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Facebook reportedly intends to leave 6,500 gallons of abandoned drilling fluid and tools buried off the Oregon coast, but the state is giving the company 180 days to remove it

Andrew Selsky/AP Facebook experienced a drilling accident in late April off the Oregon coast that left tools, equipment, and 6,500 gallons of drilling fluid beneath the seafloor, according to a report from Oregon Live......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2020

SoulCycle"s ex-CEO said "paternity leave is for pussies," a new lawsuit filed by an exec who was fired 32 days after giving birth alleges

Joe Scarnici/Getty Images A former SoulCycle executive filed a complaint on Tuesday accusing the company of discriminating against her f.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytAug 12th, 2020

SoulCycle"s ex-CEO allegedly said "paternity leave is for pussies," according to a new lawsuit filed by an exec who was fired 32 days after giving birth

Joe Scarnici/Getty Images A former SoulCycle executive filed a complaint saying that the company discriminated agains.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 12th, 2020

Facebook is reportedly working on a new, flagship virtual reality headset to replace the Oculus Quest (FB)

Facebook Facebook's $2 billion bet on virtual reality has yet to pay off, but the company isn't giving up just.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 5th, 2020

Oregon lawmakers pass offshore drilling ban

A bill permanently banning drilling in state waters off Oregon’s coast is headed to Gov. Kate Brown. The bill, responding to Trump administration moves to open up oil and gas exploration in the Pacific, passed the House on Tuesday by a 47-8 vote.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

Facebook reportedly believes spammers were behind massive hack

Facebook has tentatively concluded that spammers masquerading as a digital marketing company were behind the massive security breach revealed last month, and not hackers working for a nation-state, the Wall Street Journal reported late Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Tesla has reportedly abandoned a plan to buy a mining company in Nevada

As Tesla.....»»

Category: worldSource: nyt6 hr. 47 min. ago

The DOJ is reportedly narrowing the focus of its antitrust case against Google to the company"s search dominance

The new, narrower focus reflected political disagreements between the DOJ and state attorneys general, according to The New Y.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytSep 22nd, 2020

Facebook says it is removing, flagging false claims over West Coast fires

Facebook Inc. says it is fighting a wave of misinformation from false claims on its platform that antifa activists were setting blazes on the West Coast. A company spo.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 11th, 2020

Amazon has reportedly been spying on workers" private Facebook groups and tracking their plans to "strike or protest"

Amazon also removed a job post for an analyst to monitor "labor organizing threats" as the company grows more hostile toward worker organizing. An Amazon Flex driver deliver.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 2nd, 2020

Facebook reportedly plans to sue Thailand"s government over its demand that the company block users within the country from accessing a group critical of its king (FB)

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Facebook is planning to sue Thailand's government after it demanded the company prevent users from accessing a group that criticized the country's king, CNN reported Mo.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 24th, 2020

Amazon’s second in command isn’t the only top executive to recently leave the company

Amazon is maturing as a company, it's stock is at an all-time high, and executives may be departing to recapture the spirit of the company's early days with new startups......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2020

Facebook CMO Lucio to leave company, WSJ reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 21st, 2020

Epic Games seeks injunction against Apple, says tech giant trying to remove developer accounts

Shortly after Epic Games filed suit against technology giant Apple, Apple “retaliated ferociously,” notifying the Cary company that it planned to terminate Epic’s developer accounts, cutting it off entirely from iOS and Mac development tools......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 17th, 2020

American Airlines gives employees more time to consider taking voluntary leave packages

American Airlines employees are getting an extra few days to decide whether to take voluntary leave packages the company is offering. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) leadership told employees in a letter this week the window to apply f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2020

An internal Facebook audit reportedly shows QAnon groups have millions of members, but some employees who ran the investigation fear the company won"t take any action (FB)

Rick Loomis/Getty Images As part of an internal investigation.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 10th, 2020

Trump just issued an executive order barring US companies from doing business with TikTok parent company ByteDance, giving it 45 days to sell the app (MSFT)

AP Photo/Alex Brandon Trump issued an executive order Thursday evening prohibiting US companies from making "any transactions" with TikTok's parent company ByteDance. The or.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2020

Incentive winner to add 300 jobs in downtown Jacksonville

Coral Gables-based Synergy Technologies, a global IT and consulting firm, intends to add 300 jobs over four years as it expands its Jacksonville presence. The company was approved for $1.8 million in state and city incentives in May, with the c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 4th, 2020

TikTok plans to hand up to $300 million to European creators, as Facebook reportedly tries to lure away high-profile users with cash

Angelica Song TikTok has announced a $300 million creative fund in Europe. It mirrors a larger fund announced for the US on July 23. The company has not yet said who can apply for the fund, which is desig.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 30th, 2020

A highly anticipated antitrust hearing featuring the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google will reportedly be postponed (AMZN, AAPL, GOOGL, FB)

Monday's highly anticipated tech antitrust hearing is likely going to be postponed, Politico reports.  Unnamed sources told Politico it's "highly likely" the hearing will be pushed back as Rep. John Lewis lies in state at the Capitol.  Lawmak.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 24th, 2020

Mark Zuckerberg reportedly blamed the "global recession" last month for why Facebook wouldn"t match employee donations amid racial justice protests (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg told Facebook employees the company might not be able to introduce a donation-matching program due to the "global recession," BuzzFeed News reported Thursday. Replying to a request from employees during an all-hands meeting in Ju.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 23rd, 2020