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Erika Hayasaki / New York Times:
An in-depth look at Amazon's ubiquitous presence in California's Inland Empire, with 16 facilities, as COVID-19 spurs Amazon workers nationwide to organize   —  Covid-19 has cemented the e-commerce giant's hold on the economy — but it has also spurred employees all around the country to organize.
Feb 20, 2021, 4:55 PMIn context
Katie Hafner / New York Times:
Fernando Corbató, a Turing Award recipient whose work on time-sharing systems paved the way for the PC, as well as the computer password, dies at 93   —  Fernando Corbató, whose work on computer time-sharing in the 1960s helped pave the way for the personal computer …
Jul 13, 2019, 12:45 AMIn context
Gabriel Snyder / Wired:
Inside NYT's digital transformation: luring subscribers via Beta Group's vertical apps, a Facebook chatbot, live video, VR, and more on top of strong journalism   —  Arthur Gregg Sulzberger doesn't remember the first time he visited the family business.  He was young, he says, no older than 6 …
Feb 12, 2017, 4:25 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Iran-focused app developer IranCubator debuts RadiTo, an Android podcast app that evades Iran's censors, giving Iranians and foreign pubs a broadcast platform   —  Reza Ghazinouri remembers the importance of pirate radio as a teenager growing up in in the city of Mashhad in northeast Iran.
Feb 5, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
Matt Leone / Polygon:
Inside the five-year development of Sony's PlayStation VR headset expected to ship later this year   —  The making of PlayStation VR  —  When Richard Marks was in 10th grade, his father opened a video game store that was ahead of its time.  It was the early '80s; used game sales weren't common …
Mar 13, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Brian Solomon / Forbes:
Tanium CEO David Hindawi to become executive chairman, CTO Orion Hindawi takes over as CEO   —  Tanium Has A New CEO As It Prepares To Take On Hostile IPO Market  —  For as long as Orion Hindawi has had a job, he's worked for his father.  Not anymore.  —  Last week, Orion assumed the CEO job …
Feb 23, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Mark Zuckerberg Will Take Two Months Off When His New Baby Arrives   —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is about to become a father, and he's decided to take two months of parental leave when the new baby arrives, he shared on his Facebook page Friday.  —  Facebook offers its employees …
Nov 20, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context
Charles Babcock / InformationWeek:
Widely-used open source Network Time Protocol depends primarily on one overworked project lead   —  NTP's Fate Hinges On ‘Father Time’  —  The Network Time Protocol provides a foundation to modern computing.  So why does NTP's support hinge so much on the shaky finances of one 59-year-old developer?
Mar 15, 2015, 11:20 AMIn context
Maria Konnikova / The Verge:
The Wizard - Meet Alex Pentland, father of the wearable computer   —  Meet Alex Pentland, father of the wearable computer  —  It all started with beavers.  When Alex Pentland was three years into his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, in 1973, he worked part …
May 7, 2014, 7:25 AMIn context
NBC Bay Area:
After Work-From-Home Ban, Yahoo Expands Maternity Leave   —  Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, who sparked an uproar and hurt her image as a working mom when she banned telecommuting two months ago, is now offering employees generous new family leave benefits.  —  Under the new policy …
Apr 30, 2013, 1:50 PMIn context

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