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Amazon is pushing for a milestone union vote to take place in person despite the pandemic

Amazon is once again asking the National Labor Relations Board to direct thousands of the company's warehouse workers at an Alabama facility to cast votes in-person on whether to form a union, rather than by mail, despite the ongoing pandemic......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnJan 22nd, 2021

Smartphone Lobby Wants Conference for 50,000 People in June

The global wireless industry is planning to allow tens of thousands of international visitors to congregate for its flagship event in Barcelona in June, more than a year after it was axed due to the pandemic. From a report: The GSMA trade body said e.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News56 min. ago

Egypt’s customer engagement platform for F&B brands in MENA, Koinz, raises $4.8M seed

As the restaurant industry across different cities was massively hit by the pandemic-induced lockdowns last year, food aggregator platforms helped by driving online customers to them. Koinz is one such startup in Egypt. Its value for food and beverag.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

NASSCOM Public Policy Monthly Newsletter: March 2021

Focus of the month   Union Budget 2021-22 The Union Budget 2021-22 seizes the available opportunities for growth in the technology sector by extending a conducive fiscal and policy environment. It also leverages India’s existing strengths, for exa.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News3 hr. 54 min. ago

Post Budget Memorandum 2021-22

NASSCOM welcomes the growth-oriented Union Budget 2021-22 (Budget) presented by the Ministry of Finance. The proposals in the Budget seize important opportunities for growth, besides leveraging India’s existing strengths in areas of financial techn.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

Billionaire MacKenzie Scott marries science teacher after divorce from Jeff Bezos

Billionaire philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott, who is the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a science teacher from her children's school......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News6 hr. 55 min. ago

Hong Kong fintech unicorn WeLab raises $75M led by insurance giant Allianz

One of the few industries that have benefited from the COVID-19 crisis is online finance. Around the world, the pandemic has forced consumers to adopt digital banking. Hong Kong’s WeLab, a fintech company founded in 2013, saw users soar by 20%.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 55 min. ago

Deliveroo posted narrowed loss of $309M, with gross transactions surging to $5.7B in 2020, EITF shows

The clock has officially started ticking on Deliveroo’s plans to go public in April. After announcing last week that it planned to list on the London Stock Exchange, today the on-demand food delivery company backed by Amazon and others publish.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 55 min. ago

Dealers get nimble on hiring, training amid crisis

Dealers say the coronavirus pandemic has led to changes in how they recruit employees and in the types of training offered to employees......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

PSA pushing FCA forward on EVs

FCA long trailed the industry in electrification, making its name with thirsty muscle cars and powerful pickups. Now it has a plethora of electrified resources at its disposal and is moving into the future under the guidance of Stellantis CEO Carlos.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

When Amazon Raises Its Minimum Wage, Local Companies Follow Suit

In the areas where Amazon operates, "low-wage workers at other businesses have seen significant wage growth since 2018..." reports the New York Times, "and not because of new minimum-wage laws." The gains are a direct result of Amazon's corporate de.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Female experts fighting the pandemic hope to inspire new generation of young women

The women responsible for some of the pandemic's most exciting breakthroughs say they hope to inspire more women to enter the science, engineering, and technology fields......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Best cheap gaming PC deals for March 2021

There's a lot to consider before buying a gaming computer, but a good place to start is with a great deal......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Are you eligible for the FCC"s emergency internet discount program? Here"s how to find out

More help is coming soon for the many Americans still struggling to afford at-home, high-speed internet, which has become an essential for school, work and many other areas of life during the pandemic......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

A new type of supply-chain attack with serious consequences is flourishing

New dependency confusion attacks take aim at Microsoft, Amazon, Slack, Lyft, and Zillow. Enlarge (credit: Przemyslaw Klos / EyeEm / Getty Images) A new type of supply chain attack unveiled last month is targeting more and more companies, with.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Gig companies fear a worker shortage, despite a recession

Execs feel the strain as pandemic and government aid reduce supply and demand. Enlarge (credit: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Unemployment in the US remains stubbornly high at 6.3 percent. Job growth has stalled, with 9.6 million few.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

More top-tier companies targeted by new type of potentially serious attack

New dependency confusion attacks take aim at Microsoft, Amazon, Slack, Lyft, and Zillow. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) A new type of supply chain attack unveiled last month is targeting more and more companies, with new rounds this week takin.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Study marks major milestone for Louisiana coastal plan

A nearly $2 billion plan to divert water and sediment from the Mississippi River to rebuild land in southeastern Louisiana—considered the cornerstone of the state's efforts to protect its rapidly eroding coast—has passed a major milestone with th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

The End of the Just in Time Supply Chain Method

A pandemic and weather anomalies have revealed the fragility of the just in time supply chain method, all but assuring that we will see changes......»»

Category: itSource:  BaselineRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

One Year After the Pandemic Started, Our Workplaces Are at a Crossroads

The pandemic shifted priorities, exposing pressing needs in the workplace including gaps in employee skills, employee diversity and leadership capabilities. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Despite rising PC shipments, AMD’s GPU market share is rapidly shrinking

Despite strong performance of the Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards, AMD's market share is down, and it has the global pandemic to blame......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021