in two weeks unless a ransom is paid. The city’s website hasn’t been affected by the attack.

LockBit’s claim shouldn’t be assumed to be accurate, cautioned Brett Callow, a British-Columbia-based threat analyst for Emsisoft – at least, not in relation to 14TB having been exfiltrated. “They’ve exaggerated in the past, and could be doing so again,” he said in an email.

According to La Presse, the attack was spotted Sunday morning by a city employee who noticed a problem with a computer.

La Press quotes Claude Vallières, the city’s head

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The top 10 tech gadgets to give in 2022?

We already desired to buy interesting things. here you will see some best amazing tech products to buy for you or family.

There are interesting tech gadgets that will make you more comfortable in the rest of time. you can select best according to your needs.

We are still in the holiday season. There are many beautiful tech gadgets to give – but you need to realise which is precious from hand earned.

That is a general question to ask yourself to buy for someone: How do you select the year’s best products from an ocean of treasure. Luckily, It’s little easy – you can check out our choices below. Let’s see about this products.

Best 10 technology gadgets to buy in 2022?

(1) Binge Watcher – Roku Ultra

Roku Ultra is the best voice pro remote with rechargeable battery. this is best tech gadget for private listing, enjoying

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