Slack announces permanent work-from-home policy

[ad_1] All it took was a pandemic, but the maker of a widely used remote-work tool has finally come to the startling conclusion that permanent remote work might actually be possible.  San Francisco-based Slack announced Friday that, contrary to its office-first culture, going forward it will allow employees the option to work remotely forever. That’s…

Tesla attempts to calm Fremont workers amid rising concerns over potentially inadequate COVID-19 protections

[ad_1] Workers at Tesla’s newly reopened Fremont factory are concerned over what they say are inadequate safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Tesla Worker safety at Tesla’s Fremont factory is something for which the company has long been criticized, and since restarting production in May of this year during the Coronavirus pandemic, there…

Forget the casino, bankrupt Hertz can now sell up to $1 billion in stock – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Hertz, the rental car company that is going through Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, can now sell up to $1 billion in stock as it seeks to tap into one of the hottest tickets in town: traders with an appetite for short-term speculative bets. . The decision Friday by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the…

Computex, Taiwan's annual technology showcase, has been canceled after initial reschedule, due to coronavirus travel restrictions; next showcase in June 2021 (Mark Hachman/PCWorld)

[ad_1] Mark Hachman / PCWorld: Computex, Taiwan’s annual technology showcase, has been canceled after initial reschedule, due to coronavirus travel restrictions; next showcase in June 2021  —  While the coronavirus has caused many trade shows to close or go virtual, Computex, Taiwan’s celebration of everything about the PC … [ad_2] Source link

Dorsey's plan to give $1B shows philanthropy is not as hard as billionaires say; charities with links to Silicon Valley or celebrities have an edge (Theodore Schleifer/Vox)

[ad_1] Theodore Schleifer / Vox: Dorsey’s plan to give $1B shows philanthropy is not as hard as billionaires say; charities with links to Silicon Valley or celebrities have an edge  —  The Twitter CEO’s plan to give away $1 billion shows charity is not as hard as billionaires say it is.  —  Billionaires are notoriously…

Imaging startup Light is exiting the smartphone business – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Light’s push into smartphones was an inevitability. Sure, the startup turned heads with its pricey L16 camera, but these days mobile photography is almost exclusively the domain of the handset. Early last year, the answer arrived in the form of the trypophobia-inducing Nokia 9 PureView. In a category where manufacturers raced to add more…

‘The Last of Us,’ ‘Left Behind,’ and seeing yourself for the first time in games

[ad_1] This article contains spoilers for The Last of Us and some details about its DLC, Left Behind. Though my parents initially forbade me from playing video games as a little girl (for being generally violent or otherwise unladylike), I found ways to smuggle games into my life anyway. Whether it was through the N64…