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Amazon.com is laying off hundreds of workers in its Seattle headquarters and beyond, reversing a years-long trend of breakneck hiring and expansion, according to a person familiar with the company’s decision. The online giant, which last year added nearly 130,000 employees globally, will cut “a few hundred” positions in its Seattle headquarters, as well as…

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Nvidia’s upbeat current-quarter revenue forecast on Thursday underscored surging demand for its graphics chips used in data centres, gaming devices and cryptocurrency mining, sending its shares up as much as 12 percent in extended trading. The company, which also reported better-than-expected quarterly results, is reaping the benefits from the launch of its Volta chip architecture…

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Amazon and WhatsApp have been scolded by the privacy campaigning group the Electronic Frontier Foundation over their “disappointing” privacy practices, and told that they can and should be doing better in its yearly review. The seventh annual Who Has Your Back privacy report analysed the policies and public actions of 26 companies, rating them out…

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