Author: Barb Arushie

Facebook shares fall for measurement reports against apps

Facebook shares fell almost 3% on regular operations on Friday after news reports indicated that the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could take steps to prevent Facebook from integrating its various message apps. According to the reports,…

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Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults in 2018

As part of its expected safety report, Uber revealed Thursday that more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported in its service in the United States during 2018. The figure includes 235 violations among the 1.3 billion trips the…

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Increased advertising on Amazon annoys users

Amazon is displaying more commercials, which benefits you economically but annoys users who are looking for a specific product. When the user searches for a product, the search results are combined with advertisements for similar products. This has…

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Audi will eliminate 9,500 jobs by 2025

Audi will eliminate 9,500 jobs in Germany by 2025 as part of a transformation plan to make the company “efficient and sustainable,” the German automaker said today. The Volkswagen subsidiary based in Ingolstadt said that, at the same…

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Major Canadian Franchise Drops Beyond Meat

They say the chain’s decision should not have a negative impact on Beyond Meat, a California-based company. For JoAnne Labrecque, a marketing professor at HEC Montréal, the chain may have reacted too quickly by adopting this type of…

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GM stops production in Oshawa because of strike in the United States

The assembly of vehicles is suspended until further notice at the General Motors (GM) plant in Oshawa, Ontario, due to the strike of the automaker’s workers in the United States. “Plans are to resume production as soon as…

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Airbnb wants to make the jump on the stock market in 2020

The site of short-term rentals Airbnb announced in a statement Thursday that it intends to become a public company next year. The private company, founded in 2008 in San Francisco, has not specified in which stock market it…

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