When the Layoff Is an Email, It’s Nothing Personal

When the Layoff Is an Email, It’s Nothing Personal

At first, Jeremy Joslin thought the email announcing his layoff was a phishing attempt. It was 5:30 a.m. in California when he saw it, and with so many technology job cuts afoot, the Google software engineer thought a scammer was trying to capitalize on the news.  The message, sent to his personal inbox, directed him … Read more

China’s Top Nuclear-Weapons Lab Used American Computer Chips Decades After Ban

China’s Top Nuclear-Weapons Lab Used American Computer Chips Decades After Ban

WSJ News Exclusive China State-owned institute continued buying Intel- and Nvidia-made chips despite inclusion on a U.S. export blacklist in 1997

Where Are Stocks, Bonds and Crypto Headed Next? Five Investors Look Into Crystal Ball

Where Are Stocks, Bonds and Crypto Headed Next? Five Investors Look Into Crystal Ball

A new trading year kicked off just weeks ago. Already it bears little resemblance to the carnage of 2022. After languishing throughout last year, growth stocks have zoomed higher. Tesla Inc. and Nvidia Corp., for example, have jumped more than 30%. The outlook for bonds is brightening after a historic rout. Even bitcoin has rallied, … Read more

Salesforce Can Bid Aloha to Big Deals – The Wall Street Journal

Salesforce Can Bid Aloha to Big Deals – The Wall Street Journal

Salesforce Can Bid Aloha to Big Deals  The Wall Street Journal Salesforce Board Of Directors: Who’s In, Who’s Out, Who Stays After Elliott Stake  CRN If Salesforce Sells Slack, It Could Get Half the $28 Billion It Paid  Business Insider Elliott Management shakes up Salesforce board of directors  Yahoo Finance Meet The New Salesforce Board Members After Elliott Takes … Read more

Tech stocks are having their best January in decades — here’s why that may not be a good sign

Tech stocks are having their best January in decades — here’s why that may not be a good sign

Technology stocks are on quite a tear to start 2023, but that could actually be an ominous signal. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.95% is up 11% so far this month, on track for its best January performance since it notched a 12.2% gain in 2001, according to Dow Jones Market Data. But that 2001 … Read more

The Best Third Party Email Apps, Web Browsers, and More

The Best Third Party Email Apps, Web Browsers, and More

Switch to Signal—and get your friends to too.Screenshot: Signal The difficulty in switching messaging apps is getting everyone to switch along with you. Nevertheless, we want to plug Signal (Android/iOS) here, primarily because it’s not run by any of the giant tech companies, and deploys end-to-end encryption as standard. Disappearing messages are also an option … Read more

Corporate Layoffs Spread Beyond High-Growth Tech Giants – The Wall Street Journal

Corporate Layoffs Spread Beyond High-Growth Tech Giants – The Wall Street Journal

Corporate Layoffs Spread Beyond High-Growth Tech Giants  The Wall Street Journal Why are so many tech companies laying people off right now?  The Verge Analysis | Big Tech Binged on Workers During Covid. Now, the Purge.  The Washington Post Dow Layoffs 2023: What to Know About the Latest DOW Job Cuts  InvestorPlace View Full Coverage on Google News

MacBook Security Chip Gives the Secondhand Computer Market Hell

MacBook Security Chip Gives the Secondhand Computer Market Hell

Macbook Pros and Airs from 2018 to 2020, as well as 2020 iMacs, contain the T2 chip.Image: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Digital recyclers are having a hard time breaking into secondhand Macbooks that have retailed for as much $3,000. The problem? The laptops won’t let anyone other than the owner log in even after a … Read more

S&P 500 Closes Lower as Investors Digest Earnings

S&P 500 Closes Lower as Investors Digest Earnings

Markets U.S. Markets Dow, other indexes recover from early losses as investors parse reports from Microsoft, Boeing and others