Future of work

Platform News: Facebook VR

Facebook launches VR remote work app, calling it a step to the ‘metaverse’

Facebook Inc has launched a test of a new virtual-reality remote work app where users of the company’s Oculus Quest 2 headsets can hold meetings as avatar versions of themsel...

Platform News: Search engine Google

Pay cut: Google employees who work from home could lose money

Google employees based in the same office before the pandemic could see different changes in pay if they switch to working from home permanently, with long commuters hit harder, ac...

LinkedIn allows employees to work fully remote, removes in-office expectation

LinkedIn will allow employees to opt for full-time remote work or a hybrid option as offices gradually reopen, Chief People Officer Teuila Hanson told journalists at our partner ne...

Platform News: Twitter bias in US Politics

Some Twitter staff return to offices in New York, San Francisco

After more than 16 months of working from home, some Twitter Inc employees in San Francisco and New York have returned to the office as the company reopened its corporate campuses ...

Platform News: Ride-hailing app Uber Technologies

Uber to let office staff work up to half their time from anywhere

Uber will let employees work half their hours from wherever they want as part of its revamped return-to-office strategy, the transport app company plans to announce on Tuesday, acc...

Platform Economy: Home office and the future of work

Sticking with remote work? Businesses are betting on it

US businesses have been spending more on technology than on bricks and mortar for more than a decade now, but the trend has accelerated during the pandemic, one more sign that work...

Platform News: Spotify music streaming app based out of Sweden

Spotify to allow employees to work from anywhere

The Swedish music streaming titan, Spotify Technology will allow its employees to work from anywhere, the company announced in a blog post late last week, further upending the futu...