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Tech layoffs in Southeast Asia rise as unprofitable startups seek to expand their leads

Tech layoffs in Southeast Asia rise as unprofitable startups seek to expand their leads

Shopee has reportedly made three rounds of layoffs this year as its parent company, Sea Limited, struggles for profitability. Lauryn Ishak | Bloomberg | Getty Images More tech startups in Southeast Asia have laid off workers this year as macro headwinds deepened losses and venture capitalists pushed startups to expand their leads. Last week, online …

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Some Meta employees claim they are not receiving promised severance pay

Some Meta employees claim they are not receiving promised severance pay

England’s Anwar Almojarkesh (L) and Alan Chalabi (R) pose for a photo at Meta (formerly Facebook) headquarters in Menlo Park, California on November 9, 2022. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images A group of Meta workers who joined the company through an on-the-job training program say they receive lower severance packages than other recently …

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December tends to be a strong month for the market.  Here's how our stocks have performed recently

December tends to be a strong month for the market. Here’s how our stocks have performed recently

Seasonal trends are an often-discussed topic on Wall Street, especially at this time of year as the market approaches the so-called “Santa Gathering” window in late December. This year’s bear market certainly has investors hoping for a bit of holiday cheer. So we thought we’d take a look at what the Santa’s Rally phenomenon is …

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Cramer talks about some hot industrial stocks and how we play Wall Street's kingpin from tech

Cramer talks about some hot industrial stocks and how we play Wall Street’s kingpin from tech

The market is so obsessed with technology that it cannot see the forest through the industrialists. If the talk isn’t about the cloud slowdown, it’s about who is stepping down from the now-private Twitter, or how disappointing it is that co-CEO Bret Taylor has left Salesforce (CRM). Mark Zuckerberg of Meta Platforms (META) might sneeze …

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'It wasn't sustainable or real': Tech layoffs approaching Great Recession levels

‘It wasn’t sustainable or real’: Tech layoffs approaching Great Recession levels

The number of layoffs in the tech sector this year is approaching the annual levels seen during the Great Recession, but is far from dot-com-bust territory. As tech companies grapple with falling stock prices, inflation, rising interest rates and a possible recession, they have announced more than 60,000 job cuts this year, with indications such …

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Fired from your technical job?  Here's what you need to do to increase your chances of getting hired

Fired from your technical job? Here’s what you need to do to increase your chances of getting hired

The tech world has been rocked by mass layoffs as giants like Meta, Twitter and Elon Musk-owned Amazon bleed jobs amid economic uncertainty. The number of IT layoffs in 2022 alone accounts for more than half of all layoffs since Covid-19, according to layoffs.fyi, a tracking website. “Tech companies of all shapes and sizes are …

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From Elon Musk to Sam Bankman-Fried, a bad week for market geniuses, but was it their fault?

From Elon Musk to Sam Bankman-Fried, a bad week for market geniuses, but was it their fault?

From the bankruptcy of FTX and the downfall of crypto “rock star” Sam Bankman-Fried to the mayhem on Twitter, it hasn’t been a good week for the geniuses of capitalism. Elon Musk’s abrupt and in some cases already reversed decisions since taking over the social media company confirm his claim that his tenure so far …

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