Apple now has a chip design team in Bengaluru

Like Google, Apple too will now have engineers in Bengaluru working on its chip design initiatives. This follows Apple’s $1-billion acquisition of Intel’s smartphone modem business in July. Sources told TOI that nearly 160 Intel engineers in Bengaluru are part of this business, and will move to Apple to join its global hardware engineering team. … Read moreApple now has a chip design team in Bengaluru

North Carolina Bloods Gang Members Found Guilty of Racketeering Conspiracy Involving Murders

A federal jury convicted four North Carolina members of the United Blood Nation (UBN or Bloods) street gang of charges including Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) conspiracy involving multiple murders. In May of 2017, 83 UBN gang members were indicted in the Western District of North Carolina for crimes including RICO conspiracy. This trial … Read moreNorth Carolina Bloods Gang Members Found Guilty of Racketeering Conspiracy Involving Murders

North Carolina Gang Leaders Convicted of RICO Charges

Two North Carolina men were found guilty today for conspiracy to participate in a pattern of racketeering (RICO), two counts of murder in aid of racketeering, two counts of murder with a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute controlled substances and … Read moreNorth Carolina Gang Leaders Convicted of RICO Charges

Owner of New York City Temporary Staffing Firms Indicted for Employment Tax Fraud

A federal grand jury in Brooklyn, New York, indicted a New York City resident yesterday on multiple counts of willfully failing to collect, truthfully account for, and pay over federal employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. Please follow … Read moreOwner of New York City Temporary Staffing Firms Indicted for Employment Tax Fraud

Couple Operating Alabama Construction Company Sentenced to Prison for Payroll Tax Fraud

A Crane Hill, Alabama, husband and wife were sentenced to 20 months collectively in prison yesterday for failing to pay over payroll taxes, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town for the Northern District of Alabama. Please follow and like us:

Ease of doing business: India climbs 14 places

India jumped 14 places to the 63rd position on the World Bank’s ease of doing business ranking released on Thursday, riding high on the government’s flagship ‘Make in India’ scheme and other reforms attracting foreign investment. The country also figured among the top 10 performers on the list for the third time in a row. … Read moreEase of doing business: India climbs 14 places

Rep. Axne Delivers Floor Speech Urging Colleagues to Finalize USMCA

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep Cindy Axne (IA-03) delivered a speech on the House floor urging her colleagues to work quickly to finalize the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The Administration must submit the agreement before Congress for approval and Congressional leaders have been in ongoing negotiations with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Full speech … Read moreRep. Axne Delivers Floor Speech Urging Colleagues to Finalize USMCA

Whitewashing Neoliberal Repression in Chile and Ecuador

by Lucas Koerner Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, people are rising up against right-wing, US-backed governments and their neoliberal austerity policies. Currently in Chile, the government of billionaire Sebastian Piñera has deployed the army to crush nationwide demonstrations against inequality sparked by a subway fare hike. In Ecuador, indigenous peoples, workers and students recently … Read moreWhitewashing Neoliberal Repression in Chile and Ecuador

Q&A With IBM: The Future of AI in HR and Closing Emerging Skills Gaps

​IBM is a pioneer in applying artificial intelligence to HR. Its Watson line of products uses AI in recruiting, career coaching, personalized learning, analytics and more. Big Blue also has used AI and automation to transform its own HR function.SHRM Online sat down with Amy Wright, managing partner of IBM’s Talent & Transformation group, at … Read moreQ&A With IBM: The Future of AI in HR and Closing Emerging Skills Gaps

What to Do When Candidates’ Social Media Trigger Red Flags

​What if a perusal of your top candidate’s Facebook page leads to the discovery that he or she is an online racist?That’s the question employment attorney Eric Meyer put to a crowd of recruiting professionals at the recent ERE Recruiting Conference in Washington, D.C.Recruiters and hiring managers should know that evaluations of applicants should be … Read moreWhat to Do When Candidates’ Social Media Trigger Red Flags

Global Steel Industry Groups Unite for Action on Steel Excess Capacity Crisis

Steel industry associations in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia are urging their governments to intensify efforts to confront and solve the issue of excess capacity in the global steel sector. Apparently, current methods just don’t seem to be working effectively! The 19 associations involved released a statement, urging their various governments into action including … Read moreGlobal Steel Industry Groups Unite for Action on Steel Excess Capacity Crisis

Axne Applauds House Passage of SHIELD Act

WASHINGTON – Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) applauded House passage of the Stopping Harmful Inference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act, legislation that protects our democracy by strengthening our campaign finance laws and deterring foreign influence. Intelligence community officials have been clear that we should expect ongoing attempts by foreign adversaries to … Read moreAxne Applauds House Passage of SHIELD Act

In search of a conservative Indian: We are drowned today by the shrill noises from Hindu nationalists and left secularists

The precipitous decline of Congress worries many Indians who believe that choice and a responsible opposition are important. Democracies elsewhere offer a choice between liberals and conservatives through a two-party system. Liberals prefer modernity while… Please follow and like us:

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Funding Opportunities To Serve Job Corps-Eligible Youth

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today released a Funding Opportunity Announcement for its Job Corps Scholars Program demonstration project. Through the program, the Department intends to competitively award up to 20 grants to accredited, two-year, public community colleges; accredited, public two- and four-year historically black colleges and universities (HBCU); and accredited tribally … Read moreU.S. Department of Labor Announces Funding Opportunities To Serve Job Corps-Eligible Youth

NASA finds no traces of Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander in latest images

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) US Space agency NASA has once again failed to trace Chandrayaan 2’s Vikram lander on the lunar surface. A NASA spacecraft clicked photos of the landing site of Vikram earlier this month, but couldn’t capture the lander. A NASA scientist said the spacecraft failed to trace Vikram because of two reasons … Read moreNASA finds no traces of Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander in latest images