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People are tying pants with string to stop mice getting in

Those in rural areas affected by the mouse plague are being forced to tie string around the their pants to stop the rodents running up their legs.Country towns in NSW have been gripped for the past nine months...

2021 Mazda CX-5 GT SP Turbo review

The Mazda CX-5 has been one of the best selling SUVs for the best part of a decade, but the top-spec versions can be quite expensive. We find out if they are worth the spend.VALUEMazda has six CX-5...

After years of shifting gears, online car sales platform Tred settles on model and lands $3M

Grant Feek, CEO of Tred. (Tred Photo) If making customers happy was the only secret to success, Grant Feek would have been an...

Study ranks Washington as biggest abuser of jargon in job ads; startup CEO tells us why words matter

The jargon terms with the highest above-average usage in job ads in each state. (Canva Graphic) A new study on the use of...

Immunotherapy startup Umoja lands $210M, less than a year after raising $53M

Umoja Biopharma CEO Andy Scharenberg. (Umoja Photo) New funding: Just seven months after announcing a $53 million Series A round, Umoja Biopharma has...

Tech Moves: Adriane Brown joins KKR board; AI2 adds HR exec; Ossia and LevelTen hire CFOs; more

Adriane Brown. (Axon Photo) — Adriane Brown, managing partner at Seattle VC firm Flying Fish, joined the board of global investment firm KKR....

Neiman Marcus will acquire Stylyze, a Seattle startup that helps online home and fashion retailers

Stylyze founders Kristen Miller (right) and Lisa Perrone. (Stylyze Photo) Luxury retail giant Neiman Marcus Group this week announced that it will acquire...

Q&A: In CEO shuffle at OfferUp, two leaders offer up what’s working, what’s next for mobile marketplace

Incoming OfferUp CEO Todd Dunlap, left, and OfferUp co-Founder and Chief Product Officer Nick Huzar (OfferUp Photo) Todd Dunlap has experience launching new...

Amazon’s ‘turnover machine’: Inside the NYT’s investigation into the tech giant’s HR practices

Workers in an Amazon distribution center. (Amazon Photo) Amazon’s direct workforce rose by 500,000 people in 2020 — that’s half a million people...

Good To Go! — or not: Washington state’s tolling software switchover will take 2 weeks, but why?

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is seen with Mount Rainier as a backdrop. (VERG Photo) When the Washington Department of Transportation announced that both...

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Private messages are fake: Chrissy Teigen | Ralph Lauren

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