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Microsoft plans major job cuts

2015-07-08 11:41:00

Microsoft Corp plans to announce a new round of layoffs as early as Wednesday to cut costs further, the New York Times reported.The latest job cuts are in addition to the 18,000 jobs that Microsoft said it planned to cut a year ago, the newspaper said, citing sources familiar with the matter.The layoffs are expected to affect employees at the company's hardware group, including the smartphone business ...
For a world so confident that central banks can solve almost all economic ills, the dramas unfolding in Greece and China are sobering."Whatever it takes," Mario Draghi's 2012 assertion about what the ECB would do to save the euro, best captures the all-powerful, self-aware central bank activism that's cosseted world markets since the banking and credit collapse hit eight years ago.From the United States ...

Microsoft plans major job cuts

2015-07-08 11:41:00

Microsoft Corp plans to announce a new round of layoffs as early as Wednesday to cut costs further, the New York Times reported.The latest job cuts are in addition to the 18,000 jobs that Microsoft said it planned to cut a year ago, the newspaper said, citing sources familiar with the matter.The layoffs are expected to affect employees at the company's hardware group, including the smartphone business ...

Home cleaning tips for pet owners

2015-07-07 19:00:00

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Owning a pet is like having a small child at home. No matter how many times you remove those urine stains or spend time keeping the house clean and organised, your furry friend always finds a way to mess it up. Regularly brush your pet to avoid shedding hair all over the house, says an expert. Here are some tips by Samrat Goyal and Ishan Baisoya, co-founders of Broomberg.in, ...
Washington: Thrashing the foreign policy of Obama administration, Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal has sought steps by the US to take the mantle of global leadership, saying even non-aligned nations like India and Vietnam are desperate and hungry for American leadership."We would work not only with our allies, like Japan and South Korea and Taiwan. We'd work with non-aligned countries ...
Want to be India's next YouTube comedy sensation? Well, here is your chance. Comedy Hunt by Quikr is searching for India's biggest comedy star on YouTube and they have joined hands with some of the biggest comics like AIB and Kanan Gill.The participants can win exciting prizes like a chance to perform with the biggest comedy creators and exclusive contract with big brands.   Check out the video: ...
For a world so confident that central banks can solve almost all economic ills, the dramas unfolding in Greece and China are sobering."Whatever it takes," Mario Draghi's 2012 assertion about what the ECB would do to save the euro, best captures the all-powerful, self-aware central bank activism that's cosseted world markets since the banking and credit collapse hit eight years ago.From the United States ...
Washington: Thrashing the foreign policy of Obama administration, Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal has sought steps by the US to take the mantle of global leadership, saying even non-aligned nations like India and Vietnam are desperate and hungry for American leadership."We would work not only with our allies, like Japan and South Korea and Taiwan. We'd work with non-aligned countries ...
About 86 million more rural Indians have been counted as illiterate than the 2011 census data found. This is revealed by the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC), which counted 315.7 million Indians in rural areas as illiterate in 2011, the same year as the census and the highest number of illiterates of any country in the world.Put another way, rural India has more illiterate ...
Over the last week or so, Twitter has been all about the #SelfieWithDaughter hashtag-related targeting and shaming of actress Shruti Seth and activist Kavita Krishnan.Of course, the irony of these two women being abused in the crudest, most misogynistic terms by people who were purportedly expressing their support for the selfie-with-daughter movement, and had therefore positioned themselves against ...
(Writes through) ISLAMABAD, July 8 (Reuters) - The first officially acknowledged peace talks between the Afghan Taliban and the government in Kabul concluded with an agreement to meet again after the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, Pakistan said on Wednesday. Pakistan hosted the meeting in a tentative step towards ending more than 13 years of war in Afghanistan, in which the Taliban have been ...
By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co has agreed to pay at least $125 million to settle probes by U.S. state and federal authorities that the bank sought to improperly collect and sell consumer credit card debt, according to people familiar with the matter. The settlement also includes about $50 million in restitution, the sources said. The nation's largest bank has been ...
New Delhi, July 8 (IBNS) One of Australia’s leading cancer experts, Dr Warwick Tong, is visiting India now to strengthen medical research links between both countries and explore potential new collaborations in the sector.Dr Tong is CEO of Australias Cancer Therapeutics Cooperative Research Centres, which works at the cutting edge of medical research to develop new cancer drugs. During his visit ...
New York, July 8 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has welcomed the report issued today by a panel of experts tasked to look into the agency's response to the unprecedented 2014 Ebola outbreak, which said that WHO needs to re-establish its pre-eminence as the guardian of global public health and that this will require it to make significant changes throughout, with strong political ...
Sydney: A 62-year-old Indian man did not think twice before leaping in front of an approaching train to save his 18-month-old granddaughter at an Australian railway station, media reports said on Tuesday. The grandfather, who had arrived in Australia only a few days ago, launched himself into the path of the train at Sydney's Wentworthville station on Sunday after the pram holding the toddler rolled ...
Sydney: An Australian judge banned a woman, who got a tattoo four weeks ago, from breastfeeding her 11-month-old child saying it will expose her baby to unacceptable risk, media reported on Thursday. Federal Circuit Court Judge Matthew Myers' decision comes despite the mother recording negative results on hepatitis and HIV tests, according to ABC channel. The judge determined that in this case, brought ...
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian economist and member of a key government panel which formulates policy on social issues slammed the United Nations' new development goals on Tuesday, saying that having so many goals and targets would drive governments "nuts". World leaders are due to adopt a set of new development objectives in September, to replace eight expiring U.N. Millennium ...
(Corrects number of members in paragraph 8) NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian economist and member of a key government panel which formulates policy on social issues slammed the United Nations' new development goals on Tuesday, saying that having so many goals and targets would drive governments "nuts". World leaders are due to adopt a set of new development objectives in September, ...
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