Facebook orders content moderators to come back to the office

Facebook orders content moderators to come back to the office

Facebook is ordering its content moderators to come back to the office even as other employees are allowed to work from home well into next year. The social network has told some of its 15,000 third-party contractors who are responsible for scrubbing the platform clean of child pornography and graphic violence that they must be … Read more

NBC ripped by local news staffers in NYC over ‘unfair’ COVID-19 testing

NBC ripped by local news staffers in NYC over ‘unfair’ COVID-19 testing

Employees at NBC’s local news station in New York City claim they’re being treated like second-class citizens when it comes to the company’s coronavirus testing policies, The Post has learned. Employees of WNBC, NBC’s local affiliate in New York, are demanding they receive COVID-19 tests like their colleagues at NBC News, MSNBC and even “Saturday … Read more

Feds appeal order blocking ban on US TikTok downloads

Feds appeal order blocking ban on US TikTok downloads

The Trump administration is appealing a federal court order that halted the feds’ attempt to ban Americans from downloading TikTok. Justice Department lawyers said in a Thursday court filing that they plan to challenge the Sept. 27 ruling that temporarily blocked the government’s move to boot the popular short-video app from US app stores. The … Read more

Fashion firms scrapped $16 billion in orders amid pandemic

Fashion firms scrapped $16 billion in orders amid pandemic

American and European fashion brands scrapped billions of dollars in apparel orders amid the coronavirus pandemic, stiffing garment workers out of more than $1 billion in the process, labor watchdogs say. The value of apparel imports to the US and the European Union plummeted by $16.2 billion from April through June as Western retailers canceled … Read more

Apple will extend free trials of Apple TV+ for three months

Apple will extend free trials of Apple TV+ for three months

Apple is extending the free trials of its Apple TV+ streaming service for users whose plans were set to expire in the next three months. The iPhone maker gave out 12-month passes to its then-new streaming service to individuals who purchased Apple products last fall when it put out its new iPhones, iPads and Macs. … Read more

Microsoft will allow employees to stay remote permanently

Microsoft will allow employees to stay remote permanently

Microsoft is the latest name in Big Tech to tell its workforce not to worry about coming back to the office. The software giant has reportedly told its employees to feel free to work from home forever, even when its offices open back up. Under its new “hybrid workplace” guidance, employees will be allowed to … Read more

London Stock Exchange selling Italy’s Borsa Italiana for $5B

London Stock Exchange selling Italy's Borsa Italiana for $5B

The London Stock Exchange is selling its Italian counterpart to French markets giant Euronext for about $5.1 billion, the companies announced Friday. Euronext will add Milan’s Borsa Italiana — Italy’s only stock exchange — to its existing portfolio of European exchanges in cities such as Paris, Dublin, Brussels and Amsterdam. The 4.3 billion-euro deal, expected … Read more