For state workers, revenue decreases mean job cuts

Sep 4, 2020
In Texas, leaders have already asked some departments to trim their budgets.
A Kentucky elementary school teacher leading an online class. Among the most vulnerable government workers are those in education and health care.
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USPS $3.9 billion from being in the black

Nov 15, 2018
The U.S. Postal Service lost almost $4 billion during the 2018 fiscal year.
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U.S. colleges and universities are increasingly competing for international students

Nov 13, 2018
As colleges and universities around the globe put out the welcome mat for college and grad students from abroad, attracting those students is increasingly a marketing headache for schools in the U.S. Questions about racism, visas and the vibe on…
Pedestrians walk past a Harvard University building on Aug. 30, 2018 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 
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Why advertising is no longer the holy grail of tech revenue

Aug 3, 2018
This tech earnings season, services, gadgets, and the cloud won. Advertising ... took a hit.
A picture taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of Google displayed on computers' screens. 
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Revenue from services drives Apple earnings

Aug 1, 2018
The tech giant posted Q3 revenue growth in services of 30 percent compared to a year ago, but tariffs could pose headwinds in Q4.
The Apple Pay logo is displayed in a mobile kiosk sponsored by Visa and Wells Fargo to demonstrate the new Apple Pay mobile payment system on October 20, 2014 in San Francisco City.
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Seattle’s tax on big business draws attention of more cities

May 16, 2018
This week, the Seattle City Council unanimously voted in what’s commonly known as a “headcount tax.” Businesses that bring in more than $20 million in annual revenue will have to pay a $275 tax for each of their full-time employees.…

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Volunteer time is worth almost $25 an hour to nonprofits

Apr 30, 2018
The group Independent Sector tracks the value of volunteer work. This year, it averages $24.69 per hour, up more than 2 percent from last year. Independent Sector says 63 million Americans volunteer about 8 billion hours of their time per…

Does YouTube's revenue model encourage crazy stunts?

Jan 25, 2018
Outrageous behavior gets lots of views — and could push others to do the same.
YouTuber Logan Paul in his now infamous video.
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Why do we pay $100 to watch a fight?

Aug 25, 2017
It comes with the territory, and soon every sport could be pay-per-view.
Workers set up at T-Mobile Arena ahead of the weigh-in and bout between boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor on August 24, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fighters will meet in a super welterweight boxing match at the arena on August 26.
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