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Facebook parent Meta reduces workforce by 11,000; Mark Zuckerberg apologises | Oneindia News*News

Facebook parent Meta reduces workforce by 11,000; Mark Zuckerberg apologises | Oneindia News*News

Meta cuts more than 11,000 jobs; biggest cuts in Facebook parent company’s history; Midterm elections: Close fight between Democrats and Republicans; UN General Assembly to vote on Russian reparations; North Korea fires another ballistic missile, South identifies salvaged debris as part of Soviet-era weapon.

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Zoom to Lay Off , 15% of Its Workforce. CNBC reports that the company made the announcement on Feb. 7 via a blog post. 1,300 workers will be let go. CEO Eric Yuan cited the need to navigate the "uncertainty of the global economy.". We worked tirelessly and made Zoom better for our customers and users. But we also made mistakes, Eric Yuan, Zoom CEO, via blog post. We didn’t take as much time as we should have to thoroughly analyze our teams or assess if we were growing sustainably, toward the highest priorities, Eric Yuan, Zoom CEO, via blog post. As the CEO and founder of Zoom, I am accountable for these mistakes and the actions we take today– and I want to show accountability not just in words but in my own actions, Eric Yuan, Zoom CEO, via blog post. According to Yuan, every organization within Zoom will be impacted. Those who lose their jobs will receive up to 16 weeks of salary and health insurance. Yuan said he will reduce his upcoming fiscal year salary by 98% and will forfeit his 2023 bonus to help the company. Other tech companies who have recently announced layoffs include Dell, Google, Microsoft, Meta, Twitter and Salesforce. Other tech companies who have recently announced layoffs include Dell, Google, Microsoft, Meta, Twitter and Salesforce. Other tech companies who have recently announced layoffs include Dell, Google, Microsoft, Meta, Twitter and Salesforce. Other tech companies who have recently announced layoffs include Dell, Google, Microsoft, Meta, Twitter and Salesforce. Other tech companies who have recently announced layoffs include Dell, Google, Microsoft, Meta, Twitter and Salesforce. Other tech companies who have recently announced layoffs include Dell, Google, Microsoft, Meta, Twitter and Salesforce

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Dell to Lay Off 6,650 Workers [Video]

Dell to Lay Off 6,650 Workers

Dell to Lay Off , 6,650 Workers. CNBC reports that Dell made the announcement on Feb. 6 in an SEC filing. . About 6,650 employees, 5% of the company's workforce, will be let go. Jeff Clarke, co-chief operating officer at Dell, said the layoffs were necessary to "stay ahead of downturn impacts.". Unfortunately, with changes like this, some members of our team will be leaving the company. , Jeff Clarke, co-chief operating officer at Dell, via memo to employees. There is no tougher decision, but one we had to make for our long-term health and success, Jeff Clarke, co-chief operating officer at Dell, via memo to employees. We will be ready when the market rebounds, Jeff Clarke, co-chief operating officer at Dell, via memo to employees. Layoffs in the tech industry have become an overwhelming trend as of late. . Salesforce, Microsoft, Google. Salesforce, Microsoft, Google. Salesforce, Microsoft, Google. Paypal, Amazon, IBM. Paypal, Amazon, IBM. Paypal, Amazon, IBM. Meta and Twitter have laid off thousands of employees. Meta and Twitter have laid off thousands of employees. According to website Layoffs.fyi, 67,000 job cuts have been announced by tech companies so far in 2023

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Stock Markets Rally as Meta Leads Tech Comeback [Video]

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Stock Markets Rally , as Meta Leads , Tech Comeback. On February 2, the S&P 500 jumped to its highest level in five months as better-than-expected results from Meta improved the outlook for technology shares. . NBC reports that a faltering technology sector led the market lower in 2022. The broader market index climbed 1.2% to reach its highest level since last August. The Nasdaq Composite jumped up 3% to reach its highest level since September. Meanwhile, the DOW Jones Industrial Average underperformed, dropping 155 points. . NBC reports that the DOW was dragged down by Merck after the pharmaceutical firm issued a weak outlook with the company's latest earnings results. NBC reports that the DOW was dragged down by Merck after the pharmaceutical firm issued a weak outlook with the company's latest earnings results. In its best day since 2013, Meta leapt up over 27% after reporting a fourth-quarter beat on revenue and announcing a huge $40 billion buyback. In its best day since 2013, Meta leapt up over 27% after reporting a fourth-quarter beat on revenue and announcing a huge $40 billion buyback. NBC reports that other tech stocks rose on the positive Meta results, with shares of Google parent Alphabet up over 6% and Amazon up more than 7%. NBC reports that other tech stocks rose on the positive Meta results, with shares of Google parent Alphabet up over 6% and Amazon up more than 7%. So far in 2023, the S&P 500 information technology sector is up over 14%, following a decline of over 28% in 2022. It’s showing that growth is outperforming value as it unwinds some of the pressures that hawkish rhetoric brought to risk markets over the course of 2022, Keith Buchanan, senior portfolio manager at GLOBALT Investments, via NBC

