service techs continue to work for them because the skills are not transferable to other occupations. you are pretty much screwed if you had been working there long term and your outside skills had entropied. they have no problem in letting you go if you are made the scapegoat of something.
another pump job
the value to everything is what someone else is willing to pay. it can worth nothing to everything. depends on the buyer
they spent 19b on a dime a dozen free app. they could have bought tesla with that kind of money. i don't even think wall street knows how stupid this move is.