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  • AMAZON GETS A FLURRY OF PROPOSALS TO SET UP ITS SECOND BASE

    AMAZON GETS A FLURRY OF PROPOSALS TO SET UP ITS SECOND BASE

    News by Editorial Team 19 Jan 2018

    In a war to generate 50,000 skilled jobs at AMZN's state of the art facility, 238 cities from 54 states of America had submitted their proposals to the E-commerce giant. The company has narrowed its options down to just 20, to set up a second headquarters, that’ll be called HQ2. Some of the shortlisted locations include those in Los Angeles, Miami, Toronto, Washington & New York.

    read more at CNN
  • ROBOTS COULD HOLD THE KEY TO DELIVERING REPAIRS AT FUKUSHIMA

    ROBOTS COULD HOLD THE KEY TO DELIVERING REPAIRS AT FUKUSHIMA

    News by Editorial Team 19 Jan 2018

    The disaster which led to the leak of 600-tons of nuclear fuel still has regions with life-threatening levels of nuclear waste. Yet, the Tokyo Electric Power Company is striving to mend the power plant by deploying robots. Much is left to speculation, as parts of the town still receive food supply through drones.    

    read more at BBC
  • DRIVER SCHEDULED TO DELIVER AMAZON PACKAGES, SACKED FOR BEING ROBBED!

    DRIVER SCHEDULED TO DELIVER AMAZON PACKAGES, SACKED FOR BEING ROBBED!

    News by Editorial Team 17 Jan 2018

    Martyn Gilham, who used to drive for Midlands agency was informed that he might be liable to pay damages for the robbed articles. The Amazon-associated vendor told Martyn that he could further lose his job upon not complying. The driver in-turn has hit out at Amazon and criticized the working conditions of people alike.  

    read more at Daily Mail
  • CARILLION ENTERS LIQUIDATION, LEAVING EMPLOYEES TO BE UNCERTAIN OF FUTURE

    CARILLION ENTERS LIQUIDATION, LEAVING EMPLOYEES TO BE UNCERTAIN OF FUTURE

    News by Editorial Team 17 Jan 2018

    United Kingdom’s second-largest construction company has raised the alarm-bells for its’ 20,000 strong workforces, by deciding to liquidate. Company sources continue to blame the £900 million debt as the Government refuses to bail it out. An already catastrophic state could become apocalyptic, adversely affecting 43,000 jobs worldwide.

    read more at The Sun
  • “REMARKS” NOT DISCRIMINATORY ENOUGH, DECIDES THE JURY IN A CASE

    “REMARKS” NOT DISCRIMINATORY ENOUGH, DECIDES THE JURY IN A CASE

    News by Editorial Team 15 Jan 2018

    The lawsuit involving claimant David Evans and his prosecuted “bosses” has been dismissed by the jury. The panel of judges didn’t find enough evidence that could be comprehended to be racially offensive in nature. David, who claimed to have been subject to remarks such as “salad dodger” & “wonky eye” now says that he will appeal the decision of the court. 

    read more at Independent
  • Omron Heralds Real-Time AI at CES

    Omron Heralds Real-Time AI at CES

    News by Editorial Team 12 Jan 2018

    Electronic device maker Omron turned quite a few heads across the world at the Consumer Electronics Show. Forpheus, an AI-driven ping-pong player that learnt it’s opponent’s playing behavior in real time and responded with gameplay accordingly. This adds yet another implication in the AI and human jobs phenomenon. With minimum latency in computation, jobs that require instant, intelligent responses are expected to see significant amounts of assistance from AI.

    read more at BBC
  • Cloudy Days for Go Pro CEO Nick Woodman

    Cloudy Days for Go Pro CEO Nick Woodman

    News by Editorial Team 12 Jan 2018

    Billionaire Nick Woodman hasn’t seen darker days. The GoPro CEO, once one of the richest men on the planet, announced his pay slash to $1, even as the company prepares to lay off around 250 employees across the world and stop selling drones. Go Pro has struggled to reach profitability in the past couple of years, while also seeing a sharp decline in its market capitalization. Nick Woodman has stated that they will fight back aggressively, introducing new products and slashing prices on its existing lines, which it has already done.  

