20 May 2019


Council gives go-ahead to $4bn Intel plant; Council to get EUR9.7m if project proceeds (2)
File photo of Intel's current plant in Leixlip. By Gordon Deegan Monday, May 20, 2019 - 05:45 PM Kildare County Council has given the green light to plans by Intel for its planned new $4bn (EUR3.53bn) manufacturing fabrication (FAB) facility at its Leixlip plant. The planning authority has given the chip giant the go-ahead in spite of a small number of objections against the proposal including one from long-
$15 minimum wage becomes part of 2020 presidential landscape (2)
Credit: WJZY Credit: WJZY From liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to moderates Joe Biden and John Hickenlooper, nearly the entire 2020 Democratic presidential field agrees that the federal minimum wage should be more than doubled, to $15 an hour. That near-unanimity reflects the success of an unorthodox campaign by the Service Employees International Union called the Fight for 15.
Microsoft and Sony are teaming up for the future of gaming (2)
New, 2 comments It's all about Xbox and PlayStation beating Amazon and Google By Tom Warren@tomwarren May 20, 2019, 11:40am EDT Microsoft and Sony unveiled a surprising partnership last week that will see the companies collaborate to develop future cloud solutions for game and content-streaming services.
Top 'live-streamers' get $50,000 an hour to play new videogames online (1)
By Sarah E. NeedlemanWSJ Sat., May 18, 2019 The world's biggest videogame publishers are paying popular gamers tens of thousands of dollars to play their latest releases live over the internet, hoping to break through to buyers in a crowded industry where dominant games like "Fortnite" cast a large shadow. Electronic Arts Inc., Activision Blizzard Inc., Ubisoft Entertainment SA and Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.
Uganda: Why Masculine Sexual Privilege Persists in Uganda (1)
By Bamuturaki Musinguzi At 20, Christine officially married a man with a good job as a medical assistant.
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