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The 15 best places to work in Austin, according to local employees

H-E-B is one of the best places to work in Austin, Texas, according to Comparably's latest ranking. Courtesy of Comparably If you are considering working in Austin, Texas, you may be interested in one of these top-rated companies. Comparably used ratings from greater Austin employees to rank the best workplaces in the metro area. The following are the top 15 companies, and the full Comparably list by city can be found here. See more stories on Insider's business page. 15. NXP...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Careers, Trends, Features, Austin, Oracle, Austin Texas, Best Companies, Comparably, Seattle Los Angeles, Madison Hoff, NXP Semiconductors Courtesy of Comparably Industry, SemiconductorsEmployee, Amazon Courtesy of Comparably Industry, IBM Courtesy of Comparably Industry

The Boeing 737 Max has flown over 2,700 flights since its November ungrounding as the EU gives the green light

Boeing test pilot Jim Webb gives a thumbs-up from the cockpit of a 737 MAX 7 at Boeing Field, on March 16, 2018 in Seattle, Washington, after completing the plane's first flight. The aircraft is the shortest variant of fuel efficient MAX family. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images The Boeing 737 Max has flown over 2,700 passenger flights across 5,500 hours since November 2020.  Five airlines currently fly passengers on the Max in the US, Canada, Brazil, Panama, and Mexico.  The European Unio...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Mexico, China, Boston, Planes, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Flying, Canada, Ireland, Alaska, Ryanair

Alaska Airlines just took delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max, becoming the 4th in the US to fly the controversial jet

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max. Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max on Sunday, the last in the US to do so. Pilots and mechanics will undergo additional training while proving runs will be flown across the country. The first flight is scheduled for March 1 as AS482 from Seattle to San Diego.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Alaska Airlines on Sunday inducted a new aircraft into its fleet, the Boeing 737 Max. The first of a newly ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Washington, Planes, US, Trends, Flying, Alaska, San Diego, Miami, Aviation, Airlines, Houston, West Coast

Airlines are enacting security measures even stricter than post-9/11 on flights to Washington, DC as violent extremism threatens Biden's inauguration

An airplane flies near the Pentagon. Salwan Georges/The Washington Post Airlines are stepping up their security measures on flights to Washington, DC ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. "These new security measures are more extensive and stringent compared to those implemented after 9/11," industry analyst Henry Harteveldt of Atmosphere Research Group told Insider.  Alaska Airlines is enacting the most stringent policies that restrict ticket sales on Washington flights and w...
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Daddy’s Hangout 2020 Week 11 NFL Predictions

Welcome to Week 10 of the NFL season and the Covid-19 positive tests continue to dominate the league as we’re experiencing another wave. Last week was another couple of steps back as my record was 2-3. My overall mark is now 53-28 and my winning percentage dipped from 67.1 to 65.4%. The Colts beating Tennessee last Thursday convincingly was my first defeat. The Murray Magic in Arizona as they defeated Buffalo on the Hail Mary where DeAndre Hopkins caught the ball over three defenders. On Monda...
Tags: Minnesota, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Drew Brees, Raiders, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Arizona, New Orleans, Jazz, Aaron Rodgers, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Tom Brady, Nfc

Portland Approves 10% Cap On Fees That Food Delivery Apps Can Charge Restuarants

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Oregon Live: The Portland City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to make it illegal for third-party food delivery services like DoorDash and Grubhub to collect more than 10% in commission fees from city restaurants amid the coronavirus pandemic. Portland joins other cities, including Seattle, Los Angeles and Philadelphia, that have instituted similar caps in recent months. Those cities have limits at 15%. New Jersey last week put a 10% service fee cap t...
Tags: Oregon, Tech, New Jersey, Portland, Philadelphia, Doordash, GrubHub, Portland City Council, Seattle Los Angeles

10 Family Travel Destinations to Visit in 2020

Top Family travel destinations for 2020 Are you in need of a little travel inspiration? If so, this post is written with you in mind. This blog post highlights a few of our favourite family travel destinations. Our hope is that we plant the seed for you to visit one or two of these destinations in 2020 and beyond. Let’s be clear – we’re fully aware that every travel blogger, travel magazine and online search engine has its own top travel destinations list. While they may not be the most or...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Japan, Usa, New York, Greece, Abc, California, Mexico, France, Germany, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, European Union

