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Google is planning to add new ‘hub’ offices to provide flexibility for employees, and experts say these networks of satellite offices are the future in Silicon Valley

The future of the tech office isn’t clustered in Silicon Valley, experts told Business Insider. Instead, tech companies will likely adopt a “hub-and-spoke” model, with satellite offices peppered across the US. In a post-coronavirus era, employees may have a “remote-first” work schedule, and commute to a satellite office when they […]
Google is planning to add new ‘hub’ offices to provide flexibility for employees, and experts say these networks of satellite offices are the future in Silicon Valley
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Amazon is investing $1.4 billion to expand into 6 cities outside of Seattle, and it may be a sign that tech companies are reconsidering the future of the office

Amazon announced that it’s expanding its physical offices in six “tech hubs” around the country and adding 3,500 jobs. The expanded offices will be based in Dallas, Detroit, Denver, New York, Phoenix, and San Diego. Amazon is investing $US1.4 billion in building out those offices, it said. Amazon’s office hubs […]
Amazon is investing $1.4 billion to expand into 6 cities outside of Seattle, and it may be a sign that tech companies are reconsidering the future of the office
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Google will extend employee work-from-home until summer 2021

Google is extending its employee work-from-home policy through June 2021. The Wall Street Journal was the first to report the news. Google previously said employees would return to the office on July 6, then pushed that date back to September. Now it appears that employees will stay home for another […]
Google will extend employee work-from-home until summer 2021
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Chinese smartphone behemoth Vivo is building a 32-story tower wrapped in gardens for its new headquarters in China’s booming tech district. Take a look inside.

Chinese smartphone giant Vivo has shelled out $US182 million for land to build a 32-story high-rise headquarters. The tower will feature spiraling exterior gardens and will house 5,800 workers when it’s expected to be completed in 2025. Vivo’s new headquarters will sit in the Chinese district of Shenzhen, a booming […]
Chinese smartphone behemoth Vivo is building a 32-story tower wrapped in gardens for its new headquarters in China’s booming tech district. Take a look inside.
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Amazon’s subsidiary turned a historic church into an ‘Innovation Cathedral’ work space but preserved its stained glass, pipe organ, and bowling alley

In May, Amazon’sAudible subsidiary opened an office in a restored historic Newark, New Jersey church. The company is calling the former Presbyterian church an “Innovation Cathedral,” and says that it will draw visitors and talent to the city, as well as curious city residents. The renovation kept the structure’s stained […]
Amazon’s subsidiary turned a historic church into an ‘Innovation Cathedral’ work space but preserved its stained glass, pipe organ, and bowling alley
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Inside Notion’s ‘secret’ San Francisco office, where the startup hides from VCs that were literally knocking at the door and employees take their shoes off before entering

Notion is an enterprise software startup that offers an “all-in-one workplace” to help you keep your work management tools, like Slack and Google Docs, organised. With over a million users, the company has garnered some buzz in Silicon Valley’s investor scene, so much so that VCs were showing up at […]
Inside Notion’s ‘secret’ San Francisco office, where the startup hides from VCs that were literally knocking at the door and employees take their shoes off before entering