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Facebook Acquires More Office Space, Despite Remote Working Plan

Social networking platform acquires more office space in Washington, despite allowing staff to work from home until July 2021

7 months ago

Amazon Hires Former NSA Director In Charge During Snowden Revelations

Amazon names former NSA director to board of directors, who was also the man in charge when Edward Snowden blew…

7 months ago

Growing Demand Sees Amazon Promise 7,000 UK Jobs

Rare bit of good news on the jobs front as Amazon says it will create another 7,000 new jobs in…

8 months ago

Amazon Withdraws Job Listing For Union ‘Analyst’ – Report

Did Amazon attempt to hire people to spy on union activity within workforce? E-commerce giant says wording for position was…

8 months ago

TikTok CEO Steps Down Amid Fight With US President

The American face of TikTok has stepped down after just two months in the job, as the firm battles Presidential…

8 months ago

Bletchley Park Faces Funding Crisis, Prepares To Axe Staff

World war 2 code breaking centre is facing a funding crisis due to Coronavirus pandemic, with third of workforce being…

8 months ago

Apple To Reopen Some US Stores – Report

Open, close, open, close, open. A small number of Apple's retail stores in the United States will reportedly reopen at…

8 months ago

Mozilla To Axe Quarter Of Its Workforce

Jobs losses. 250 jobs to be axed at Firefox creator Mozilla, with Coronavirus being blamed for “significant restructuring”

8 months ago

Uber, Lyft Drivers Classified As Employees, Judge Rules

Gig economy change. Judge in California rules drivers for Uber and Lyft are employees, and not freelancers or contractors

8 months ago

Coronavirus: Facebook Staff To Work From Home Until July 2021

Facebook follows Google lead by extending right of staffers to work from home until July 2021, amid ongoing Coronavirus pandemic

9 months ago

What’s Your Next Tech Job?

With the potential for mass redundancies across many businesses, what skills should you gain to land a new job? Silicon…

9 months ago

Coronavirus: Google To Allow Staff To Work From Home Until July 2021

Coronavirus consequence. Search engine giant extends work at home option for its worldwide workforce until at least July 2021

9 months ago

Huawei To Invest £10m In High Street ‘Experience Stores’

What rejection? Chinese tech giant Huawei to open three stores in London and Manchester, creating 100 jobs in the process

9 months ago

Microsoft Cuts Jobs, But Doesn’t Disclose Numbers

Software giant remains coy about revealing scale of job cuts across its global operations, or even which roles have been…

9 months ago

Coronavirus: Apple Closes More Stores In US

As Coronavirus infections rise in the United States, Apple continues to close down more of its stores across seven American…

10 months ago

Coronavirus: Google Delays Re-opening US Offices

Google offices in the United States are to remain shut until September, as Coronavirus infections surge in certain parts of…

10 months ago

SpaceX Confirms Floating Spaceport For Mars Missions

Job listing for 'offshore operations engineer' on SpaceX website, reveals Elon Musk's plan for floating spaceport for Mars missions

10 months ago

Tesla Workers At California Plant Test Positive For Coronavirus

Production restart at giant Tesla factory in Fremont not going smoothly with reports of staff testing positive for Coronavirus

10 months ago

Coronavirus: Google To Reopen Some Offices In July

Sundar Pichai tells staff that Google intends to open some offices starting from 6 July, as other tech firms give…

11 months ago

IBM To Cut Thousands Of Jobs, But Will Still Pay Shareholders

Another round of layoffs is on the cards for IBM employees, as new CEO swings the headcount axe, but insists…

11 months ago

Shopify To Allow Staff To Work From Home Permanently

Post Coronavirus world. Canadian e-commerce firm Shopify joins Twitter in saying it will allow staff to work from home forever

11 months ago

Democrat Senators Demand Answers Over TSMC US Factory

Trump administration faces call from Democrat US senators to provide answers about undisclosed subsidies for TSMC factory in US

11 months ago

Twitter To Allow Staff To Work From Home ‘Forever’

With its offices remaining shut until at least September, Twitter tells its staff they can continue working from home forever…

11 months ago

Elon Musk Risks Arrest As He Reopens Telsa Factory

Arrest me. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has defied local officials in California by reopening Fremont factory, and dared them to…

11 months ago

Diversity Memo Author Drops Lawsuit Against Google

Developer James Damore drops his lawsuit against former employer Google after it fired him for his infamous 'diversity' memo

11 months ago

Coronavirus: Tech Firms To Allow Staff To Work From Home For Most Of 2020

As some parts of the world emerge from Coronavirus lockdowns, a number of tech firms are telling staff they can…

11 months ago

Coronavirus: Uber To Axe 14 Percent Of Workforce

The impact of the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic sees Uber announce that it will cut 3,700 jobs, or 14 percent…

12 months ago

BT Suspends Dividend To Funnel Investment Into FTTP Broadband, 5G

For the first time in a decade BT suspends its dividend to free up cash for investment in fibre to…

12 months ago

Automation: In Focus

Marcos Kauffman is currently the Director at the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) - Coventry University Institute for…

12 months ago

Automation Part 3: A New Age Of Work

In this final part of Silicon UK’s look at automation, we consider what the future holds for all enterprises. What…

12 months ago