This factory once made gas-guzzling Hummers now it’s making electric cars

June 23, 2017

… H2s from 2002 to 2009. Image: Scott Olson/Getty Images SF Motors is a young division of Chongqing Sokon industry Group, a major Chinese manufacturer of motorcycles and commercial vehicles that’s expanding into the U.S. electric car market. SF Motors officially launched earlier this month with a new headquarters in Silicon Valley. The division has hired several former engineers from the leading electric automaker Tesla, Electrek reported. Tesla cofounder and original CEO Martin Eberhard …

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How to get a job at: Getty Images

June 23, 2017

… have a creative mindset. Its about the way you work yourself out of problems. We look for people who can bring solutions quick thinkers and problem solvers. The Takeaway: Creativity comes in many formsyour employer should respect yours. RB: I love that. So being a household name in the photography industry, Im sure you have hundreds of applicants for every position. What makes someone stand out, from their resume to the interview? KC: A well crafted resume goes a long way one that tells your …

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Here are the funniest lines from a coal CEO’s attempted takedown of John Oliver’s coal industry takedown

June 23, 2017

John Oliver is facing the legal wrath of a lawsuit-happy coal baron after a brutal segment in which the host tore into the American coal industry. The document accuses Oliver of a “ruthless character assassination” of Robert Murray, CEO of the nation’s largest coal mining operation, Murray Energy. SEE ALSO: Coal company sues John Oliver for being John Oliver It didn’t exactly come as a surprise; in fact, Oliver more or less dared the notoriously litigious coal boss by …

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College offers courses in becoming a bona fide social media influencer

June 22, 2017

… online audience recently earned her $12 in gifts. According to Analysys International, an internet consultancy firm, China’s Wang Hong industry was worth $10 billion in 2016, and could double by 2018. Looks like the popularity of these courses aren’t going to go away anytime soon. WATCH: Selena Gomez is the reigning queen of Instagram More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVidify Basic – Monthly FE Vidify is a SAAS platform to create and share amazing viral …

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Michelle Obama’s Father’s Day tweet included an adorable throwback photo

June 20, 2017

We might not get to see members of the Obama family every single day anymore, but that just makes every Twitter or Instagram post these days that much more special. For Father’s Day, Michelle Obama shared a touching photograph of Barack Obama, Malia, and Sasha with a message to her husband. SEE ALSO: Jay Z calls out bail bond industry in Father’s Day column “Happy Father’s Day,” she tweeted on Sunday. “Our daughters may be older and taller now, but theyll …

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Trump called on tech giants and most of them came

June 20, 2017

… “scheduling conflicts,” Axios reported. Facebook declined to comment for this story. That could be true. Some of Facebook’s top executives are at Cannes Lions, an international festival for the creative communications industry, this week. Facebook is also prepping for VidCon, the annual online video conference, later this week. Thirdly, Facebook is hosting its first-ever Communities Summit in Chicago, where CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Product Officer Chris Cox will be …

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Facebook and Google are taking unprecedented steps to crack down on bad ads

June 19, 2017

The world of online advertising remains split: there’s the Wild West and then there’s the corporate dystopia. In the wild west, dozens of shadowy firms churn out annoying two-bit ads for a quick buck; fake news sites feed off ad exchanges not entirely unlike those that serve the country’s paper of record; Russian cybercriminals routinely bilk the world’s biggest brands out of millions through ad fraud. SEE ALSO: Can Google’s ad blocker save the online ad industry …

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Facebook’s Instant Articles are getting more ads after publishers began to flee

June 9, 2017

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This cringe-y corporate recruitment video is a real-life episode of ‘The Office’

June 3, 2017

Nothing gets perspective job applicants more excited about tax and consulting services like a group singalong!!! PricewaterhouseCoopers has a campus program called Elevate for “high-achieving college students interested in learning about a fast-paced career in the professional services industry.” Basically, they’re trying to convince college students to apply for an internship or employment when they graduate. Sounds exciting, right? SEE ALSO: Facebook isn’t …

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Damian Marley and others buy majority stake in High Times

June 2, 2017

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This is what 24 hours at the Cannes Film Festival looks like

May 29, 2017

… that along with Sundance it was probably the biggest festival in the film calendar, but it had always felt like something of a private party, an exclusive event that you had to be a part of the film industry to fully experience. To give you an insight into what it’s actually like (at least for a lowly journalist like me), I’ve outlined how my first Friday at the festival panned out: 7:00am Grab a hearty, well-balanced breakfast on the move. Delicious AND convenient. Image: sam …

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The iPhone 8 is rumored to embrace another brand new display detail

The iPhone 8's display could have the smartphone industry's favorite hot new aspect ratio.Image: lili sams/mashable Apple may follow in Samsung’s footsteps with its next iPhone in more ways than one. We’ve heard a ton about the switch to an OLED screen for the upcoming iPhone 8; it’s the most prevalent rumor in the whole bunch, with some extra legs due to a reported partnership with Samsung to supply the displays. Samsung uses OLED screens in its Galaxy S8 handsets, …

May 28, 2017
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Anita Borg Institute ends Uber partnership over Uber’s treatment of women

… South Korea. Kalanick promised to change things. Uber announced an investigation into the issue and brought on former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to run it. The report based on that investigation is yet to be released. Meanwhile, Uber has been trying to situate its own problems within the tech industry. An Uber recruiter in March blamed Uber’s problems on “systemic” sexism in tech, rather than Uber’s own issues. With all these problems surrounding treatment of women …

May 27, 2017
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Where To Meet A Guy In LA With A Real Job

… not going to meet a guy who still Ubers around instead of buying a car even though he moved here 8 months ago. 6. Ventura Blvd In Studio City Studio City is the DTLA of the Valley. You’ll probably meet people who work in the industry, but they’ll be more agents, producers, development types. You can weed out the assistants by how many minutes it takes them to ask “what do you do?” or name drop their boss’s client. But go to the bars along Ventura like Laurel Tavern, …

May 21, 2017
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Bulletin bets that online shopping brands still want storefronts

… face-to-face, provide them with unique experiences, allow them to touch or try on your product in a very low-risk way versus them having to order it, try it on, and send it back, she continued. The Bulletin co-founders arent the first to arrive on this insight. As customer tastes change, a dominant strain of thinking within the retail industry holds that companies need to start reimagining the very concept of a store. Bland fluorescent-lit department store aisles of dime-a-dozen wares wont cut …

May 19, 2017
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Facebook’s still buying up sports rights now including baseball

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May 19, 2017
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Obesity caused 5,000 bowel cancer cases over 10 years, says charity – BBC News

Obesity is linked to 13 types of cancer and Cancer Research UK said resistance to insulin, a hormone important in the breakdown of food, is one likely explanation. Related Topics Obesity Food & Drink industry Bowel cancer More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsPost Gopher – Covert Plugin Pack Includes Covert Copy Pro and Covert Context – With Multi-Site / Site Flip Licenses. Super Discount Deal / Save 85%IM VIP Training – New For 2017 Trial Option (OTO IM Product …

May 16, 2017
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