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Fast Company Magazine
Staff Recommender: Daniel Taroy, Meryl Streep's BFFRole at Fast Company: Social media producer. I manage multiple social media acc
Staff Recommender: Daniel Taroy, Meryl Streep's BFF
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 hours ago
Role at Fast Company: Social media producer. I manage multiple social media accounts—for Fast Company and the Co. sites—and engage with Fast Company’s audience and followers on a daily basis. The majority of what you read on our Facebook or Twitter... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
What Leaders Need To Do To Fix Broken Work-Life BalanceMelinda Lehman was busy. As one of the founding partners at Happen, a global in
What Leaders Need To Do To Fix Broken Work-Life Balance
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 hours ago
Melinda Lehman was busy. As one of the founding partners at Happen, a global innovation strategy agency, she was in the midst of expanding its North American presence. Lehman tells Fast Company she was "going 150%" to build on a profitable first... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Big Egg Scrambles To Beat Vegan MayoIn August, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruled that vegan food startup
Big Egg Scrambles To Beat Vegan Mayo
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 10 hours ago
In August, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruled that vegan food startup Hampton Creek must change the name of its Just Mayo spread (which does not contain eggs) because, the FDA said, products labeled "mayo" or "mayonnaise" must contain... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Author David Horsager To Speak At First Things First's Fall BanquetFirst Things First will welcome New York Times best-selling author David Horsag
Author David Horsager To Speak At First Things First's Fall Banquet
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 hours ago
First Things First will welcome New York Times best-selling author David Horsager as guest speaker for its 18th Annual Fall Banquet on Sept. 22 at the Chattanooga Convention Center at 6:30 p.m. A business strategist and keynote speaker, Mr.... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Should The Kentucky Clerk Who Refuses To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Be Able To Keep Her Job? Whatever your religious convictions might be, a job's still a job. Kim Davis
Should The Kentucky Clerk Who Refuses To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Be Able To Keep Her Job?
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 13 hours ago
Whatever your religious convictions might be, a job's still a job. Kim Davis is a clerk in Kentucky who refused to sign marriage licenses for... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Yorktown-based Marine killed in Camp Lejeune trainingCamp Lejeune, NC – The Marine Corps has identified the Marine killed in a Wedne
Yorktown-based Marine killed in Camp Lejeune training
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 hours ago
Camp Lejeune, NC – The Marine Corps has identified the Marine killed in a Wednesday night training accident at Camp Lejeune as 31-year-old SSgt. Jonathan Lewis of Warrenton, Virginia. SSgt. Lewis was assigned to Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team... Read more
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Mashable
Paris will go car-free for a day in September to combat pollutionWhat's This?Paris will try a car-free day as a part of a city-wide effort to cl
Paris will go car-free for a day in September to combat pollution
Mashable / Posted 22 hours ago
What's This?Paris will try a car-free day as a part of a city-wide effort to clean up its air. In an effort to curb the amount of air pollution and smog in the city, Paris will go car-free for one day this month. On Sunday, Sept. 27, the streets of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Bestselling Author David Horsager To Reveal The Importance Of Trust At 18th Annual FTF Banquet First Things First, a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening marr
Bestselling Author David Horsager To Reveal The Importance Of Trust At 18th Annual FTF Banquet
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
First Things First, a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening marriages and families, is announces New York Times best-selling author David... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Today in Tabs: Come On ObamaPeople are awful. That’s not a controversial statement in a week when the news
Today in Tabs: Come On Obama
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
People are awful. That’s not a controversial statement in a week when the news is full of human beings packed into train cars headed for camps and the bodies of drowned children are washing up on the beaches of Turkey. But often what makes people... Read more
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AdWeek
Now It's Sherwin-Williams' Turn for a Much-Needed New Logo, Right?Looking beyond the tech and telecom megacorporations, there's one classic brand
Now It's Sherwin-Williams' Turn for a Much-Needed New Logo, Right?
