What you need to know to run a marathon at the North Pole
The Santa marathon is coming and it costs more than $15,000 to run in. Feel like taking a run? Here's what you need to know about the race.
Google Glass Will Be Made in the USA by Foxconn
Google‘s high-tech glasses will be manufactured in California, according to multiple reports, in the latest example of an American tech company choosing to build one of its products in the United States. Google’s highly touted computerized spectacles, known as Google Glass, will be assembled by Foxconn Technology Group, the Taiwanese industrial giant that builds many of Apple‘s products, at a plant in Santa Clara, California, according to reports in the Financial Times and Bloomberg. Google’s decision comes just months after Apple CEO Tim Cook announced plans to spend $100 million to build one of the existing Mac lines in the U.S. Apple’s plans were highlighted by President Obama during his 2013 State of the Union address. Obama has called for tech companies to increase U.S.-based manufacturing, and although there are signs of an uptick, there remains considerable debate about whether this is a long-term trend or a short-term byproduct of the U.S. economic recovery. Foxconn, ...
The Easter Bunny comes bearing toys these days
The toy industry has gradually made inroads on Easter, one of the least commercial holidays. But Santa Claus shouldn't feel threatened quite yet.
United States: California Employment Law Notes - March 2013 - Proskauer Rose LLP
Wynona Harris alleged her employment was terminated by the City of Santa Monica because of her pregnancy in violation of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.
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Car Buying, Reenvisioned: More Like Shopping for Apple Gadgets, Ice Cream, or a Date
Buying a new car is an awful experience. The sentiment has been expressed by many people, in many colorful ways. A few examples: In 2009, John Krafcik, CEO of Hyundai Motor America, addressed a crowd of auto insiders with refreshing honesty when he admitted that the entire industry was “viewed with contempt,” and that “we have reached the point where, frankly, Americans would rather go to the dentist than visit a car dealer.” The traditional back-and-forth games at car dealerships is “a process designed for the village idiot,” according to the CEO of the nation’s largest car dealership chain, quoted in a recent Wall Street Journal piece. “Buying a car sucks,” Scott Painter flatly told NPR. Painter is the founder and CEO of TrueCar, a service that’s supposed to help consumers buy cars at a decent price—and theoretically makes the experience less sucky. (MORE: How Car Buying Is Becoming Less Awful — Or At Least Less Time-Consuming) Does it have to be this way? The NPR ...