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Mike Rogoway / Oregonian:
OpenSesame, a marketplace for corporate learning programs, raises $50M led by JMI Equity, bringing its total raised to ~$100M   —  Portland online education portal OpenSesame reported $50 million in new funding Thursday, buoyed by interest in new workforce training options during the remote working era.
Jul 22, 2021, 10:50 PMIn context
Cal Newport / New Yorker:
The key for tech companies to make remote work sustainable is not through policy, but by shifting “work” away from in-person surveillance toward defined results   —  Companies must move away from surveillance and visible busyness, and toward defined outcomes and trust.
Jul 11, 2021, 4:35 PMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Anger grows among some Google staff about “hypocritical” remote work decisions and transfers as senior exec Urs Hölzle announces plans to work from New Zealand   —  As Google employees around the world make plans for post-pandemic work at the tech giant, Laura de Vesine won't be among them.
Jul 8, 2021, 2:15 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
A look at Apple's changing attitudes towards decentralizing out of Silicon Valley, hybrid work arrangements, and remote work options for a post-pandemic world   —  This is the free version of Power On.  If you like it, consider subscribing to Bloomberg.com — you'll receive …
Jul 4, 2021, 3:30 PMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Mark Zuckerberg says all employees can request to work remotely full-time if their job allows, office-based staff will need to be in 50%+ of the time, and more   —  - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announce that the company will allow all full-time employees to work from home if their jobs can be done remotely.
Jun 9, 2021, 1:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
PE firm Carlyle acquires London-based 1e, which helps companies enable hybrid working and manage endpoints, for $270M   —  Remote work was the order of the day in the past 16 months, but as we (fingers crossed) move out of the pandemic, it's looking like a lot of people may move into a new era of hybrid work …
Jun 9, 2021, 10:15 AMIn context
Jonathan Greig / ZDNet:
Survey: over 60% of 1,400 CISOs in 14 countries expect a damaging cyberattack in the next 12 months, due to massive shift to remote work since the pandemic   —  Proofpoint surveyed 1,400 CISOs across the globe about the current cybersecurity landscape.  —  More than 1,000 CISOs around …
May 17, 2021, 3:00 AMIn context
Paul Sullivan / New York Times:
Location tracking tax apps like TaxBird, which aim to shield users from audit risks due to residency status, have become popular with the rise of remote work   —  With remote work more common now, tax apps that track your location have become relevant for professionals who want to work wherever they want to live.
May 12, 2021, 1:50 AMIn context
Jed Kolko / Indeed Hiring Lab:
During the pandemic, tech job postings remained concentrated in tech hubs, and those in tech hubs were less likely to mention remote work than elsewhere   —  Key points:  —  Tech hubs had steeper declines and slower recoveries in job postings on Indeed during the pandemic than other places.
May 10, 2021, 5:25 AMIn context
Scott Stein / CNET:
Interview with Mark Zuckerberg on upgrading Quest with pro features, using VR for fitness, VR for kids, Facebook's plans for its Horizon VR world, and more   —  Five years after Facebook released its very first PC VR headset, and over a year into the pandemic, VR has been getting a closer look …
May 7, 2021, 1:00 PMIn context

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