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2011-12-22 14:00:00

Findings Show Crowd is Largely Employed and that People Sneak Crowdsourcing Tasks in at Work to Supplement Income Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) December 22, 2011

2011-11-02 08:56:52

Americans spend upwards of $40 billion a year on dieting advice and self-help books, but the first step in any healthy eating strategy is basic awareness—what’s on the plate.

2011-02-02 21:05:25

Writing can be a solitary, intellectual pursuit, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have shown that the task of writing an informational article also can be accomplished by dozens of people working independently online.

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2009-01-12 16:30:00

The internet is boasting more and more jobs that allow people to work using their home computers. The only drawback, however, is the salary: as little as one US cent per hour.

2008-10-09 03:00:22

Amazon Web Services LLC, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that it will lower prices for the Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) effective November 1, 2008.

2008-08-07 00:00:13

Amazon.com Media Hotline, 206-266-7180 Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced Open House hiring events for several hundred full-time hourly positions. The fulfillment center, operated by Amazon.com.indc LLC, is located in Whitestown, Ind.

2008-08-06 09:00:24

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced Open House hiring events for several hundred full-time hourly positions. The fulfillment center, operated by Amazon.com.indc LLC, is located in Whitestown, Ind.

2008-08-01 09:00:26

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that, subject to closing conditions, it has reached an agreement to acquire AbeBooks.

2008-07-30 15:00:36

Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, has launched a new set of web-based tools for Amazon Mechanical Turk that make it easy for businesses to use Mechanical Turk to outsource work to an on-demand, scalable workforce via a graphical interface without writing any code.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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