Category: Business

Climate change 2021: There’s no turning back now

Published by AFP Paris (AFP) – Across a quarter century of UN climate conferences tasked with saving humanity from itself, one was deemed a chaotic failure (Copenhagen/2009), another a stunning success (Paris/2015), and the rest landed somewhere in between. This year’s COP26 inspired all these reactions at once. Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, leading a 100,000-strong

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US authorities order new vote in Amazon union bid

Published by AFP New York (AFP) – US labor authorities on Monday ordered a new vote on whether Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama can form a union, saying the online retail giant had violated rules during the ballot. Organizers vying to form the first union at the e-commerce colossus in the United States had appealed

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Parag Agrawal: New CEO sheds low profile to take Twitter helm

Published by AFP San Francisco (AFP) – Parag Agrawal, who took over Monday as the new head of Twitter, shot from relative obscurity as the platform’s technology expert to becoming the latest India-born talent to lead a US tech giant. Unlike his predecessor, co-founder Jack Dorsey, Agrawal enjoyed until Monday a much more low-profile role

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The NFT Calendar: Top-10 Upcoming NFT Drops Set To Dominate OpenSea

Published by ValueWalk Crypto, DeFi, and NFTs are rolling out unprecedented opportunities for retail investors. Right now, top NFTs are the talk of the town, and folks are minting millions from their blockchain-based “JPEGs.” Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more You don’t need to look far. OpenSea is on average transacting over $1

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Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey quits company

Published by AFP Washington (AFP) – Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced Monday he was leaving the company, after steering the social network during the tumult of Donald Trump’s presidency and surviving an activist investor’s ouster bid in 2020. Dorsey, who is also chief executive of payments company Square, was confronted during his tenure

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