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Billionaire Mark Cuban Takes Surprise Stance on Controversial New Tax

Billionaire Mark Cuban Takes Surprise Stance on Controversial New Tax

No subject is more controversial in economic circles right now than taxes. Tensions heighten even more when the specific subject is a new tax aimed at businesses. Simply put, the business community hates taxes. No surprise, then, that last week, when the U.S. Senate agreed to a 1% tax on share buybacks as a way to partly …

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Popular fan-made Blade Runner restoration relegated to controversial Enhanced Edition add-on

Popular fan-made Blade Runner restoration relegated to controversial Enhanced Edition add-on

UPDATE: GOG has defended its delisting of the fan-created ScummVM version of Blade Runner in favour of a controversial new Enhanced Edition. A statement from GOG to Eurogamer notes: “by buying the title on GOG you receive two versions of the game, the new and the original one, for the same price as the original …

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Microsoft eliminates controversial practices to protect workers and comply with state law

Microsoft eliminates controversial practices to protect workers and comply with state law

Microsoft employees across the country can say farewell to confidentiality clauses in settlements and separation agreements, the company announced this week. The policy change announced Wednesday came a day before a new Washington law prohibiting nondisclosure agreements from preventing the disclosure of workplace abuses went into effect. Another law will soon require salary ranges be …

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Elon Musk May Be Right About a Controversial Subject

Elon Musk May Be Right About a Controversial Subject

The pandemic forced the vast majority of office workers — really anyone not working in the service industry, construction, manufacturing, and a handful of other professions — into working from home.  For many workers that may have been the only good part of the covid quarantine and shutdown. While their lives were limited to their …

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