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

Thank You, Hi-Fi Rush, For Sparing Us From Video Game Marketing

Thank You, Hi-Fi Rush, For Sparing Us From Video Game Marketing

Screenshot: Hi-Fi Rush Hi-Fi Rush, a game built around the concept of pure joy, was notable last week for two things. One, it’s really, really good! And two, it achieved that rarest of video game feats: a successful surprise release. By surprise I mean absolute surprise. One minute nobody knew the game even existed, the … 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

Is Spotify Down Again?

Is Spotify Down Again?

Image: Joe Scarnici (Getty Images) Spotify users reported outages on the streaming service beginning at about 1 p.m. ET on Thursday, saying the primary issues are app-related. Users are complaining that the app won’t load or allow them to stream content including music, audiobooks, and podcasts. Complaints on DownDetector said the desktop version of Spotify … 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

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

IBM posts biggest annual sales increase in more than a decade, announces layoffs

IBM posts biggest annual sales increase in more than a decade, announces layoffs

International Business Machines Corp. increased revenue more than 6% in 2022, the biggest sales increase for Big Blue in more than a decade, but its stock fell in extended trading Wednesday. Chief Executive Arvind Krishna said on IBM’s IBM, -0.52% earnings call that the company saw “revenue growth across segments and geographies,” and attributed that … Read more