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European Privacy Ruling Could Mean More Scrutiny of Companies
  + stars: | 2021-06-14 | by ( Catherine Stupp | ) + 0.00   time to read: +6 min
The case was referred to the European court after the GDPR took effect. “The one-stop-shop mechanism doesn’t work as smoothly as it should work,” said Hielke Hijmans, who oversees fines and sanctions for the Belgian data protection authority. European privacy authorities generally issue sanctions through regulatory procedures, not courts. But tensions have been brewing over some European privacy regulators’ speed in investigating GDPR complaints. Mr. Caspar said he has since applied for an extension of the ban with the European Data Protection Board, the umbrella group of EU regulators.
Persons: , Hielke Hijmans, Hijmans, Lorena Marciano, can’t, David Martin, Martin, , Johannes Caspar, Caspar, Barry Cook, Mr, Cook, VFS, Catherine Stupp Organizations: Facebook Inc, European Court, Justice, Facebook, Data, Belgian, Cisco Systems Inc, Irish, European Consumer Organisation, European Data Protection, VFS Global, Worldwide Holdings Ltd, EU Locations: Belgian, Ireland, Europe, Brussels, Hamburg, Germany
As offices reopen, an expert shared the best strategies leaders should use to keep staff on board. So, how can leaders build flexible work environments and implement return-to-work strategies that retain workers and avoid employee resignations? To address growing concerns around mass resignations as a result of companies' return-to-office plans, Gailey expanded on the strategies she thinks company leaders should adopt to prevent employee walkouts. Communicate with employeesCommunication between employees and company leaders is critical, according to Gailey. "Recent data suggests up to 47% of workers say their firm has not communicated with them about the return to office plans."
Persons: Tim Cook, Rose Gailey, Gailey, walkouts Organizations: Companies, Apple
The Apple Watch has come a long way since it hit six years ago. Apple Watch began to pick up steam in 2017The Apple Watch Series 3. In September 2017, Apple unveiled its Apple Watch Series 3, which allowed users to make and receive calls and stream music without their iPhone. Apple released its now-discontinued Watch Series 4 in 2018, featuring a bigger screen size and Apple Watch Series 5 in September 2019. It debuted its Watch Series 6 and Watch SE in September 2020.
Persons: wasn't, Apple's smartwatch, Fitbit, Lisa Werner, Jean, Claude Biver —, smartwatch, Issei Kato, Apple, Jason Low, Cook Organizations: Apple, Apple Watch, Google, Facebook, CNBC, Intelligence, Fast Company, Wired, Reuters Apple, Rolex, CNET, Swatch, TAG, Apple Apple, Samsung, Garmin Locations: floundering, Swiss
Detroit becomes 'Jeep City' with first new auto plant in 30 years
  + stars: | 2021-06-11 | by ( ) + 0.00   time to read: +3 min
A Stellantis assembly worker walks between two 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vehicles on the assembly line at the Detroit Assembly Complex - Mack Plant in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., June 10, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca CookInside the first new auto assembly plant built in the Motor City since 1991, the smell of hot metal hangs in the air as new Jeep Grand Cherokee L SUVs head down the welding line. The plant, which began building vehicles in March, now is operating three shifts a day, plant manager Michael Brieda said. The new Jeep plant underscores the split personality of the United States vehicle market, where most of the vehicles coming down the Mack assembly line will be sold. The nearby Jefferson North Jeep plant was built in 1991 - and until now was the Motor City's newest assembly plant.
