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Has Covid-19 forced people to adopt digital technologies?

By France24
14 June 2020   |   2:28 pm
This week on Tech 24, we take a look at how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the workplace. From video conferences to remote platforms, the crisis has forced many people to rapidly adopt new technologies to work from home during lockdown.

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