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Chip Shortage – Renault To Extend Idle Factories Until September

Three of Renault's four car factories in Spain will be partly idled until end of September, as silicon shortage continues…

5 days ago

Judge Deals Amazon Setback In New York Labour Row

US federal judge gives Amazon setback with ruling to move New York Attorney General lawsuit back to state court, amidst…

1 week ago

Google Loses Dispute Over Data Centre Working Conditions

Google and contractor Modis forced to reinstate suspended worker who had complained about working conditions and discussed unionisation

1 week ago

Amazon Defeats Alabama Unionisation Drive

Amazon roundly defeats effort to unionise warehouse in Bessemer Alabama in battle that drew international attention to company's labour policies

1 week ago

Google Research Manager Resigns After Recent AI Firings

Timnit Gebru fallout continues at Google AI research unit, with Samy Bengio being the latest and highest profile staffer to…

2 weeks ago

Amazon Apologises For Denying Staff Pee In Bottles

Amazon apologises to US politician for denying its workers are at times forced to pee in bottles, amidst controversy over…

2 weeks ago

US Labour Officials Find Amazon Illegally Fired Internal Critics

US labour officials find Amazon illegally retaliated against two staff who led protests over company's environmental and pandemic safety practices

2 weeks ago

Google Reopens ‘Limited’ Offices, As It Restricts Remote Working

Google is ramping up the partial re-opening of its offices in the US, but places restrictions on remote working in…

3 weeks ago

Microsoft, Facebook To Reopen Some US Offices

As US, UK begins to emerge from Coronavirus lockdowns, US tech giants Microsoft and Facebook announce limited office re-opening

3 weeks ago

Amazon Executive Fires Back At US Senator Visit To Alabama Workers

Amazon executive hits out at US Senator Bernie Sanders, who plans to visit with workers in Alabama during their historic…

4 weeks ago

BT Staff To Receive £1,500 Pandemic Bonus

Nearly 60,000 frontline BT staff who kept the UK's vital communication channels working during the Coronavirus pandemic, are to receive…

4 weeks ago

Intel Turnaround Plan To Invest $20 Billion In Chip Manufacturing

One month as Intel CEO, Pat Gelsinger unveils $20 billion turnaround plan chip so giant can build two new chip…

4 weeks ago

Google Signals $7 billion Investment In Data Centres, Offices

Alphabet unit reaffirms commitment to California and signals hefty investment in data centres and jobs due to pandemic surge

1 month ago

Uber Agrees To Minimum Wage, Holiday Pay After Court Ruling

Major development for gig economy after Uber agrees to minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions for its 'self-employed' drivers

1 month ago

Nokia To Axe 10,000 Jobs Worldwide

Over the next two years Nokia is to cut 10,000 jobs as part of a cost-cutting restructure for its 5G…

1 month ago

Apple Chooses Munich For Chip Design Centre

Apple to open 30,000-square-meter chip design lab in central Munich and hire hundreds of staff, as part of 1 billion…

1 month ago

President Biden Backs Amazon Worker Union Ballot

US President lends his support to Amazon workers in Alabama trying to organise a vote on a trade union, and…

2 months ago

Amazon Accused Of Systemic Discrimination In Lawsuit

Female executive at AWS accuses e-commerce giant of discrimination against black people and hired Harvey Weinstein lawyer

2 months ago

Google To Change Review Process Of Scientist Work

Executives at troubled Google AI research unit say they are working to retain trust, after departures of two notable women

2 months ago

EU Opens Consultation On Gig Economy Worker Rights

After UK's top court rules Uber drivers are workers, European Commission begins consultation on gig economy worker rights

2 months ago

Google Appoints Executive At Troubled AI Research Group

After the 'firing' of Timnit Gebru and subsequent staff unrest, Google appoints black executive to oversee AI research going forward

2 months ago

UK Court Rules Uber Drivers Are Workers

UK Supreme Court rules Uber drivers are workers, not self employed contractors, in major intervention in the British 'gig economy'

2 months ago

Nevada Draft Bill To Allow Tech Firms To Form Own Communities

Fancy a Facebook suburb? Or a Google neighbourhood? Nevada considers scheme to allow tech firms to create their own communities

2 months ago

BT Contributes £24 Billion To UK Plc – Report

The scale of contribution of the former UK telecom incumbent BT to the British economy has been revealed in an…

2 months ago

Parler CEO Fired By Board Of Directors

Parler founder and CEO John Matze confirms he has been fired by board of directors, as far right social platform…

2 months ago

Two Google Staff Resign, Citing Timnit Gebru ‘Firing’

Staff unrest continues with resignation of two Google engineers, both of whom cited 'firing' of AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru

2 months ago

Jeff Bezos To Step Down As Amazon CEO

Bombshell. Amazon founder and one of the richest men in the world, Jeff Bezos, will step down as CEO in…

3 months ago

Google Closes Internal Stadia Gaming Studios

Another closure. Internal Stadia gaming studios is being shuttered, but Google insists Stadia cloud platform will continue

3 months ago

Amazon Appeals US Labor Ruling Over Union Vote

American workers at Amazon US fulfilment centre face fight over mail-in vote to approve staff unionisation

3 months ago

Jack Ma Makes First Public Appearance After Ant’s Cancelled IPO

First public appearance in nearly three months for Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma, after criticism of Chinese regulatory system

3 months ago