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Indian IT firm slashes H-1B visa applications — but it’s not just about Trump

Indian IT firm slashes H-1B visa applications — but it’s not just about Trump

Finance June 6, 2017 at 4:46 am 0 comments

H-1B visas by the numbers

An Indian IT behemoth says it has cut its U.S. work visa applications by two-thirds.

Tata Consultancy Services is one of the largest petitioners of H-1Bs, the high-skilled work visa favored by the tech industry. …

Ethics group: Trump D.C. hotel is still a big problem

Ethics group: Trump D.C. hotel is still a big problem

Finance June 5, 2017 at 7:43 am 0 comments

Ethics expert: Trump Tower Vancouver is an ’emoluments magnet’

An ethics watchdog group wants Congress to investigate a government agency’s handling of President Trump’s luxury Washington hotel.

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington says the General Services Administration was …

A glimpse of the future: RAY MASSEY gets taken for a ride by BMW’s totally autonomous vehicle

A glimpse of the future: RAY MASSEY gets taken for a ride by BMW’s totally autonomous vehicle

Finance June 3, 2017 at 1:47 am 0 comments

A fully self-driving BMW will be in showrooms within four years — allowing you to read your Daily Mail or even sleep at the wheel, BMW engineers told me this week, as I became a guinea-pig for their totally autonomous …

How Britain is worse than Peru and Estonia for 4G mobile coverage despite billions from customers’ bills being used to fund the service

How Britain is worse than Peru and Estonia for 4G mobile coverage despite billions from customers’ bills being used to fund the service

Finance May 26, 2017 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Britain lags behind the likes of Peru and Estonia in the availability of 4G mobile phone services.

This is despite the fact Britons have paid billions of pounds through their mobile phone bills to fund the supposedly ‘high speed’ service.…

Working for the joy of it? Two in five over-50s may delay retirement… and fondness for their job is the main reason

Working for the joy of it? Two in five over-50s may delay retirement… and fondness for their job is the main reason

Finance May 25, 2017 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

Enjoyment is the top reason offered by over-50s for wanting to stay in a job past official retirement age, new research reveals.

Two out of five older workers are thinking about continuing beyond state pension age, with job satisfaction the …

Why the massive cyberattack won’t make the hackers rich

Why the massive cyberattack won’t make the hackers rich

Finance May 21, 2017 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

Ransomware ‘WannaCry’ attack explained

Is infecting more than 300,000 computers around the world with a ransomware virus a good way to make a fortune? It sure doesn’t look like it.

The WannaCry cyberattack that’s making headlines this week has squeezed …

The Latest: Graham says it’s good Trump is leaving town

The Latest: Graham says it’s good Trump is leaving town

Finance May 21, 2017 at 1:43 pm 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

1 p.m.

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says President Donald Trump’s trip to the Middle East and Europe comes at a good time.

FILE – In this May 8, …

Vulture hedge fund Elliott Management seeking to strip hundreds of millions from carcass of Lehman Brothers in legal battle over debts

Vulture hedge fund Elliott Management seeking to strip hundreds of millions from carcass of Lehman Brothers in legal battle over debts

Finance May 21, 2017 at 4:46 am 0 comments

Vulture hedge fund Elliott Management is seeking to strip hundreds of millions from the carcass of Lehman Brothers in a legal battle over its debts.

It was one of several investors to snap up Lehman’s debt after the bank’s 2008 …