Amazon is making changes to a controversial method of measuring the productivity of workers in its warehouses, while also dropping marijuana from its employee drug testing program. In a blog post on Tuesday, Dave Clark, the CEO of Amazon’s worldwide consumer business, said that the company will immediately start averaging “time off task"—a measure of how long warehouse workers are logged off...
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Streaming Services Should Beware Becoming Like Cable Companies
About a month ago, I finally reached my breaking point with YouTube TV, the streaming service I had subscribed to years earlier as a replacement for cable TV. I didn’t think twice about paying $40 a month for it in 2018, but after years of price increases—YouTube TV now costs $73 a month—I realized my family wasn’t watching it nearly enough to justify the money. So I ditched it. More...
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