Persons: Mack Plant, Rebecca Cook, Stellantis, General Motors, Michael Brieda, Brieda, Mack, Mario Holmes Organizations: Cherokee, REUTERS, Motor City, Stellantis NV, City, Grand Cherokees, Ford, General, GMC, Detroit City, United, Tesla Inc, Jefferson, Thomson Locations: Detroit, Detroit , Michigan, U.S, Motor, City of Detroit, GMC Acadia, United States, Jefferson North
Apple hired a former BMW exec and Canoo cofounder to work on its electric car project, Bloomberg first reported. Apple is reportedly building a self-driving electric car, but has made no public announcements. Apple has hired Ulrich Kranz, a former BMW executive and cofounder of autonomous electric vehicle startup Canoo, to work on its electric car, Bloomberg first reported. He would report to Doug Field, formerly of Tesla, who heads up Apple's electric vehicle project, the people said. Apple's electric car is still years awayApple's self-driving car project is internally known as "Project Titan."
Persons: Ulrich Kranz, Apple, Kranz, Doug Field, Tesla, Read, BMW's, Canoo, Tim Cook, Apple wouldn't, Xiaomi Organizations: Apple, BMW, Bloomberg, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan, Faraday, Kranz, Reuters
China calls COVID-19 lab-leak theory 'absurd,' Blinken urges transparency
  + stars: | 2021-06-11 | by ( ) + 0.00   time to read: +3 min
Yang, China's top diplomat,expressed Beijing's serious concern to Blinken that some people in the United States were spreading the "absurd story" about the coronavirus escaping from a Wuhan laboratory, Chinese state media said. Head of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission of China's ruling Communist Party, Yang also told Blinken that Washington should handle Taiwan-related issues "carefully and appropriately," state broadcaster CCTV reported. The State Department said the discussion on North Korea focused on the need for China and the United States "to work together for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." read more"We urge the United States to respect facts and science, refrain from politicizing the issue ... and focus on international cooperation in the fight against the pandemic," Yang said. They met Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and announced the donation of 750,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine for Taiwan, drawing a sharp rebuke from China's defense ministry.
Persons: Yang Jiechi, Captain Cook, Frederic J ., Antony Blinken, Yang, Blinken, Tsai Ing Organizations: Central Foreign Affairs, Office, U.S, Captain, REUTERS U.S, Central Foreign Affairs Commission, Communist Party, CCTV, The State Department, Washington, Taiwan, Biden administration's, WHO, World Health Organization, Wall Street, Thomson Locations: China, Anchorage , Alaska, U.S, Hong Kong, Taiwan, United States, Wuhan, Washington, . Washington, Beijing, North Korea, China's Xinjiang, Alaska, Korean, Iran, Myanmar
Instead, Apple's smart home strategy relies heavily on encouraging third-party hardware makers to adopt Apple's platform, HomeKit, which aims to simplify the process of getting gadgets from various companies to work together seamlessly. For example, Apple didn't release an Apple-branded smart lock, but it did promote a smart lock that uses Apple's software and integrates tightly with the iPhone's Home and Wallet apps. Apple's smart home strategy could also boost Apple TV or HomePod sales, as these devices can be used as the smart home's hub. There is one catch, though — the feature requires a HomePod or HomePod mini. Essentially, the third-party Siri gadget passes messages to the HomePod for processing.
Persons: Tim Cook, Siri, Apple, Sidney Ho Organizations: Apple Apple, Apple, Apple Watch, Alexa, Deutsche Bank
A Chicago police officer was arrested on suspicion of participating in the January 6 Capitol riots. Karol Chwiesiuk, 29, has been a member of the Chicago Police Department since December 2018. Chwiesiuk is a two-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department and worked in the Harrison District of Chicago, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Court filings show the FBI first identified Chwiesiuk after the "FBI learned that a device" associated with Chwiesiuk entered the Capitol on January 6. After interviewing the people Chwiesiuk texted inside the Capitol, the FBI found texts from Chwiesiuk on January 3 saying how he was "busy planning how to f--k up some commies."
