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Florida pulls $2 bln from BlackRock in largest anti-ESG divestment

Dec 1 (Reuters) – Florida’s chief financial officer said on Thursday his department would withdraw $2 billion from its assets managed by BlackRock Inc. (BLK.N)the largest such divestment by a state opposed to the asset manager’s environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) policies. The move will hardly affect BlackRock’s $8 trillion in assets and drew …

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Crypto lender BlockFi files for bankruptcy, cites FTX exposure

Filing follows weeks after FTX collapse FTX listed as BlockFi’s #2 creditor Bitcoin down over 70% from 2021 peak Nov 28 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it said on Monday, the latest crypto casualty after the firm was hurt by exposure to the dramatic collapse of the FTX exchange …

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Foxconn apologises for pay-related error at China iPhone plant after worker unrest

Foxconn says it is working with staff to resolve disputes Major iPhone factory rocked by protests over wages and conditions Apple says it has a team on the ground in Zhengzhou TAIPEI/SHANGHAI, November 24 (Reuters) – Foxconn (2317.TW) said on Thursday that a “technical error” related to compensation occurred when hiring new hires at a …

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Stick-wielding men smash surveillance cameras at China iPhone plant

SHANGHAI, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Men wielding batons smashed surveillance cameras and windows at a huge Apple-owned campus (AAPL.O) Foxconn supplier (2317.TW) in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, scenes streamed live on Kuaishou’s short video platform were released on Wednesday. Hundreds of workers demonstrated on campus, home to the world’s largest iPhone factory, where many …

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Elon Musk encourages Twitter engineers to fly in for in-person meetings

November 18 (Reuters) – Elon Musk on Friday asked all remaining Twitter employees who write software code to report to the 10th floor of the San Francisco office by early afternoon, according to an email reviewed by Reuters . The billionaire said in a follow-up email: ‘If possible, I would appreciate it if you could …

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Tesla board member says Elon Musk identified potential successor as CEO

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 16 (Reuters) – James Murdoch of Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) director, said in court on Wednesday that CEO Elon Musk had in recent months identified someone as a potential successor at the helm of the electric car maker. Murdoch, who did not name the potential successor, was testifying in a lawsuit over Musk’s …

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Amazon laid off some devices unit staff as it targets 10,000 cuts

November 16 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN.O) said on Wednesday it laid off some employees in its device group, with a person familiar with the company saying it was still targeting around 10,000 job cuts, including in its retail division and human resources. The announcement, Amazon’s first since news outlets including Reuters announced its layoff …

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Elon Musk trial opens to decide fate of his $56 bln Tesla pay

WILMINGTON, Del, Nov 14 (Reuters) – A lawsuit opened on Monday over allegations by shareholders that Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $56 billion pay package was rigged with easy performance targets and that investors were duped into approving it, with Musk expected to take a stand later this week. A Tesla (TSLA.O) The shareholder hopes to …

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EXCLUSIVE At least $1 billion of client funds missing at failed crypto firm FTX – sources

FTX founder Bankman-Fried secretly transferred $10 billion in funds to trading company Alameda – sources Bankman-Fried showed colleagues spreadsheets revealing transfer of funds to Alameda – sources Spreadsheets say between $1 billion and $2 billion of customer money goes unaccounted for – sources Executives set up accounting ‘backdoor’ that thwarted red flags – sources The …

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