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    HTC Sales Are down over 61% in 2018

    HTC sales are still weak as its end of year financial statement showed a 61.78% decline in consolidated sales when compared to last year. This is the seventh consecutive year of decline that the company has experienced. HTC recently launched a new phone in December, but sales were still down...
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    Medical School Recruitment Should Mirror Techniques Used by the Tech Industry

    Medical schools typically recruit students by choosing candidates that can memorize tables of organic chemistry compounds and other rote memorization. Jefferson Health CEO and Thomas Jefferson University president, Dr. Steven Klasko suggests this is designed to "suck the creativity out of...
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    San Francisco Passes Proposition C Also Known as the "Homeless Tax"

    San Francisco voters have passed the controversial Proposition C measure also known as the "Homeless Tax." Heavily promoted by tech titans such as Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, the measure will charge corporations with revenue above $50 million about 0.5% in gross receipts tax. This money will...
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    Homelessness Tax Would Target Rich Tech Sector in San Francisco

    400 of the richest companies in San Francisco are facing a citizen led effort to raise taxes on their prosperity to pay for services for the homeless. In San Francisco, an income of $117,000 for a family of four is considered poverty. Naturally many San Franciscans do not meet this level of...