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This Day in History:, Facebook Launches. February 4, 2004. Initially called "The Facebook," the site was launched on this day by Harvard sophomore Mark Zuckerberg. "The Facebook" served as a social network for Harvard students to connect with their classmates. It was based on Zuckerberg's other social media site, FaceMash, in which male students voted on the attractiveness of female students. By the end of the first day, more than 1500 Harvard students signed up for "The Facebook.". Today, Facebook has more than 2.8 billion users worldwide. The platform continues to stir controversy over privacy and data sharing concerns

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Train services have been severely disrupted as rail workers stage a walkout in the first of a wave of 48-hour strikes. Workers are pressing ahead with two 48-hour strikes at Network Rail and 14 train companies from Tuesday and Friday after two-thirds of RMT's members rejected the latest pay offer from the government. Report by Brooksl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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ITV News speaks to a Oliwia Szewc who tried to save three boys who died after falling through ice at a Solihull park lake on Sunday afternoon. She says she was trying to find branches from trees to pass the boys in the water but they were "too short". Olivia says "I was just clueless, I tried to help, but I couldn't". ITV News credit must remain visible at all times Report by Brooksl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Sunak unveils 5-point plan to tackle Albanian immigration [Video]

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Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra, who married on February 7th in Rajasthan, have posted their wedding album on Instagram. They shared three gorgeous photos, including one of Sidharth kissing his bride. The caption the newlyweds chose is cute as they took it from the movie Shershaah, the 2021 film in which they co-starred and where the love story all began. #KiaraAdvani #SidharthMalthotra #Sidkiarawedding

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5 , Takeaways From Biden’s , State of the Union Address. President Biden delivered a State of the Union address on Feb. 7. These were some of the key moments:. President Biden delivered a State of the Union address on Feb. 7. These were some of the key moments:. 1. , Biden may have convinced Democrats that he has enough vigor to run for reelection in 2024. While many previous polls have signaled that Democrats want a different candidate for 2024, Biden's quick wit and humor during his speech may have changed some minds. 2. , He tried to bait Republicans, and it appears to have worked. Biden confronted Republicans on wanting to reduce Social Security and Medicare spending and ultimately claimed there was "unanimity" that those programs are "off the books now.". 3. , The president addressed economic progress and plans to help blue-collar workers. While Biden touched on spending that would create high-paying jobs for people without college degrees, his main focus was on the economic gains his administration has made. While Biden touched on spending that would create high-paying jobs for people without college degrees, his main focus was on the economic gains his administration has made. 4. , He spoke of domestic and international threats to democracy. But Biden encouraged Americans to stay optimistic so that supporters of democracy around the world may be inspired. But Biden encouraged Americans to stay optimistic so that supporters of democracy around the world may be inspired. 5. , Biden received a bipartisan standing ovation for his comments on police accountability because he also showed his appreciation for law enforcement. 5. , Biden received a bipartisan standing ovation for his comments on police accountability because he also showed his appreciation for law enforcement. We all want the same thing — neighborhoods free of violence, law enforcement who earn the community's trust, our children to come home safely, equal protection under the law, President Joe Biden, via State of the Union address. That's the covenant we have with each other in America. And we know police officers put their lives on the line every day, and we ask them to do too much, President Joe Biden, via State of the Union address

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Poll Suggests Democrats , Say 'No' to Joe , in 2024 Election. On February 6, a pair of polls were released that suggest President Biden's support is dwindling ahead of his potential 2024 bid for re-election. 'New York Post' reports that an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll shows that just 37% of Democrats say they support Biden's re-election. That number is down from 52% in October of 2022. . According to the poll, 62% of Democrats want a different candidate to be the party's standard-bearer in the upcoming presidential bid. The poll also found that 78% of Americans, both Republican and Democrat, feel Biden should not run for a second term. According to a Washington Post-ABC News survey, 41% of people in the U.S. said they were worse off financially than they were when Biden took office. 'New York Post' reports that it's the highest percentage of people to give that response since 1986 and six percentage points higher than it was at the same time last year. According to the same poll, 62% of Americans feel that Biden has accomplished "not very much" or "little or nothing" in his first two years as president. According to the AP poll, respondents found the president's age to be a liability and support a new generation of leaders. . The poll found that 43% of people in the U.S. say they have "hardly any" confidence in Biden's ability to handle a crisis, manage the military or take action against corruption

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