Articles by Andrew Thompson

Andrew Thompson

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Andrew Thompson is a freelance journalist. You can find him on Twitter at @asthompson.

Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2 takes over Gamestop's October best-sellers

By Andrew Thompson, Nov. 5, 2018
In a sign of success for Take-Two Interactive subsidiary Rockstar Games, five different versions of Red Dead Redemption 2 listed in the top-ten Gamestop best-seller rankings for October.
In a sign of success for Take-Two Interactive subsidiary Rockstar Games, five different versions of Red Dead Redemption 2 listed in the top-ten Gamestop best-seller rankings for October.

As Upwork cashes in on gig economy, here are its top freelancer categories

By Andrew Thompson, Oct. 19, 2018
Upwork, which recently filed for an IPO, is one of the largest platforms for freelance workers. Here's what the freelance landscape looks like on it, and how much those workers are charging.
Upwork, which recently filed for an IPO, is one of the largest platforms for freelance workers. Here's what the freelance landscape looks like on it, and how much those workers are charging.

Airbnb's growth across the web threatens Marriott and the hotel industry

By Andrew Thompson, Oct. 15, 2018
Marriott International may claim the largest hotel chain in the world, but with a killer app and growing website traffic, Airbnb is coming after the entire industry.
Marriott International may claim the largest hotel chain in the world, but with a killer app and growing website traffic, Airbnb is coming after the entire industry.

Tiffany & Co. hiring on the rise for holidays despite Asia market slowdown

By Andrew Thompson, Oct. 12, 2018
Investors sold off luxury stocks earlier this week, including that of jeweler Tiffany & Co. Despite hiring being up, store closures in Asia markets may hint at trouble ahead.
Investors sold off luxury stocks earlier this week, including that of jeweler Tiffany & Co. Despite hiring being up, store closures in Asia markets may hint at trouble ahead.

Want a developer job in banking? Job listings data says to learn Java

By Andrew Thompson, Oct. 9, 2018
Java still persists among banks as the most popular programming language, as job listings data from eight American banks show it has more needed developers that know Java than all other languages combined.
Java still persists among banks as the most popular programming language, as job listings data from eight American banks show it has more needed developers that know Java than all other languages combined.

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