    read more at Forbes
  • GOOGLE OUTCAST JAMES DAMORE, FILES SUIT AGAINST HIS EX-EMPLOYERS

    GOOGLE OUTCAST JAMES DAMORE, FILES SUIT AGAINST HIS EX-EMPLOYERS

    News by Editorial Team 09 Jan 2018

    After washing it's hands-off the engineer’s 161-page long memo, Google finds itself in the glitches of a legal battle. The grounds of the lawsuit are based on James’s claim of a highbrow Google-culture which is poised against those with a conservative mindset. It seems, the harder the company tries to distance itself from the issue, the closer it gets. 

    read more at Telegraph UK
  • ICELAND DECREES THE GENDER PAY GAP TO BE ‘ZERO’

    ICELAND DECREES THE GENDER PAY GAP TO BE ‘ZERO’

    News by Editorial Team 08 Jan 2018

    The country has become the first in the world to introduce absolute pay-parity within its borders. Men & women will now earn equally. The decision came from a legislative decision on Women’s Day last year. As per the law, companies with an employee-base of more than 25 are law-bound to declare their pay policies for both sexes. 

    read more at Elle UK
  • RISING TIDE OF ONLINE DELIVERIES ADDS TO ENVIRONMENT’S POLLUTION WOES

    RISING TIDE OF ONLINE DELIVERIES ADDS TO ENVIRONMENT’S POLLUTION WOES

    News by Editorial Team 08 Jan 2018

    This has been the case over the last 2 years as businesses vie for orders online, leading to a bounce in deliveries. Between 2014-2016 parcel volumes have jumped by 50%, as per Pitney Bowes. Increase in orders results in more trucks on the road which eventually adds to the greenhouse effect. E-commerce stores have thus been forced to vouch for electronic vehicles & pick-ups from retail stores. 

    read more at BBC
  • CHINA EXTENDS ITS VISA POLICY TO LURE TOP-TALENT TO ITS SHORES

    CHINA EXTENDS ITS VISA POLICY TO LURE TOP-TALENT TO ITS SHORES

    News by Editorial Team 05 Jan 2018

    Amends to its current Visa reforms will allow expatriates to stay for up to 10 years in the country. The push comes as growing sectors like science, technology, and entrepreneurship spike the demand for skillful employees. New policies would also come to include Nobel laureates. Analysts are led to believe that the move would directly benefit 50,000 foreigners.

    read more at BBC
  • JIA YUETING REFUSES TO RETURN TO CHINA AMIDST INVESTIGATION

    JIA YUETING REFUSES TO RETURN TO CHINA AMIDST INVESTIGATION

    News by Editorial Team 04 Jan 2018

    The Billionaire founder of the Chinese company LeEco, who stepped down as the CEO, was demanded by the regulators to return from the US. Jia, who retained the position as the Chairman, claims his wife and brother have the authority to act on his behalf. Yueting is on a visit to the US running a campaign for fundraising.   

    read more at BBC
  • NO MORE ‘DO NOT DISTURB’ SIGNS IN DISNEY HOTELS!

    NO MORE ‘DO NOT DISTURB’ SIGNS IN DISNEY HOTELS!

