Donald Trump is moving ahead on withdrawing from the TPP and renegotiating NAFTA. But it's unclear whether the problem for jobs is in the details of the agreements or the principles under which they are conceived.
Google apparently cuts ad revenue access for publishers, even ones with big names, that it decides have posted indecent content. Fark and BoingBoing both were accused of child porn posts. The problem is that these two accusations, and many of the other flags it does, are completely arbitrary and false. But the publisher has to bear the financial burden of lost revenue.
Fark.com, BoingBoing, and Skepchick are just three of allegedly many sites that have found themselves accused by Google of posting "indecent" material and seeing their ads completely pulled. But the changes, determined by a combination of algorithms and humans, can be wildly untrue (like claiming th...
Shutterstock Someone I know had posted a link about a fast food CEO who said that higher business growth followed minimum wage hikes in California. According to KQED, Bill Phelps, chief executive of Wetzel’s Pretzels, which has more than 100 outlets in the state, was "shocked" when business rose after a [...]
The FTC and Uber settled charges that the ride share company misled prospective drivers into thinking they would make more money than was typical and that vehicle leasing options were more favorable than they were.
A study from the Rockefeller Foundation and communications firm Cision suggests that when it comes to the gig economy, the news media is out of step with and not representing the sentiments of ordinary people.
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