Mozilla cuts 25% of workforce after pandemic hits revenue

Mozilla Firefox browser maker Mozilla is eliminating 250 jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Executive Mitchell Baker said Tuesday. The layoffs, which affect about 25 percent of its staff, mean Mozilla will reduce spending in areas like expanding the abilities of the web and improving tools for developers. “Economic conditions resulting from the global pandemic […]

Tablets spike in popularity during pandemic lockdown, report finds

Shipments of iPads and other tablets increased year over year during a period of time when many people were on lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic. Sarah Tew/CNET Tablet shipments for the top five brands rose notably in the second quarter of this year,...

Google sales decline amid pandemic, but still beat estimates

Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.¬† Stephen Shankland/CNET The coronavirus pandemic took a toll on Google, bringing the company’s sales down year over year for the first time in its history. Still, the company beat estimates from Wall Street...

LinkedIn cuts 960 jobs as pandemic hits recruitment

LinkedIn’s CEO assured employees that it isn’t planning any further layoffs. Angela Lang/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. LinkedIn will cut around 960 jobs due to the coronavirus...