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Target to Boost Minimum Wages in Battle for Workers

September 25, 2017 |

Target said it is raising its minimum wage to $ 11 an hour starting next month and to $ 15 an hour within three years, as the retailer competes to fill low-wage jobs in a tighter labor market.
WSJ.com: US Business

Carell Brings His ‘A Game’ in Battle of the Sexes

September 22, 2017 |

Battle of the Sexes takes viewers back to 1973 and the Houston Astrodome, the setting of the famous exhibition tennis match between feminist icon Billie Jean King (Emma Stone), then 29, and chauvinist Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell), then 55. As viewers learn, the game wasn’t the only thing at stake…
Newser

Alexa and Siri Escalate Battle of Virtual Assistants

September 2, 2017 |

Apple and Amazon.com are bolstering the teams that run their Siri and Alexa virtual assistants, part of a string of recent moves by technology giants to step up competition in an area seen by many as the future of computing.
WSJ.com: US Business

Alipay, WeChat Take Battle for Mobile-Payment Dominance Overseas

August 21, 2017 |

China’s tech titans are expanding into foreign markets, signing partnerships with merchants in Southeast Asia and Europe and looking to invest in payment systems in other countries.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Uber’s Kalanick Fires Back at Investor in Legal Battle

August 19, 2017 |

Uber’s former chief executive said Benchmark Capital is engaged in a personal attack that threatens to further damage the company and called for the legal dispute to be settled in arbitration.
WSJ.com: US Business

CNN

Attack triggers battle at Iraq Embassy in Kabul

August 1, 2017 |

Several gunmen were reported killed after they attacked the Iraqi Embassy in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, on Monday morning.
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Charlie Gard’s Parents Fighting One Last Battle

July 25, 2017 |

Charlie Gard’s death seems inevitable, but what is yet to be decided is how it will occur, with the infant’s parents and London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital still at odds. A lawyer says Connie Yates and Chris Gard, who on Monday ended their legal battle to move their 11-month-old son…
Newser

Euron’s Gift Revealed in Epic Game of Thrones Battle

July 24, 2017 |

Two down, five to go in this seventh season of Game of Thrones . “Stormborn’s” final scene is a talker, but plenty went down before that. A spoiler-laden guide: If you’re looking for a recap, turn to NPR , which presents a lively play-by-play. (One of the characters merits this description: “like…
Newser

Police: Man Killed His Own Son During Custody Battle

July 23, 2017 |

Nearly five years after the disappearance of 13-year-old Dylan Redwine in Colorado stirred national concern, the police have arrested his father for his murder. Mark Redwine was charged on Saturday with second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death, CBS News reports. Dylan disappeared in 2012 while visiting his father…
Newser