Amazon raises its minimum wage, Twitter cracks down on fake accounts
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Amazon on Tuesday said it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour in the US in response to mounting pressure over its wages, and its treatment of warehouse workers.
The new wage will go into effect on November 1st and apply to all full-time, part-time, and seasonal and temporary employees.
Microsoft held an event in New York to reveal a number of new Surface products, including the Surface Pro 6, which sports an eighth generation Intel CPU, up to a terabyte SSD, and over 13 hours of battery life.
Also new are products from the laptop and studio lines, as well as new noise-cancelling Surface headphones.
For more on all the new hardware, check out CNET's coverage.
And finally, Twitter is cracking down on fake accounts ahead of November's midterm elections.
The company says it's also actively removing accounts engaged in a variety of [UNKNOWN] and malicious behavior.
Twitter's rules for identifying fake accounts has expanded looking for stock or stolen avatar photos used to mislead users.
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