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Amazon freezes corporate hiring in its retail business

Amazon is pausing hiring for corporate roles in its retail business, according to a report published Tuesday by The New York Times. The company confirmed the accuracy of the report to CNBC. Amazon instructed recruiters to close all open job postings for those roles in the coming days, and recommended …

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Facebook is selling ads in new places on Instagram and WhatsApp

Onur Dogman | Lightrocket | Getty Images Facebook parent Meta is opening up new avenues for advertising on Instagram and WhatsApp as the company seeks to reverse a downward trend in revenue that recently pushed the stock price to its lowest since early 2019. In an event for advertisers on …

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Facebook scrambles to escape death spiral as users flee, sales drop

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee during An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 23, 2019. Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images A year ago, before Facebook had turned …

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Apple sparks tech sell-off; Alphabet, Microsoft hit 52-week lows

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at an Apple special event at Apple Park in Cupertino, California on September 7, 2022. – Apple is expected to unveil the new iPhone 14. (Photo by Brittany Hosea-Small / AFP) (Photo by BRITTANY HOSEA-SMALL/AFP via Getty Images) Brittany Hosea-small | Afp | Getty Images …

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Climate Club to help employees track emissions; Facebook a customer

Adam Braun and Philip Charm, co-founders of Climate Club Photographer is Bonnie Rae Mills, photo courtesy Adam Braun Adam Braun’s first two entrepreneurial ventures had to do with education. First, he launched Pencils of Promise in 2008, a nonprofit organization that has started more than 500 schools in Ghana, Guatemala, …

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Facebook removes political influence operations from China and Russia

Onur Dogman | Lightrocket | Getty Images Facebook parent company Meta said it took down two unconnected networks of accounts based in China and Russia for seeking to influence political narratives in the U.S. and Europe. The platform regularly searches for and removes accounts it believes to have violated its …

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Facebook and Instagram users can now easily switch between accounts

In this photo illustration, a silhouetted woman holds a smartphone with the Meta Platforms, Inc. logo displayed on the screen. Rafael Henrique | Lightrocket | Getty Images Meta said Monday it’s testing new features intended to help people easily manage their Facebook and Instagram accounts through one interface. The new …

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TikTok may face $29 million UK fine for failing to protect kids’ privacy

While ByteDance is best known for its viral social media app TikTok, the Beijing-based company is now bolstering its ability in semiconductor design. ByteDance won’t be manufacturing chips to sell to others, but it will be designing semiconductors that it requires for specific applications internally. Artur Widak | Nurphoto | …

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Tech stocks worst two-week stretch since the start of pandemic

Pedestrians pass by the New York Stock Exchange. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images What started off as a third-quarter rebound has turned into a flop for tech investors. The Nasdaq tumbled 5.1% this week after losing 5.5% the prior week. That marks the worst two-week stretch for the …

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Google CEO Pichai fields questions on cost cuts at all-hands meeting

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 22, 2020. Fabrice COFFRINI | AFP | Getty Images As Google tries to navigate an unfamiliar environment of slowing growth, cost cutting and employee dissent over cultural changes, CEO Sundar …

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