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  • Uber’s self-driving unit gets $1 billion investment from SoftBank and Japan’s auto industry
    by Nick Statt on April 19, 2019 at 1:19 am

    Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced this evening a $1 billion investment from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank’s Vision Fund, car maker Toyota, and automative component supplier Denso. The news confirms an article from The Wall Street Journal published earlier this week reporting that Uber was close to securing funding for its autonomous division, called Uber Advanced Technologies Group, or UberATG. Khosrowshahi announced the investment with a tweet, which included a photo of the chief executive alongside executives from SoftBank, Toyota, and Denso. According to the accompanying press release, the capital injection values Uber’s self-driving unit at $7.25 billion, ahead of the company’s official initial public offering likely later this... Continue reading […]

  • Read the Mueller Report; Change Your Instagram Password
    by Alex Baker-Whitcomb on April 18, 2019 at 10:49 pm

    Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less. […]

  • HP’s first 15-inch Chromebook features a full-size keyboard and IPS touchscreen for $449
    by Nick Statt on April 18, 2019 at 10:46 pm

    Chromebooks continue to impress in the price-for-quality department, and the HP Chromebook 15 is no exception. The first ever 15-inch HP Chromebook (15.6 inches to be exact) comes not only with a full-sized keyboard and number pad, but also a blacklit IPS touchscreen and 64GB of base flash storage. That model starts at $449, and you can pay extra for double the eMMC storage and a faster Intel Core i5 processor, but the company isn’t yet saying how much that will cost. Another 15-inch Chromebook to rival full-sized, traditional laptops HP says the device starts shipping today from its online store, but the listing for the HP Chromebook 15 still says “coming soon,” for whatever reason. That said, the device has some impressive specs for... Continue reading […]

  • Amazon Music’s free ad-supported tier goes live, but only for Alexa users
    by Dani Deahl on April 18, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    Amazon has launched a free tier of its music streaming service in the US that is ad-supported and available to use through the company’s Echo speaker and other Alexa devices. Billboard first broke the news about this free option earlier this week, and the tier went live today. This new version gives access to a selection of ad-supported top playlists and stations for free on compatible Alexa devices. Previously, the only ways to access Amazon’s music offerings were to buy a Prime membership, which has Prime Music bundled in, or to separately pay a monthly fee ranging from $3.99 to $9.99, depending on the tier. This launch puts Amazon in direct competition with Spotify This launch puts Amazon in direct competition with Spotify. Until... Continue reading […]

  • Index Ventures, Stripe back bookkeeping service Pilot with $40M
    by Kate Clark on April 18, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    The round values Pilot at $355 million. […]

Staffing News

  • Demystifying Technology Solutions
    by Adam Stone on April 18, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    Sorry, the content you’ve selected is for members only. Maybe it’s time to join! Or if you’re already a member, please log in. Join today to get full access to Staffing Success and all ASA publications. ASA brings members a steady flow of valuable information through a suite of publications. Staffing Success magazine, our award-winning flagship... The post Demystifying Technology Solutions appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • Chicago Predictive Scheduling Ordinance Dies in Committee, but Likely to be Reintroduced
    by Nick Montgomery on April 16, 2019 at 1:49 pm

    Sorry, the content you’ve selected is for members only. Maybe it’s time to join! Or if you’re already a member, please log in. Join today to get access to all of ASA’s legal information and resources for members. The ASA legal team works hard to keep members informed about the laws and regulations that impact their... The post Chicago Predictive Scheduling Ordinance Dies in Committee, but Likely to be Reintroduced appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • BLS Employment Situation March 2019
    by Nick Montgomery on April 5, 2019 at 1:43 pm

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  • ASA Staffing Connect: Regional Learning, Networking Event Series for Staffing Professionals Debuts in May
    by Nick Montgomery on April 2, 2019 at 7:03 pm

    The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets The post ASA Staffing Connect: Regional Learning, Networking Event Series for Staffing Professionals Debuts in May appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • Staffing Industry Leader NEXTAFF Opens First Location in Tennessee
    by Nick Montgomery on April 1, 2019 at 1:33 pm

    The post Staffing Industry Leader NEXTAFF Opens First Location in Tennessee appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]