Benefits

09.13.19
Amazon-owned Whole Foods cuts medical benefits for part-time workers
09.13.19

Amazon-owned Whole Foods cuts medical benefits for part-time workers

The parent company has a mixed history with its treatment of workers.

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05.13.19
Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators
05.13.19

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators

It's taking steps to protect content moderators' mental well-being, too.

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05.23.18
Uber covers illness and parental leave for European drivers
05.23.18

Uber covers illness and parental leave for European drivers

The "partners" are still not employees, however.

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01.03.14
Sony Online Entertainment changes benefits for subscriptions
01.03.14

Sony Online Entertainment changes benefits for subscriptions

It's a fairly common model for free-to-play games that offer a subscription -- subscribers get...

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05.06.13
Collect all the things in Star Wars: The Old Republic's 2.1 patch
05.06.13

Collect all the things in Star Wars: The Old Republic's 2.1 patch

The downside of picking up some special items and drops in Star Wars: The Old Republic is that a lo...

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08.28.12
Apple gives employees 50 GB of iCloud storage
08.28.12

Apple gives employees 50 GB of iCloud storage

There's a new benefit to working for Apple -- according to a post by MacRumors blogger Jord...

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05.08.11
EVE Evolved: Corporate benefits and new players
05.08.11

EVE Evolved: Corporate benefits and new players

In a recent article, I explored the effect that power players have on EVE Online's subscript...

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02.24.10
How to turn an 8-track into a speaker dock
02.24.10

How to turn an 8-track into a speaker dock

I'm a fan of both silly iPod docks and re-purposing old tech gear, so this how-to at Unpluggd h...

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02.19.10
Free Realms introduces T-Rex and flying dragon mounts
02.19.10

Free Realms introduces T-Rex and flying dragon mounts

Traveling in Free Realms just got a whole lot cooler. Today, the team at Sony Online Entertainment...

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