# Tech giants
Microsoft To Increase Bonuses And Stock Options For Employees
Microsoft has to spend significantly more on bonuses and stock options to retain its experts. Meta had offered some twice the salary. Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella has announced plans to increase bonuses and salaries. The Wall Street Journal reports, citing a person familiar with the announcement. Nadella said on May 16, 2022, that the software giant plans to nearly double its global budget for performance-based pay increases for employees. The annual share component will also be increased by at least 25 percent. The online magazine GeekWire first reported on the increase in income.
Google Earnings Dip
Netflix is not the only company experiencing an earnings decline. Alphabet, the owner of Google, is also struggling in the current economic environment. Experts believe it signals trouble for other advertising-based internet companies. (source)