AdWeek / Posted yesterday
Looking beyond the tech and telecom megacorporations, there's one classic brand logo that nearly every designer—or human with eyes—would like to see reworked: Sherwin-Williams. The paint brand's "Cover the Earth" logo infamously shows red paint... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
A Rival Traffic App Is Suing Waze For Allegedly Poaching Its DatabaseBefore the advent of GPS and navigation apps, cartographers sneaked "paper town
A Rival Traffic App Is Suing Waze For Allegedly Poaching Its Database
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
Before the advent of GPS and navigation apps, cartographers sneaked "paper towns" and "trap streets" into their maps—fake points of interest that they used to detect plagiarism. If someone copied their map, it would be easily identifiable through the... Read more
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Columbia Star
Sarah Simmons returns to ColumbiaContributed by Kate Johnston Food & Beverage Marketing Named one of the 50 bes
Sarah Simmons returns to Columbia
Columbia Star / Posted yesterday
Contributed by Kate Johnston Food & Beverage Marketing Named one of the 50 best chefs in New York City in 2014, by Food & Wine magazine, Sarah Simmons is the CEO of City Grit Hospitality Group, the founder of City Grit Culinary Salon and executive... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Airbnb Launches An App For The Apple WatchAirbnb may have been late to the iPad, but it is already on the Apple Watch. Th
Airbnb Launches An App For The Apple Watch
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
Airbnb may have been late to the iPad, but it is already on the Apple Watch. The same team that launched Airbnb's first iPad app in April launched its first watch app on Thursday. The new app does not replicate an Airbnb Passbook integration, which... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Police Cameras: The Secret EconomyOn the morning of Monday, August 31, police officers in Los Angeles’ San Fernan
Police Cameras: The Secret Economy
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
On the morning of Monday, August 31, police officers in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley went on the beat with something new: Wearable body cameras. Over the next few months, the Los Angeles Police Department will outfit their more than 7000 patrol... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Amazon's Latest Gambit To Get Dash Buttons Into Your HomeIn July, Amazon officially debuted its Dash button: an Internet-connected, bran
Amazon's Latest Gambit To Get Dash Buttons Into Your Home
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
In July, Amazon officially debuted its Dash button: an Internet-connected, branded, physical button that orders refills of various products with a single press. As of Wednesday, the e-commerce giant is making the Dash button program available to all... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Are Coffee-Based Beauty Products A Cellulite Miracle Cure Or Social Media-Fueled Bunk?Many people around the world can't start their day without coffee in their syst
Are Coffee-Based Beauty Products A Cellulite Miracle Cure Or Social Media-Fueled Bunk?
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
Many people around the world can't start their day without coffee in their system. But in some places, coffee is migrating from mugs to medicine cabinets. While coffee beans are most commonly consumed in beverage form, there's been a recent uptick in... Read more
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MumBRELLA
'Pragmatic not pioneering': Branding experts weigh in on Google's new logo‘Pragmatic not pioneering': Branding experts weigh in on Google’s new logo Aus
'Pragmatic not pioneering': Branding experts weigh in on Google's new logo
MumBRELLA / Posted 3 days ago
‘Pragmatic not pioneering': Branding experts weigh in on Google’s new logo Australia woke up to a different looking internet this morning, with Google unveiling its new logo. We asked leading brand and design experts to weigh in on the new logo,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Research That's Driving A Turnaround At SkullcandyWhen Hoby Darling became Skullcandy’s president and CEO in 2013, he was tasked
The Research That's Driving A Turnaround At Skullcandy
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
When Hoby Darling became Skullcandy’s president and CEO in 2013, he was tasked with turning around a company that was in the midst of a serious decline: The headphone brand that had once been all the rage with skateboarders and indie music fans... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Wikipedia Banned Hundreds Of Users Who Edited Content For Undisclosed PayBad news for publicists seeking to tweak Wikipedia entries to make their client
Wikipedia Banned Hundreds Of Users Who Edited Content For Undisclosed Pay
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
Bad news for publicists seeking to tweak Wikipedia entries to make their clients look better: The user-generated encyclopedia has blocked nearly 400 accounts for "black hat" editing. In other words, those Wikipedia editors agreed to undisclosed paid... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
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Today in Tabs: Lol Nothing Mathers
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
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Business Insider
Under Armour executive explains why the brand doesn't hire the most elite athletesSo how does the brand stay on top in an increasingly competitive field? "What
