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Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 06:59 PM CST

Amazon's Top 20: Which Town Will 'HQ2' Call Home?

Amazon's Top 20: Which Town Will 'HQ2' Call Home?

After more than 200 cities tried to court Amazon in hopes of being chosen as the location for the online retail giant’s new headquarters, the list has been narrowed to 20. A lot is at stake for the chosen city,...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 10:34 PM CST

Crunch Time: What Amazon Wants for Its New HQ

Crunch Time: What Amazon Wants for Its New HQ

Just 20 cities are left standing in the competition for Amazon's second headquarters and the 50,000 jobs it will bring. Now comes the hard part for the finalists — and for Amazon. Based on the cities that made...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 12:36 PM CST

Delta Wants Proof That Support Animals Are Trained

Delta Wants Proof That Support Animals Are Trained

Delta Airlines has outlined some restrictions Friday for passengers traveling with support animals on board after a sharp rise of incidents during flights, CNBC reported. Delta Airlines will require passengers...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 08:22 AM CST

Maybe Next Time: Cities See Failed Amazon Bids as Trial Runs

Maybe Next Time: Cities See Failed Amazon Bids as Trial Runs

For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon's second headquarters, the effort may turn out to be a trial run for other opportunities. But they're advised to not make the same kind of...

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at 10:03 PM CST

Kalanick Walks Away With $1.4B in Uber Deal With SoftBank

Kalanick Walks Away With $1.4B in Uber Deal With SoftBank

SoftBank completed its long-awaited investment agreement with Uber on Thursday, making SoftBank the company's largest shareholder and providing a huge payday for co-founder Travis Kalanick and other early...

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at 04:41 PM CST

Data Offers Insight Into Which Area Could Get New Amazon HQ

Data Offers Insight Into Which Area Could Get New Amazon HQ

Amazon announced Thursday the 20 locations it will consider for its new $5 billion facility, a project estimated to add 50,000 jobs and deliver a billion-dollar boost to the winning locale’s regional economy. M...

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at 09:31 AM CST

Amazon's 2nd HQ: The 20 Places Now Under Consideration

Amazon's 2nd HQ: The 20 Places Now Under Consideration

Amazon listed the following cities and areas in a press release: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Montgomery County in Maryland, Nashville, Newark, New...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:12 PM CST

Apple to Build 2nd Campus, Hire 20,000 in $350B Pledge

Apple to Build 2nd Campus, Hire 20,000 in $350B Pledge

Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. economy. The pledge announced Wednesday is an offshoot...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 10:19 AM CST

Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism

Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism

Facebook, Google and Twitter shared with the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Wednesday steps each tech giant has tekn to combat extremist content in Washington D.C, CNBC reported. All...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 08:53 AM CST

After 'Monkey Hoodie' Scandal, H&M Hires Diversity Leader

After 'Monkey Hoodie' Scandal, H&M Hires Diversity Leader

Swedish low-cost fashion brand H&M says it has appointed a diversity leader after having been accused of racism over an ad showing a black child dressed in a hoodie reading "coolest monkey in the jungle." H&M...

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