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  • Survey highlights the heavy cost of business downtime for SMBs

    Downtime due to issues with IT systems have affected nearly a quarter of small and medium business in the last year.

    TechRadar
  • Google Maps can now highlight wheelchair-accessible businesses

    Google today announced a major accessibility update for Maps in recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day: the app now makes it much easier to find wheelchair-accessible locations. To activate the feature, simply head on over to Google Maps‘ Settings, tap ‘accessibility settings,’ and then toggle ‘accessible places.’ You’ll then see a wheelchair icon if the business or location has an accessible entrance. If it does, you can tap on the location to see a more detailed breakdown, such as...

    The Next Web
  • Yelp is making it easier for businesses to highlight their virtual services – TechCrunch

    As businesses struggle to reinvent themselves in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Yelp is launching new features to help highlight these changes. For one thing, it’s adding a new information category called virtual service offerings, which will allow businesses to showcase the fact that they’re providing things like virtual consultations, classes, tours and performances. [

    TechCrunch
  • Reopening: It's back to business, but not business as usual

    NEW YORK (AP) " This is what 'normal' will look like for the foreseeable future.In Connecticut, restaurants are reopening with outdoor-only dining and tables 6 feet apart. In Beverly Hills, California, the rich and glamorous are doing their shopping from the curb along Rodeo Drive. And preschools around the U.S. plan to turn social distancing into an arts-and-crafts project by teaching kids how to 'create their own space' with materials such as yarn and masking tape.As the U.S. [

    The Palm Beach Post