Still very hot, despite isolated layoffs

A ‘We’re Hiring!’ sign is displayed at a Starbucks Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images Last week, senior product manager for Coinbase David Hong wrote on LinkedIn that he was up at 4am to prepare for a meeting when his company MacBook abruptly shut down. He later found out he was part … Read more

Google memo to employees on Roe v. Wade overturn

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at a panel at the CEO Summit of the Americas hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce on June 09, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images Google sent a companywide email Friday about the historic Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, explaining employees in affected … Read more

Google memo to employees on Roe v. Wade overturn

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at a panel at the CEO Summit of the Americas hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce on June 09, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images Google sent a companywide email Friday about the historic Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, explaining employees in affected … Read more

SpaceX FCC broadband feud vs. dish, Michael Dell affiliate worsens

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaking about the Starlink project at MWC hybrid Keynote during the second day of Mobile World Congress on June 29, 2021 in Barcelona, ​​Spain. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Elon Musk’s SpaceX on Tuesday ramped up a battle over broadband regulations with Dish Network and an affiliate of … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg shows early metaverse headsets Mirror Lake, Holocake

The company formerly known as Facebook is going to spend $10 billion this year on research and development on virtual reality and augmented reality technologies, including computerized glasses or headsets. On Monday, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off how much progress the social media company has made towards that goal by revealing many of the … Read more

Amazon announces Doug Herrington as CEO of Worldwide Amazon Stores

People walk past an Amazon Fresh store in Washington, DC, on August 26, 2021. Nicholas comb | AFP | Getty Images Long-time Amazon executive Doug Herrington will take over as the new CEO of Worldwide Amazon Stores, CEO Andy Jassy announced on Tuesday. Herrington has served on the high-level S-team at Amazon since 2011 after … Read more

Apple workers in Maryland vote for company’s first unionized store in US

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as a customer shop at an Apple store. Mike Segar | Reuters Employees at an Apple store in Towson, Maryland voted Saturday to join a union, a significant achievement for organized labor that could encourage employees at other Apple stores to unionize. The Towson store is the first unionized Apple … Read more

Bitcoin price drops below $17,800 as sell-off accelerates

Bitcoin plunged to $17,749 and ether fell to $897, as of about 4:15 ET on Saturday afternoon, as the sell-off in the crypto market accelerates. The world’s two most popular cryptocurrencies are down more than 35% in the past week, as both breach symbolic price barriers. Bitcoin peaked at $68,789.63 in November. Ether peaked at … Read more

Adobe (ADBE) earnings Q2 2022

Shantanu Narayen, chairman and chief executive officer of Adobe Systems Inc., during a telecast of the SoftBank World event in Tokyo arranged in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. SoftBank World, the company’s annual two-day event for customers and suppliers, ends Friday. Akio Kon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Adobe shares fell … Read more

Live updates from the meeting

Musk wants Twitter to reach 1 billion daily active users Success at Twitter would look like a significant increase in daily active users, potentially topping 1 billion, Musk said, according to a source. Musk’s definition of success would also include whether Twitter is helping further civilization and consciousness, he said. — Lauren Feiner Musk diverts … Read more