I Make $105K As An Executive Assistant — & I'm Starting A New Coding Career

In our series Salary Stories , women with long-term career experience open up about the most intimate details of their jobs: compensation. It’s an honest look at how real people navigate the complicated world of negotiating, raises, promotions, and job loss, with the hope it will give young women more insight into how to advocate for themselves — and maybe take a few risks along the way.Been in the workforce for at least eight years and interested in contributing your salary story? Submit your ...
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After an abrupt shutdown, Munchery’s small business vendors are the ones picking up the bill

Munchery’s vendors claim the food delivery startup took advantage of them in its final hours, knowingly allowing them to continue making deliveries it couldn’t pay for. Earlier this week, Munchery surprised customers with an email announcing it would cease operations, effective immediately. It did not, however, notify any of its vendors of the news, according to the owners of several small San Francisco-based businesses, who told TechCrunch they are owed thousands in overdue Munchery payments...
Tags: New York, San Francisco, Tech, Munchery, Tri Tran, Silicon Valley, Federal Court, South San Francisco, Nguyen, Estrada, Farrier, Sherpa Capital, Seattle Los Angeles, San Francisco Los Angeles Seattle, Dandelion Chocolate, James Beriker

Daily Crunch: Munchery shuts down

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. After raising $125M, Munchery fails to deliver On-demand food delivery startup Munchery is ceasing operations, effective immediately. The company laid off 30 percent of its workforce in May, after shutting down its Seattle, Los Angeles and New York operations. At the time, Munchery said it planned to dou...
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After raising $125M, Munchery fails to deliver

On-demand food delivery startup Munchery is ceasing operations effective immediately, the startup announced in an e-mail to customers on Monday. Founded in 2010, the San Francisco-based business had raised a total of $125 million in venture capital funding, reaching a valuation of $300 million with an $87 million round in 2015, according to PitchBook. Munchery was backed by Greycroft, ACME Ventures (formerly known as Sherpa Capital), Menlo Ventures, e.Ventures, Cota Capital, M13 and mor...
Tags: Food, Startups, TC, New York, San Francisco, Munchery, Menlo Ventures, Crunchbase, Deliv, Cota Capital, Bart,, Josephine, Sherpa Capital, Seattle Los Angeles, PitchBook Munchery

Apple's big campus announcement had a very specific audience — Trump (AAPL)

Apple's campus search, which concluded earlier this week, was conducted fairly quietly, especially compared to rivals like Amazon. That's because Apple's main goal wasn't to gain the maximum incentives from local governments.  Instead, it wanted to portray itself as a job creator and American company for two reasons: To repay Trump for tax reform, and to protect the iPhone from Trump's tariffs and trade wars.  Earlier this week, Apple made a big announcement, saying that it planned to open a...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Usa, Texas, Cook, Washington Post, France, China, US, Trends, Hillary Clinton, United States, Ireland, Tim Cook, San Diego, Silicon Valley

Daddy’s Hangout 2018 Week 10 NFL Predictions

Welcome to Week 10 of the NFL season after an exciting previous weekend of football. The New Orleans Saints finally handed the Los Angeles Rams their first defeat 45-35. In a battle between two future Hall-Of-Famers, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots beat Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers 34-17. The Los Angeles Chargers continue to be one of the sleeper teams in the league after beating the Seahawks in Seattle. My record last week was 4-3, which lowered my overall record to 43-28 th...
Tags: New York, Cowboys, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tennessee, Steelers, New Orleans, Jazz, Chargers, Dallas, Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks

Grammy Nominated Songs You Haven't Heard But Will Love

The 60th annual Grammy Awards nominations came out earlier this week, and while you were discussing how Childish Gambino got so many awards or why Ed Sheeran got snubbed, the various categories that are never in the televised awards show are hiding some absolutely golden tracks that you need in your life.Ahead, a look at some of the nominated songs outside of the main categories that are especially impressive, lovable, and playlist worthy. ODESZA feat. WYNNE & Mansionair "Line Of Sight," nomi...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Germany, Mtv, Ed Sheeran, Sydney, Nashville, Ellen, Seattle, Smith, Grammys, Charleston, Jason Isbell, Shiva, Alison Krauss

Eagles face a litmus test with upcoming road games in Seattle, Los Angeles

The Eagles have beaten only one team with a winning record. They face two of the top teams in the NFL in the next two weeks
Tags: News, NFL, Eagles, Seattle Los Angeles

