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Business news roundup

Uber said its New Jersey drivers were contractors. New Jersey said they are employees, and now Uber owes $650 million in employment taxes. BLOOMBERG LAW > Google had plans to publish more than 100,000 human chest x-rays online, but then canceled after ...

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Business news roundup

Starting this week, Walmart will deliver groceries into your fridge if you’re in one of 3 markets where it is launching the service. CNBC > Target has plans to raise its minimum wage to $15 by the end of 2020. Some store ...

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Business news roundup

McDonald’s is now accepting job applications through voice commands for Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. THE VERGE > Google says it will not pay publishers in France for search results. Instead they’ll show results that are stripped back. ENGADGET > As small ...

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Business news roundup

Popeye’s, which recently had difficulty keeping adequate supplies for its chicken sandwiches, says you can bring your own bun to get one. MASHABLE > A pilot spilled coffee on a control panel, and a plane had to divert. BBC > Small business owners ...

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Business news roundup

A man could not get a Popeye’s chicken sandwich because it was sold out. He’s accused of pulling a gun. WASHINGTON POST > The ISM U.S. manufacturing PMI declined to 49.1% in August, the lowest reading in more than three years. CNBC > ...

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A whistleblower says GE is a bigger fraud than Enron. CNN > Virgin Galactic has opened Spaceport America, and the company’s launch vehicle has arrived. Engadget > Some small businesses are planning to grow even if there’s a larger economic downturn. AP> How a ...

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Business news roundup

President Trump says the Federal Reserve should cut interest rates aggressively this week. CNBC > Ryanair’ CEO says Boeing had better get its “s— together” over the 737 Max. CNBC > Lending money to staffers can cause problems for employers. AP> Behind the scenes ...

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Business news roundup

Amazon warehouse workers in Minnesota are planning to strike — on Prime Day — over labor practices TECHCRUNCH > A two-minute breathing exercise can help you make better business decisions, a study says. INC. > Small businesses are becoming even more wary about ...

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