Google unveils new hardware product lineup
At an event in San Francisco, Google unveiled its next generation of the hardware devices it first introduced last year, including its Pixel smartphone and Google Home speaker.
Amazon is now a top recruiter at business schools
Tech companies are known for hiring lots of engineers and computer scientists, but now companies like Amazon are starting to hire lots of business school graduates, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Amazon is now the top recruiter at the business schools of Carnegie Mellon University, Duke University, and the University of California at Berkeley, the Journal article says. Amazon has hired roughly 1,000 M.B.A.s in the past year, the company reported.
Since returning to Twitter, Jack Dorsey hasn’t been able to save the company
The move to introduce longer tweets, for example, took two years because Dorsey was hesitant about upsetting users. The company is still not profitable, its stock price is down and its revenue is down.
This nugget pretty much sums up the criticism of Dorsey in the article:
Twitter has survived, but it has failed to take big swings or move with the kind of urgency necessary of a company that’s fighting for its life.”
Soon you’ll be able to share your Instagram story to Facebook
This will eliminate the need to have separate Facebook and Instagram stories. TechCrunch notes that hardly anyone is using Facebook’s story feature so this will help populate that part of the social media network.
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