Eagles face a litmus test with upcoming road games in Seattle, Los Angeles

The Eagles have beaten only one team with a winning record. They face two of the top teams in the NFL in the next two weeks
Tags: NFL, Incidents, Eagles, Seattle Los Angeles

Five Questions For … Barbary Brunner, Austin Technology Council CEO

Austin—Barbary Brunner says Austin has always felt like home. She has made career stops in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Denver, but says the Texas capital was a lodestar. “Every time I’d come visit, it felt like Austin was calling out to me,” Brunner says. “When I lived in Seattle, it’s the place I’d come to to get warm.” Brunner became a full-time resident last year when she joined the Austin Technology Council as CEO. The thought of being based in Austin and being able to use her tech expe...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Microsoft, Yahoo, Entrepreneurship, Los Angeles, Trends, It, Austin, Innovation, Seattle, Denver, VHS, Brunner, National blog main, Seattle blog main

Seattle renters need an annual raise of $1,248 to keep up with housing costs

Seattle renters need a raise of $1,248 every year keep pace with rising rents, according to research from Zillow. Renters in Seattle, Los Angeles and Boston need the biggest income increases in 2017 and will need an annual raise of at least $1,000 to keep up with rising rents and pay the same percentage of their income toward housing. The Zillow Rent Index, which tracks an area’s median monthly rent, is $2,100 in Seattle. Rents in the city are expected to rise $104 next year. The Seattle comp...
Tags: Boston, Seattle, Zillow Renters, Seattle Los Angeles

Here's how much Columbus residents' incomes need to increase to keep up with rising rents

Housing affordability remains a thorny issue for apartment dwellers, who have experienced rising rents for years. But Columbus is one of the better big cities in the country when it comes to how much residents' incomes need to grow to keep up with rising rents. Online real estate marketplace has published a new analysis showing where paychecks need to grow the most deal with rental costs. Renters in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Boston need the biggest income increases to keep up with ri...
Tags: Boston, Zillow, Columbus, Seattle Los Angeles

Again, the rise of giving sanctuary in religious structures

They have done it before and now they are doing it again. Under the specter of US president-elect Donald Trump’s threats to deport millions of immigrants, both documented and undocumented, churches again are rising up and declaring that they are a place of sanctuary for those fleeing the clutches of the US Department of Homeland Security. Trump has said that he would deport as many as 11 million people. Of late he stated 2 to 3 million immediately upon taking office. First, it was again, as it ...
Tags: New York, Religion, US, America, Philadelphia, Deportation, Catholic, Immigrants, Donald Trump, Trump, Religion News Service, Javier, Customs Enforcement, David Allen, Harvard Yale, Robin Hynicka

Seattle, Los Angeles on track to get massive light-rail systems: Here’s how they compare

West Coast voters are poised to pass two of the biggest transit measures the nation has seen.
Tags: Transportation, News, West Coast, Local News, Seattle Los Angeles

Biketown contract forces users to waive their legal rights – unless they act quickly

Biketown users on the Hawthorne Bridge yesterday.(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland) Buried in the “miscellaneous” section of the user agreement for Portland’s new bike-sharing system is a notice that Biketown users are waiving their rights to a jury trial. Unless, that is, they sent a one-line email to the company that operates Biketown within 30 days of first using the system. If they don’t, a prominent Portland bike lawyer says, their chances of winning any future legal claim against Biketown are...
Tags: Washington, Boston, New York City, Los Angeles, City, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Washington Dc, New York Times, Portland, Philadelphia, Times, Consumer Reports, Phoenix, Ginsberg

New data from Seattle, Los Angeles, and other cities that raised their minimum wage recently show li

New data from Seattle, Los Angeles, and other cities that raised their minimum wage recently show little to no negative effects on hiring after those wages went up. Don’t believe the hype. Read more...
Tags: Money Matters, Jobs, Minimum Wage, The Poors, Seattle Los Angeles

Think Utah Solved Homelessness? Think Again

Utah has reportedly reduced chronic homelessness by 91 percent over the past decade, and the state now serves as the country's poster child for how to end homelessness. Media outlets have retold its success story countless times (for example, see LAT, NPR, WaPo, Bus Insider, NBC, Huff Post and Mother Jones), and lawmakers from across the country cite Utah as a model for their own efforts. Even the Daily Show with Jon Stewart traveled to the state to report on its success. So how has Utah appar...
Tags: Utah, New York, Jon Stewart, Huffington Post, Mother Jones, Kevin Corinth, NPR WaPo, NBC Huff Post, Seattle Los Angeles