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‘Everybody’s excited’: Amazon workers in Staten Island to file for union vote

Amazon Labor Union bids to create independent group – but workers say the company has openly opposed their effortAmazon workers plan to file for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board next Monday, after months of organizing and collecting over 2,000 union authorization cards from employees at a warehouse in New York City.The move will be the latest bid to organize a union at Amazon – which has opposed unionization of its huge workforce – by a labor movement seeking to flex its ...
Tags: Amazon, Technology, Internet, New York City, US, World news, E-commerce, US news, US unions, Staten Island, National Labor Relations Board, Amazon Labor Union


Group that spread false Covid claims doubled Facebook interactions in six months

Revelations about World Doctors Alliance pages raise questions about platform’s efforts to control misinformationAn international pressure group that spread false and conspiratorial claims about Covid-19 more than doubled the average number of interactions it got on Facebook in the first six months of 2021 in spite of renewed efforts to curb misinformation on the platform, according to a report.Pages owned by the World Doctors Alliance – a group of current and former medical professionals and ac...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Social Networking, Social Media, Digital Media, Coronavirus, COVID, World Doctors Alliance


Donald Trump to launch social media platform called Truth Social

The former president, who remains banned from Facebook and Twitter, has a goal to rival those tech giantsDonald Trump has announced plans to launch a social media platform called TRUTH Social that will rolled out early next year.The former president, who was banned from Facebook and Twitter earlier this year, says his goal is to rival the tech companies that have denied him the megaphone that was paramount to his rise. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Social Media, US news, Donald Trump, Trump, Facebook and Twitter, TRUTH Social


Tesla's Gigafactory in China has managed to boost production even amid supply chain challenges

Tesla CEO Elon Musk (center) in Shanghai. STR/AFP via Getty Images Tesla said its production in China has "ramped up well," with Shanghai remaining the company's primary export hub. Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory now produces more cars than its Fremont, CA, factory. The electric vehicle maker reported record revenue and profit in the third quarter. Tesla's operations in China appear to be overcoming the supply chain challenges - including a global chip shortage hitting carmakers ...
Tags: Auto, Elon Musk, Technology, China, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Shanghai, Manufacturing, Fremont California, China Passenger Car Association, Getty Images Tesla, Shanghai Gigafactory, Zach Kirkhorn, Supply Chain Crisis, Huileng Tan


Netflix employees join wave of tech activism with walkout over Chappelle controversy

Slew of walkouts by tech workers, unthinkable mere years ago, shows workers ‘now understand their labor power’, expert saysEmployees at Netflix halted work on Wednesday and staged a protest outside the company’s Los Gatos, California, headquarters to condemn the streaming platform’s handling of complaints against Dave Chappelle’s new special. The actions – which hundreds participated in – are the latest in a string of highly visible organizing efforts in the tech sector, as workers increasingly ...
Tags: Technology, Media, Activism, Film, California, Los Angeles, US news, Netflix, Transgender, Culture, Television industry, LGBT rights, US television industry, Dave Chappelle, Chappelle, Los Gatos California


IT Professionals Deserve More Respect

IT professionals are critical to the money-making drive of law firms since they help lawyers stay efficient and engaged in client work for as much time as possible.
Tags: Technology, Law, Biglaw, Small Law Firms, Jordan Rothman


How to Create a Customized Tech Approach that Supports Your Agents

Shawna Alt grew up in the real estate business, having watched her mother run her own company. Even though she didn’t initially have the desire, she found herself following in her mother’s successful footsteps. After graduating from the College of Charleston with a degree in psychology, Alt returned to Madison, Wisconsin, to determine what her next steps would be. She met with one of her mom’s friends and colleagues, Jim Imhoff, who was CEO of First Realty at the time, and he suggested that she ...
Tags: Technology, News, Marketing, Business Planning, Business Model, Alt, Radio, Agent, Latest News, Industry News, Charleston, Madison Wisconsin, Real Estate Marketing, Real Estate Technology, Real Estate Agent, Brokers


Meet ContractWorks: An Easier Way To Manage And Gain Visibility Into Your Contracts [Sponsored]

ContractWorks isn’t an overhaul of how you work, it’s a way to make your job easier.
Tags: Technology, Law, Contracts, Sponsored Content, ContractWorks, SecureDocs


Pinterest shares soar amid reports of $39bn takeover by PayPal

Pinterest approached about possible deal, Bloomberg reportsFinancial firm PayPal has benefited from online shopping boom​​PayPal is reportedly exploring the acquisition of social media company Pinterest, according to Bloomberg News.PayPal, the financial technology company based in San Jose, California, recently approached Pinterest about a potential deal that would value Pinterest at roughly $39bn, according to Bloomberg. The price is close to its market value on Wednesday. PayPal has a market c...
Tags: Business, Technology, Media, Pinterest, Internet, Social Media, Bloomberg, World news, US news, Paypal, Mergers, Mergers and Acquisitions, Acquisitions And Funding, San Jose California, Bloomberg News PayPal


