Meta Is Preparing to Notify Employees of Large-Scale Layoffs This Week. Meta Platforms Inc. is planning to begin large-scale layoffs this week, according to people familiar with the matter, in what could be among the largest round in a recent spate of tech job cuts after the industry's rapid growth during the pandemic. (Jeff Horwitz / Wall Street Journal)
Twitter Said to Delay Changes to Check Mark Badges Until After Midterm Election. Twitter is delaying the rollout of verification check marks to subscribers of its new $7.99 a month subscription service until after Tuesday’s midterm elections, according to an internal post viewed by The New York Times… (Ryan Mac / The New York Times)
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Apple warns Covid restrictions in China are hurting iPhone production. iPhone 14 production has been temporarily reduced because of Covid-19 restrictions at its primary iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max assembly plant in Zhengzhou, China. The factory, operated by Foxconn, is operating at 'significantly reduced… (Kif Leswing / CNBC)
Twitter Now Asks Some Fired Workers to Please Come Back. Twitter Inc., after laying off roughly half the company on Friday following Elon Musk's $44 billion acquisition, is now reaching out to dozens of employees who lost their jobs and asking them to return. Some of those who are being asked to return… (Kurt Wagner / Bloomberg)
Electric cars can strengthen the US grid through V2G tech, experts say. Millions more electric vehicles on the road could make the US power grid more resilient. An innovation called vehicle-to-grid technology, or V2G, lets EVs supply electricity to the grid in times of need, but it's still in early stages. Someday, EVs… (Tim Levin / Business Insider)
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