Coronavirus

Amazon To Penalise Staff Excessively Working From Home

Staff at Amazon who work from home too often are being tracked and will be penalised, e-commerce giant warns

10 months ago

China Warns Elon Musk Over Wuhan Lab Leak Tweet

Chinese Communist Party issues blunt warning via state media to Tesla's Elon Musk, over pushing Wuhan Lab Covid leak theory…

1 year ago

Amazon Staff Push Back At Return-To-Office Order

Unhappy Amazon staff reportedly taking to internal websites and comms channels to complain about return-to-office order

1 year ago

Chinese Hackers Stole Covid Relief Benefits – US Secret Service

Tens of millions of dollars worth of US Covid relief benefits have allegedly been stolen by Chinese hacking team APT41

2 years ago

Twitter No Longer Enforcing Its Covid Misinformation Policy

Elon Musk's Twitter confirms it has stopped policing its Covid-19 misinformation policy, as it restores 62,000 suspended accounts

2 years ago

Snapchat Staff Ordered Back To The Office

No more home working. Return to office working after Snap workers instructed to work in the office 80 percent of…

2 years ago

Apple iPhone 14 Pro Harder To Find, Warns Best Buy CEO

Best Buy CEO warns iPhone 14 Pro models will be hard to find in US stores this holiday season, amid…

2 years ago

Foxconn To Adjust iPhone Production To Mitigate Factory Lockdown

Chairman of Foxconn seeks to ramp up production at main iPhone factory, after Apple warns of customer delays for new…

2 years ago

Amazon Has No Plans To Make Staff Return To Office

Return to office. CEO Andy Jassy says Amazon will not force corporate staff back into the office anytime soon

2 years ago

Apple Orders Staff Back To Office, Three Days A Week

Memo from Tim Cook tells Apple staff in the Bay area, that from next month, they must come into the…

2 years ago

Apple Shrugs Off Economic Gloom, But Profit Slips

No slowdown in demand for iPhones says Apple despite negative macroeconomic indicators, as revenues rise 2 percent beating estimates

2 years ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Post-Pandemic Logistics

How have logistics and procurement been fundamentally changed by the pandemic? What is the core logistical challenges facing businesses as…

2 years ago

Airbnb Permanently Bans Parties, With Few Exceptions

Victory for irate neighbours? Airbnb confirms its temporary Covid ban on parties in its listings will now be permanent rule

2 years ago

Apple Delays Staff Mandate For Three Days A Week In Office – Report

Tech giant blames rising Covid cases as it again pushes back return to office deadline, and reinstates mask requirements for…

2 years ago

China’s SMIC Warns Of Plummeting Smartphone, PC Demand

Chip maker SMIC blames Russia's war in Ukraine and Covid lockdowns in China, as demand for smartphones, PCs drops “like…

2 years ago

Lincoln College Shuts Permanently After Ransomware Attack

After 157 years in existence, Lincoln College in the US to close its doors permanently after failing to recover from…

2 years ago

Uber, Lyft Drop Mask Requirement In US

Masks now optional. Riders and drivers of ride hailing services Uber and Lyft will now longer be forced to wear…

2 years ago

Apple Staff In Flagship NY Store Begin Steps To Unionise

Trouble for Tim? Staff at Apple's flagship New York store at the Grand Central Terminal begin process of unionising, say…

2 years ago

Two iPhone Factories In China Suspend Production

Surging Covid-19 infections and strict government response, forces Taiwan's Pegatron to halt iPhone production at two Chinese factories

2 years ago

Chip Shortage To Last Into 2023, Warns BMW CEO

No end in sight this year for the global chip shortage, warns CEO of BMW Oliver Zipse, with car industry…

2 years ago

Meta Relaxes Covid Booster Requirement For Staff

Facebook's owner confirms it no longer requires staff to provide evidence of a Coronavirus booster shot, but the vaccine requirement…

2 years ago

Elon Musk Considers Building New Social Media Platform

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he is giving “serious thought” to building a Twitter rival, and admits he has Covid…

2 years ago

Tesla Halts Production At Shanghai Factory, Amid Covid Outbreak

China tightens restrictions across the country as Coronavirus infections surge, with Tesla suspending production at its Shanghai factory

2 years ago

Toyota To Cut Production By As Much As 20 Percent

Ongoing chip shortages forces Japanese car giant Toyota to cut its Q2 domestic production target by as much as 20…

2 years ago

Google Sets 4 April For Staff Return To Offices

Staff at Google have been told to should return to physical offices from 4 April, with hybrid working approaches being…

2 years ago

Amazon Removes Mask Requirement For Fully Vaccinated Staff

Amazon warehouse workers in certain US states will no longer have to wear facemasks - providing they are fully vaccinated

2 years ago

Great Resignation Increases Security Risks For Businesses, Warns Tessian

Large scale resignations during the Coronavirus pandemic is causing security risks for businesses in the UK and US, Tessian survey…

2 years ago

Apple Trolls Spotify Over Neil Young

After Spotify agrees to remove Neil Young's music from its platform, Apple Music touts itself as “the home of Neil…

2 years ago

Apple Shrugs Off Chip Shortage With Record Revenues

Tech giant surpasses Wall Street predictions, as revenues grow 11 percent despite Omicron variant and ongoing global chip shortage

2 years ago