Jack Ma recently advocated for China’s “996” workweek, amid protests from employees criticizing the schedule. While Ma and other tech CEOs like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos advocate for working longer hours, research finds that excessive overtime endangers employees and …Read More »
Insiders describe a world of chaos and waste at Panasonic's massive battery making operation for Tesla (TSLA)
Current and former employees at Panasonic’s battery making operation inside Tesla’s Gigafactory say that it is a chaotic environment where standard operating procedures often go ignored and there’s half a million pieces of scrap a day generated. “Why do we …Read More »
“Game of Thrones” actors such as Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke are paid $500,000 an episode, while others, such as Sophie Turner, are paid $175,000 an episode. Turner told Harper’s Bazaar that equal pay on the show is a “bit …Read More »
Jack Dorsey says Twitter makes it 'super easy' to harass and abuse others, and addressing the problem is his biggest worry
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey spoke about harassment and misinformation on his platform at TED 2019 on Wednesday. A day earlier, the reporter who broke the Cambridge Analytica scandal criticized Dorsey, among other tech moguls, for allowing abuse to spread on …Read More »
Snap bear and Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowack has grown more positive on the company, but still thinks shares have 30% downside. He raised his price target to $8.50 a share after the stock has gained 115% this year. Nowack …Read More »
The DC Universe streaming service is leading DC's resurgence in positive fan sentiment, which has rebounded since the all-time low of 'Suicide Squad'
The DC Universe streaming service is leading DC’s products in positive public sentiment, according to a social-media analysis by Crimson Hexagon. DC’s movies were seeing a downward trajectory in positive sentiment for a few years before rebounding recently, which hurt …Read More »
The leader of one of Google's most important cloud businesses explains why it took her 14 years of convincing to join the company (GOOGL, GOOG)
Aparna Sinha is group product manager of Kubernetes and Cloud Services Platform at Google — and one of Business Insider’s 100 people transforming business. Kubernetes, originally created by Google engineers based on an internal project, has exploded in popularity and become …Read More »
Some 'Game of Thrones' fans in China are fuming after 6 minutes of the premiere was censored, even the 'fighting scenes'
The “Game of Thrones” season eight premiere was censored in China and six minutes were cut, according to The New York Post. Some upset fans took to social media to voice their anger. It’s not the first time Chinese TV …Read More »
The president of the union that helped make a $15 minimum wage a reality at Amazon and Costco reveals how automation could be good news for fast-food workers (AMZN, COST)
The Fight for 15 has gone from a pipe dream to the law of the land in New York and California over the last seven years, with the backing of the Service Employees International Union. SEIU president Mary Kay Henry …Read More »
Uber has launched a feature for female drivers in Saudi Arabia which means they can block men from hailing their cab. The feature, which became active in April this year, is called “Women Preferred View,” and selects nearby passengers based …Read More »