Poignant Facebook Campaign Positions Portal as a Connector of Generations

The power to connect families has been the focus of Facebook's video calling device "Portal" since the early days of the pandemic in 2020. It's one of the many tech platforms that has been helping people overcome the enforced physical restrictions experienced the world over. That focus continues in AMV BBDO's integrated campaign to promote...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Advertising, AMV BBDO, Facebook Campaign Positions Portal


What About The Client? Leveraging Legal Tech To Deliver Concrete Value [Sponsored]

Please join us tomorrow for a live webinar hosted by the legal tech expert and journalist Bob Ambrogi where we’ll explore opportunities for today’s lawyers to deliver new client value.
Tags: Technology, Law, Biglaw, Webinars, Bob Ambrogi, Sponsored Content, Small Law Firms, Litera


Google's drone delivery company is partnering with Walgreens to deliver meds, food, and household items to customers in Dallas

Wing and Walgreens partner for drone deliveries Wing Drone delivery company Wing is bringing air delivery service to the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Wing is partnering with Walgreens to deliver over-the-counter medications, food, and household items to residents. The Dallas operation will be the first major US metro with drone delivery service and the largest in the world. Google-owned drone delivery company Wing is bringing air delivery to the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan a...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Technology, News, Australia, Israel, US, Trends, Walmart, Features, Walgreens, Drones, Finland, Dallas, Aviation, Starbucks


Pinterest to launch new features to help with ‘emotional wellbeing’

New tweaks, including ability to respond to or develop other users’ ideas pins, come amid public outcry over social media failings Pinterest will offer users the chance to riff on Jennifer Lopez’s Halloween costume as it launches new products to emphasise its appeal to “emotional wellbeing” amid a storm of negative publicity surrounding social media firms.The virtual mood board business is introducing a “Takes” product that allows users to respond to someone else’s ideas pin – or video post – wi...
Tags: Technology, Media, Pinterest, US, Social Media, Digital Media, Jennifer Lopez, Lopez


New logo? Call itself ‘FCBK’? Bring back poking? How Facebook could rebrand

Can the social media giant rebrand itself without alienating users? Here are five suggestionsFacebook’s proposed rebrand comes at a crucial time for the company. On one hand, Mark Zuckerberg’s increasing focus on the “metaverse” seems to hint that he has ambitions far beyond simply destroying every non-Facebook industry on the planet. But at the same time, he also has to unveil this new unstoppable machine of death without scaring off too many regular Facebook users. How will he be able to manag...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Technology, Media, Social Networking


When Bahlsen Cookies Drop from the Sky, Good Things Are In Store

Most of today’s best ads are entirely forgettable. We simply have too much information and too many pitches coming at us all day every day to pay attention, or to hold on to that information once we do. Now, brand experience is the name of the game. When a brand provides an experiential moment that […] The post When Bahlsen Cookies Drop from the Sky, Good Things Are In Store appeared first on Adpulp.
Tags: Technology, Advertising, Promotions, Experiential, Featured Creative


Truework authorized by Fannie Mae to help speed up loan approvals

Truework joins Blend, Equifax Mortgage Solutions and Finicity as third-party vendors currently authorized by Fannie Mae as income and employment validation report suppliers.
Tags: Technology, Regulations, Radio, Mortgage, Fannie Mae, Chuck Walker, Mortgage Origination, Truework, Ryan Sandler, Desktop Underwriter, Income And Employment Verification, Representations And Warranties, Equifax Mortgage Solutions


Curbio Named Second-Fastest Growing Company in D.C. Area

Curbio recently announced that it has been ranked No. 2 on the 2021 list of Fastest Growing Companies by the Washington Business Journal. “Our team is thankful to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the greater Washington, D.C., area,” said Rick Rudman, chairman, president and CEO of Curbio, in a statement. “Here at Curbio, we have set out to modernize home improvement for the real estate transaction by streamlining a process that has historically been slow and unreliable. T...
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, News, Home Improvement, Washington, Selling, Radio, Latest News, Industry News, Real Estate News, Washington Business Journal, Home Value, Real Estate Technology, Spotlights, Home Remodel, Apps/Gadgets


RE/MAX’s Wemlo Launches Loan Brokering System

Wemlo,SM recently announced the upcoming launch of a new technology that aims to transform the mortgage brokerage industry. The wemlo Loan Brokering System℠ (LBS℠) was developed to empower mortgage loan brokers with purpose-built loan software that understands the specifics of their business, compliance priorities and workflows. According to the company, mortgage brokerages will no longer have to settle for using only a portion of big, expensive loan origination systems that were developed decad...
Tags: Technology, News, Radio, Innovation, Mortgage, Lending, Loan, Morton, Operations, Latest News, Industry News, Financials, Real Estate News, Brokers, RE/MAX, Spotlights


