Tech Bytes: 5,000 workers let go at Twitter, Google updates Nest Wifi Pro

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More than 5,000 contract workers at Twitter were reportedly let go Saturday, many without notice. Reports say managers weren’t told, either.

Google is rolling out a software update to address a problem with its “Nest Wifi Pro” router.
Some users in the US and Europe have complained they’re experiencing reduced internet speeds.
The company’s hope is that the update fixes any problems that may exist.

Volkswagen has reportedly built a motorized high-tech office chair. It looks a lot like the Star Trek captain’s chair and reaches speeds up to 12 MPH. The utility vehicle also includes headlights, an entertainment system, a horn, and even a trailer hitch.