Admiral and Facebook remain in talks about trying to revive the product, with industry insiders arguing about who was to blame for the last-minute climbdown. Facebook is understood to have known about firstcarquote for months and the product has been operational on the internet for weeks in a test form. … [Read more...] about Facebook forces Admiral to pull plan to price car insurance based on posts
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The demonstrations were set to take place in more than 15 cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis and Los Angeles. The strike was organized by supporters of Fight for $15 and a Union, the labor advocacy group that has been pushing to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 an hour and grant collective bargaining rights to fast food employees, who are disproportionately Black and Brown. … [Read more...] about Fast food workers go on strike in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Today rosters are increasingly devised by computer and announced to workers with little or no notice. For many, working in the gig economy the only contact they have with their employer is through an app on their phone. This new model of working has led to a more atomised workforce. One where co-workers don’t regularly meet or share facilities. If you work for the likes of Uber you are very much a lone agent competing against others for jobs. … [Read more...] about Uber’s defeat shows it doesn’t have to be a rigged economy
There may be a simpler reason why Facebook doesn’t like like the Admiral. If you realised you could get a discount on your car insurance by being cautious about what you post, you might make fewer personal posts, you might fewer spontaneous posts, or you might just make fewer posts. Facebook has already seen a decline in what it calls “personal updates” – that’s you or I actually writing a Facebook post, rather than simply sharing a link or liking a picture – and it could be scared that that trend could continue. If our visits to the site drop, Facebook’s share price could go the same direction. … [Read more...] about Facebook isn’t looking out for your privacy. It wants your data for itself
JPMorgan Chase is building five new ATMs across the city and expects all of them to be operational by the end of January. JPMorgan Chase is "deeply committed" to its presence in Baton Rouge, Page said, citing its recent $5 million grant for the revitalization along Plank Road, including plans to remodel its Plank Road branch. … [Read more...] about 2 of Louisiana’s largest banks closed 34 branches, as pandemic sends customers online