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The whole world hates going to work: American employees rank first

We suppose this survey of 8,000 workers across the United States, Canada, India, and Europe makes it somewhat official: America is number one! Number one in the percentage of employees who hate their jobs, that is. 最近有个涉及美国、加拿大、印度等国家8000名劳动者的调查出炉,我们基本认定调查结果是靠谱的。调查显示,在讨厌自己工作的员工中,美国员工是数量最多的! Monster.com and market research company GfK conducted the study, which revealed that only 53% of Americans actively enjoy…

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KFC… want to apply for Michelin certification?

A KFC owner in Australia’s Outback is petitioning for a Michelin star, believing his fast-food franchise worthy of the high accolade. 澳大利亚内地的一家肯德基的店主正在申请米其林星级,因为他相信他的快餐连锁店值得拥有这项至高荣誉。 Sam Edelman, 37, who owns a KFC outpost in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, wants it to be “recognized as not just a fast food place,” he said to Metro, despite the fact that…

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Samsung’s new mobile phone embarrassed its CEO

Even Samsung’s CEO is embarrassed by the Galaxy Fold 连三星的总裁都因三星折叠式手机Galaxy Fold而感到尴尬 Samsung is giving contrition a try as the launch of its Galaxy Fold smartphone remains in limbo. 三星很后悔,因为其折叠式智能手机Galaxy Fold的上市时间依然不确定。 In an interview with The Independent and other outlets, Samsung Electronics CEO DJ Koh took the blame for rushing the company’s first foldable phone to…

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Adidas was in a lawsuit and lost

The European Union General Court on Wednesday ruled against Adidas’ claim that its famous three stripes, applied in any direction, deserve trademark protection. 欧盟普通法院周三判阿迪达斯败诉。阿迪达斯称其著名的任意方向的三条杠应受法律保护。 The ruling dealt a blow to a sports apparel giant that famously polices other companies and designers for any possible infringement on its logo. 这项判决对阿迪达斯造成了严重的打击。这家运动服饰巨头出了名地监督其他公司和设计师,防止任何一点可能侵犯其logo的行为。 The high court judgment upheld a…

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Amazon defendant monitoring users…horrible

Amazon has been hit with two class action lawsuits that allege the company’s Alexa voice assistant is recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent, reports the New York Post. 纽约时报报道,亚马逊面临两起集体诉讼案,被控告Alexa语音助手在没有得到儿童或者家长同意的情况下,记录并存储儿童的声音。 Both suits were brought forward by the law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. In one case, the…

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7 workplace signals hint: you are about to be fired!

These days, it seems that everyone is worried about getting fired. Being alert and proactive is the key to dodging the proverbial pink slip. If you remain oblivious for too long, at a certain point, you can do anything, you can do jazz hands, and it’s still over. 现如今似乎每个人都在担心自己会被炒鱿鱼。避开收到解雇通知书的关键是时刻警惕并保持主动。如果你老是漫不经心的,到了某一程度,你就可有可无了。这就完蛋了。 1.You are out of the loop.…

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Have you ever taken a taxi that can fly? Uber is coming soon

Uber has picked Melbourne as the first city outside the United States to debut its flying taxis. Uber选择了墨尔本作为美国之外的第一个推出飞行出租车的城市。 Test flights in the Australian city will begin by next year and the ride-hailing company is aiming to offer a commercial service from 2023, it announced Tuesday. Uber于周二宣布,在这座澳大利亚城市的试验飞行将在明年开始,这家打车公司计划从2023年开始提供商业性服务。 “We will see other Australian cities following soon after,”…

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Shocked, the salary of Google temporary workers can be so high

High-tech companies have long promoted the idea that they are egalitarian, idyllicworkplaces. And Google, perhaps more than any other, has represented that image, with a reputation for enviable salaries and benefits and lavish perks. 高科技公司一直宣扬他们是平等主义的、田园牧歌式的工作场所。谷歌则远胜于他人,代表了这样的形象,并且以高薪、大量的工作著称。 But the company’s increasing reliance on temps and contractors has some Google employees wondering if management is undermining its carefully…