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Amazon reportedly tweaked its product-search algorithm to favor products that are more profitable to the company. People who worked on the algorithm say the change could give Amazon's own brands a ...
Monday, 16 September 2019
... That’s called vendor lock-in. Fundamentally, dialysis machines are a pump, a controller, a flow meter, and a little bit of tubing. Nothing special. The only way for companies to make them profitable is ...
Wednesday, 11 September 2019
3. California to force NCAA to pay athletes
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... operate wildly profitable pro sports teams. California state senator Nancy Skinner [D] has cosponsored the The Fair Pay to Play Act, which entitles California college athletes to get paid for "the use ...
Tuesday, 10 September 2019
... bad pension market decisions represent profit for the people who have the most money in America). Another factor: the lack of stable housing (thanks in part to the foreclosure crisis and the erosion ...
Tuesday, 10 September 2019
... of a nonprofit and is bound by strict IRS rules banning self-dealing, conflicts of interest, electioneering, and so on. But Ambrosino's report -- backed up by numerous whistleblowers at the highest levels ...
Monday, 09 September 2019
... that they would take the boy’s design and make it an official school shirt with a portion of the proceeds being donated to STOMP Out Bullying, a national non-profit organization that is dedicated to eradicating ...
Monday, 09 September 2019
7. Pinduoduo: China's "Groupon on steroids"
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... profitable despite massive sales, and diverts nearly all its income to aggressive sales and marketing pitches. Li Suzhi scrolls through the front page of Chinese ecommerce app Pinduoduo, browsing T-shirts, ...
Monday, 09 September 2019
... more than 7,000 corporations around the world, Amazon doesn’t report on its environmental impact to CDP, a UK-based nonprofit formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project. This year, the retail giant ...
Monday, 09 September 2019
Su Amazon Italia carte regalo Xbox da 45 euro vendute a 5 euro, in molti ne hanno approfittato. The post Amazon: gift card Xbox a 5€ anziché 45, un errore appeared first on Webnews. Read all  ...
Monday, 09 September 2019
... repair dudes who secretly hack their devices while claiming to fix them, Apple's CEO's frank warning to investors that profits are expected to slide if people keep fixing their Iphones instead of replacing ...
Wednesday, 04 September 2019
... said the drugs were discovered by the postal company in tubs of Celebrations chocolates and Akhtar was later identified by CCTV footage. Det Sgt Rob Hood said the defendant was "clearly looking to profit" ...
Tuesday, 03 September 2019
Co.Lab is a free, non-profit (501c3) fabrication lab and craft studio with a mission to empower and support innovators of color, the queer community, women and other underrepresented groups, regardless ...
Tuesday, 03 September 2019
... He secured his home against the animals breaking in. He even left out sweet fruit and baked goods for the bears to draw them away from his products. No dice. Over three years, he lost over $10,000 in profits. ...
Thursday, 29 August 2019
ZDnet: For years, Microsoft has profited from its FAT file system patents. Now the company is making it explicit that it's freeing its remaining exFAT patents for Open Invention Network members. Read ...
Wednesday, 28 August 2019
... “Hurtful.” The group at the bar was comprised of staff and volunteers from a local nonprofit, Bienestar Human Services who were there to support DTLA Proud, an annual two-day festival held in Pershing ...
Monday, 26 August 2019
... founder, Michael Chen, has publicly explained that his company's growth strategy is to convince owners of rental properties to evict their tenants from their homes and turn a larger profit through short-term ...
Monday, 19 August 2019
... his funders. Markopolos also dismissed claims by GE that he will profiting from the fall in the company's stock price because he is working with a firm that is shorting GE stock -- betting that the ...
Friday, 16 August 2019
Pretomanid, developed by the non-profit TB Alliance, offers a new, safer and more effective treatment for tuberculosis. The non-profit is organized to improve access and affordability of life-saving ...
Friday, 16 August 2019
... their reporters to emphasize "lifestyle" stories over political news; they're using algorithms to assess the "sentiment" of stories to determine how profitable they're likely to be. Some companies are ...
Friday, 16 August 2019
... surrounding the 2020 U.S. Census. In 2013, boyd created Data & Society, an independent nonprofit research institute that is committed to identifying thorny problems at the intersection of technology, ...
Friday, 16 August 2019
... and what could turn off investors as a major stumbling block to profitability, is how much it loses per customer. It's 24 times the amount that ride-sharing giant Uber, another recent IPO, is on track ...
Thursday, 15 August 2019
... Krebs (previously) writes: crooks own your wireless service because no one is willing to erode the profits of the monopolistic, heavily concentrated mobile carriers. Not the carriers themselves, and also ...
Monday, 12 August 2019
Samsung might have good reason for suggesting that midrange phones could help it escape its profit slump. Canalys estimated that Samsung was thriving in Europe in the second quarter of 2019 thanks partly ...
Monday, 12 August 2019
... public subsidy, the pharma industry has only grown more concentrated and rapacious, raising prices and diverting the profits to their execs and investors, who now pocket 99% of industry profits: the industry ...
Sunday, 11 August 2019
... of its nonprofit status is that the NRA paid LaPierre's crony marketing firm, Ackerman McQueen (previously) $70,000 to consult on which mansion LaPierre should purchase. The transaction was booked in ...
Friday, 09 August 2019