Business

Knight Foundation Gives $1M to Boost Downtown San Jose

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced it will provide the funds over a five-year period and work with the San Jose Downtown Association to build a downtown that is “innovative, vibrant, equitable and inclusive.”

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Amazon Workers in New York City Seeking Union Vote

The organizers of the new Amazon Labor Union are expected to have enough signatures by today to file for an election with the National Labor Relations Board. Amazon is pushing back against its second union organizing effort.

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Gone in Minutes, Out for Hours: Global Outage Shakes Facebook

When‌ ‌apps‌ ‌used‌ ‌by‌ ‌billions‌ ‌of‌ ‌people‌ ‌worldwide‌ ‌blinked‌ ‌out,‌ ‌lives‌ ‌were‌ ‌disrupted,‌ ‌businesses‌ ‌were‌ ‌cut‌ ‌off‌ ‌from‌ ‌customers‌ ‌—‌ ‌and‌ ‌some‌ ‌Facebook‌ ‌employees‌ ‌were‌ ‌locked‌ ‌out‌ ‌of‌ ‌their‌ ‌offices.‌ ‌Facebook’s‌ ‌internal‌ ‌communications‌ ‌platform,‌ ‌Workplace,‌ ‌was‌ ‌also‌ ‌taken‌ ‌out,‌ ‌leaving‌ ‌most‌ ‌employees‌ ‌unable‌ ‌to‌ ‌do‌ ‌their‌ ‌jobs.‌ ‌ ‌

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