New study tracks COVID-19’s effects on small tech firms

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New study tracks COVID-19's effects on small tech firms

A new study by the UO’s Lauren Lanahan seeks to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small high-tech firms and track the challenges and opportunities they face as the crisis continues to unfold.


“The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced substantial disruptions to the U.S. and global economies, and in turn the innovative ecosystem,” said Lanahan, an assistant professor of management. “We seek to characterize changes in the landscape of high-tech small firms that result from the ongoing pandemic and related policy responses, as well as to examine the direct impacts of these institutional policy decisions on the structure and health of the innovation ecosystem and its ability to supply and support public initiatives.”

Lanahan’s project, “Examining the Innovative Ecosystem During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” is funded by a one-year $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation and was prioritized through the NSF’s Rapid Response Research funding mechanism. The program allows

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Aeffe Takes Action to Contrast COVID-19 Effects in First Half

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MILAN – Cost containment, more efficient working capital management, more focused collections in line with market changes and the development of its online business are part of Aeffe’s Action Plan to contrast the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, which dragged down earnings and revenues in the first half of the year.

The Italian fashion group reported a net loss of 10.9 million euros for the six months ended June 30, compared with a net profit of 5.1 million euros in the same period last year.

In the first half, revenues totaled 118.9 million euros, down 31.4 percent compared with 173.3 million euros last year, hurt by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic at its retail and wholesale channels.

Aeffe controls the Alberta Ferretti, Moschino, Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini and Pollini brands.

Sales of the ready-to-wear division totaled 88.6 million euros, falling 33 percent, while the revenues of the footwear and

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The Effects of Coronavirus Panic-Buying

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For long-time residents of the United States, the sight of empty grocery store shelves is more than just a mere oddity. It’s mildly panic-inducing to be reminded that so much of your existence is inherently linked to certain inventory at your local Walmart or Kroger. The ultimate effect of the panic created by COVID-19 has resulted in a run on a wide variety of goods at stores across the country. From toilet paper to quick-dry yeast, people everywhere are finding themselves one step behind their neighbors when it comes to panic-buying.

It has also put an enormous infrastructure that feeds the entire country under a microscope, showing Americans the time and effort that goes into getting the goods they need onto those store shelves as efficiently as possible. You might never have given shipping logistics a moment’s thought before a few weeks ago, but staring at that steadily dwindling pile … Read More

The Effects Of Computer Expertise On Our On a regular basis Lives

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Computers are very detailed machines that function by set guidelines, codes and languages. I want this to be so simple as potential for you to perceive how simple it actually strategy of file transferring from one computer to another is. I actually informed my brother the right way to get well his photos and recordsdata over the phone. They need to have intensive data of computer methods and programs and the ability to retrieve info from them.

A typical trick is to covertly set up the software program throughout the set up of different software program you need equivalent to a music or video file sharing program. Positive you possibly can first switch the recordsdata to a LAPTOP and then to your tablet but not having a single step choice might be seen as a drawback.

The most common of those are the Microsoft Workplace information created in Excel spreadsheets, … Read More

Effects Of Know-how And High

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Know-how generally is a writer’s best pal. Most people forget that a printed book is an information technology gadget,invented about 600 years in the past. Most vital, it might wifi saved on any smartphone, easy carry and read. Amazon’s FreeTime performance is comparatively simple for each parents and kids to use, but there are a handful of frequent points people have with the function.

I might prefer to look into the difficulty(s) you raised right here a little bit more because though I’m under the impression nothing particularly is needed for further handsets (I was using them with “plain outdated” Magic Jack (versus “Plus”), I’ve run into people who have stated that even with “plain-old” the extra handsets want some assist.

Once more, as a result of I’ve typically regarded for answers to individuals’s questions through the use of the MagicJack “knowledgebase”, I gotten to know the positioning significantly better … Read More