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Tech layoffs update this week: DocuSign, Grammarly, Amazon, Snap, Meetup cut jobs

By Michael Grothaus February 08, 2024 Layoffs continue to mount in the tech sector as the first week of February comes to a close. As of (March 08, 2024), some well-known companies are among those to announce significant job cuts. Those layoffs have now accounted for 33,874 job losses in the industry since the start … Continue reading Tech layoffs update this week: DocuSign, Grammarly, Amazon, Snap, Meetup cut jobs

Tech layoffs tracker 2024: Job cuts at eBay, TikTok, and Wayfair this week

  By Michael Grothaus January 24, 2024 It’s been another brutal week for tech layoffs. In the past six days, numerous major tech companies have announced they are cutting jobs. The most recent is e-commerce juggernaut eBay, which has announced it will cut 9% of its workforce. Here’s the latest: Wayfair: Last Friday, digital home … Continue reading Tech layoffs tracker 2024: Job cuts at eBay, TikTok, and Wayfair this week

Snapchat Review: End-of-year recap rolling out this week, here’s how to see yours

Snapchat Review: End-of-year recap rolling out this week, here’s how to see yours Graeme Hanna / Last Updated: Dec 12, 2023   A news flash from Snapchat has revealed how you can view your end-of-year recap on the app. As we move toward the end of the year, the update will be rolled out later … Continue reading Snapchat Review: End-of-year recap rolling out this week, here’s how to see yours

Strong Cyber Week sales show consumers are willing to spend

U.S. consumers spent $12.4 billion on Cyber Monday, up 9.6% YoY, demonstrating that consumers are willing to wait for substantial discounts. Chris Wood on November 28, 2023  Questions about consumer reluctance and lackluster discounts were answered by strong Cyber Week numbers this year. Over the five days from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday online shoppers spent … Continue reading Strong Cyber Week sales show consumers are willing to spend

Forget the 4-day workweek. We should be talking about the 5-day, 32-hour week instead

  By Kathleen Davis November 27, 2023 I often think about the Maggie Smith line in Downton Abbey “What is a weekend?” Being a Countess, she didn’t know what a weekend was because she had no workweek. But there was a time in the not so distant past when working Americans also had never heard … Continue reading Forget the 4-day workweek. We should be talking about the 5-day, 32-hour week instead

You breathe in a credit card’s worth of microplastic every week

  By Sofia Quaglia September 21, 2023 This article originally appeared in Nexus Media News and Discover Magazine. Microplastics are everywhere.  Research from 2019 suggests that we might breathe in up to 11.3 microplastics per hour, or up to 272 microplastics in 24 hours. And now, a new study published in the journal Physics of … Continue reading You breathe in a credit card’s worth of microplastic every week

ChatGPT goes enterprise and other AI martech releases this week

Here are the AI-powered martech products, platforms and features announced this week. Constantine von Hoffman on August 31, 2023 Here are this week’s AI-powered marketing technology releases: OpenAI‘s ChatGPT Enterprise is a business-grade AI chatbot that offers enterprise-grade security and privacy, unlimited higher-speed GPT-4 access, longer context windows and free credits to use the API. … Continue reading ChatGPT goes enterprise and other AI martech releases this week

Where are the Northern Lights this week? Don’t miss your rare chance to see the aurora borealis

  By Sarah Bregel July 11, 2023 Catching a glimpse of the northern lights is a bucket list item for many Americans. While usually, you can only see the aurora borealis from places like Iceland, Sweden, Norway, and Canada, this week, the stunning display of gleaming, neon space light is expected to be visible in … Continue reading Where are the Northern Lights this week? Don’t miss your rare chance to see the aurora borealis

‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ will be pulled from Paramount+ next week

Kris Naudus   @krisnaudus The following contains minor spoilers for episode ten of ‘Star Trek: Prodigy.’ One thing that’s become increasingly common among genre shows is the idea of the “mid-season finale,” where a program goes on hiatus for a bit, but not before shaking things up for the rest of the year. Even children’s … Continue reading ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ will be pulled from Paramount+ next week