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Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google employees have reportedly shelled out $4.8 million to support Joe Biden since 2019 — and $240,000 for President Trump

A Wired report found that employees at Silicon Valley’s largest firms have donated 20 times as much to Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s campaign than to President Trump since 2019. Employees at Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet, Microsoft, and Oracle have poured $US4.8 million into support for Biden as the November […]
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google employees have reportedly shelled out $4.8 million to support Joe Biden since 2019 — and $240,000 for President Trump
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Free childcare, flexible schedules, and months of paid leave: How Silicon Valley is switching up lavish in-office perks to benefit parents working from home

Silicon Valley has long been known for its lavish employee perks, like on-site fitness classes and free meals. But as the coronavirus crisis continues to keep workers at home, many tech companies are shifting from fun perks to accommodating benefits – particularly for working parents. Tech companies like Google, Facebook, […]
Free childcare, flexible schedules, and months of paid leave: How Silicon Valley is switching up lavish in-office perks to benefit parents working from home
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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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