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What Salesforce’s layoffs say about where the economy is headed
Jan 5, 2023

What Salesforce’s layoffs say about where the economy is headed

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Salesforce announced yesterday that it would slash office space and lay off around 10% of its staff. The move comes after the cloud services company expanded rapidly during the pandemic. We look at what the moves say about how the firm may be changing. Also, a look at the FDA's order allowing pharmacies to sell abortion medication. And, we talk with The Verge's Alex Heath about this year's CES tech show in Las Vegas.

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Layoffs at tech companies signal a shift in IT spending

Jan 5, 2023
Salesforce said this week it’s reducing office space and laying off about 10% of its workforce, after years of increasing employee headcount. Some analysts say this could be a sign of the company maturing.
Salesforce announced that it will lay off around 10% of its workforce, which comes after a previous pandemic-era expansion.
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Expect lots of EV talk at CES 2023

Electric vehicles will drive the conversation at the Consumer Electronics Show. That, and a toned-down pitch for the metaverse.
Electric vehicle tech will drive the conversation at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Journalist Alex Heath walks us through what to expect.
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Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jarrett Dang Digital Producer (gone fishing)
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Katie Barnfield Producer, BBC
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC