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Amazon’s Curious Case of the $2,630.52 Used Paperback

Amazon’s Curious Case of the $ 2,630.52 Used Paperback Image After seeing the price on the left for “One Snowy Knight” on Amazon, the author asked: “How many really sell at that price? Are they just hoping to snooker some poor soul?” By David Streitfeld July 15, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO ...

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A Crisis Management Guru Bungles a Crisis

A Crisis Management Guru Bungles a Crisis Image Sir Alan Parker spoke at a Night of Motown benefit in 2016 for Save the Children U.K. Mr. Parker resigned as chairman in the spring, a week after Britain’s Charities Commission opened an investigation into his handling of a sexual harassment scandal.CreditDavid ...

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At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior

At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior Image Uber employees are said to have filed complaints about racial and other comments made by Barney Harford, the chief operating officer. “I am humbled and grateful for the feedback I received, which has been eye-opening,” he said in a statement.CreditVipin Kumar/Hindustan ...

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Trump’s Trade War With China Pierces the Heart of Michigan

Trump’s Trade War With China Pierces the Heart of Michigan Image China’s flag flies high above Henniges Automotive in Auburn Hills, Mich., reflecting the global nature of the state’s auto industry.CreditBrittany Greeson for The New York Times By Ana Swanson July 12, 2018 DETROIT — China’s flag flies high above ...

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Battling Fake Accounts, Twitter to Slash Millions of Followers

Battling Fake Accounts, Twitter to Slash Millions of Followers Image Twitter plans to start removing questionable accounts from users’ follower numbers on Thursday, reducing the total follower count on the platform by about 6 percent.CreditJeff Chiu/Associated Press By Nicholas Confessore and Gabriel J.X. Dance July 11, 2018 Twitter will begin ...

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High-Skilled White-Collar Work? Machines Can Do That, Too

High-Skilled White-Collar Work? Machines Can Do That, Too Image A Stitch Fix warehouse in San Francisco. The company relies on algorithms to help personalize shipments to customers.CreditChristie Hemm Klok for The New York Times By Noam Scheiber July 7, 2018 One of the best-selling T-shirts for the Indian e-commerce site ...

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