2018: In a first for the company, Apple introduces new features in its latest operating system, iOS 12, that encourage users to manage and spend less time on their devices. The move was spawned by a strongly worded letter from shareholders that urged the firm to address the growing problem of smartphone addiction among kids and teenagers. … [Read more...] about Apple CEO Tim Cook is a ‘demanding’ boss who ‘leads through interrogation’ and has ‘left employees crying’ after meetings, profile reveals
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Among the systems used by Rite Aid was one from DeepCam LLC, which worked with a firm in China whose largest outside investor is a Chinese government fund. Some security experts said any program with connections to China was troubling because it could open the door to aggressive surveillance in the United States more typical of an autocratic state. … [Read more...] about ‘The guy looks nothing like me’: Black man says he was falsely identified as shoplifter by one of Rite Aid’s 200 facial recognition cameras placed predominantly in low-income, non-white areas of LA and Manhattan
“There was a feeling that this would be the end of central business districts because of terrorism. But businesses continued to want to locate there," says Charles McNally, a spokesman for New York University's Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. "There’s reason to believe demand will rebound.” … [Read more...] about As the Pandemic Empties Office Buildings, Can Those Spaces Help Solve the Housing Crisis?
It also built a special distribution model in several areas such as Ly Son in Quang Ngai province and Con Dao island district in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, a database of products of strength in remote, mountainous and island localities, and 35 sets of guidelines for specialty products from 35 remote, mountainous and island localities. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES AUGUST 13
Nike converted factories to help produce face shields and air-purifying respirator lenses. The sporting goods and apparel giant worked with Oregon Health & Science University to repurpose padding, cords and shoe soles into personal protective equipment, which was donated to the university beginning in April—and then to other health care facilities. It is also donating 30,000 shoes designed for health care workers. … [Read more...] about In Good Company: 50 U.S. Businesses That Stood Out During the Pandemic
In March, the company needed to recruit 1,000 temporary call centre workers in Australia, after its overseas call centres were shut down due to coronavirus. This shifted the company's thinking, Penn said, and the company will be pushing digital channels of interaction even more as it aims to reduce inbound call centre volumes by two-thirds as part of its T22 plans. … [Read more...] about Customers up thanks to Belong in rare increase for Telstra in FY2020