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Creative users are often more closely associated with Apple’s Macs, while the PC has traditionally been thought of as a productivity machine.(Those “I’m a Mac, I’m a PC” commercials may be from Apple's perspective, but they had some truth to them.) But Microsoft has recently been courting artists, architects, musicians, gamers and designers with its latest software and hardware — including its 28-inch touch screen Surface Studio PC, which the company said Wednesday it will sell in three additional markets this April, including China.

But the industry, which deemed the meetings "unnecessary" and "inappropriate," successfully derailed those Oct. Lamar Smith is taking EPA officials to task for engaging with IARC on glyphosate concerns, demanding that EPA instead rely on the "sound science" that the industry promotes.

Amazon equals Walmart in the use of monitoring technologies to track the minute-by-minute movements and performance of employees and in settings that go beyond the assembly line to include their movement between loading and unloading docks, between packing and unpacking stations, and to and from the miles of shelving at what Amazon calls its “fulfillment centers”—gigantic warehouses where goods ordered by Amazon’s online customers are sent by manufacturers and wholesalers, there to be shelved, packaged, and sent out again to the Amazon customer.

Amazon’s shop-floor processes are an extreme variant of Taylorism that Frederick Winslow Taylor himself, a near century after his death, would have no trouble recognizing.

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Amazon is now a leading global seller not only of books but also of music and movie DVDs, video games, gift cards, cell phones, and magazine subscriptions.

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