Under Armour executive explains why the brand doesn't hire the most elite athletes
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
So how does the brand stay on top in an increasingly competitive field? "What separates us from the clutter is this blue collar work ethic," vice-president of global brand marketing Adrienne Lofton said to Fast Company. "We're an underdog brand. We... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Restaurant With No (Visible) WorkersEatsa's first location is in San Francisco's financial district. Its quinoa-bas
The Restaurant With No (Visible) Workers
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
Eatsa's first location is in San Francisco's financial district. Its quinoa-based dishes sell for about $7 a bowl. Eatsa's virtual cashier takes customers' orders and remembers them on return visits. Sometimes fast food just isn't fast enough. A... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Today in Tabs: Sunglasses & AdvilDating still consists of, in the words of Tabs’s senior dystopian relationships
Today in Tabs: Sunglasses & Advil
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
Dating still consists of, in the words of Tabs’s senior dystopian relationships correspondent Jessie Guy-Ryan, "men roaming the earth trying desperately to find something to rub their dick on." Whether that’s Ashley Madison’s almost completely... Read more
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Entrpreneur
At This New Fast-Food Restaurant, Human Interaction Is Almost ZeroHow high-tech can fast food get? San Francisco is about to find out. Automated
At This New Fast-Food Restaurant, Human Interaction Is Almost Zero
Entrpreneur / Posted 4 days ago
How high-tech can fast food get? San Francisco is about to find out. Automated fast-food restaurant Eatsa opens in San Francisco on Monday. The biggest different between the restaurant and its fast-food competition is not simply the food, but the... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Two Startups Are Working To Change The Diversity Gap In FinTechIn the tech business, the focus is usually on disrupting the status quo to crea
How Two Startups Are Working To Change The Diversity Gap In FinTech
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
In the tech business, the focus is usually on disrupting the status quo to create products or services people eventually can’t imagine doing without. The financial industry, not so much. While heritage banks and traditional wealth managers continue... Read more
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MacDailyNews
What app developers want to see in the new Apple TV – MacDailyNews“Apple currently offers about 60 third-party apps for Apple TV, and all of them
What app developers want to see in the new Apple TV – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 4 days ago
“Apple currently offers about 60 third-party apps for Apple TV, and all of them are on a tight leash,” Jared Newman reports for Fast Company. “Every app must fit into a strict template, defined by its top navigation bar and text-heavy lists atop a... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
What's The Best Comic-Book Adaptation Ever?In Fast Company’s September issue, we speak with Walking Dead creator Robert Ki
What's The Best Comic-Book Adaptation Ever?
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
In Fast Company’s September issue, we speak with Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman to hear how he took America’s favorite flesh-eating zombies from the pages of comic books to millions of digital devices around the world for the hit TV show. This... Read more
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Newser
Why Women Who Love Working Out Are Injecting Botox Under Their Hair– Women know what a workout can do to their 'do—and now doctors have a treatmen
Why Women Who Love Working Out Are Injecting Botox Under Their Hair
Newser / Posted 5 days ago
– Women know what a workout can do to their 'do—and now doctors have a treatment for it. Called "Blowtox," it's really a bunch of Botox injections in the scalp that prevent sweating and have the pleasant side-effect of keeping blow-dried or... Read more
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TechCrunch
Our Lingering Questions For Hampton CreekJosh Tetrick, the charismatic founder of Hampton Creek, a food startup in Silic
Our Lingering Questions For Hampton Creek
TechCrunch / Posted 5 days ago
Josh Tetrick, the charismatic founder of Hampton Creek, a food startup in Silicon Valley, bills it as one that uses science and technology to change the way the world eats. However, Tetrick has repeatedly found himself in trouble over company... Read more
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Engadget
3 lessons IBM's Watson can teach us about our brains' biasesWhat can artificial intelligence teach us about human intelligence? Quite a bit
3 lessons IBM's Watson can teach us about our brains' biases
Engadget / Posted 6 days ago
What can artificial intelligence teach us about human intelligence? Quite a bit, it turns out. IBM's Watson had its crowning moment back in 2011 when the cognitive computing system famously destroyed its Jeopardy champion contenders, but lately... Read more
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Engadget
Recommended Reading: Should we be concerned robots will take our jobs?The Rise and Fall of a Bitcoin Kingpin David Kushner, Rolling Stone Here's the
Recommended Reading: Should we be concerned robots will take our jobs?
