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Zoe Schiffer / The Verge:
Jack Dorsey has told Square employees they can work from home even after the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders end, following a similar move at Twitter   —  Employees can work remotely even after the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders end  —  Square employees will be able to work from home …
May 18, 2020, 3:12 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to return employees to offices sooner than rival tech companies, with staff coming back in phases   —  - Company to start letting more workers return to major offices  — Google, Facebook will allow remote work through end of 2020  —  Apple Inc. plans …
May 12, 2020, 6:55 PMIn context
George Anadiotis / ZDNet:
Cockroach Labs, the company behind CockroachDB, raises $86.6M Series D co-led by Altimeter Capital and BOND, bringing its total raised to $195M   —  Stay-at-home means more remote work and more online business globally.  Global business online means a global database makes more sense …
May 5, 2020, 12:30 PMIn context
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Companies are turning to intrusive monitoring of work-from-home employees, with always-on webcam rules, daily check-ins, and not-so-optional company happy hours   —  Always-on webcams, virtual “water coolers,” constant monitoring: Is the tech industry's new dream for remote work actually a nightmare?
May 2, 2020, 12:40 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Microsoft says Teams has 75M+ DAUs, up from 44M in mid-March, a 70% increase, and attributes the growth to COVID-19   —  The coronavirus pandemic is juicing up numbers for remote work and learning.  Microsoft's fiscal Q3 2020 earnings call kicked off with CEO Satya Nadella sharing a slew of numbers.
Apr 29, 2020, 6:30 PMIn context
Brookings:
A look at how governments can help people stay at home by subsidizing remote work, online education, and streaming entertainment services   —  More than a quarter of the world's people are in quarantine or lockdown in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19).  Tens of millions are required …
Apr 28, 2020, 2:40 AMIn context
Andrew Hutchinson / Social Media Today:
Facebook adds knowledge library and alerting service to Workplace, says the tool is well placed to support remote work during pandemic   —  With more people switching to working from home amid the COVID-19 lockdowns, Facebook is adding some new features to its professional Workplace platform …
Apr 24, 2020, 9:30 AMIn context
J.R. Reed / CNBC:
Tech companies cut hiring, with analysts seeing ~20% drops in job openings between mid-March and mid-April, steep drops in supply chain logistics and delivery   —  - Despite the massive shift to remote work and the surge in demand for certain online services, the tech industry has seen a widespread drawdown in job listings.
Apr 23, 2020, 10:05 PMIn context
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Netflix reports Q1 revenue of $5.77B, up 27.6% YoY, vs $5.76B est., global paid net subscriber additions of 15.77M, now totaling 182.86M accounts, up 22.8% YoY   —  - Netflix reported its Q1 2020 earnings after the bell on Tuesday.  — Netflix has ranked among analysts' favorite …
Apr 21, 2020, 4:12 PMIn context
Paresh Dave / Reuters:
Cisco says it is launching a $2.5B financing program to let customers defer 95% of payments until 2021, as business operations move online during the pandemic   —  OAKLAND, California (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O) on Tuesday launched a $2.5 billion financing program that lets …
Apr 14, 2020, 1:01 PMIn context

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