Persons: Karol Chwiesiuk, Justice Karol Chwiesiuk, Chwiesiuk, Sen, Jeff Merkley's, Gionet, Karol Chwiesiuk Karol Chwiesiuk, Lori Lightfoot, Chwiesiuk's, David Brown, Jon Schaffer, Paul Hodgkins Organizations: Chicago, Chicago Police Department, Capitol, Trump, Department, Justice, Harrison District of Chicago, Chicago Sun, Times, Sheriff's, FBI, Chicago Police, Department of Justice Locations: Harrison, Cook, Chwiesiuk, Alaska
Apple said Friday it didn't know former President Donald Trump's Department of Justice was asking for the metadata of Democratic lawmakers when it complied with a subpoena seeking the information. In general, companies like Apple challenge such requests, but in this case a grand jury and federal judge forced Apple to comply and keep it quiet. According to Apple, the subpoena requested data that belonged to a seemingly random group of email addresses and phone numbers. Apple said it provided the identifiers it had for some of the requests from the DOJ, but not all of the requests were for Apple customers. Apple also said that due to the nature of the subpoena, it believed other tech companies received similar orders from the DOJ.
Persons: Tim Cook, Donald Trump, Apple, didn't, Donald Trump's, Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, Fred Sainz, Sainz, we've, Read Organizations: Apple, American Technology, White, Donald Trump's Department of Justice, New York Times, DOJ, House, Microsoft, Friday, CNBC Locations: Washington, Russia
REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File PhotoA former president of the United Auto Workers, Gary Jones, on Thursday was sentenced to 28 months in jail for embezzling union funds as part of a larger federal probe into corruption in the union. Jones, who pleaded guilty last June to charges he embezzled more than $1 million, appeared in U.S. District Court in Detroit on Thursday. On Thursday morning, Jones pleaded for mercy from Judge Paul Borman and again apologized to the union and its members. read moreThe UAW said Jones' sentencing brings to a close a "very dark chapter" in the union's history. Jones' predecessor as head of the UAW, Dennis Williams, pleaded guilty to embezzlement of union funds in September and was sentenced to 21 months in prison last month.
Persons: Gary Jones, Rebecca Cook, Jones, Judge Paul Borman, " Jones, Saima Mohsin, Dennis Williams Organizations: United Auto Workers, National Association of, Advancement for Colored, REUTERS, UAW, Internal Revenue Service, U.S, Eastern, Eastern District of Michigan Locations: Detroit , Michigan, U.S, Detroit, Corsicana , Texas, Eastern District, United States
Google, Facebook pledged millions for local news. Was it enough?
  + stars: | 2021-06-10 | by ( Helen Coster | ) + 0.00   time to read: +8 min
Google and Facebook accounted for 54% of U.S. digital advertising revenue in 2020, according to eMarketer, a market research company. Under the Facebook Journalism Project, for instance, Reuters received funding to develop a digital media training course for journalists. Both Facebook and Google have made contributions to the news industry apart from the $600 million. Both Facebook and Google say publishers benefit just from using their platforms, which deliver traffic that helps drive advertising revenue and subscriptions. The Seattle Times publisher said his paper has participated in programs backed by Google and Facebook.
Persons: , Maribel Perez Wadsworth, We're, Emily Bell, they're, , Campbell Brown, Ben Monnie, ” Brown, Adam Isserlis, Lance Knobel, Frank Blethen Organizations: Reuters, Google, Facebook, Gannett’s USA, USA Today Network, , Tow Center, Digital Journalism, Columbia University, Reuters Institute for, Journalism, Thomson Reuters, Publishers, GO, Associated Press, BuzzFeed, Cook, Post, HD Media, Seattle Times, Thomson Locations: South, Courier, Charleston , South Carolina, Cityside, Oakland , California, United States, U.S, West Virginia
But when Sawyer tried to call her last month with the good news that she would be allowed into the United States, she couldn’t reach her – Jasibi had been kidnapped again. Biden has filled many key immigration advisory positions with high-profile migrant advocates, including some opponents of the Title 42 border restrictions. Since Biden took office, U.S. border authorities have recorded more than 300,000 expulsions under Title 42. U.S. officials have said the Title 42 border restrictions are partly needed to protect government workers. In recent weeks the United States began admitting asylum seekers whom migrant advocates had identified as being especially vulnerable in Mexico.