Engadget / Posted 6 days ago
The Rise and Fall of a Bitcoin Kingpin David Kushner, Rolling Stone Here's the story of how Mark Karpeles, the head of bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, became the "accidental emperor" of the digital currency before it all came crashing down. The Truth... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Only Two Rules You Need To Know To Be Successful In Work And LifeThere are three skills you need to be financially successful: making money, kee
The Only Two Rules You Need To Know To Be Successful In Work And Life
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
There are three skills you need to be financially successful: making money, keeping money, growing money. James Altucher is mostly only good at making money. "I’ve had several instances where I’ve started a business, sold it, made a lot of money,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Staff Recommender: Zacqary Adam Xeper, Who Makes This Website PrettyName: Zacqary Adam Xeper Role at Fast Company: I'm a web developer, specializi
Staff Recommender: Zacqary Adam Xeper, Who Makes This Website Pretty
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
Name: Zacqary Adam Xeper Role at Fast Company: I'm a web developer, specializing in front-end—that means the stuff that happens on your device, as opposed to the stuff that happens on our servers. I make things look pretty for you. Ever looked at... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Twitter Made Its Diversity Goals Public, But They Aren't Very DrasticIn a blog post, the social networking service committed to upping its proportio
Twitter Made Its Diversity Goals Public, But They Aren't Very Drastic
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
In a blog post, the social networking service committed to upping its proportion of female employees to 35%, and the number of underrepresented minorities in its U.S. workforce to 11%. Twitter also wants to bring more diversity to tech and leadership... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Boys golfBilly Carr paced the Princeton JV with a 54 and Seth Torchia and Jeremy Hopper
Boys golf
Bureau County Republican / Posted 7 days ago
Billy Carr paced the Princeton JV with a 54 and Seth Torchia and Jeremy Hopper added 55s. At Spring Creek: Hall edged L-P by one stroke Wednesday, 185-186, led by medalist Matt Hoscheid’s 40. Also scoring for Hall were Dominic Marenda (46), Hayden... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Obama Administration To Open Wearable Tech R&D Center In Silicon ValleyThe Obama administration and the Pentagon are giving the wearables industry a b
Obama Administration To Open Wearable Tech R&D Center In Silicon Valley
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
The Obama administration and the Pentagon are giving the wearables industry a big push. On Friday, defense secretary Ash Carter will announce that the Department of Defense is investing $75 million in a "flexible hybrid electronics" innovation center... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Freelancers Are Fighting For Their Labor Rights"On average, our members are owed over $10,000 in unpaid invoices and spend 36
How Freelancers Are Fighting For Their Labor Rights
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
"On average, our members are owed over $10,000 in unpaid invoices and spend 36 hours tracking down each missing payment," says Freelancers Union founder and labor lawyer Sara Horowitz. She explains that nearly half (44%) of their members report... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Vine Launches New Music-Friendly FeaturesVine announced a few new features on Thursday night that aim to elevate its cre
Vine Launches New Music-Friendly Features
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
Vine announced a few new features on Thursday night that aim to elevate its cred as a music app. The social video tool, with which users compose looping, six-second videos, already has a thriving community of musicians. New features make it easier to... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Amazon Dismisses "Dozens" Of Engineers Who Worked On Failed Fire PhoneAmazon has sent packing "dozens" of engineers who worked on its ill-fated Fire
Amazon Dismisses "Dozens" Of Engineers Who Worked On Failed Fire Phone
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
Amazon has sent packing "dozens" of engineers who worked on its ill-fated Fire phone, according to the Wall Street Journal. The e-commerce giant is also making other changes to Lab126, its consumer electronics R&D division, including putting the... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How An Hour Of Meditation Transformed My WorkdayAt Fast Company, we write a lot about how to do your best creative thinking. Un
How An Hour Of Meditation Transformed My Workday
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
At Fast Company, we write a lot about how to do your best creative thinking. Unfortunately, continually hearing this insight from the best in business doesn’t always save me and my colleagues from hitting our own creative ruts. For me, the "creative... Read more
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Entrpreneur
12 Books on Every Aspect of Launching and Running a BusinessTo expand my knowledge and skills, I read. To source inspiration for innovative
