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Google is requiring that its contracted employees receive full benefits

After years of rallying by employees surrounding the company’s reduced pay and benefits for temporary workers, Google will soon be requiring that the contracting companies it works with offer employees many of the same benefits given to full-time Google staff. This is especially good news when you consider that a whopping 54 percent of Google’s employees are part-time or contracted — that’s about 122,000 workers.

An internal memo acquired by The Hill states that Google is requiring contracting  [Read More…]

Koush’s Tether Alpha adds USB tethering WITHOUT requiring root or tether plan

Koush’s Tether Alpha adds USB tethering WITHOUT requiring root or tether plan

Around these parts, we’re big fans of Koushik Data, a CyanogenMod team member and developer of great Android things like ROM Manager and Clockwork Mod. Unlike the previously mentioned features,  [Read More…]