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Alphabet cuts 12,000 jobs after pandemic hiring spree, refocuses on AI

Alphabet cuts 12,000 jobs after pandemic hiring spree, refocuses on AI

Jan 20 (Reuters) – Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) is cutting around 12,000 jobs as it faces “a different economic reality”, it said in a memo, doubling down artificial intelligence (AI) and removing staff who support experimental projects. The job cuts affect 6% of its workforce and follow thousands of layoffs at tech giants …

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Here's what Twitter lost in ad revenue in the final months of 2022

Here’s what Twitter lost in ad revenue in the final months of 2022

NEW YORK/LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Top advertisers on Twitter cut spending after the Elon Musk takeover, according to estimates compiled for Reuters by research firm Pathmatics, in the latest shock to the top source. of business income. According to Pathmatics estimates, fourteen of the top 30 advertisers on Twitter ceased all advertising on the …

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Brazilian court grants bankruptcy protection to retailer Americanas

Brazilian court grants bankruptcy protection to retailer Americanas

SAO PAULO, Jan 19 (Reuters) – A Rio de Janeiro court on Thursday accepted Brazilian retailer Americanas SA (AMER3.SA)’s application for bankruptcy protection, days after the company disclosed nearly $4 billion accounting inconsistencies that sparked a legal dispute with creditors and investors. Americanas, a 93-year-old company with stores across Brazil and a major e-commerce unit, …

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Microsoft to cut 10,000 jobs, adding to tech layoff glut

Microsoft to cut 10,000 jobs, adding to tech layoff glut

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Wednesday it would cut 10,000 jobs and take a $1.2 billion charge from profits as its cloud computing customers reassess their expenses and that the company prepares for a possible recession. . The layoffs add to the tens of thousands announced in recent months …

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TSMC cuts investment in 2023 after record fourth quarter as chip demand weakens

TSMC cuts investment in 2023 after record fourth quarter as chip demand weakens

Q4 profit of T$295.9 billion vs. T$289.44 billion, analysts say Fourth-quarter revenue up 26.7% year-on-year to $19.93 billion Sees 2023 investments at $32-36 billion from $36.3 billion the previous year The company plans to increase its production abroad TAIPEI, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC (2330.TW) warned on Thursday that first-quarter revenue would fall …

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Biden's climate agenda has a problem: Not enough workers

Biden’s climate agenda has a problem: Not enough workers

Jan 11 (Reuters) – U.S. clean energy companies are offering better wages and benefits, bringing in trainers from abroad and considering ideas such as buying roofs and electrical repair shops just to hire their workers as companies try to overcome a labor shortage that threatens to derail President Joe Biden’s climate change agenda. The Cut …

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Wall St falls more than 1% as jobs data fuels fears of further Fed tightening

Wall St falls more than 1% as jobs data fuels fears of further Fed tightening

US private sector payroll rises more than expected The first weekly jobless claims fall Tesla declines as Chinese-made vehicle sales plummet Indices down: Dow 1.02%, S&P 1.16%, Nasdaq 1.47% Jan 5 (Reuters) – Major Wall Street indexes fell more than 1% on Thursday, with the Nasdaq leading the declines, as evidence of a tight labor …

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Bed Bath & Beyond prepares to file for bankruptcy within weeks - sources

Bed Bath & Beyond prepares to file for bankruptcy within weeks – sources

Jan 5 (Reuters) – Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY.O) is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection in the coming weeks, people familiar with the matter said, following weak sales and an inability to compete major online and big-box retailers. The U.S. home goods retailer plans to skip debt payments due Feb. 1, one of the …

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US stocks fall on recession fears, Nasdaq closes at new bear market low

US stocks fall on recession fears, Nasdaq closes at new bear market low

Tesla gains 3.3% in choppy trade Southwest Airlines slips 5.2% on government review Indices down: Dow 1.1%, S&P 500 1.20%, Nasdaq 1.35% Dec 28 (Reuters) – Major Wall Street indexes weakened on Wednesday, with the Nasdaq hitting a 2022 closing low, as investors grappled with mixed economic data, a rise in COVID cases in China …

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