Facebook extends remote work for employees through June 2021

Facebook extends remote work for employees through June 2021

Facebook will let its employees continue to work from home through June 2021, joining other companies like Google, which announced similar plans to have employees work remotely until next summer due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, via Business Insider.

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Google’s work from home strategy includes a $1,000 allowance

Google’s work from home strategy includes a $1,000 allowance
Google is joining other companies is planning for a return to the office as COVID-19 cases decline, but its strategy may be more elaborate than most. Company chief Sundar Pichai has outlined a roadmap that will still have most employees working from home for the rest of 2020.
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Square announces permanent work-from-home policy

Square announces permanent work-from-home policy
Square employees will be able to work from home even after the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders end, Jack Dorsey told workers. The indefinite extension of the company’s remote work policy echoes a similar announcement from Twitter last week. Dorsey is CEO of both companies.
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Panasonic resumes work at Tesla’s Nevada Gigafactory, but not in New York

Panasonic resumes work at Tesla’s Nevada Gigafactory, but not in New York
Panasonic has resumed its work making battery cells at Tesla’s Gigafactory outside Reno, Nevada, the company tells The Verge. But Panasonic will not return to work at Tesla’s Buffalo, New York solar panel factory this weekend as planned.
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Panasonic resumes work at Tesla’s Nevada Gigafactory, but not in New York

Panasonic resumes work at Tesla’s Nevada Gigafactory, but not in New York
Panasonic has resumed its work making battery cells at Tesla’s Gigafactory outside Reno, Nevada, the company tells The Verge. But Panasonic will not return to work at Tesla’s Buffalo, New York solar panel factory this weekend as planned.
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Apple shares more details of how COVID-19 contact tracing will work

Apple shares more details of how COVID-19 contact tracing will work
Apple and Google shared a fair amount about their COVID-19 contact tracing plans with their joint announcement, but they still left some gaps. However, Apple has been willing to fill in a few of the blanks in a follow-up with The Verge.
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How to use an external display with your Mac

How to use an external display with your Mac
Every computer I’ve called my own for work or personal use has been a laptop. I love the portability of a laptop. It’s great to do work while lounging in my favorite chair or at a coffee shop (when we could still do that). But it’s really hard for me to put in a full workday hunched over one.
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How to use an external display with your Mac

How to use an external display with your Mac
Every computer I’ve called my own for work or personal use has been a laptop. I love the portability of a laptop. It’s great to do work while lounging in my favorite chair or at a coffee shop (when we could still do that). But it’s really hard for me to put in a full workday hunched over one.
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