Apple paused hiring for many positions that aren’t focused on research and development in October, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. Insider earlier reported some of the details of Apple’s hiring pullback. The move comes as Apple expects revenue growth to slow during the holiday season. During an earnings call in October, Apple’s CFO, Luca Maestri, projected a decline in year-over-year revenue...
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For much of the last century, metals companies have made stainless steel from nickel mined in Russia or the Philippines and smelted at temperatures up to 2,900 degrees. But demand for nickel is outstripping supplies because the metal is a key component in most electric vehicle batteries. So metals producers have turned to a new supplier—Indonesia, which possesses vast reserves of a previously...
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