A man lands into the police net encouraging the assassination of Lula Da Silva, the president, on social media. In the latest BNN breaking news, the federal police took the man into custody in Boa Vista City last night for posting a message “It is time to shoot him in the head” referring to the president.
According to a communique from the Federal Police is in prison and will be produced before the judge for necessary direction and action. Lula will visit Boa Vista City today to take first-hand information on work being done by the Ministries of Health and Indigenous people. Recently technicians of the ministry rescued eight children in the Yanomami territory in a severe malnutrition state.
Forensic Medicine Reports Theft Of Four Cutting Tools
Sao Paulo-based Forensic Medicine reported the theft of four cutting tools on Thursday. It is recorded on the security cameras installed at the public office. After entering forensic medicine, the thief stayed for 15 minutes and stole the machines. It is the second incident in less than 14 days in Sao Paulo’s public office security buildings. Coroners use this piece of equipment exclusively.
Alphabet Decides to Retrench 12,000 Employees
In the latest World News Today, Alphabet, the parent company of Google, announced plans to retrench 12,000 employees. It is revealed in a staff memo by a chief executive. The technology sector is witnessing a lot of job cuts recently.
Artificial intelligence investments lead to layoffs
Microsoft Corp, the rival of Alphabet, announced job cuts of 10,000 just a few days ago. The layoffs are from the employees in product teams and engineering sections. It also affects recruitment apart from corporate functions. The job cuts decision by Google will impact the employees in the US.
It is against the backdrop of significant investments in generative AI (artificial intelligence) by Microsoft and Google. Economic uncertainty across the world is one of the causes of large-scale retrenchment. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet, said the company sees immense opportunities mainly on the strengths of early investments in AI and the value of its products.
It is the biggest job cut after the pandemic. Alphabet mainly decides to terminate staff engaged in experimental projects. It refocuses on AI for its business growth in the future. In a memo, Sundar said he took full responsibility for the present layoffs. The company decides to focus on cost savings, and direct its capital and talent to its high-priority areas.
Despite being a leading player in Artificial Intelligence, the search engine giant is facing stiff competition from Microsoft. The latter is looking to up its share in ChatGPT because it offers human-like responses to the questions. The consumers are carefully spending their dollars and causing a squeeze in revenues for the search giant, which receives a large chunk of ad revenues from businesses.
An analyst, Susannah Streeter said Alphabet seems to be worrying about the upcoming recession in the US. The company is also facing stiff competition from TikTok. It also faces fines from the regulators.