Google workers in U.S. won’t return to office as expected on Jan. 10

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during a Google I/O keynote session at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California on May 7, 2019. Josh Adelson | AFP | Getty Images Google won’t return to its offices as expected on January 10 after all, according to a company-wide email sent Thursday and seen by CNBC. The … Read more

Amazon dropped Covid safety protocols in warehouses

An employee scans packages at Amazon’s JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York, United States, November 25, 2020. Brendan McDermid | Reuters New York Attorney General Letitia James is seeking an emergency court order to force Amazon to implement stricter Covid-19 protocols, arguing that the company’s decision to roll back safety measures at at … Read more

Amazon touts record sales amid weak start to holiday shopping season

Packages move along a conveyor at an Amazon fulfillment center on Cyber ​​Monday in Robinsville, New Jersey, U.S., on Monday, November 29, 2021. Michael Nagel | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon said Tuesday it had record sales during the post-Thanksgiving rush, providing an optimistic view of a holiday shopping period that has been lackluster for … Read more

Amazon on track to be largest U.S. delivery service by 2022, exec says

Dave Clark, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations, Amazon. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Dave Clark, chief executive of Amazon’s worldwide consumer business, said Monday that the company is poised to become the largest package delivery service in the United States by early 2022, overtaking its longtime shipping competitors UPS and FedEx. “We expect to be one … Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) climbs back above $57,000 after sell-off

The value of Bitcoin (BTC) has crossed the $66,895 threshold for the first time in its history. Chesnot | Getty Images Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rose on Monday after a sharp sell-off at the end of last week. Bitcoin price is up nearly 6% in the past 24 hours to $57373, according to Coin Metrics … Read more

Thought Machine hits $1 billion valuation in JPMorgan-backed funding

JPMorgan Chase & Co signs are lit at night at a bank branch in Chicago, Illinois. Christopher Dilts | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON – British fintech startup Thought Machine has raised $200 million in a new round of funding that pushes its valuation above the $1 billion mark. The cash injection has been led … Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) enters bear market on new Covid variant

Bitcoin prices fell sharply amid the massive sell-off in global stocks. Luke McGregor | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bitcoin fell sharply along with other assets on Friday, reaching its lowest level in six weeks and officially entering bear market territory. Bitcoin is down 7% in the past 24 hours to $54,561, according to Coin Metrics … Read more

Invesco asset manager reveals his 10 favorite stocks

Invesco signs are displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Michael Nagel | Bloomberg | Getty Images Despite threats from inflation, the Covid-19 virus and central bank policy, stock investors won’t fear much in the coming years, according to Invesco portfolio manager Randall Dishmon. .

Tencent must get approval from regulators before publishing new apps

People walk in front of a Tencent banner at the company’s headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China, August 7, 2020. David Kirton | Reuters State broadcaster CCTV said on Wednesday that Tencent must get approval from Chinese regulators to send updates to its apps. The move comes after regulators found that several apps made by … Read more

5 big issues from regulation and EVs to semiconductors

A technician inspects a computer chip. Safa Ozil | E + | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China – China’s tech sector has embarked on a wild ride over the past year, with tightening regulations, wiping billions of dollars from companies’ market value and a steady push from Beijing to achieve tech self-sufficiency. These are among the … Read more