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Stack Overflow Salary Calculator Launched, Tells Developers If They’re Fairly Compensated

Developer community Stack Overflow has released a new tool that allows developers to check whether they are being fairly compensated for their time and work. The tool, called Salary Calculator, also estimates which technical skills tend to offer better paying jobs. Slack Overflow, a place that programmers from around the world visit, said it hopes that its salary calculation tool ...

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Nigerian Fashion Magazine Stirs Debate About Men in Skirts

LAGOS — Nigerians who say a new online fashion magazine promotes homosexuality by featuring men wearing makeup or clad only in miniskirts have misunderstood its agenda, according to its founder. Homosexual acts are banned in Nigeria carrying a penalty of up to 14 years in prison and the magazine, called A Nasty Boy, has provoked strong reactions from some Nigerians ...

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Did Gov. Susana Martinez Break SEC Rules In New Mexico Pension Deals?

When federal regulators in 2010 instituted new ethics rules to prevent Wall Street executives from using campaign contributions to influence government investments, they pointed to New Mexico as an example of a state mired in pay-to-play practices. Just after those rules were enacted — with New Mexico still reeling from an influence-peddling scandal involving state investments — voters elected a ...

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MaxPreps/USA Football Players of the Week Nominees for September 11-17, 2017

The USA Football/MaxPreps Regional High School Football Players of the Week honors eight top high school football performers each week throughout the United States. Selected by USA Football, players are chosen based upon statistics that are submitted to MaxPreps.com. Each winner receives a certificate and a letterman patch to showcase the honor. To nominate players, coaches or team administrators must ...

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Indonesia, Australia reduce tariffs on key commodities

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Australia and Indonesia will promptly proceed with the plan to implement tariff reductions on key commodities, opening the way to increased trade between the two countries, according to Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo. “Indonesia will reduce tariffs on the import of Australian raw sugar, and Australia will eliminate import duties on Indonesian ...

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Milwaukee area ranks in bottom half of metros for economic growth

The metro Milwaukee area’s economy grew by less than a tenth of a percent last year as the region continued to be among the slowest growing in the state and ranked in the bottom half of all metro areas in the country. The region, which includes Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington counties, saw its real gross domestic product, increase by ...

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Sounders FC replaces Ticketmaster with SeatGeek’s tech-fueled ticketing platform – GeekWire

SeatGeek co-founder Russ D’Souza speaks at the GeekWire Sports Tech Summit 2017. (GeekWire photo / Kevin Lisota) Goodbye, Ticketmaster. Hello, SeatGeek. The Seattle Sounders on Wednesday announced a new deal with SeatGeek, a New York-based startup that offers a unique “open ticketing platform” and a focus on mobile apps. SeatGeek will become the official ticketing partner of the Sounders starting ...

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19 Stocks Lift Equities Market with N125b After 3-Day Bearish Run

By Modupe Gbadeyanka For the first time since last Friday, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) finish on a positive note, closing higher by 1.04 percent to nudge the year-to-date gain to 31.01 percent. The market had had to endure three bearish trading sessions mainly influenced by profit taking by investors. However, gains recorded today by Total Plc, Dangote Cement and ...

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