Business

Amazon workers hold first UK strike, adding to labor turmoil

Amazon warehouse workers went on strike for the first time in Britain on Wednesday because of a dispute over pay and working conditions, adding to a wave of industrial labor action across the country fueled by the soaring ...

Business

Google cuts 12,000 jobs as tech woes bite again

Google's parent company Alphabet announced Friday it will cut about 12,000 jobs globally, citing a changing economic reality as it became the latest US tech giant to enact large-scale restructuring.

Energy & Green Tech

EU outlines plan for clean tech future boosted by subsidies

The European Union pushed forward on Tuesday with a major clean tech industrial plan which not only should keep the continent in the vanguard of plotting a greener future but also guarantee its economic survival as it faces ...

Business

Meta bans ads targeted at teens based on gender

Meta, owner of Instagram and Facebook, on Tuesday said it will stop allowing advertisers to target ads at teens based on gender, as it fights accusations that its platforms are harmful to young users.

Automotive

Why Ghana relies heavily on used cars

The sale of electric cars is growing. Globally, some 2 million electric vehicles were sold in the first quarter of 2022—75% more than in the first three months of 2021. Most, though, are sold in high income countries.

Consumer & Gadgets

CES 2023: Companies tout environmental tech innovations

The mottled bright green leaves of a pothos plant stood out against the flashy expanse of electric vehicles and smart products at the CES tech show in Las Vegas this year. This particular version of the familiar houseplant ...

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