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Apple’s Revenue Comes In Slightly Better Than Forecast

Apple delivered a marginally better holiday quarter than it had forecast earlier this month, pleasantly surprising investors who bid Apple shares up 5.5% after hours. But that shouldn’t take away the reality of how Apple’s business has changed: revenue fell 5%, largely due to a 15% drop in iPhone revenue to $52 billion. As Apple warned previously, China posed one of the biggest problem for the...

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Could Remote Work Backfire for Minorities?

A month or so ago, when it became clear that the pandemic would change the way we work permanently, I was hopeful that one change—more remote work—could help Silicon Valley fix its diversity problem. 

When I think about the subject of remote work cultures, I think back to the very stressful months at the beginning of my two pregnancies. Sick as a dog, I often spent nearly two ...

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