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GM will rehire 500 workers in Michigan slated for layoff

General Motors said it plans next year to rehire 500 workers at a Michigan assembly plant who are to be laid off in May, citing increased demand for larger vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 15th, 2017

Almost Half of Tech Workers Worry About Losing Their Jobs Because of Ageism, Says Survey

An anonymous reader quotes a report from SiliconBeat: More than 40 percent of tech workers worry about losing their jobs because of age, a new survey shows. Jobs site Indeed also found that 18 percent of those who work in the tech industry worry "all.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 47 min. ago

One to 10 mutations are needed to drive cancer, scientists find

For the first time, scientists have provided unbiased estimates of the number of mutations needed for cancers to develop, in a study of more than 7,500 tumors across 29 cancer types. Researchers have adapted a technique from the field of evolution to.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

Throat-reading voice ID system can’t be tricked by impressions or recordings

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a voice-reading security system that's able to identify who's speaking not just by what they say, but by how their throat moves when they say it. The post Throat-reading voice ID system can’t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 7 min. ago

NRO: SpaceX ‘Zuma’ Payload Not Its Bird

The U.S. National Reconnaissance Office says a mystery payload known as Zuma, which is slated to fly on a SpaceX Falcon 9 next month, does not belong to the NRO. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News11 hr. 30 min. ago

Senate bill on political ads, called the Honest Ads Act, would regulate web firms with 50M+ annual visitors, require copies of ads and info on $500+/year buyers (Tony Romm/Recode)

Tony Romm / Recode: Senate bill on political ads, called the Honest Ads Act, would regulate web firms with 50M+ annual visitors, require copies of ads and info on $500+/year buyers  —  An early look at the Honest Ads Act by Sens. Ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News11 hr. 39 min. ago

Shopify to add up to 500 new jobs in Waterloo in coming years

The Ottawa-based technology company says it plans to add between 300 to 500 full-time positions to focus on growing its Shopify Plus platform, which supports the largest and most complex retailers.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Magna Breaks Ground on Paint Shop in Slovenia

The $100 million plant 45 miles south of Magna's Graz, Austria assembly facility is slated for completion in late 2018, with operations to begin in early 2019. Magna says it has begun recruiting about 400 workers. read more.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News15 hr. 46 min. ago

Make your co-workers jealous with these Star Wars lamps

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, these Star Wars 3D Mega Lamps were forged out of LEDs. These gorgeous lamps are truly something special.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Tosan Tajhiz Factory / L.E.D Architects

Tosan Tajhiz Company's activities in the field of design and production of medical equipment cleaning and disinfection to be launched from 1998. After years of activity, the company decides to enlarge. The 500 sqm Area assign to new factory.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Charter accuses its employees of cutting cables 125 times during strike

Lawsuit: Tens of thousands of New Yorkers lost service because of vandalism. Enlarge / Fiber optic cables. (credit: Getty Images | gerenme) Charter Communications last week sued a workers' union, alleging that its members have repeatedly sabo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Tesla Faces Lawsuit For Racial Harassment In Its Factories

Three former Tesla factory workers have filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming they were subject to constant racial discrimination and harassment in the electric car company's factories. "The men, who are African-American, claim in a new compl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Possible approach discovered for treating Multiple Sclerosis

Around 2.5 million people are affected by the autoimmune disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS), the most common central nervous system disease among young adults. There are around 12,500 MS sufferers in Austria and 400 new cases every year. There is curren.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Yarn Works / The Architectural Team

The 100+ year-old Nockege River Mill Building, formerly home to the Fitchburg Yarn Company, is situated on 7.4 acres on the banks of the Nashua River in the city of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Its 182,500 square feet span three massive floors.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Ex-workers: Supervisors at Tesla factory routinely called us the n-word

Tesla slams such abuse but expresses doubts regarding the men's claims. Enlarge / The Tesla Factory is an automobile manufacturing plant in Fremont, California, and the principal production facility of Tesla. The facility at the foot of the Frem.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Wanted man loses Facebook bet with police, turns himself in, brings doughnuts

You might remember the story of Champagne Torino a.k.a. Michael Zaydel, a wanted man in Michigan who said on Facebook that he'd turn himself in if Redford Police Department's next post got a thousand shares.  SEE ALSO: Wanted man taunts police o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Republican fight against municipal broadband heats up in Michigan

Michigan bill says no "federal, state, or local funds" can pay for broadband. A state lawmaker in Michigan wants to prevent cities and towns from using any government funding to provide Internet service. Michigan Rep. Michele Hoitenga, a Repub.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Michigan-based SaaS firm Duo Security raises $70M Series D at a valuation of $1.17B, led by Meritech Capital Partners and Lead Edge Capital (Matt Burns/TechCrunch)

Matt Burns / TechCrunch: Michigan-based SaaS firm Duo Security raises $70M Series D at a valuation of $1.17B, led by Meritech Capital Partners and Lead Edge Capital  —  Duo Security today announced its Series D funding that puts the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

ZTEWelink wins NB-IoT module orders from China Telecom

China-based ZTEWelink Technology has won a bid to supply a total of 500,000 NB-IoT modules to China Telecom at CNY36 (US$5.47) per unit, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

The most secretive startup in tech just raised another $500 million

We know very little of Magic Leap. And yet, it continues to be on a path toward greatness.  The augmented reality company just closed on $502 million in funding, propelling their total venture funding to $1.9 billion. While that's far less than.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Google unveils Pixel Visual Core, its first custom-designed SoC

Google earlier this month announced its second-generation flagship Android smartphone, the Pixel 2 (and Pixel 2 XL). The handsets, slated to arrive on October 19 and November 15, respectively, are driven by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835. On.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017