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Career and IT market:
- Twitter fined $150m for handing users’ contact details to advertisers. US regulators said social media firm gave advertisers information collected for security purposes.
- New York says Amazon doesn’t accommodate pregnant and disabled workers. The governor has filed a complaint listing several examples.
- Apple boosts starting pay for US workers to $22 per hour, a 45% jump from 2018 levels.
- Samsung plans to create 80,000 new jobs with $356 billion investment.