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The rural New York town fighting to keep Amazon, and its promised jobs, out

October 09, 2018 at 05:00AM In Schodack, a local group filed a lawsuit to stop a proposed fulfillment center, even as town officials support the projectCities across the US are currently fighting tooth and claw to be the home of Amazon’s second headquarters. But not everywhere is so happy when Amazon comes to town.Schodack, New… Continue reading The rural New York town fighting to keep Amazon, and its promised jobs, out

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WeWork taps Lemonade to offer insurance to WeLive members

October 08, 2018 at 12:00PM WeWork has partnered with Lemonade to provide renters insurance to WeLive members. WeLive is the residential offering from WeWork, offering members a fully-furnished apartment, complete with amenities like housekeeping, mailroom, and on-site laundry, on a flexible rental schedule. In other words, bicoastal workers or generally nomadic individuals can rent a… Continue reading WeWork taps Lemonade to offer insurance to WeLive members

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Microsoft launches faster Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2

October 03, 2018 at 10:44AM Company also launches Surface Studio 2 PC, with all machines coming with improved processors and new colour optionsMicrosoft has launched new, faster versions of its popular Surface Pro, Surface Laptop and large Surface Studio PCs.The new models, announced in New York on Tuesday, continue Microsoft’s premium PC line, introducing Intel’s… Continue reading Microsoft launches faster Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2

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NYC wants to build a cyber army

October 02, 2018 at 12:00PM Empires rise and fall, and none more so than business empires. Whole industries that once dominated the planet are just a figment in memory’s eye, while new industries quietly grow into massive behemoths. New York City has certainly seen its share of empires. Today, the city is a global center… Continue reading NYC wants to build a cyber army

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Are automated email responses a good idea? Let me get back to you on that! | Hadley Freeman

September 29, 2018 at 09:00AM ‘Smart Reply’ is conclusive proof that Google does read our emails; now it has decided it can answer them better than usLast week I got an email from my boss about a recent piece I’d written on Donald Trump’s penis (just out here doing the family name proud). Surprisingly, it… Continue reading Are automated email responses a good idea? Let me get back to you on that! | Hadley Freeman