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Lockdown Hits Uber Hard, Cuts 600 Jobs- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Uber Technologies Inc has cut about 600 jobs in India as part of plans to reduce its global workforce by 23%, the company said on Tuesday, joining local rival Ola as the COVID-19 pandemic crushes demand for app-based cab services. Last week, Uber said it would focus on its core businesses in ride-hailing […]

UK eyes cuts to Huawei’s 5G network involvement in wake of COVID-19 – report – Finance – Networking- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to reduce Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s involvement in Britain’s 5G network in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported. Johnson has asked officials to make plans to reduce China’s involvement in British infrastructure to zero by 2023, the newspaper reported late […]

HPE lays out US$1 billion savings plan, pay cuts – Finance- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Thursday unveiled a plan targeting gross savings of at least US$1 billion by 2022 and cut the base salaries of top executives by 25 percent as the software maker seeks to weather the coronavirus crisis. Shares, down about 35 percent this year, fell nearly 6 percent in extended trading after the […]

Uber cuts 23% of workforce, to focus on core rides- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) will concentrate on its core businesses in ride-hailing and food delivery and cut 23% of its workforce in an attempt to become profitable despite the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in an email to employees on Monday. Uber will cut a total of 6,700 jobs, including […]

As Vice cuts headcount, Refinery29 ploughs ahead with Latinx brand launch- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The coronavirus has sent publishers’ advertising revenues into decline, forcing many to lay off staff and hold back product developments. However, Refinery29 is bucking that trend with the launch of a new platform for the Latinx community, despite parent company ViceMedia Group cutting 5% of its staff today (15 May). R29Somos will serve up editorial, […]

Telkom Cuts Uncapped Data Prices | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Image sourced from My Broadband In response to the increased demand for home connectivity during the COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa, Telkom has reduced prices and removed caps on its copper-based DSL broadband portfolio to new customers. Telkom’s new promotional prices start from R199 ($10.72) for an initial 6-month period for a 4 Mbps line, […]

Cell C Faces Potential Job Cuts | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Image sourced from Town Press South African network provider, Cell C says that it’s reevaluating some of the jobs at executive and management level – this process could deem certain positions redundant and ultimately result in job cuts. “In early March 2020, Cell C initiated a consultation process in terms of section 189A (2) of […]

Furloughs, cuts, layoffs: how marketing’s biggest companies are bracing for downturn- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

After a week of public and not-so-public announcements, Tempemail has compared the different cost-cutting tactics of advertising’s biggest groups – right before the industry feels the full impact of the coronavirus downturn. WPP Chief executive Mark Read has done a good job of appearing honest and transparent in the face of a recession, offering up […]

Over 100k South Africans Petition for DStv Price Cuts | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Image sourced from The Vanguard Nigeria More than 100,000 South Africans have signed an online petition calling for DStv to discount its prices – as it has done in other countries around Africa – during the COVID-19 pandemic. “DSTV drops prices for the rest of Africa except South Africa. We’re being taken for granted here […]

WhatsApp’s New Limit Cuts Highly Forwarded Messages by 70% | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

In a bid to cut the virality of messages circulating on its social platform, WhatsApp introduced an additional limit earlier in the month – and now it looks like that limit has begun to pay off. Tech Crunch reports that the Facebook-owned instant messaging service says that the spread of, what they refer to as, […]