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Salaries for Amazon Workers

Amazon announced to corporate employees last week it would raise base salary this year from $160,000 max to $350,000 according to Geekwire. Amazon’s base salary had been lower compared to other tech companies like Microsoft and Google but offered sign-on bonuses instead and more restricted stock units to make up for the difference. These changes […]

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Apple Working on Tap to Pay With iPhones

CUPERTINO — Apple announced plans to introduce Tap to Pay on iPhone sometime this year. The new feature will allow millions of merchants across the US, from small businesses to large retailers, to use their iPhone to seamlessly and securely accept Apple Pay, contactless credit and debit cards, and other digital wallets through a simple […]

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Uma Thurman Stars in Suspicion on Apple TV+

Actress Uma Thurman is starring in the thriller series “Suspicion” on Apple TV+ which makes its worldwide debut today Friday, February 4, 2022. The eight-episode drama, starring Academy Award-nominated actress Uma Thurman (“Kill Bill,” “Pulp Fiction”), is premiering globally on Apple TV+ with the first two episodes now available, followed by one new episode weekly, […]

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Alphabet to Split Shares 20-for-1 in July

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, reported spectacular revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter 2021 and plans to split shares of stock 20-for-1 in July. The stock split applies to the company’s Class A, B and C shares and will bring the price back down into the mid-$100s based on the current trading price […]

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SVB Leerink Changes Name to SVB Securities

SVB Leerink, a Boston-based investment bank specializing in healthcare and technology and subsidiary of Silicon Valley’s SVB Financial, announced that the company will begin operating under a new name as SVB Securities LLC. The new corporate name aligns with the firm’s strategy to provide clients and investors across the innovation economy with the exceptional financial […]

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Home Depot Hiring 100,000 Workers for Spring Season

The Home Depot, the world’s largest chain of home improvement stores, is hiring more than 100,000 new employees ahead of its busy spring season, as customers continue to invest in their homes. With openings at stores and warehouses nationwide and the majority of the U.S. population living within 10 miles of a Home Depot store, […]

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Tom Brady Says He’s Really Retiring

San Mateo-native Tom Brady says he is officially retiring from the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, ending an illustrious pro football career with seven Super Bowl wins. Brady announced his retirement on Twitter where he has 2.3 million followers after news broke last Friday that he planned to call it quits. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/B3KKl7DFk3 — Tom Brady […]