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Celtics’ giveaway spree puts them on verge of giving away series to Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO — A backdoor pass is intercepted. A crosscourt pass is picked off. A simple dribble handoff is fumbled, and a lob is robbed. These are the giveaways that have become routine for the Boston Celtics, and one of the central stumbling blocks causing them to be on the brink of giving away this NBA Finals after being up 2-1. Game 5 on Monday was no different — as they lost to the Golden State Warriors 104-94 to fall down 3-2 — and it involved the usual suspects. Boston coughed up… Source link

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Apple is finally giving the people what they’re asking for

This article was first featured in Yahoo Finance Tech, a weekly newsletter highlighting our original content on the industry. Get it sent directly to your inbox every Wednesday by 4 p.m. ET. Subscribe Wednesday, June 8, 2022 The tech giant is listening to customers a lot more Apple (APPL) is famous for trying to anticipate its customers’ desires. And that tactic has obviously paid off. However, during its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) Monday, the company rolled out a new… Source link

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Goldman Sachs pushed staff to return to the office. Now the Wall Street bank is giving executives unlimited time off

Goldman Sachs emerged as one of the strongest advocates of a post-pandemic return to the office this year, but the fight for talent could be forcing the investment bank to reverse course and offer employees more time away from their desks instead. In an internal memo seen by the Financial Times, the investment bank said it would offer junior staff a minimum of two extra days off each year. But senior staff will get an even bigger perk—one more commonly associated with Silicon Valley than… Source link

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As Peloton fires over 2,800 employees, it’s giving them a free 1-year subscription on the way out

An actor in an infamous Peloton advertisement.Peloton Peloton is firing over 2,800 employees — about 20% of its corporate staff. The severance package for those fired employees includes a one-year Peloton membership. CEO John Foley is also stepping down after a challenging quarter and slowing demand for the product. Peloton is firing over 2,800 employees — 20% of its corporate workforce — because of an ongoing downturn in the company’s business. As part of the severance plan for the over… Source link

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Google seems to be giving its Android Tablets division some attention

One of Android’s original founders, Rich Miner, is working on Android tablets, a fact that was recently revealed in a ComputerWorld report digging into Google’s history with tablets. Miner’s LinkedIn page appears to confirm it, listing his current title as “CTO Android Tablets,” and says he’s been in that role since March, 2021. Google told The Verge in an email that his specific role is “leading software development for Android for large screens” in the “Platforms and… Source link

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Google is giving employees access to free COVID tests, but a union says access is unequal

Full-time Google employees have access to at-home COVID-19 tests for themselves and their families, but that’s not the case for thousands of company contractors and temporary workers, according to a Google engineer. A Google spokesperson said in an email the company has free, at-home and in-person testing options available to employees as well as temps and vendors. But Ashok Chandwaney, a software engineer at Google and member of the Alphabet Workers Union, said in a statement… Source link

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Google giving $1,600 bonuses to employees worldwide

The Google logo is seen Jan. 8, 2020, at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images) (The Hill) — Google said it will distribute one-time bonuses of $1,600 to employees this month amid the tech giant’s decision to postpone a plan to return to the office, according to Reuters.  A Google spokesperson told the newswire the bonuses will be given… Source link

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Google reportedly giving $1,600 bonuses to employees worldwide

The Google logo is seen Jan. 8, 2020, at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images) (The Hill) — Google said it will distribute one-time bonuses of $1,600 to employees this month amid the tech giant’s decision to postpone a plan to return to the office, according to Reuters.  A Google spokesperson told the newswire the bonuses will be given… Source link

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Why Accenture is giving VR headsets to thousands of new hires

Formula One drivers use virtual reality to simulate a race, Walmart (WMT) employees don the headsets to prepare for unruly customers, and Bank of America (BAC) workers practice sensitive financial conversations on the devices. But as a labor shortage stifles companies struggling to make hires in the first place, some firms have turned to virtual reality for help attracting and retaining new employees who may never set foot in the office. Julie Sweet, CEO of the Ireland-based consulting giant… Source link

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Smart Glasses Made Google Look Dumb. Now Facebook Is Giving Them a Try.

SAN FRANCISCO — Last Saturday, after a three-mile hike through the Presidio, I stood in a throng of tourists looking at the Golden Gate Bridge. As the crowd snapped photos of the landmark, I decided to join in. But instead of reaching into my pocket for my iPhone, I tapped the side of my Ray-Ban sunglasses until I heard the click of a shutter. Later, I downloaded the photos that my sunglasses had just taken to my phone. The process was instant, simple, unobtrusive — and it was powered by… Source link

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