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Why can’t companies find workers? Spurred by COVID-19, many are launching new businesses

Illustration by Ryan SparrowWorker shortages that are slowing the recovery from the COVID-19 recession largely have been blamed on generous unemployment benefits and people caring for kids and sick relatives.But there’s another reason companies are struggling to find workers to meet a historic boom in customer demand: Many Americans have started their own businesses.Entrepreneurs have…

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Global Companies Eye Exits From Hong Kong…

Apprehensive about Hong Kong’s future as the best place to do business in China and beyond, multinational firms are pulling up stakes, adding to uncertainty about the outlook for one of the world’s premier commercial cities. Buffeted by political upheaval, an authoritarian crackdown by mainland China and the pandemic, global companies and professionals are heading…

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Three new Firms join WorldGBCs Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) welcomes three new additions to its Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment: ARA Asset Management Limited, B+H Architects and Currie & Brown. LONDON – 9:00 AM BST, 26 May 2021  – Today,  WorldGBC  announces three new organisations as signatories to its  Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment (the Commitment), signalling growing…

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Technology companies leaping ahead in DevOps, but Redgate survey reveals challenges remain

Cambridge UK, Tuesday 25 May – Having the highest DevOps adoption of all industry sectors, using more database types in development, and moving to the cloud faster are key factors in the strong business performance of the Technology sector over the last year. These are the highlights of a detailed examination of respondents from technology…

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Report: Tech Companies Are Fighting to Kill”Right to Repair” Bills from the US

Email Tech giants are big into sustainability. Except, it seems, when they aren’t. Tech companies talk a good game when it comes to sustainability, but as far as “Right to Repair” laws are concerned, they’re not big fans. That’s according to report from Bloomberg which claims that, despite dozens of states considering proposals intended to…

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A new generation of companies is currently forming to scoop up Amazon marketplace sellers

A new generation of companies is forming to scoop up Amazon marketplace sellers — and venture capital firms are writing big checks to support the effort. Why it matters: These e-commerce aggregators are all about data and using it to optimize and turbocharge sales, which means they’re using Amazon’s own playbook.The big picture: Amazon’s third-party…

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Norwegian oil companies, labour unions agree wage deal

People walk on the Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup oilfield platform in the North Sea, Norway December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Ints KalninsNorwegian oil companies have come to a wage agreement with employees, three labour unions and an industry association said on Wednesday, preventing the potential outbreak of a strike among workers later this year.Norway is western Europe’s largest…

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200 Companies Oppose Voter ID Laws–Many Require IDs for Use of Service

Two hundred corporations issued a joint statement opposing election integrity legislation similar to Georgia’s recently passed voter ID law, while many require identification to use their services. The signed letter includes PayPal, Major League Baseball (MLB), United Airlines, Microsoft, Uber, and Cisco, who called on “elected leaders in every state capitol and in Congress to work across…

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If this has TB4 (why businesses are leaving that on the table I have…

Asus seems to be preparing the ROG Zephyrus M16 laptop for launch. (Image source: Asus (M15)/KATS (M16) – edited)An image of an upcoming Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 laptop has been shared confirming that the device is seemingly almost ready for launch. On top of that, at least two models of the novel 16-inch Asus ROG…

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Private companies are working hard to Generate space Channels

Recently we talked a bit about NASA and the $400 million contest it was holding to get private companies to design space stations. NASA needs private companies to design new space stations as the ISS is aging, and NASA doesn’t want to foot the bill for the replacement. NASA wants private industry to take over…