Microsoft’s top lawyer says the government shutdown is ‘not good for business’

<!– –> MENUSEARCH QUOTES Enterprise The current U.S. government shutdown is not good for business, Microsoft president and chief legal officer, Brad Smith said on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Thursday. “It is not good for business,” he said. “The sooner we can come together, the better off we’ll all be.” The shutdown, which is approaching […]

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Elon Musk says he’s firing more than 3,000 Tesla staff because of pressure on profits and Model 3 production challenges

Tesla is laying off 7% of its employees, according to an email CEO Elon Musk sent to workers on Friday that was later published on the company’s website. The job cuts will affect more than 3,000 staff members, based a figure Musk cited last year saying the company had a workforce of 45,000. It follows […]

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The record-breaking government shutdown is putting the US at risk of a major cyberattack

The partial US government shutdown is thought to be putting the nation at serious risk of cyberattack, as many employees who monitor the nation’s defense systems are not at work. In an email to Business Insider, a spokesman for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, part of the Department of Homeland Security, admitted that officials […]

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Three Initiatives That Can Help You Boost Your Online Business Performance Quickly

GettyGetty Small businesses and startups are constantly challenged to capture the attention of their key stakeholders. With today’s abundant resources, it is cheaper than ever to self-fund a business. The challenge becomes differentiation and scalability. In today’s digital age, good products and services are not enough to surpass the competition. Consumers are continuously presented with […]

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Sears stays in business: Edward Lampert’s hedge fund wins bankruptcy auction, saving retailer from liquidation

Sears Chairman Edward Lampert won a bankruptcy auction for the company with a plan that will keep the bankrupt retailer in business and seek to save tens of thousands of jobs, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions. Lampert’s bid prevailed over competing proposals from liquidators that would have forced the 132-year-old department […]

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella describes 2 new kinds of software that will change everything for businesses

Two new categories of business software will soon be coming to the corporate world, to hear Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella tell it. And he ought to know: Over his 27-year career at Microsoft, one of the world’s largest makers of business software, he has helped bring his fair share of new corporate technologies into the […]

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