Commerce & Business

Accenture to hire 1,50,000 employees using the metaverse
Accenture to hire 1,50,000 employees using the metaverse

Accenture is currently in the process of deploying 60,000 VR headsets in multiple countries. As per experts, the metaverse experience is said to be 30-40 per cent more productive than traditional ways of learning.

Twitter’s ‘poison pill’ roadblock to Elon Musk’s ‘hostile takeover’
Twitter’s ‘poison pill’ roadblock to Elon Musk’s ‘hostile takeover’

Twitter has thrown a roadblock in front of Elon Musk’s hostile takeover bid, adopting a “limited-duration shareholder rights plan”, also known as a “poison pill”, that would make it much more expensive and complicated for the Tesla CEO to take control of the social media network.

OECD warns Omicron threatens world economy
OECD warns Omicron threatens world economy

Analysts at Oxford Economics said micron could shave 0.25 percentage points off global growth next year if it causes mild effects, but it would cost two percentage points if it is more dangerous and a large part of the global population was forced into lockdowns.

Intel CEO Warns Chip Shortage Won’t End Until At Least 2023
Intel CEO Warns Chip Shortage Won’t End Until At Least 2023

According to The Verge, Intel’s less-than-cheerful outlook comes at a time when the company announces a 2-percent dip in revenue for the Client Computing Group that produces its desktop and laptop chips, led by a 5-percent drop in notebook sales that Intel attributed to “notebook ecosystem constraints” — meaning that laptop manufacturers lack adequate parts to go around.

Google To Invest $50 Million In Indian Social Commerce Startup, Meesho
Google To Invest $50 Million In Indian Social Commerce Startup, Meesho

Vidit Aartrey, one of the co-founders of the startup had in an interview with TechCrunch last month affirmed that 13 million entrepreneurs and more than 100,000 suppliers were using Meesho as of April 2021, asserting that the company had since grown more than thrice.