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Under pressure from businesses and homeowners, the Seattle City Council is poised to repeal a tax on large employers like Amazon.com Inc less than a month after it passed the tax unanimously.
Seattle's city council on May 14 approved a new tax for the city's biggest companies, including Amazon.com Inc, to combat a housing crisis attributed in part to a local economic boom that has driven up real estate costs at the expense of the working class.
Mountain View’s proposed ‘Google tax’ reminds us that big employers bring not just jobs, but problems
For years now, the debate about job growth in America has sounded one note: More is better, and hugely more is hugely better.
Amazon.com Inc is playing hardball with its hometown of Seattle as the city council nears a vote on a new tax targeting large employers to address homelessness and housing affordability.
Strolling through the bustling construction zone of Amazon's urban campus in Seattle, you instantly recognise the charm offensive the company has aimed at its hometown.
A new app being billed as the "Tinder for pets" is causing a stir in the social media world.
Santa Clara County prosecutors agreed to recommend that Kariem McFarlin be sentenced to no more than seven years and eight months in prison.
It's Friday evening at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles, and, like always, commuters are catching trains to their bedroom communities and weekend travelers are jumping on the Pacific Surfliner.
When Liz O'Sullivan was hired at the New York City-based artificial intelligence company Clarifai in 2017, she felt lucky to find work at the intersection of two of her main interests: technology and ethics. Two years later, she found herself facing a moral dilemma.
Salesforce founder Marc Benioff oversees a US$130bil (RM545.02bil) software empire from a 62-story skyscraper that towers above everything else in San Francisco. But he sits uneasily in his lofty perch because of a worsening economic divide on the streets down below, where the lavish pay doled out to tech workers like his are pricing many people out of affordable housing.