Persons: Jasibi, Callaghan O'Hare, Joe Biden, Ariana Sawyer, Sawyer, Biden, Andrea Flores, Flores, Donald Trump, ” Flores, , Joseph Amon, Del Organizations: WASHINGTON, REUTERS, Trump, Reuters, Human Rights Watch, Publicly, Biden, American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU, National Security Council, U.S, Department of Health, Human Services, Central Americans, U.S . Centers for Disease Control, Prevention, Drexel University, CDC, DHS, United, Human Rights Locations: Honduras, Texas, U.S, United States, Mexico, Jasibi, Honduran, Del Rio , Texas, Ciudad Acuna, Del Rio
Opinion | Meet Big Tech’s Tormenter in Chief
  + stars: | 2021-06-10 | by ( Sway | ) sentiment -0.96   time to read: +1 min
Vestager does this from her post as the head of the European Commission’s antitrust division. And while Swisher may regularly opine on what drives tech C.E.O.s, Vestager says she isn’t interested in “soul-searching” their motives. In this conversation, Swisher and Vestager trade notes on the power of tech. They discuss the Group of 7’s recent agreement to work toward a global corporate tax rate. (Vestager thinks she’ll be 150 years old by the time there’s a global tax authority.)
Persons: Margrethe Vestager, Kara Swisher, Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, Swisher, Vestager, isn’t, She’s, she’ll, Donald Trump, she’s Organizations: Apple, Spotify, Google, Times
It is crucial to the water supply of 25 million people including in the cities of Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Tucson and Las Vegas. As of 11 p.m. PDT Wednesday (0600 GMT Thursday), the lake surface fell to 1,071.56 feet above sea level, dipping below the previous record low set on July 1, 2016. Arizona is "in a completely unique situation relative to our historical records," said Michael Crimmins, a University of Arizona climate scientist. The Bureau of Reclamation is likely to declare Lake Mead's most extreme shortage condition for the first time ever, which would cut water supplies to Arizona, Nevada and Mexico, spokesperson Patti Aaron said. That is a year's supply for nearly 1 million households, according to the Arizona Department of Water Resources.
Persons: Lake Mead, Lake, Ben Cook, Devin Jacobson, Jacobson, Arizona's, Michael Crimmins, We're, Patti Aaron, Aaron, Gavin Newsom, Jerry Brown, Jay Lund, University of California Davis, Lund, it's Organizations: Arizona Department of Forestry, Fire Management, U.S, Nevada -, Lake Mead, Northern Plains . Farmers, U.S . Bureau of Reclamation, NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, University of Arizona, Reclamation, Arizona Department of Water, Water Authority, University of California, Watershed Sciences, Thomson Locations: Arizona, U.S, U.S ., Lake, Colorado, Nevada, Nevada - Arizona, Las Vegas, United States, Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Tucson, California, Pacific Northwest, Nevada , Oregon, Utah, New Mexico, Northern Plains, Kuwait, it's, North Dakota, Crosby, Arizona , Nevada, Mexico, Arizona Department of Water Resources . California, Sacramento
Share Share Article via Facebook Share Article via Twitter Share Article via LinkedIn Share Article via EmailGuy Fieri: Buy these 3 ingredients to get the best home-cooked meals on a budgetA whole chicken is easy to cook and can be used many ways, according to celebrity chef Guy Fieri. Watch this video to learn the other two ingredients Fieri recommends you buy to save money.
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Online wholesale marketplaces are becoming popular with investors. Online wholesale marketplaces are having a moment. But Faire and Abound are not alone in the online wholesale space. There's NuOrder, which has more than 3,000 brands and 500,000 retailers on its platform and has raised $36.9 million in venture capital. Sourcing products you can't find on AmazonThese wholesale marketplaces offer a host of benefits for both brands and retailers.
