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Why Some Amazon Workers Are Fuming About Their Raise

Why Some Amazon Workers Are Fuming About Their Raise ImageKaty Iber, an Amazon warehouse worker near Minneapolis, said a highly publicized pay raise could actually cost her money because she was losing bonuses and stock grants.CreditCreditJenn Ackerman for The New York Times By Karen Weise Oct. 9, 2018 SEATTLE — Last week, Dave Clark, Amazon’s […]

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ARM Needs a Village to Raise Its Fanciful, Always-Connected Laptop

Here’s an enticing prospect: a device that adds smartphone-like wireless connectivity to long battery life, a brilliant 4K touch screen, and everything else you’ll find in today’s best ultraportable laptops and tablets. Despite intriguing efforts from Microsoft and its partners over the past few months, such a powerful, always-connected laptop doesn’t really exist yet. But […]

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Red Dead Redemption 2, Spider-Man raise game industry sales forecast for the rest of 2018

Market researcher DFC Intelligence raised its forecast for video game hardware and software sales in 2018 and 2019. The forecast improvement is based on expectations for a stronger-than-expected second half, and much of that is based on anticipation for sales of Red Dead Redemption 2, the highly anticipated sequel to Rockstar Games’ 2010 epic Western. […]

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A 32-year-old startup CEO threw up the first time she tried to negotiate a raise – and it inspired her to launch her own company

Kathryn MinshewKathryn Minshew, pictured, wanted to give people a leg up in their careers. The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew started the company to give people the kind of career guidance she wished she’d had early on. For example, the first time she tried to negotiate a raise, she felt extremely uncomfortable – and threw up […]

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WhatsApp to raise minimum age limit to 16 in EU

Popular messaging service WhatsApp is banning under-16s from using its platform in the European Union. Users must currently be at least 13, but the firm is changing the rules ahead of the introduction of new EU data privacy regulations in May. The app, which is owned by Facebook, will ask users to confirm their age […]

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AR/VR market transition begins as startups raise record $3.6 billion

Augmented and virtual reality startups raised over $ 3.6 billion from venture capitalists and corporates in the last 12 months to the end of Q1 2018, setting a new record. Over three-quarters of a billion dollars was invested in the first three months of this year alone. A fundamental transition in the fundraising market towards […]