DawentsIT: All Things in Technology news you need to know this Wednesday-
1.World Wide Web creator Tim Berners-Lee is auctioning his source code as an NFT.The NFT includes the source code, which is about 9,555 lines long, as well as an animation and a letter written by Berners-Lee.
2.Amazon burns through workers so quickly that execs worry they’ll run out of people to employ.The company has been on a massive hiring spree, but those employees are quitting almost as fast as they can be hired, according to The New York Times.
3.Top Uber execs are discussing easing up on its return-to-office plans after a backlash.Under the current policy, employees are required to be in the office three days a week starting in September — but a new idea would allow a few members from each team to be fully remote.
4.Airbnb spends $50 million a year on guests and hosts who have bad experiences.And not just because the rental didn’t look like the pictures — that money has included counseling sessions, patching bullet holes, and hiring body-fluid crews to clean up blood.
5.Larry Ellison’s indoor farming company is working toward feeding the world.Sensei Ag’s Tesla solar-powered greenhouses grow produce that’s distributed throughout Hawaii — and soon, its CEO hopes, the world.
6.SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell said the company has a “no a–hole” policy.This stops staff shutting down conversations and allows people to propose big ideas, she said.
7.Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters said he won’t let Facebook use one of the band’s songs.The company offered a lot of money to use “Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2” in an Instagram ad, Waters said.
8.Antivirus mogul John McAfee said he’ll spend the rest of his life in prison if he’s extradited to the US.McAfee, who is currently in Spain, is wanted in Tennessee for tax-related charges for his alleged failure to disclose income.
9.How much does Intel pay its employees? We examined how much the chip giant pays engineers, managers, and more as it aims to turn around slowing growth and invests $20 billion in building new US factories.
10.Steve Burns, the CEO of Tesla-wannabe Lordstown Motors has resigned.Insiders say he exaggerated demand and hired interns to do his engineering.