Only 20% of US workers in office three days or more: IBM CEO

Only 20% of US workers in office three days or more: IBM CEO

As major American corporations began to welcome workers back in the spring, they were surprised by what they saw: fewer employees than they expected who wanted to return to offices. That was the case at Ford, which told CNBC back in April that the initial numbers were “lower than we expected,” and more recent comments … Read more

Instagram is testing AI that verifies your age with a selfie scan. It’s not perfect

Instagram is testing AI that verifies your age with a selfie scan.  It's not perfect

Meta-owned Instagram said in a blog post on Thursday that AI is one of three new methods it’s testing to verify users’ ages on the photo-sharing site. Users will be required to use one of the options to verify their age if they edit their birth date on Instagram from under age 18 to over … Read more

Trump SPAC deal threatened by criminal probe

Trump SPAC deal threatened by criminal probe

Former US President Donald Trump applauds during the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual convention in Houston, Texas, US May 27, 2022. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters A federal criminal investigation is threatening the proposed merger between former President Donald Trump’s social media enterprise and a special purpose acquisition company, a deal that would give the combined … Read more

‘I’ve never experienced pain like that’: Influencers recount harrowing experiences with Daily Harvest crumbles, blast company’s handling of recall

'I've never experienced pain like that': Influencers recount harrowing experiences with Daily Harvest crumbles, blast company's handling of recall

The direct-to-consumer brand has long utilized a network of online influencers to promote its products. Now several influencers, who say they were sickened, say the company’s lackluster handling of the crisis is putting new responsibility on the influencer community to warn the public. It’s also exposing the swift fallout that can emerge when you aggrieve … Read more

Three Arrows Capital (3AC) faces deadline to repay loans or default

Three Arrows Capital (3AC) faces deadline to repay loans or default

Billions of dollars of value have been wiped off the cryptocurrency market in the last few weeks. Companies in the industry are feeling the pain. Lending and trading firms are facing a liquidity crisis and many firms have announced layoffs. Yu Chun Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images Three Arrows Capital, a crypto-focused hedge … Read more

Tencent wants to be foreign automakers’ go-to company for EVs in China

Tencent wants to be foreign automakers' go-to company for EVs in China

BMW’s iX electric SUV in China was the first global car brand to include the automobile version of Tencent’s WeChat messaging app, according to the Chinese tech company. Tencent BEIJING — Chinese internet giant Tencent wants to sell technology which the company says will help foreign automakers that want to sell cars in China’s massive … Read more

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

Nearly 60% of Americans said they were worried about hidden cameras in Airbnb homes in 2019. And 11% of vacation home renters said they had discovered a hidden camera during a stay, according to a survey by the real estate investment company IPX1031. Spy cameras are not a new problem. In South Korea, more than … Read more

These US companies will cover travel costs for employees who need an abortion

These US companies will cover travel costs for employees who need an abortion

The court’s decision to roll back the nearly 50-year-old landmark ruling, which protected the federal, constitutional right to an abortion, is expected to transform the landscape of reproductive health in America, leaving abortion policy up to individual states and paving the way for numerous states to pass new abortion restrictions. As of Friday afternoon, state … Read more

Google memo to employees on Roe v. wade overturn

Google memo to employees on Roe v.  wade overturn

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at a panel at the CEO Summit of the Americas hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce on June 09, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images Google sent a companywide email Friday about the historic Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, explaining employees in affected … Read more

Musk Cites Tesla Bankruptcy Fears, Wants You to Know Something Big

Musk Cites Tesla Bankruptcy Fears, Wants You to Know Something Big

Elon Musk wants to share some good news. The Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report CEO has been facing some challenges lately, including layoffs, lawsuits as a result of the layoffs and, according to the world’s richest man himself, concerns about bankruptcy. Musk said the electric vehicle maker faces billions of dollars in losses … Read more