12 Books on Every Aspect of Launching and Running a Business
Entrpreneur / Posted 8 days ago
To expand my knowledge and skills, I read. To source inspiration for innovative ideas and to develop a better understanding of the ever-changing world that we live in, I carefully absorb information from books. Over the years, I’ve read dozens of... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Hot Sauce, USATed Chung is a man who has thought long and hard about hot sauce. "It's somethi
Hot Sauce, USA
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
Ted Chung is a man who has thought long and hard about hot sauce. "It's something I take very personally and spiritually," the founder of Cashmere, a marketing agency that targets multicultural millennials, tells Fast Company. As the son of Korean... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Highest Earners Didn't Go To Fancy CollegesWhen it comes to earning potential, it's no longer enough to have gone to a pre
The Highest Earners Didn't Go To Fancy Colleges
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
When it comes to earning potential, it's no longer enough to have gone to a prestigious school. According to Payscale's 2015-2016 College Salary Report, released today, the skills that you leave with matter far more than the reputation of your alma... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
BlackRock Acquires FutureAdvisor, In A Bid To Win The Investor Tech Arms RaceBlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, just made an unusual purchase: a
BlackRock Acquires FutureAdvisor, In A Bid To Win The Investor Tech Arms Race
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, just made an unusual purchase: a startup called FutureAdvisor, which offers low-cost, algorithm-based automated portfolio management. The company, whose dashboard is designed for use by investors who... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
What Is The Best Way To Keep The On-Demand Economy Safe?In January 2015 alone, Uber says it onboarded almost 40,000 drivers. By 2014, t
What Is The Best Way To Keep The On-Demand Economy Safe?
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
In January 2015 alone, Uber says it onboarded almost 40,000 drivers. By 2014, two years after launch, on-demand cleaning and handyman service Handy said it had received more than 200,000 applications, an average rate of more than 8,000 applications... Read more
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Investopedia
Startup Analysis: How Much Is Palantir Worth?Palantir Technologies, commonly known as Palantir, is a privately held software
Startup Analysis: How Much Is Palantir Worth?
Investopedia / Posted 9 days ago
Palantir Technologies, commonly known as Palantir, is a privately held software as a services (SaaS company based in Palo Alto, California. The company was originally founded in 2004 and had as its first clients federal agencies and U.S. intelligence... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Truth About Uber's Background ChecksLast week, the district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles said that Ub
The Truth About Uber's Background Checks
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
Last week, the district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles said that Uber had failed to detect the criminal records of 25 drivers it had hired in the two cities. The assertion was part of a civil suit that claims Uber has misled consumers by... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Sama's New Initiatives Aim To Help Workers In The U.S. And Africa Find Meaningful WorkLeila Janah set out to help end world poverty seven years ago by matching low-i
How Sama's New Initiatives Aim To Help Workers In The U.S. And Africa Find Meaningful Work
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
Leila Janah set out to help end world poverty seven years ago by matching low-income workers in impoverished areas with digital work through her nonprofit Samasource. The Sama Group holding company eventually grew to comprise Samaschool, its... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Does A Huge Pay Gap Between CEO And Staff Affect Employee Satisfaction?We all know executives at big companies are handsomely compensated for their wo
Does A Huge Pay Gap Between CEO And Staff Affect Employee Satisfaction?
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
We all know executives at big companies are handsomely compensated for their work. Although, just how much more they make than their average employees has long been a hot-button issue. This new economic research should only serve to fuel that... Read more
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Investopedia
Elon Musk Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top QuotesSome people refer to Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, as the real-life
Elon Musk Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes
Investopedia / Posted 10 days ago
Some people refer to Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, as the real-life version of comic-book icon Tony Stark. The Canadian-American Musk, who was born in South Africa, was also a co-founder of PayPal and Tesla Motors. He is best known for... Read more
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