How to get a job in the booming tech sector

Business Insider has updated its 2018 list of the world’s most-active tech companies to include the company behind Uber and Airbnb.The company, which lists itself on the second-most-popular list in Canada, says it is “an innovative, fast-growing and creative company with an ambitious and diversified business model.”The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered […]

When you don’t know what you’re buying: how to decide if a product is safe for children

The safety of baby formula is not always as easy as you might think, according to a new report. The report by a Danish government agency and an international health group recommends that infants should be given only those formula ingredients that they know to be safe, and should not consume those ingredients without a prescription. Researchers […]

Why Thai businesses are not getting the job market back

Thailand’s economy is in turmoil and the country’s unemployment rate has shot up from 7% to 17% in the past year.That is partly due to a slowdown in exports and a fall in the value of the Thai baht, a currency pegged to the dollar.Thailand has been struggling to recover from a devastating 2008-09 financial […]

Why are Americans losing jobs?

ROME — For decades, the U.S. has enjoyed an outsized influence on the global economy.That has led to a high level of wealth and a healthy number of people in the global middle class.But that influence has declined as the economy has slowed and the economy as a whole has grown more dependent on the […]

‘The real reason for Brexit’ – The Economist

The UK’s exit from the European Union has been described by economists as a “very bad idea” and a “catastrophe”.But despite the economic blow, they are convinced that it has a major political benefit for Britain.The Economist magazine has released its weekly rankings of the world’s best countries for economic growth, and the top five […]

Why the US is paying more for electricity than other countries

US households have been paying more than other developed countries for electricity for decades, and now the Obama administration is pushing the price of a single gigawatt-hour of electricity more than five times higher than the rest of the world.But there are a few other factors at play.1 of 8 Advertisement Continue reading the main […]

Apple to cut up to 300 jobs at Cupertino campus

Cupertinos CEO Tim Cook said the company is going to cut about 300 jobs this year at its new headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, as the company continues to focus on its core businesses.The move follows a spate of Apple products falling off shelves after a report that one-third of its products were recalled in China, […]