Apple and Google app stores get thumbs down from White House

The Biden administration is taking aim at Apple and Google for operating mobile app stores that it says stifle competition. The finding is contained in a Commerce Department report being released by the administration on Wednesday. (Gene J. Puskar, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is taking aim at … Read more

Spotify to cut 6% of its workforce as tech layoffs continue

Spotify announced Monday it’s cutting 6% of its global workforce as the music streaming company contends with a gloomy economic environment that has seen consumers and advertisers alike limit their spending. Spotify has a total workforce of around 9,800 people, which means the cuts impact about 600 employees. According to its LinkedIn profile, the company … Read more

Canzano: 2023 Pac-12 Conference football schedule is set

Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes USC will have a bye week before the Pac-12 Conference title game. Deion Sanders’ first conference game as a coach will come at Oregon. And Washington faces a rigorous test in November of next college football season. The Pac-12 Conference athletic directors voted over the three-day weekend to approve the … Read more

Don’t forget about your old 401(k) if you quit a job or are laid off

Peopleimages | Istock | Getty Images Whether you’re leaving your job by choice or not, don’t forget about your 401(k) plan. As workers continue quitting their jobs at an elevated rate and some companies embark on layoffs — including Amazon, Salesforce and Goldman Sachs — there’s a good chance some departing workers will be leaving … Read more

It was comedy night at Vivint Arena after Jazz’s win over Magic

Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz really seem to have a crack for playing close games. At this point in the season, it doesn’t seem to matter the location, the opponent, or really what’s happened in the first, say, 43 minutes of the game; the game just about always … Read more

What Donovan Mitchell said after his emotional and joy-filled return to Utah

Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Donovan Mitchell was already feeling a bit nostalgic when he walked into the visitors tunnel nearly three hours before tipoff. He wanted to take a quiet moment to reflect on all the memories of playing at Vivint Arena and allow the emotions to wash over him … Read more

Some restaurant workers could see big wage growth in 2023

Employees prepare food orders at a Portillo’s restaurant in Chicago, Illinois, on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. Christopher Dilts | Bloomberg | Getty Images More than half of US states will hike their minimum wage this year, but some restaurant workers could see even bigger gains in 2023. California’s state minimum wage rose to $15.50 an … Read more

The biggest movies coming your way in 2023

‘Guardian of the Galaxy Vol 3’ Director: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan The pop-culture behemoth that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe shows no signs of slowing its momentum in 2023, with five releases planned throughout the year, including a new outing for Ant Man and the Wasp, as well … Read more

Associate or Full Professor of Human Genetics job with THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY

Associate or Full Professor of Human Genetics Job class code: 10021FLSA: exemptPost Number: FRGV1224Location: Brownsville, TexasDivision/Organization: Division of Health AffairsAppointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 yearTenure Status: tenuredRTD: 3.0 Scope of Job:Conduct research in human genetics, teach and mentor Ph.D. students in human genetics, and participate in medical education of medical students. The UTRGV Department … Read more

Teaching Specialist, Introductory Personal Finance job with UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Location: Parkville Role type: full time or part time; Fixed term for 6 months Faculty: Faculty of Business and Economics Department/School: Department of Finance Salary: Level A – $77,171 – $104,717 pa plus 17% super (pro rata for part-time) Level B – $110,236 – $130,900 pa plus 17% super (pro rata for part-time) Level C … Read more