Amazon Is Building Special Warehouses for Hazardous Items

Just before 8 am one Wednesday last-place December, a can of bear repellent exploded in an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey, transporting two dozen craftsmen to the hospital. It wasn’t the first time the make had caused questions inside Amazon….

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Tech stocks tumble as China retaliates in latest salvo of the trade war

Shares of technology corporations were hit hard as China retaliated against the U.S. in the latest salvo of the ongoing market conflict between the two countries. The S& P 500 Index removed roughly $1.1 trillion of value while the Dow…

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Vinyl revival: is there an environmental cost to record sales?

Many records exchanging at their highest rate for decades are PVC, which is to be banned in the EU For an contest dedicated to the vinyl revival, the regulate couldn’t be more appropriate. In the mid-7 0s David Bowie sat…

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Visa Rejections for Tech Workers Spike Under Trump

In November of 2 018, Usha and her husband Sudhir received such word they never expected: the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services declined to extend Usha’s work visa, implying the couple and their daughter would have 180 dates to…

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Googlers Claim Retaliation, Samsung Delays Fold, and More News

Remember last week when Samsung launched its “foldable” phone? Well, it shows there are still a few wrinkles to iron out. Meanwhile, Google walkout organizers say they &# x27; re facing reprisal from the company, a brand-new Game of Thrones…

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Tech and Privacy Groups Hate the Census Citizenship Question

The tech industry and privacy counselors have found themselves at odds lately, but they &# x27; re on the same line-up when it comes to a hotly raced Supreme Court case, which will decide whether the Trump administration can expect…

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Inside the Weird, and Booming, Industry of Online Influence

In the past 1 0 years, “sponcon, ” the business of getting paid to promote a company via your social media, has spread pandemic-like. Sponsored content may be nasty( and even morally questionable at times ), but it &# x27;…

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VCs bet on cannabis vaping, ED meds and mobile fertility clinics

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was a bit of a reunion with Kate and Alex on as usual, with the add-on of Extra Crunch denizen…

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Cultural appropriation is a good thing particularly for business

Entrepreneurs have been building jobs for thousands of years from the concepts of cultures before them For as long as I can recollect my now 80 -year-old mother and I have been having lunch every week at the same deli…

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15 Months of Fresh Hell Inside Facebook

Nicholas Thompson Inside the Two Times That Tottered Facebook–and the World Andy Greenberg Facebook Let Dozens of Cybercrime Groups Operate in Plain Sight Fred Vogelstein Facebook’s Sloppy Data-Sharing Deals Might Be Criminal It was, in some modes, an old story….

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