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Data scientists: How to hire and how to get the best from them

published about 3 hours ago
Data scientists: How to hire and how to get the best from them
Data scientists are the among the most in-demand tech workers: CIOs reveal where they find the best candidates and how they use them.

Blizzard costs fliers big bucks

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U.S. deficit to 'hold steady' until 2018

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China Apple Store Expansion Strains Recruiting

published about 3 hours ago
The rapid expansion of Apple chain of retail stores in China has put pressure on the company's ability to attract and recruit suitable employees from within China who can adopt the company's culture and maintain its high level of customer service.

EasyJet to pass on cut in oil price

published about 3 hours ago
EasyJet to pass on cut in oil price
Low-cost British airline easyJet said the fall in oil prices could knock as much as £2 off its average fare this year.


Oil Slump Seen Crimping Near-Term Helicopter Demand

published less than 1 hour ago
Oil Slump Seen Crimping Near-Term Helicopter Demand
Sharp cuts in oil and gas exploration budgets at companies from BP PLC to Royal Dutch Shell PLC are expected to crimp near-term helicopter demand ... more

Mitsubishi, Renault Scrap Car-Making Tie-Up

published less than 1 hour ago
Mitsubishi, Renault Scrap Car-Making Tie-Up
The Japanese and French auto makers have scrapped a cost-saving partnership to make cars together for the U.S. market.

P&G's Revenue Declines on Currency Hits

published less than 1 hour ago
P&G's Revenue Declines on Currency Hits
Procter & Gamble warned Tuesday that its efforts to slim down and speed sales growth by shedding brands are being overshadowed by “unprecedented currency devaluations.”

Commodity Prices Dent Caterpillar's View

published less than 1 hour ago
Commodity Prices Dent Caterpillar's View
Caterpillar gave a disappointing outlook for 2015, citing plummeting commodity prices, as the heavy-machinery maker also reported earnings for the fourth quarter that missed expectations.

3M Sales Grow Across Business Segments

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3M Sales Grow Across Business Segments
3M said its sales grew in the most recent period, driven by positive performance across the consumer and industrial goods maker’s business.
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Facebook, Instagram, Tinder IN THREE-WAY SIMUL-TITSUP* moment

published about 7 hours ago
* Total Inability To Support Uninteresting People Updated It appears Facebook and its snap-slinging subsidiary Instagram have fallen off the web. Hook-up-finder Tinder is also ... more

Microsoft's revenues creep slowly upward even as Windows, Office continue slump

published about 14 hours ago
Consumer sales hard hit as OEMs turn cold shoulder Microsoft posted another quarter of respectable results on Monday, matching analysts' earnings estimates and slightly outperforming ... more

Uber will cap surge pricing during East Coast blizzard

published about 17 hours ago
Uber will cap surge pricing during East Coast blizzard
Uber is taking a less frosty approach to the epic blizzard bearing down on the East Coast.

NFL launches YouTube channel featuring highlight videos

published about 20 hours ago
NFL launches YouTube channel featuring highlight videos
The National Football League and YouTube launched a new video channel Monday that will bring just about everything except live games to tablets, smartphones and ... more

Shareholders pen outraged letter about Ellison's bulging package

published 1 day ago
Plus the Board never pays attention to us, SEC told Oracle and its founder Larry Ellison are facing fresh calls from shareholders to change the ... more

British growth slows, but 2014 still fastest in seven years

published about 3 hours ago
British growth slows, but 2014 still fastest in seven years
By David Milliken and William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economic growth slowed more than expected in the final three months of last year, but ... more

South Africa cenbank business indicator up 1 percent in November

published about 6 hours ago
South Africa cenbank business indicator up 1 percent in November
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African central bank's leading business cycle indicator rose 1 percent month-on-month in November, mainly due to an increase in the ... more

On climate change, 'not a scientist' not enough for some U.S. Republicans

published about 8 hours ago
On climate change, 'not a scientist' not enough for some U.S. Republicans
By Valerie Volcovici and Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican ... more

Russia Rating Slips to Junk, Hurting Ruble

published about 9 hours ago
Russia’s fractured economy suffered another potential blow Monday after credit-rating firm Standard & Poor’s cut the country’s credit rating to junk.

Pork Prices Drop as Hog Herds Recover

published about 9 hours ago
U.S. hogs are trading at the lowest prices in four years as herds have bounced back from a deadly virus. The price slide is benefiting ... more

Sketch Guy: After a Bad Decision, Avoid the Shame and the Blame

published about 21 hours ago
Sketch Guy: After a Bad Decision, Avoid the Shame and the Blame
When talking about money, couples should make the commitment to avoid blaming each other for past decisions that went awry.

Your Money: A Gay Couple Awaits the Justices’ Decision

published Fri, Jan 23 2015 19:31 GMT
Your Money: A Gay Couple Awaits the Justices’ Decision
Couples have had to navigate byzantine laws as same-sex marriage rights have progressed state by state. A Supreme Court ruling may change everything.

Your Money Adviser: 700,000 Homeowners Could Still Benefit From U.S. HARP Refinancing Program

published Fri, Jan 23 2015 14:25 GMT
People with little or no equity in their homes could be helped by the Home Affordable Refinance Program, which is scheduled to end this year.

Your Money Adviser: 700,000 Howeowners Could Still Benefit From U.S. HARP Refinancing Program

published Fri, Jan 23 2015 11:19 GMT
People with little or no equity in their homes could be helped by the Home Affordable Refinance Program, which is scheduled to end this year.

Retiring: Getting the Band Back Together, for the Golden Years

published Fri, Jan 23 2015 11:18 GMT
Retiring: Getting the Band Back Together, for the Golden Years
Baby boomers are often picking up an instrument they put down decades ago, and some are starting a new career as their main one is ... more