Google followed Microsoft’s announcement of a 10000 employee layoff with a 12000 employee layoff

On Friday, the CEO of Alphabet- Google’s parent company, Sundar Pichai, informed staff that the company would cut 12,000 jobs as it faces “a different economic reality”. He said that the mass lay-off, which accounted for an estimated 6% of the workforce and affected both the company’s product lines and regions, were made after an internal review. This represents the greatest number of job cuts in Google’s history.

Two research teams reverse the signs of aging in mice, raising the hope for similar results in humans.

A decade after Kyoto University biologist Shinya Yamanaka was awarded a shared Nobel Prize for discovering a cocktail of proteins that reprogram adult cells into versatile stem cells, two teams argue that the proteins can turn back the clock for entire organisms, perhaps one day humans, by reprogramming adult cells into versatile stem cells.

Elon Musk’s latest drama: a lawsuit over his Tesla buyout tweets

A nine-person jury was seated Tuesday to hear whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk defrauded investors by claiming in 2018 tweets that he had secured financing to take the electric automaker private. In the case of Tesla, Musk’s tweets fueled a stock price rally that abruptly ended a week later when it became clear that Musk did not have the funding for a buyout after all.

Tômtex- a company owned by a Vietnamese turns seafood shells and coffee grounds into garment leather

Tômtex, a flexible bio-material created by Vietnamese designer Uyen Tran from seafood waste, is a substitute to leather that can be embossed with a variety of designs. The word “Tôm” in its name, which in Vietnamese means “shrimp,” alludes to the leftover food that is combined with coffee grounds to make the textile.