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Google walkouts inspired push for disability accommodation change

Fitzpatrick said recent events spurred her decision to speak publicly about the issue. As the company responded to massive employee walkouts over its handling of sexual misconduct with salvos about inclusivity in addition to change, she grew frustrated. “The self-congratulatory messaging was a little overwhelming considering some of the major issues they still had not addressed, including their accommodation policy,” ...

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These charts show which stores depend the most on holiday sales

Patrick Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Children pose for pictures with Santa Claus at a shopping mall in Torrance, California. For many retailers, the weeks leading up to the holidays are the most important time of year. In 2017, consumers spent a whopping $687.87 billion during the months of November as well as December on everything via apparel as ...

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Apple ‘dropped the ball’ on third-party voice partners

Siri may not be living out its full potential under Apple’s wing, however voice-enabled assistants are nevertheless the future of digital technology, Siri’s co-founder as well as former CEO Dag Kittlaus told CNBC on Tuesday. Since Apple acquired Siri in 2010, “on the positive side, the item’s a lot faster, the speech recognition’s gotten a lot better, however they dropped ...

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all 5 Below’s stock is actually far too oversold here

all 5 Below Inc.: “We almost pulled the trigger as well as told the ActionAlertsPlus.com club in which the idea was the right level to buy. I mean, in which thing’s all the way down to $103. the idea is actually incredibly oversold. I like the idea here, just like I like some of the techs. I like in which ...

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Zuckerberg says he won’t step down as Facebook chairman

Zef Nikolla | Facebook | Bloomberg Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., right, Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, left, applaud after remotely ring the opening bell for trading at the Nasdaq MarketSite through the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, California Mark Zuckerberg said he will keep his role as chairman of Facebook’s board in an interview ...

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European markets higher after global equity sell-off; Italy’s FTSE MIB up 1%

The pan-European Stoxx 0 was up around 0.3 percent during early morning deals, with most sectors in addition to major bourses in positive territory. Europe’s banking index was among the top performers Wednesday morning, supported by Italy’s notoriously fragile lenders. Banco BPM, Ubi Banca in addition to Intesa Sanpaolo all surged higher amid reports the country’s Deputy Prime Minister, Matteo ...

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Ghosn scandal could trigger crises for Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi

of which’s not just the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance at risk. For the past nine-years, Ghosn has carefully sculpted a separate partnership with Daimler AG, the parent of the Smart along with also Mercedes-Benz brands. Though there are none of the financial cross-holdings found inside alliance, the partners are today working together on a variety of projects. Engines made by Nissan in ...

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