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Instacart offers some contractors part-time employment

The grocery delivery startup is making the change as fellow on-demand service Uber faces regulatory scrutiny for not classifying its drivers as employees.

By June 22, 2015

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Ship your breast milk, stick yourself with pins: The new world of worker perks

One company ponies up so that traveling moms can ship their breast milk, another provides on-site acupuncture. A look at the latest enticements from a range of employers.

By February 3, 2016

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US tech pros got a hefty raise last year

The average annual tech salary rose more than 7 percent last year to nearly six figures, according to a new survey.

By January 26, 2016

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Muslims seek safe haven in Tutlub social network

Are you a Muslim looking to escape online harassment and discuss your religion stigma-free? There's a site for you.

By February 1, 2016

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What happens when Uber and Airbnb 'hit the fan'?

A US senator hails the flexibility for "on-demand" employers in the sharing economy but asks what happens to them during the next downturn.

By January 8, 2016

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Tesla tops Toyota as largest auto employer in California

Electric car maker continues to expand operations in the state, marking the return of a US automaker, following the shuttering of plants by GM, Ford, and Chrysler.

By May 18, 2014

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Microsoft to employ Halo voice actress for Siri rival, report says

Jen Taylor, who played the role of AI character Cortana in the Halo video game series, will reportedly be the voice for Microsoft's personal assistant, set for a beta release on Lumia devices in April.

By January 16, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy S5 reported to employ unibody metal design

Samsung will opt for a more premium design for its upcoming flagship phone, according to a recent report.

By December 3, 2013

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Supercomputing simulation employs 156,000 Amazon processor cores

To simulate 205,000 molecules as quickly as possible for a USC simulation, Cycle Computing fired up a mammoth amount of Amazon servers around the globe.

By November 12, 2013

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Man tweets 'joke' that he hit cyclist, gets fired

Technically Incorrect: A UK stockbroker says that his tweet about hitting a cyclist with his car was merely a joke. Twitter users and his employers don't find it funny.

By January 6, 2015