Persons: Max Rhodes, Daniele Perito, Marcelo Cortes, Jeffrey Kolovson, Rhodes, Niklas de la Motte, Bill Shope, Drew Sfugaras, Harley Miller, Miller, Alex Taussig, Shopify, Etsy, Lauren Cooks Levitan, Cooks Levitan, lockdowns, Robin Sherk, Sherk, Fabrice Grinda, Taussig, It's, you'd Organizations: Companies, Sequoia Capital, Sequoia, Left, RiverPark Ventures, Iron Ventures, Left Lane, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Amazon, Walmart, Tech, FJ Labs Locations: Left Lane
In this article AAPLTim Cook Source: AppleApple released several new augmented reality tools and technologies for software makers during its annual WWDC conference this week. These technologies could be vital if Apple in fact releases an augmented reality headset or glasses in coming years. Apple has never confirmed plans to release augmented reality hardware, but could reportedly announce a headset as soon as this year. Getting developers on board to build augmented reality software now increases the chance of one or more "killer apps" being available at launch. "Out of view today is Apple's intense ongoing development related to new product categories around augmented reality wearables and transportation."
Persons: Tim Cook, Gene Munster Organizations: Apple Apple, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube, Ventures, Unity
GM backs emissions reductions outlined in California agreement
  + stars: | 2021-06-09 | by ( Reuters Staff | ) sentiment -0.59   time to read: +1 min
FILE PHOTO: The new GM logo is seen on the facade of the General Motors headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors said Wednesday it supports the emissions reductions outlined in a 2019 deal struck between California and other major automakers but wants the federal government to adopt changes to speed the adoption of electric vehicles. The announcement came after GM Chief Executive Mary Barra met with Environmental Protection Agency chief Michael Regan. The Biden administration plans to announce by July proposed revisions to U.S. vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions requirements. The requirements are lower than Obama-era rules but higher than the Trump administration’s rollback.
Persons: Rebecca Cook, General Motors, Mary Barra, Michael Regan, Biden, Regan “ Organizations: General Motors, REUTERS, WASHINGTON, General, GM, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, Ford Motor Co, Honda Motor Co, Volkswagen AG, BMW, Trump Locations: Detroit , Michigan, U.S, California
REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File PhotoGM’s position, outlined in a letter from Chief Executive Mary Barra to Environmental Protection Agency head Michael Regan, represented the latest shift on vehicle emissions policy by the No. Until November, GM backed the Trump administration’s effort to block California from setting tougher emissions standards than the federal government. Under the California standard, GM and other automakers will be out of compliance for the current 2021 model year and 2022. GM proposes that automakers ramp up to the California greenhouse gas standards by 2023 and then go beyond the proposed California emissions targets for 2024-2026 to reduce overall emissions for the 2020-2026 period by the same amount. The industry would then be set up for regulations for the 2027-2035 period that “will need to focus on full battery electric vehicle deployment,” Barra wrote.
Persons: Biden, Mary Barra, Rebecca Cook, Michael Regan, Regan, ” Barra, , Trump, Nick Conger Organizations: WASHINGTON, General Motors, Wednesday, GM Orion Assembly Plant, REUTERS, Environmental Protection Agency, GM, Trump, Ford Motor Co, Honda Motor Co, Volkswagen AG, BMW, Industry, Stellantis, Biological, Toyota Locations: Lake Orion , Michigan, U.S, California, Barra, United States
SimilarWeb tracked the 10 fastest-growing fitness brands from January through April 2021, according to monthly traffic growth. The digital-fitness industry has witnessed continued growth after a breakthrough year in 2020, as demand for at-home and streaming workout services soared. Xterra FitnessA post shared by XTERRA Fitness (@xterrafitness)Average monthly visits to site: 212,000Incremental web-traffic growth compared to September through December 2020: +34,000 visitorsFounder: Tom KielyXterra Fitness is a cardio equipment brand with a focus on accessibility for individuals of all fitness levels. For $29.99 a year, users can sign up for bonus features like meal planning, data tracking, and added workouts. The company also offers a monthly subscription service, where users can stream on-demand and live exercise classes from the comfort of home.
