Coronavirus is putting millions of jobs at risk. Here’s what to do if you’re worried about getting laid off

Coronavirus is putting millions of jobs at risk. Here’s what to do if you’re worried about getting laid off

In stressful national moments like these, there are different types of fear—irrational fear based on panic, like buying vast quantities of toilet paper, and rational fear based on evidence and common sense. Your fear for your job and finances is legitimate. We are in uncharted waters here, and the effects of a coronavirus-related economic slowdown […]

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Waymo gets way, way more money for its self-driving car effort

Waymo gets way, way more money for its self-driving car effort

In January, when I interviewed Sundar Pichai, he revealed that “most” of Alphabet’s far-out R&D efforts would seek outside investors. These are the vaunted “other bets” that were the brainchildren of Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. The presumption was that Pichai, the professional manager the dreamer-billionaires installed to run their empire, would cast a […]

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