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New Vehicle Prices Top $45,000 for First Time

New-vehicle prices hit another all-time high in September 2021, marking the sixth straight record-setting month and surpassing $45,000 for the first time, according to a new report from Kelley Blue Book. At $45,031, the average transaction price (ATP) for a new vehicle was up 12.1% (or $4,872) from one year ago in September 2020 and up 3.7% (or $1,613) from August 2021. The all-time-high […]

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Google Unveils Cybersecurity Action Team

SUNNYVALE — Google has formed the Google Cybersecurity Action Team. Made up of experts from across the company, the Google Cybersecurity Action Team will be the world’s premier security advisory team with the singular mission of supporting the security and digital transformation of governments, critical infrastructure, enterprises and small businesses. The announcement was made as […]

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Average Salary for Computer Science Master’s Grads Nears 100K

Graduates in the Class of 2020 with computer and information sciences degrees received the highest average starting salaries at the advanced degree levels, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Summer 2021 Salary Survey report. Graduates earning master’s degrees in the computer and information sciences discipline received an average starting salary of $99,268—the […]

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AppLovin Buys MoPub From Twitter for $1.05 Billion

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter, Inc. has agreed to sell MoPub to AppLovin Corporation, a leading marketing software company based in Palo Alto, for $1.05 billion in cash. MoPub provides an advertising network for app publishers. Twitter bought the company for about $350 million in 2013 but is selling to focus on its own products and […]

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McDonald’s to Give Free Breakfast for Teachers

McDonald’s is making school day mornings a little brighter for teachers with a free breakfast Thank You Meal all next week from October 11 to 15. “Together with our Owner/Operators, we’re proud to serve the people who make our communities a better place, and this is an important time to say thank you to some […]

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United Expands Schedule for Holiday Travel

United Airlines announced it will fly its biggest domestic schedule since the start of the pandemic to meet an expected surge in holiday travel, with an emphasis on connecting the Midwest to warm weather cities like Las Vegas and Orlando as well as offering nearly 70 daily flights to ski destinations, including new service between Orange County and Aspen. United reported […]

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Walmart to Hire 150,000 Holiday Workers

Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, said it wants to hire approximately 150,000 new U.S. workers for the holiday season. Most of the jobs are permanent, full-time positions for its stores across the country. The new hires will help customers shop whether they’re in a store, using curbside pickup or shopping online. In addition to the […]

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McDonald’s Brings Back McRib on November 1

McDonald’s is bringing back the McRib nationwide as the iconic pork sandwich celebrates its 40th anniversary. The legendary McRib will make its triumphant return to McDonald’s USA menus this fall – you can grab the sandwich beginning Nov. 1 for a limited time at participating restaurants nationwide. The McRib made its debut 40 years ago and quickly […]