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The most common reason people quit their $200,000 tech jobs

A new study finds stunning differences among minority groups working in tech.

18 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Uber gives in, grants benefits to British drivers - CNET

After fielding criticisms of mistreating their drivers, Uber will extend a benefits package to its drivers in the UK.

22 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Variations in tuition at public universities have grown, masking the cost of attendance

Differences in undergraduate tuition rates by a student's degree program or year of study have become increasingly prevalent over the past 25 years, finds a study by New York University's Steinhardt ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google brings ‘Hamilton’ experiences to students in the theater and virtual reality

 Yesterday, Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, gave 5,000 high school students across the country a chance to see the smash hit Hamilton: An American Musical. All of this was ...

17 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Brexit university ‘brain drain’ warning

Academic staff from EU countries should be urgently guaranteed a right to stay, say MPs.

Tue 25 Apr 17 from BBC News

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Researcher says customized content on political websites hurts democracy

Having it your way on political websites and seeing only the content that aligns with your beliefs is not good for democracy, according to Ivan Dylko, an assistant professor in the University ...

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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TransferWise moves into Asia Pacific with opening of regional HQ in Singapore

 TransferWise, the billion-dollar valued startup that reduces the cost of cross-border payments, has taken a big step to globalizing its service after it opened an Asia Pacific office in ...

Thu 27 Apr 17 from TechCrunch

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Media portrayal of public shooters can perpetuate stereotypes

As the pervasiveness of media reports on public shootings increase, the way in which media cover these violent stories can have broad social implications, including the creation and perpetuation ...

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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Teenagers can become disruptive if teachers use psychological pressure

A study by researchers at the University of Kent is expected to help teachers identify specific reasons for different types of pupil withdrawal in the classroom.

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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U.S. sanctions chemists for gas attack on civilians in Syria

American companies barred from doing business with them and their U.S. assets frozen

Wed 26 Apr 17 from CandEN

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