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Cisco Systems Shedding 4,000 Jobs in Latest Tech-Company Shakeup

Another tech  company has been forced to bite the layoff bullet. Cisco Systems is slashing more than 4,000 employees – roughly 5% of its worldwide workforce – and is joining...

Amazon Cutting Hundreds of Jobs in Latest Layoffs

Amazon.com Inc. is laying off hundreds of employees in its Prime Video and studios business. The cuts were announced in an email to employees on Wednesday by Mike Hopkins, who...

Devices Increase, Methods Evolve as Companies Continue to Face Hacking Issues

The number of electronic contact points are increasing, and the bad actors are getting better at hacking, experts say.

GM Hires Meta Exec, Launches AI Platform

General Motors Co. has hired Anantha Kancherla from Meta Platforms Inc. as its new vice president of advanced driver-assistance systems. Mike Abbott, executive vice president of software for GM, made the...

Meta, IBM Create AI Alliance Aimed at Sharing Technology

Meta Platforms Inc. and International Business Machines Corp. – along with more than 40 companies and organizations – are creating an industry group dedicated to open source artificial intelligence...

Farbman Hosts ‘A Business Leader’s Guide to Cyber Security’ Event Nov. 16

SOUTHFIELD, MICH. — Farbman Group announced the next event in its C-Series line-up of free business educational discussions, “A Business Leader’s Guide to Cyber Security: Investing to Protect Company...

States sue Meta, Claiming Harm to Young People’s Mental Health

Meta Platforms Inc. is harming young people’s mental health and contributing to the youth mental health crisis by designing features on its social media platforms – Instagram and Facebook...

IRS Plans Limited Roll-Out of Free Tax Filing System

WASHINGTON — As part of larger transformation efforts underway, the Internal Revenue Service announced key details about the Direct File pilot for the 2024 filing season with several states...

Microsoft Clears Hurdles, Closes Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Microsoft has closed its biggest deal ever. According to multiple reports, Microsoft has closed its acquisition of video game publisher Activision Blizzard, according to a regulatory filing by the company on Friday, CNBC reported. It’s Microsoft’s...

Stellantis, Samsung SDI to Build Second Indiana Battery Plant

AMSTERDAM — Stellantis N.V. and Samsung SDI announced that Kokomo, Ind., will be the site for a second battery manufacturing facility in the United States as part of the...

Best and Brightest Summit Brings National Business Leaders Together

The national summit hosted by the Best and Brightest Programs offered business leaders a chance to network and talk about a variety of issues.

FEMA, FCC Plan Nationwide Alert System Test Wednesday

Cell phones, TVs and radios will all blast a test of the emergency alert system being conducted by FEMA and the FCC Wednesday.

The Right Place debuts 10-Year Tech Strategy for Greater Grand Rapids Region

The Right Place has a plan to turn Grand Rapids into a major technology hub in the next decade.

Remote Work Continues to Thrive Post-Covid

Companies around the country are bringing staff physically back into the office in the post-Covid era. According to census data released Thursday, the share of employees working from home is...

Data Classification, Retention Paramount to Business Success

Companies struggle to classify and retain the mountains of data they record on a regular basis.

Biden Signs Executive Order Blocking Investment in Chinese Technology

An executive order signed Wednesday by President Joe Biden would block and regulate high-tech U.S.-based investments going in Chinese technology. It covers advanced computer chips, micro electronics, quantum information technologies...

Michigan Touts Manufacturing Wins a Year After CHIPS Act Passage

State officials touted Michigan's successes since the passage of the bipartisan CHIPS Act a year ago.

Overstock.com Launches On-Line Bed, Bath & Beyond

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Globe Newswire) -- Bed Bath & Beyond is back. The brand, purchased by Overstock.com in June, announced the launch of BedBathandBeyond.com in the U.S.  This launch marks a transformation for...

Rocket Companies Appoints Intuit VP as New CEO

Rocket Companies has appointed Varun Krishna, currently an executive vice president at Intuit, as its new CEO, effective Sept. 5.

CEO: Businesses should Strive for Success, Significance

Ron Daugherty, CEO of Daugherty Business Solutions, says companies should strive for success, significance.
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