Persons: SimilarWeb, Jamie Drayton, Tom Kiely Xterra, Megan Roup, Openfit, Jon Condon, Sadie, Chris Lincoln Barre3, Igor Golovniov, Ethan Agarwal, Terry Wyatt, Carl Daikeler, Jon Congdon, FitOn, Lindsay Cook FitOn, Julianne Hough, Gabrielle Union, Jonathan Van Ness, Alo, Delilah Belle Hamlin, Alo Yoga, Craig Barritt, Paul Javid, Danny Harris Alo, Taylor Swift, Gigi Hadid, Aly Orady, Ezra Shaw, John Foley Organizations: XTERRA, Openfit, Getty, FitOn, Biossance, Alo Locations: The Oregon, New York City
Singer R. Kelly tells judge he fired two defense lawyers as trial looms
  + stars: | 2021-06-09 | by ( Tom Hals | ) sentiment -0.98   time to read: +2 min
Singer Robert Kelly, known as R. Kelly, is pictured in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., in this March 6, 2019 handout booking photo. Cook County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERSR. Kelly told a federal judge on Wednesday that he fired two of his defense lawyers, exposing deep rifts in the singer's legal defense team ahead of his August sex abuse trial in New York. Kelly confirmed to U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly in Brooklyn that he fired Steve Greenberg and Michael Leonard, leaving him with two defense lawyers. Donnelly asked Kelly during a hearing conducted by telephone. According to court records, a trial is scheduled for September, but the judge has asked both sides to propose a new date.
Persons: Singer Robert Kelly, Kelly, Ann Donnelly, Steve Greenberg, Michael Leonard, Donnelly, Thomas Farinella, Nicole Becker, Greenberg, Leonard, Farinella, Becker Organizations: Sheriff's, REUTERS, Thomson Locations: Chicago , Illinois, U.S, Cook, New York, Brooklyn, New York , Illinois, Minnesota, Chicago
Sources told The Verge Facebook has spent $1 billion on a smartwatch since 2019. Such a product would put Facebook head-to-head with Apple, which dominates the smartwatch market. Facebook is planning on rolling out its first-ever smartwatch in summer 2022, according to a Wednesday report from The Verge's Alex Heath. In the first quarter of 2020, Apple was the global leader of the smartwatch market, with 55%. In a November letter to privacy nonprofits, Apple accused Facebook of hoovering up "as much data as possible" while showing a "disregard for user privacy."
Persons: Alex Heath, Apple, Fitbit, Andrew Boswroth, Tim Cook Organizations: Facebook, Apple
New York (CNN Business) Tesla is one of the world's most valuable companies. Tesla did not respond to CNN Business' requests for comment on this story. Most recent, and most alarming to Tesla investors, is this week's departure of Jerome Guillen. Tesla stock has had an electric run but has cooled latelyTo be sure, many Tesla investors are not overly concerned about life after Musk. Rival US automakers have also left Tesla stock in the dust this year, as investors grow excited about their prospects in the EV market.
Persons: Tesla, Elon Musk, atanytime, He's, Gwynne Shotwell, Musk, Andrew Harrer, Ross Gerber, Gerber Kawasaki, Gerber, Jerome Guillen, Guillen, Jerome, Dan Ives, Ives, Steve Jobs had's, Tim Cook, and's Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, David Whiston, Andrew, Drew, Baglino, Tesla's, it's Drew Baglino, Whiston, Zach Kirkhorn, " Guillen, Elon Organizations: CNN, SpaceX, Bloomberg, Getty, CNN Business, Tesla's, Wedbush Securities, Apple, Facebook, Morningstar, Tesla, Nasdaq, Rival US, GM GM Ford, Fiat Chrysler Locations: York
Live Live Updates: CNN Says Government Issued Gag Order in Fight Over Reporter’s Email Data The network ultimately turned over “a limited set of email logs,” it said. CNN reveals the government obtained a gag order on its lawyers in a fight over reporter email data. A judge granted an injunction of the Trump order, giving TikTok a lifeline until November. President Biden and the first lady, Jill Biden, on Wednesday shortly before the president’s first trip abroad. After Google resisted complying, the Justice Department under Mr. Biden kept the effort going until dropping it last Wednesday.
