Mark Zuckerberg
Global tech

America’s pioneering tech giants are shedding 25,000+ jobs as Chinese rival TikTok looks to double in size

- November 17, 2022 3 MIN READ

More than 25,000 jobs are set to be cut at three of the biggest tech companies in the world, as rapid growth during the pandemic slows and broader economic headwinds pick up speed. Reports emerged this week that Amazon is planning to lay off about 10,000 people, on the back of Facebook parent company Meta’s… Read more »

Gina Cass-Gottlieb
Politics

The ACCC wants tougher controls over tech titans Meta, Google, Apple and Amazon to tackle scams and fraud

- November 14, 2022 3 MIN READ

The Australian and Consumer Competition Commission (ACCC) wants tougher regulations to tackle issues such as online scams, dodgy apps and fake reviews, putting the onus on major tech companies such as Meta and Google to address the harms caused to consumers, and small businesses. The ACCC’s fifth report in its five-year Digital Platform Services Inquiry proposes… Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg
Business

Facebook rebrands its parent company as ‘Meta’ as it looks dominate the metaverse

- October 29, 2021 4 MIN READ

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has announced the company will change its name to Meta, saying the move reflects the fact the company is now much broader than just the social media platform (which will still be called Facebook). The rebrand follows several months of intensifying discourse by Zuckerberg and the company more broadly on… Read more »