Microsoft will require vaccines for US workers, vendors, visitors

Microsoft will require vaccines for US workers, vendors, visitors

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Sean Gallup | Getty Images Microsoft said Tuesday it will require employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus in order to enter its U.S. offices, starting in September. The software company will also seek proof of vaccination for vendors and guests visiting the campus. The move comes a week after…

Activision Blizzard president is leaving amid harassment lawsuit against the company

An employee holds a sign during a walkout at Activision Blizzard offices in Irvine, California, U.S., on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty Images Activision Blizzard President J. Allen Brack is leaving the company, Activision Blizzard announced on Tuesday. Shares of the company were down about 3% Tuesday morning ahead of earnings,…

Tencent Shares Drop After China Media Criticizes Video Games

Tencent Shares Drop After China Media Criticizes Video Games

Shares of Tencent Holdings and other prominent Chinese video-game companies plunged in Hong Kong trading on Tuesday after a Beijing-affiliated media outlet called their products “spiritual opium.” The blast from the state-affiliated media outlet, the Economic Information Daily, came after months of increased pressure from Beijing aimed at the broader Chinese internet industry, which serves…

China’s Li Auto to raise up to $1.93 billion from Hong Kong listing

China’s Li Auto to raise up to $1.93 billion from Hong Kong listing

A Li Xiang One hybrid SUV is on display during the 18th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition at China Import and Export Fair Complex on November 23, 2020 in China. Li Zhihao | Visual China Group | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Chinese electric vehicle start-up Li Auto plans to raise around $1.93 billion in a…

Tencent, NetEase shares tank after Chinese media calls gaming ‘opium’

Tencent, NetEase shares tank after Chinese media calls gaming ‘opium’

A logo of Tencent is seen during the World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, November 23, 2020. Aly Song | Reuters GUANGZHOU, China — Shares of Tencent and NetEase plunged on Tuesday after Chinese state media branded online gaming “opium” and likened it to a drug. The article also called for further…

Amazon Union Vote at Alabama Warehouse Should Be Redone, Official Says

Amazon Union Vote at Alabama Warehouse Should Be Redone, Official Says

A hearing officer of the National Labor Relations Board has recommended that the board throw out a union election at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., where results announced in early April showed workers rejecting a union by a more than two-to-one ratio. The union announced the recommendation on Monday, and Amazon quickly said it…