Apple and Foxconn have successfully lobbied for new labour laws in the Indian state of Karnataka, allowing for two-shift production in the region, amid India's plans to become a manufacturing hub.
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Foxconn has reported that its revenue fell by 11.65% compared to the same period last year due to low demand of electronic products worldwide, and also due to manufacturing disruptions in China.
PayPal has become one of the latest firms to announce major layoffs. The payments platform says that it will let go of 2,000 employees in the coming weeks in a bid to reduce operating expenses.
Twitter is currently experiencing a wave of pornographic and gambling content. This is reportedly a move by the Chinese government to censor news about demonstrations happening in various cities.
Foxconn has made an offer to its workers to leave the iPhone city following the protests that erupted at the Zhengzhou facility because of a notice informing them of a delay in payments.
In a press statement, Apple has stated that production of its iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max models will be lower than anticipated due to ongoing COVID-19 curbs in Zhengzhou, China.
Due to strict COVID-19 curbs, iPhone manufacturing is expected to fall 30% in China's Zhengzhou district. Workers were also seen fleeing away from the district due to the restrictions.
The iPhone manufacturing hub of Zhengzhou has been put under a strict lockdown following government orders pertaining to China's zero-COVID policy with only exceptions allowed for COVID testing.
Apple has issued a new guideline requiring employees to return to office starting from September 5 and working there three days a week. The company had already dropped its mask mandates last month.
Calm is the latest technology company to announce that it's laying off some of its employees. The firm decided to cut 20% of jobs after it saw a 30% decline in app downloads over the last year.
Apple has told employees that they are no longer required to wear masks to tackle COVID-19. The firm asked people to wear them in common spaces around Apple offices in May after a COVID-19 resurgence.
Zoom has made going back to the office easy for remote, hybrid, and in-office workers with Workspace Reservation. The latest resource is now available and accessible as a Zoom app on desktop and web.
Zoom has showed its commitment to aiding users in strengthening and expanding their professional networks in a post-COVID world through the latest Zoom Events virtual networking features.
Logitech, along with Zoom and interactive display manufacturers, is making it easy for teams to work seamlessly in hybrid environments via interactive touch experiences with Logitech + Zoom Rooms.
With the boom in digital economy, Snapchat has introduced a way users can share their eBay listings in Snapchat Stories in an attempt to cash in on the increasing trend of online shopping.
Zoom's library of self-paced and on-demand courses, Zoom Learning Center, is getting additional languages including Spanish, German, and Japanese. This platform is free to use for everyone.
Amazon will stop paid sick leave for employees who test positive for COVID-19 meaning they'll have to come to work and spread the disease or lose money. The new regime begins on Monday.
HoYoverse's free-to-play action role-playing game, Genshin Impact, experiences a Version 2.7 update delay due to project progress. It is the first-ever delay since it first launched in September 2020.
Foxconn is ceasing operations of its two factories near Shanghai, China after a rise in onsite Covid-19 cases. It has been more than a month since Shanghai was placed under a strict lockdown.
Chinese semiconductor industry has slowed down by 4.2% following Covid-19 lockdown in Shanghai. The output has shrunk for the first time after Q1 2019 due to low demand and strict preventive measures.
Stephen Wilhite, the creator of the GIF image format, died last week at the age of 74. He passed away after contracting COVID-19 and his funeral was subsequently held on Tuesday this week.
In a crazy turn of events, a popular Steam game is being review-bombed because the developer ranted against masks in the patch notes, calling them a hurdle in them getting "laid" - kind of.
German authorities have successfully pressured Telegram to remove the channels of 64 users that were spreading hate and conspiracy theories. Among those getting a channel ban was Attila Hildmann.
Google and the National Domestic Violence Hotline now offer 24-hour support, life-saving resources, and more via text, phone, and online chat. The new services will be available in over 200 languages.
Logitech's CEO has said that he sees the semiconductor shortage continuing through the year. It echoes similar statements from other tech bosses but hopefully, things get back on track in 2023.
Deliveroo saw strong growth in the fourth quarter as customers continued ordering food online rather than risk catching the coronavirus by going out to a restaurant to grab something to eat.
Meta has pushed its return to office deadline back to March 28 from January 31. The firm has also said that those who plan to return will need to have had the COVID-19 booster vaccine.
Planning on purchasing a Samsung SSD in the near future? An increase in price may have you second guessing your next SSD manufacturer as Samsung is reportedly considering increasing SSD costs.
Twitter has permanently suspended U.S. congresswoman's Marjorie Taylor Greene's account for repeatedly posting fake news related to COVID-19 and vaccines. Her government account remains live.
While more than 40 tech companies have confirmed their CES 2022 will be a digital-only event, 60+ businesses have booked floor space recently. Fully vaccinated people with masks can attend the event.
Google's leadership has circulated a memo internally, asking employees to comply with vaccination rules. Those who don't follow them will be placed on unpaid leaves, followed by termination.
Certain health data management systems in Brazil have suffered a cyberattack, with COVID-19 vaccination data allegedly being deleted. The government has been unable to recover the data so far.
Google has said it will delay the return to work for employees in the United States following the emergence of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. It has originally wanted employees back on January 10.
Apple has revealed that since 2006, it has raised $270 million through its (PRODUCT)RED devices to help tackle HIV/AIDS. Now it has outlined further steps to raise awareness and raise more money.
Yoti has made it possible for EU citizens to add their COVID-19 vaccine certificate to the Yoti app to more conveniently gain access to venues. Yoti said it was a highly requested feature.
YouTube has updated its guidelines today surrounding vaccine misinformation. The firm has tried to strike a balance between pulling malicious content but keeping content that provokes debate.
Following U.S. President Joe Biden's guidance for organizations to have employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Microsoft has developed an open-source Teams app for vaccine attestation.
Google's Sundar Pichai has announced that it has extended its hybrid work setup for employees until January 10, 2022 to give them "flexibility and choice" before they're expected back in the office.
A report alleges that Nvidia's RTX 3060 and RTX 3060 Ti, or many more graphics card models could be facing supply problems from September due to recent lockdowns in China for new COVID outbreaks.
Restaurants could keep QR code-based menus around following their usage during the coronavirus pandemic. Digital menus can be updated straight away and don't need reprinting like paper menus.