Space company: more Martians

Dear readers, Welcome to Quartz’s newsletter on the economic possibilities of the extraterrestrial sphere. Please distribute widely and Let me know what you think. This week: US export controls stand in the way of space supremacy, first US launch of Rocket Lab and big losses for Boeing. 🚀 🚀 🚀 What powers American technological supremacy? … Read more

A fifth of business insiders expect a shrinking workforce at their company as recession looms

2023 is shaping up to be the year of the LAYOFFS: A fifth of business insiders expect downsizing and belt-tightening at their companies – and it’s not just the technology sector A growing number of companies see job cuts on the horizon Yet more and more economists say the United States can dodge a recession … Read more

QuickBooks expands its business network…and more tech news for small businesses this week

BRAZIL – 2021/09/05: In this photo illustration the QuickBooks (Intuit) logo is seen on a … [+] smartphone. (Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Here are five tech events that happened in the past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 – … Read more

Microsoft is looking to add ChatGPT to Office 365… and other small business tech news this week

OpenAI logo displayed on a phone screen and ChatGPT website displayed on a laptop screen are seen in … [+] This illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on December 5, 2022. (Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Here are five tech events that happened in the past week and how … Read more

2023: Microsoft seeks new business application opportunities

One of the most exciting moments of 2022 in Microsoft’s enterprise application ecosystem was the revelation that Viva Sales, the company’s new independent CRM sales experience engine, was developed by the same team that builds Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement apps and Power Platform services. Whether or not Viva Sales succeeds in the long term, the … Read more

Get these workout accessories for the fitness beginner in your life.

Kick-start your fitness journey with these smart exercise gadgets AppleInsider may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on our site. The road to fitness can be downright brutal for a beginner, but you can kick-start your workout journey with these smart exercise gadgets that will work with your iPhone. These app-enabled workout … Read more

5 business development trends to watch

Viktoria Gusyeva is Vice President of Marketing at Showcase view. Getty In 2023, what business development trends should you watch? Over the past few years, businesses have faced immense challenges and undergone tremendous change. Contributing factors include the latest effects of the global pandemic, the conflict in Ukraine, concerns over inflation and increasingly rapid technological … Read more

Restaurant Hires Its First Robot Employee…and More Small Business Tech News This Week

(Photo by Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images) Getty Images Here are five tech events that happened in the past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 – A restaurant in Wilmington has hired its first robot employee. A restaurant in Wilmington, North Carolina recently hired its first robot. aRtisano Pizza & … Read more

China: Moody’s closes its consulting business in China and lays off staff

US-based credit rating firm Moody’s Corp is closing its advisory business in China and laying off staff. Two people with knowledge of the matter said Moody’s Corp is laying off people associated with the unit in multiple locations across the country, The News International reported. Moody’s Corp began shutting down its operations, Moody’s Analytics, in … Read more

Twitter’s Advertising Business Isn’t Worth Tweeting About

Text size When it comes to ad sales, Facebook’s parent company, Meta, sells in eight days what Twitter sells in a year. Nic Coury/Bloomberg For all the outsized attention the world is giving to Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, the company is just a blip in the $600 billion global digital advertising industry. And you … Read more