Why Tesla was kicked out of the S&P 500’s ESG index

Why Tesla was kicked out of the S&P 500's ESG index

An aerial view of the Tesla Fremont Factory on May 13, 2020 in Fremont, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The S&P 500 booted electric vehicle maker Tesla from its ESG Index in an annual rebalancing. Meanwhile, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and even oil and gas multinational Exxon Mobil were included on the list. The S&P … Read more

Shopee, Garena post strong revenue

Shopee, Garena post strong revenue

Shares of Southeast Asia’s e-commerce and gaming firm Sea Group popped after its first-quarter revenue beat analysts’ expectations on Tuesday. Sea’s US-listed shares rose 14% to close at $80.21 after the of Singapore-based internet firm reported revenue that exceeded analysts’ expectations in the first quarter this year. Here’s how the New York Stock Exchange-listed company … Read more

Illinois Revokes Carvana’s Dealer License Over Titling Issues

Illinois Revokes Carvana's Dealer License Over Titling Issues

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Carvana is presently forbidden from selling cars in the land of Lincoln, Rivian is suing its seat supplier and Tesla’s closing the order books for a vehicle it was supposed to start manufacturing six months ago. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 17, 2022. 1st … Read more

China blockchain explainer: What is BSN?

China blockchain explainer: What is BSN?

China has made blockchain technology a strategic priority. Blockchain-based Service Network, or BSN, is part of its efforts to boost its capabilities in the sector. Yuichiro Chino | Time | Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared that his country needs to “seize the opportunities” presented by blockchain technology. In a speech in 2019, … Read more

How Amazon, American Airlines and Subaru burn waste to make energy

How Amazon, American Airlines and Subaru burn waste to make energy

In northern California’s Stanislaus County, next to a landfill, there’s a company managing waste in a very different way: by burning trash instead of burying it. The energy recovery facility run by New Jersey-based Covanta harnesses steam to make enough electricity to power 18,000 homes in the area. A portion of the waste comes from … Read more

Salesforce will help employees relocate for abortion access

Salesforce will help employees relocate for abortion access

CEO of Salesforce Marc Benioff attends a meeting with US President Joe Biden and private sector CEOs in the State Dining Room of the White House on January 26, 2022 in Washington, DC. Drew Anger | Getty Images Salesforce told employees in a Slack message on Thursday that the company will help them relocate if … Read more

Rivian (RIVN) Q1 2022 earnings

Rivian (RIVN) Q1 2022 earnings

Production of electric Rivian R1T pickup trucks on April 11, 2022 at the company’s plant in Normal, Ill. Michael Wayland/CNBC Electric vehicle maker Rivian Automotive on Wednesday maintained its 2022 production target, saying it’s still on track to build 25,000 vehicles this year, as it reported a jump in reservations and a first-quarter loss that … Read more

Tech layoffs, hiring slowdown stand out in red-hot job market

Tech layoffs, hiring slowdown stand out in red-hot job market

san francisco Compassandcamera | Getty Images US employers added more jobs than expected in April amid a tight labor market, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. But the tech sector, which boomed during the pandemic, is showing signs of contraction. Facebook parent company Meta is pausing hiring and scaling down some recruitment plans, Insider … Read more