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In a first, Google Employees form a union
In what will be termed as an unprecedented event, Google and Alphabet employees have formed a union. This is probably the first time that employees of major big tech company have gone ahead and formed a union. According to reports, more than 200 Google and Alphabet workers union have announced the creation of Alphabet Workers Union. This union will be open to both payroll as well as contractual employees.
Twitter acquires social podcasting app Breaker
With an aim build its new audio-based networking project ‘Spaces,’ Twitter has acquired social podcasting app Breaker. The financial details of the deal has not been announced. Breaker’s entire team will join Twitter and the Breaker app will cease to exist from January 15th. This Twitter’s second acquisition in less than a month. The micro-blogging giant had acquired virtual hangout startup ‘Squad’ last month.
Has Jack Ma gone missing?
Where is Jack Ma? This question was reverberating across Twitter on Monday when it became clear that the Chinese billionaire has not been spotted publicly since October. The news of Jack Ma missing has added a new twist to the ongoing saga that began after Chinese government started cracking on Ma’s financial empire Ant Group. As per the latest news, there is still no clarity about Ma’s whereabouts.
Microsoft is testing a new Outlook App
Microsoft’s new Outlook App has been leaked online. As per the unconfirmed news report, this new outlook app will replace built-in-mails and calendar apps on Windows 10. There is still ambiguity over when Microsoft plans to roll out the new version of the outlook app.