    News by Editorial Team 04 Jan 2018

    Pilot-tests will affect few Disney hotels located in Orlando, Florida, where the ‘DND’ shall be substituted with ‘Rooms occupied’. The housekeeping shall have the right to enter the room, upon announcing their presence and knocking on the door. Following the turn of events in the Las Vegas shooting, even Hilton has decided to follow Disney’s lead. 

    read more at CNN
  • A POTENTIAL APPLE-NETFLIX MARRIAGE COULD ECLIPSE THE DISNEY-FOX MERGER

    A POTENTIAL APPLE-NETFLIX MARRIAGE COULD ECLIPSE THE DISNEY-FOX MERGER

    News by Editorial Team 03 Jan 2018

    The Latter is being talked about as a major acquisition which could require Disney to shell out an estimated $52 Billion. However, that number could be dwarfed if Apple decides to bring Netflix into its basket. A deal, analysts say has a 40% chance of happening. If the rumors turned true, the phone-maker would have to splurge $85-$105 Billion.   

    read more at Tech Spot 
  • GOOGLE STIRS CONTROVERSY, BANNING EMPLOYEES FROM POSTING NEGATIVE REVIEWS

    GOOGLE STIRS CONTROVERSY, BANNING EMPLOYEES FROM POSTING NEGATIVE REVIEWS

    News by Editorial Team 02 Jan 2018

    In a new update, the search engine would make amends, baring former employees from posting negative reviews of their employer. This, as it tries to make its Google Map reviews both reliable and honest. The changes would involve major updates for the company’s Google my Business app. 

    read more at Independent
  • L’OREAL TO PROMOTE SCIENCE AS A CAREER STREAM TO PRIMARY GIRLS

    L’OREAL TO PROMOTE SCIENCE AS A CAREER STREAM TO PRIMARY GIRLS

    News by Editorial Team 01 Jan 2018

    A study commissioned by the beauty products manufacturer found that by the age of six, girls start to develop an instinctive refrain from subjects like science and mathematics. As a result, the brand has decided to get popular female dignitaries to visit primary schools and educate primary school children to pursue careers in STEM.     

    read more at Loreal
  • TIM ADVISED TO FLY ONLY ON PRIVATE JET

    TIM ADVISED TO FLY ONLY ON PRIVATE JET

    News by Editorial Team 29 Dec 2017

    Apple’s renowned CEO incurred costs of up to $93,109 the past year on personal travel expenses. This, compounded by the expenses of his personal security compelled Apple to arrange for a private jet for Tim’s business/personal trips. It seems the worlds’ most valuable publicly traded company would take extraordinary measures to keep its executives happy. 

    read more at BBC
  • YEOVIL HOSPITAL TO MOVE STAFF OWING TO A NEGATIVE BALANCE SHEET

    YEOVIL HOSPITAL TO MOVE STAFF OWING TO A NEGATIVE BALANCE SHEET

    News by Editorial Team 28 Dec 2017

    Heavily burdened by a deficit of £13.1 million this year alone, Yeovil Hospital has decided to shift 360 staff members to another firm, Simple Serve. The change has been sanctioned to take place by February 1st. While the hospital authorities state that the staff service would be considered continuous, the members themselves claim that it would have an adverse impact on care.

    read more at BBC
  • STAFF SHORTAGE IN THE I.T SECTOR COULD TRIGGER MORE CYBER ATTACKS

    STAFF SHORTAGE IN THE I.T SECTOR COULD TRIGGER MORE CYBER ATTACKS

    News by Editorial Team 28 Dec 2017

    Insiders are concerned about the shortfall of skilled people in the sector, which could make or break the cybersecurity levels of a company. As per a survey, 81% of the agencies admit the rise in demand of such professionals but only 16% believe that aspirations will meet fruition. With a constant looming threat, pertinent education has become the need of the hour for upskilling. 

    read more at The Guardian
  • GOOGLE FIRES SENIOR AI RESEARCHER FOLLOWING SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS

    GOOGLE FIRES SENIOR AI RESEARCHER FOLLOWING SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS

    News by Editorial Team 27 Dec 2017

    Steven Scott, an ex-Googler was fired from the company following a stream of women coming forward and reporting him for sexual misconduct. Kristian Lum, whose account of an experience with Scott, has garnered attention, said that the incidents made her exit the academic field. AI, which would soon come to dominate our lives, seems highly plagued by such injustices.

    read more at The Guardian

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