Persons: Biden, Jeff Zucker, John Lamparski, , Trump, General Merrick B, Garland, Biden revokes, Narinder Nanu, Donald J, TikTok, , , Brian J, Fleming, James Lewis, ” Mr, Lewis, Biden’s, ByteDance, Katie Rogers, Josh Gottheimer, Jacquelyn Martin, Shelley Moore Capito, Brian Fitzpatrick, Rob Portman, Kyrsten Sinema, can’t, Pramila Jayapal, Jill Biden, Tom Brenner, I’ll, Albert Bourla, Jeffrey D, Zients, Mr, ” Edwin Ikhouria, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Sharon LaFraniere, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Noah Weiland, Doug Mills, Vladimir V, Putin, Barry Pavel, “ They’ve, Michael D, Val Demings, Rubio, Greg Nash, Marco Rubio, Stater, Demings, Trump’s, Bill Nelson, Democrat ”, Stephanie Murphy, Alan Grayson, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Charlie Crist, Nikki Fried, Rick Scott, Patrick Murphy, Marco ”, Mary Barra, Obama, Rebecca Cook, , Barra, Michael S, Regan, G.M, Nick Conger, Charlie Riedel, Barack Obama’s, Zack DeZon, CNN —, Dean Baquet, Kevin C, Cox Organizations: CNN, Trump, TikTok, Justice Department, The New York Times, The Justice, Times, The Washington Post, Monday, Credit, Getty, Tencent, Oracle, Walmart, Center for Strategic, International Studies, United, Foreign Investment, ., Associated Press, Republican, Republicans, Democrats, House Progressive Caucus, Pfizer, White, BioNTech, Air Force, Covid, Health, West Bank, Trade Organization’s Council for Trade, ONE, World Health Organization, New York Times, NATO, European Union, Republican Party, Scowcroft Center, Strategy, The Atlantic Council, Democratic, Florida Democrat, Democrat, Florida Democrats, Gov, General Motors, Reuters, Motors, Wednesday, Environmental Protection Agency, Honda, Ford, Volkswagen, BMW, Volvo, North Dakota . Credit, Associated, Midtown Manhattan ., The New York, The Times, Washington Post, Biden Justice Department, Post, Google, Trump Justice Department, Department, Mr, N.C.A.A, Senate Locations: AFP, China, TikTok, U.S, United States, New Jersey, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Arizona, Washington, Cornwall, England, States, America, Caribbean, Latin America, South, Southeast Asia, Africa, Gaza, India, Europe, American, Russia, Britain, Geneva, NATO, Democratic Florida, Florida, Orlando, Jacksonville, North Korea, Michigan, California, North Dakota, Midtown Manhattan, , , Alabama, Georgia
Facebook is doubling down on its flexible-work policies and announced to employees Wednesday that beginning June 15, workers at all levels across the company can request to work remotely full-time after the pandemic. Previously, only employees at certain levels of seniority were eligible to request a remote arrangement, and the policy varied between departments, a spokesperson tells CNBC Make It. And for those interested in moving to live and work abroad, the company will expand remote work across international borders over time. Facebook plans to expand the international locations where employees can move based on employee demand and where the company operates. Some Apple employees have already pushed back against the move, The Verge reports,"Apple's remote/location-flexible work policy, and the communication around it, have already forced some of our colleagues to quit," Apple employees wrote in an internal letter provided to The Verge.
Persons: Mark Zuckerberg's, We're, Tim Cook, Jennifer Liu Organizations: Facebook, CNBC, Employees, Apple Locations: U.S, Canada, Europe, East, Africa
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