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Microsoft Cuts Thousands of Jobs

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Microsoft, one of the largest companies in the world, announced on Thursday that they planned to lay off 3000-4000 employees across the globe (NYT). The job cuts will come primarily from Microsoft’s Sales and Marketing departments, amidst a mass restructuring of the business’s operations. The cuts will come from locations that are mostly outside of […]

Technology Helps India Fight Human Trafficking

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Technology is playing a vital role in cracking down criminals involved in human trafficking. Actor Ashton Kutcher’s company Thorn partners with technology companies like Google, Pinterest, Facebook and others to help identify and rescue human trafficking victims and possibly catch predators. Thorn creates tech tools specifically geared to helping the authorities fight against human trafficking […]