Apple iPhone 13 mini review: still the boss of small phones

Mini model trounces competition with great camera and performance, but isn’t the best iPhone for the yearThe iPhone 13 mini takes what’s great about the full-size iPhone 13 and squeezes it into a body not much larger than the iPhone 5S without cutting back on features or power.The smallest of Apple’s 2021 lineup costs £679 ($699/A$1,199), sitting above the £389 iPhone SE and below the £779 iPhone 13. Continue reading...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Technology, Smartphones, Mobile Phones


Alibaba's Jack Ma is on his first overseas trip a year after Beijing's started cracking down on his empire, according to reports

ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images Alibaba founder Jack Ma has traveled out of China for the first time in a year, according to Hong Kong media. Ma is reportedly in Spain where he will embark on a study tour on agriculture and technology related to environmental issues. Ma's tech empire has come under intense scrutiny since he criticized the Chinese regulatory system last October. Alibaba Group Holding founder Jack Ma has made his first trip out of China in over a year, according to severa...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Technology, China, Trends, Tech, Wealth, Spain, Beijing, Alibaba, Jack Ma, Billionaire, Scmp, Reuters, Ma, South China Morning Post


First American doubles down on Endpoint with $150M in funding

Digital title and settlement services provider is looking to fill nearly 80 job openings in departments including finance and sales.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Fidelity, Mortgage, First American Financial Corp, Dennis Gilmore, First American Financial, Endpoint, Scott Martino, Stewart Information Services, Wfg National Title Insurance


Virtual staging more popular than conventional staging

A new report from HomeJab also indicates agents prefer video tours for their properties over 3D tours.
Tags: Photography, Video, Technology, Marketing, Radio, Philadelphia, 3D, Select, News Brief, Virtual Tour, Staging, Virtual Staging, Homejab, Joe Jesuele, 3D Tour


The Museum Of Obsolete Legal Tech: Data Storage, Sans Robot

Before the cloud and AI, there was cardboard.
Tags: Technology, Law, Artificial Intelligence, Practice Management, ATL Non-Event, Non-Event, Museum of Obsolete Legal Tech


At least 13 phone firms hit by suspected Chinese hackers since 2019, say experts

LightBasin hackers were able to obtain subscriber information and call metadata, says CrowdStrikeAt least 13 phone companies around the world have been compromised since 2019 by sophisticated hackers who are believed to come from China, a cybersecurity expert group has said.The roaming hackers – known as LightBasin – were able to “search and find” individual mobile phones and “target accordingly”, according to CrowdStrike, a group regularly cited by western intelligence. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Technology, Internet, China, World news, Hacking, Asia Pacific, Telecommunications industry, Telecoms, Data and computer security, Espionage, Cyberwar


Roostify offers intelligent doc processing to any lender via API

Roostify Document Intelligence Service builds on the company's strategic partnership with Google Cloud.
Tags: Google, Technology, Azure, Radio, Aws, Mortgage, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Roostify, Rajesh Bhat, Lending DocAI, Roostify Document Intelligence Service


New Intercontinental Exchange Inc. indices track daily mortgage rates

Average interest rates and other stats are pulled from the ICE Mortgage Technology platform, which processes about half of all U.S. mortgages applications.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Mortgage, MERS, Ellie Mae, Intercontinental Exchange Inc, Black Knight, Simplifile, ICE Mortgage Technology, Merscorp, New Intercontinental Exchange Inc


As Zillow pumps brakes on buying, other stunned iBuyers forge ahead

Zillow says it's facing supply and labor constraints. But other iBuyers, who expressed surprise over Zillow's abrupt pause, say they aren't suffering from the same issues.
Tags: Technology, Sacramento, Radio, Zillow, Redfin, Matt Levine, Brokerage, Select, Opendoor, Century 21, Realty ONE Group, Redfin Now, Offerpad, Zavvie, Stefan Peterson, Brian Bair


After WSJ’s Explosive Exposé On Judges’ Financial Conflicts, Free Law Project Posts The Data For All To See

The database is a collection of over 250,000 pages of financial records gathered since 2017 through requests to the federal judiciary.
Tags: Technology, Law, Courts, WSJ


IBM Rebrands Global Business Services to IBM Consulting

Looking to establish itself as a leader in the consulting space, technology giant IBM is rebranding its Global Business Services division. In an effort to clarify its intent and mission, the product will now be known as IBM Consulting. "We chose that name because we want to send a clear signal to the world about...
Tags: Technology, Advertising, Ibm, Branding, Global Business Services, IBM Rebrands Global Business Services