• A $2 Billion Question: Did New York and Virginia Overpay for Amazon?

    27 days ago - By NY Times

    The states offered tax credits, rebates and other incentives to lure the online retail giant and 25,000 jobs. Neighboring states offered even more.
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  • Thunderbolt 3 adapter guide: How to connect an iPhone, display, hard drive, and more to a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

    Thunderbolt 3 adapter guide: How to connect an iPhone, display, hard drive, and more to a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

    27 days ago - By Macworld

    The new MacBook Pro comes with two or four external ports, depending on the model you pick. And the new MacBook Air has a pair of ports. But those ports are only of one type: Thunderbolt 3, which is compatible with USB-C. But you probably have devices that use USB-A, Thunderbolt 1, Thunderbolt 2, DisplayPort, HDMI, or something else. How do you connect these devices? With an adapter. If you're planning to buy a new MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, make sure you set aside a considerable amount of cash for the adapters you need. Apple doesn't include any in the box, except for a power adapter...
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  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he will continue to boycott Amazon as the state offers more than $1.5 billion for its HQ2

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he will continue to boycott Amazon as the state offers more than $1.5 billion for its HQ2

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrated in a joint press conference with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo the news that Amazon has chosen Long Island City as one of the sites for its second headquarters, HQ2 .
    New York is offering up more than $1.5 billion in tax breaks to Amazon.
    That doesn't mean de Blasio is a fan of the company, calling himself "old school" for his refusal to shop there.
    De Blasio previously said in October 2017 that Amazon and other online shopping destinations are "very destructive to communities."
    New York City is getting one of Amazon's new headquarters - and the...
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  • Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for new offices

    27 days ago - By Reuters

    Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C.
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