Here are five (actually less today) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Monday, April 13, 2020. Sip up.
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A. What’s Hot Today
1. MSP Market Decline: The MSP market should brace for a 17 percent industry decline in Q2 2020, ISG research forecasts.
2. Top 24 IoT Service Providers: Here's the list, according to Avasant’s research.
3. PPP and Private Equity Warnings: Some private equity industry leaders and influencers -- including Aksia and well-known short seller Jim Chanos -- are urging PE firms and their portfolio companies to avoid PPP loans whenever possible -- in order to ensure the PPP dollars flow to small businesses that are truly in need.
4. Tech Startup Layoffs: Between March 11 and April 12, Layoff Tracker identified 231 tech startups reporting layoffs. A total of 19,830 individuals were laid off as of April 12, Forbes notes.
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