Mark Zuckerberg defies haters of the Metaverse, reveals his vision for a digital world where you can make eye contact with others

Mark Zuckerberg defies haters of the Metaverse reveals his vision

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder, chairman and CEO of Meta, has revealed his vision for the future of the Metaverse. The company previously known as Facebook was founded in 2004. Last year, it changed its name to Meta and announced its vision for the digital world. https://www.instagram.com/p/CX_9OF_l_N0/ The company’s 100,000 employees are now focused on creating … Read more

Russian steel giant on brink of debt default as sanctions hammer Moscow

1648290140 Russian steel giant on brink of debt default as sanctions

Fox News contributor and former CIA station chief in Moscow Dan Hoffman says Putin couldn’t live with Ukraine becoming a functioning democracy. A major Russian steel company is on the verge of default after Citigroup froze its debt payment.  Severstal, the third-largest steel producer in Europe, was unable to fulfill a $12.6 million bond payment … Read more

NYC Amazon workers begin voting in historic union election

1648285568 NYC Amazon workers begin voting in historic union election

Amazon workers at the company’s JFK8 Staten Island warehouse started casting ballots on Friday on whether to form a union as labor organizers look to New York for the first-ever union victory in the retail giant’s 28-year history. As the second-largest US private employer, Amazon has long been a focus for labor advocates who hope … Read more

Fed up New Yorkers still want to flee the Big Apple as crime surges

Fed up New Yorkers still want to flee the Big

New Yorkers working in Manhattan are so fed up with rampant crime that 40 percent said they want to leave the Empire State – with eight out of 10 people saying the Big Apple has gone to hell, according to a recent poll.  The Morning Consult poll, conducted for Partnership for New York, surveyed 9,386 adults working … Read more

Whistleblower says Microsoft spent millions on bribes abroad | Engadget

Whistleblower says Microsoft spent millions on bribes abroad Engadget scaled

In an essay Friday on the whistleblower platform Lioness, former Microsoft manager Yasser Elabd alleged that Microsoft fired him after he alerted leadership to a workplace where employees, subcontractors and government operators regularly engaged in bribery. He further alleges that attempts to escalate his concerns resulted in retaliation within Microsoft by managers, and eventual termination … Read more

Google Fiber workers successfully unionize in Kansas City | Engadget

Google Fiber workers successfully unionize in Kansas City Engadget scaled

In a tally with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) this afternoon, Google Fiber customer service workers — employed by staffing agency BDS Connected Solutions, which is subcontracted by Alphabet — voted nine to one to form a union. They’ll be represented by the Alphabet Workers Union, an arm of the Communications Workers of America … Read more

Constellation Energy is a safe buy among nuclear energy stocks, Jim Cramer says

Constellation Energy is a safe buy among nuclear energy stocks

Constellation Energy is a safety pick among nuclear energy stocks whose time to shine on Wall Street has finally come, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. “When the [Federal Reserve’s] tightening aggressively, hedge funds love to hide in defensive stocks like the utilities. Constellation Energy, it’s the perfect mantra: It’s a real company with a real … Read more

‘I Would See People Get Shot in the Face:’ TikTok Ex-Moderators Sue Over On-the-Job Trauma

I Would See People Get Shot in the Face TikTok

Image: Martin Bureau (Getty Images) A small army of overworked content moderators is the public’s last line of defense against a flood of depraved and horrific content uploaded to social media. While the moderators help us normal users avoid the worst of the worst, constant exposure to humanity’s darkest impulses can wreak havoc on their … Read more

U.S. FCC adds Russia’s Kaspersky, China telecom firms to national security threat list

US FCC adds Russias Kaspersky China telecom firms to national

WASHINGTON, March 25 (Reuters) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday added Russia’s AO Kaspersky Lab, China Telecom (Americas) Corp (0728.HK) and China Mobile International USA (0941.HK) to its list of communications equipment and service providers deemed threats to U.S. national security. The regulator last year designated five Chinese companies including Huawei Technologies Co … Read more

Stocks Cap Largest Two-Week Gain Since Late 2020

1648253677 Stocks Cap Largest Two Week Gain Since Late 2020

U.S. stocks rebounded for a second consecutive week as investors gained confidence that the economy can withstand the escalating war in Ukraine and the Federal Reserve’s plans to lift interest rates to control inflation. The S&P 500 climbed 1.8% for the week, extending its gains over the past two weeks to 8.1%, the strongest run … Read more