Facebook shifts resources from news to focus on creative economics

Facebook shifts resources from news to focus on creative economics

Meta Platforms Inc.’s Facebook redistribution of resources from its Facebook news tab and newsletter platform Bulletin as the company focuses more on the creative economy, CEO Campbell Brown told employees in a note. Ms Brown, a former journalist leading Facebook’s global media partnerships, said the company would move technology and product support away from the … Read more

Facebook shifts resources from news to focus on creative economics

Facebook shifts resources from news to focus on creative economics

Meta Platforms Inc.’s Facebook redistribution of resources from its Facebook news tab and newsletter platform Bulletin as the company focuses more on the creative economy, CEO Campbell Brown told employees in a note. Ms Brown, a former journalist leading Facebook’s global media partnerships, said the company would move technology and product support away from the … Read more

Big Tech’s margin for error has shrunk

Big Tech’s margin for error has shrunk

Apple, Microsoft and Google are rejecting employment plans as declining growth focuses on maintaining margins.

Big Tech’s margin for error has shrunk

Big Tech’s margin for error has shrunk

Apple, Microsoft and Google are rejecting employment plans as declining growth focuses on maintaining margins.

Cargill, Continental Grain Talk Concessions with the Department of Justice on the Sanderson Chicken Deal

Cargill, Continental Grain Talk Concessions with the Department of Justice on the Sanderson Chicken Deal

The Ministry of Justice is discussing this Cargill and Continental Grain Co. potential concessions that could pave the way for companies to acquire poultry breeders Sanderson Farms according to people with knowledge of the case. Discussions with the government involve how farmers and plant workers are being paid, the people said. Cargill, an agricultural giant … Read more

Small businesses in Texas are planning the next step as abortion laws change

Small businesses in Texas are planning the next step as abortion laws change

Following the publication of a draft Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Max Hoberman spoke with lawyers for the independent video game company he runs to cover travel expenses for employees should they leave Texas to have an abortion. The lawyers warned of legal risks, so Mr. Hoberman came up with another offer: … Read more

71 cities pay technicians to leave Silicon Valley. It works.

71 cities pay technicians to leave Silicon Valley.  It works.

By Christopher Mims | Photographs of September Dawn Bottoms for The Wall Street Journal July 16, 2022 at 12.00 ET An increasing number of cities and towns across the United States are handing out cash grants and other perks for the purpose of attracting skilled employees from distant businesses to live there and work remotely. … Read more

71 cities pay technicians to leave Silicon Valley. It works.

71 cities pay technicians to leave Silicon Valley.  It works.

By Christopher Mims | Photographs of September Dawn Bottoms for The Wall Street Journal July 16, 2022 at 12.00 ET An increasing number of cities and towns across the United States are handing out cash grants and other perks for the purpose of attracting skilled employees from distant businesses to live there and work remotely. … Read more

All job companies cut in the pandemic are back, but not where they were lost

All job companies cut in the pandemic are back, but not where they were lost

The private sector payrolls exceeded pre-pandemic levels in June, and it took just over two years to close a 21 million job gap created in the spring of 2020 and reshaped the labor market in the process. Transport and warehousing jobs benefiting from an e-commerce boom have grown fastest among large industry groups since the … Read more

Virgin Galactic Strikes offer to expand fleet

Virgin Galactic Strikes offer to expand fleet

The company has agreed to open a spaceship assembly in Arizona and has signed an agreement with a Boeing unit for two new aircraft.