Category: Business

Coca-Cola restructuring cuts 2,200 jobs worldwide

Coca-Cola is to cut about 2,200 jobs in its global workforce as part of a restructuring plan. The soft drinks giant’s restructure has been accelerated by the...

Alibaba says its technology won’t target Uighurs

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has said it will not allow its technology to be used for targeting or identifying specific ethnic groups. The statement follows reports...

Google ad practices under fire in new lawsuit

Ten US states, led by Texas, are suing Google, accusing it of taking illegal steps to preserve its monopoly over the online advertising market. The alleged moves include...

Tech billionaire Larry Ellison has moved to Hawaii

Larry Ellison, one of the world’s wealthiest people, has moved to the state of Hawaii, Recode has learned. He’s the latest billionaire to leave California in 2020....

Pinterest in $22.5m gender discrimination payout

Social media firm Pinterest has agreed to pay $22.5m (£16.9m) to settle claims of gender discrimination brought by its former chief operating officer. The settlement...

PayPal ‘reward’ email rapped for misleading

An email sent by payment giant PayPal which promised customers a reward of £10 for using their account did not make it clear enough that not everyone would receive it,...

Singapore approves lab-grown ‘chicken’ meat

Singapore has given regulatory approval for the world’s first “clean meat” that does not come from slaughtered animals. Demand for alternatives to regular meat has...

Whole Foods sent some customers a disconcerting email about their turkey

An undetermined number of Thanksgiving chefs who purchased their bird from Whole Foods woke up this morning to a concerning email. A “small number” of fresh...

Boohoo appoints former judge Sir Brian Leveson to probe company’s ethics

Online fashion retailer Boohoo has appointed a former High Court judge to examine its business practices. Sir Brian Leveson, who is best known for leading the inquiry...

Carnival Cruise boss banks on safety measures

The boss of the world’s biggest cruise company has told that new safety measures can help the $150bn (£113bn) a year industry to get going again. The hugely...