Blogger gets $250K bonus,Mlb Baseball Players On Contract
Blogger gets $250K bonus,Ben Parr, a popular tech blogger who made a name for himself as a frequent opponent of Facebook, recently got a $250,000 bonus to stay at a popular blog (mashable). Then he got another huge surprise.
Major League Baseball and its players association have called a Tuesday news conference to announce a new labor contract. The sides were working Monday to sign a memorandum of understanding on the five year deal which replaces one set to expire Dec.11.
The agreemnet which will be drafted into a formal contract includes blood testing for human growth hormone a rise in the minimum salary to $480,000 and luxury taxes on both amateur draft signings and international free agents coming to the major leagues. It modifies the luxury tax on high payrolls and changes compensation for clubs losing major league free agents.
Reports have come out that Mashable editor Ben Parr has been fired. John Murrell at AllThingsD reports that word got out that Parr was no longer with Mashable.