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Oct 11 2017

Apple sets up China data center to meet new cyber-security rules #australia,china,denmark,united #states,us,china,apple,computer #crime #/

# Apple sets up China data center to meet new cyber-security rules FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Apple logo is seen in front of a displayed cyber code in this illustration taken March 22, 2016. Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Wednesday said it is setting up its first data center in China, in partnership with a local internet services company, to comply with tougher cyber-security laws introduced last month. The U.S. technology company said it will build the center in the southern province of Guizhou with data management firm Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry Co Ltd (GCBD). …

Sep 13 2017

Euler hermes jobs #united #states #economy,labor #and #jobs,unemployment,labor #department #(us),federal #reserve #system

# U.S. Unemployment at 16-Year Low, but Economy’s Weak Spots Remain Unemployment sank to 4.3 percent in May, its lowest level in 16 years, the government reported Friday, but halfhearted wage growth and a shrinking labor force revealed the economy’s stubborn weak spots. While the downsides sent bond prices lower, the report is unlikely to deter the Federal Reserve from raising interest rates when its policy makers meet in Washington this month. “It is not enough to derail the Fed at all,” said Dan North, chief economist at the credit insurer Euler Hermes North America. The milestone on the jobless …

Sep 9 2017

John Paulson readies next bet #junk #bonds, #stocks, #junk #bonds, #bonds, #western #europe, #hedge #funds,

# John Paulson readies next bet on distressed debt David A. Grogan | CNBC Hedge-fund manager John Paulson Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson is eyeing a big opportunity in the meltdown of the high-yield credit market, and is in the final stages of readying a new fund to take advantage of the next big distressed debt play. Paulson’s new private equity fund, the Paulson Strategic Partners Fund — which was announced last October and looked to raise $1.5 billion — is focused on investing in less liquid companies in the U.S. and Western Europe, and will be open to …

Sep 8 2017

Msw programs in chicago #illinois, #il, #chicago #state #university, #chicago, #university, #colleges, #degrees, #undergraduate, #graduate,

# Welcome to the CSU Master of Social Work Program “A FAMILY CENTERED, STRENGTH-BASED AND TRAUMA INFORMED SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM” Chicago State University’s Master of Social Work Program Is Proud to Announce Their Accreditation Reaffirmation from the Council on Social Work Education for the Next 8 Years, Ending in February 2024 Entering the MSW program is the beginning of an exciting and challenging adventure in learning. We believe you will find the evening and week-end schedule, and close communication with faculty promotes a student centered culture of learning and personal development. Students find mentors among faculty (and sometimes among fellow …

Sep 6 2017

Yelp accused of unethical business practices in – Billion Dollar Bully – documentary #director,new #documentary,billion

Yelp accused of unethical business practices in documentary SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — The trailer for a new documentary called Billion Dollar Bully has caught the attention of Wall Street. After posting a two minute trailer online, Yelp’s stock closed down more than four percent Thursday and half a percent Monday. Local director Kaylie Milliken interviewed Bay Area businesses that refuse to advertise on Yelp . The owners say they’re getting punished with negative reviews. “I’ve been managing properties since I could push a lawn mower,” Property manager David Behling said. The wall behind his desk is covered with accolades and …

Aug 17 2017

PITBULL PUPPIES For Sale, AMERICAN BULLY PIT BULLS, Blue Nose, GA, Georgia #blue #nose #pitbulls

# Very Loveable – $400 See other adults for sale on Here at HardRock Bullys American Pit Bull Dog Kennel all of my Ultimate Blues Nose Pitbulls Puppies For Sale are registerd as American Pit Bull Terriers with They are Purple Ribbon status and are recognized as American Bullys by top bloodlines and structure. Hello my name is rrieri and I am the owner of the HARDROCKBULLYS (HRB) Blue Nose Pit Bull Dog Kennel is in Summerville Georgia northwest of Atlanta GA near Alabama AL and Tennessee TN in the United States. I have been an American Bully Pitbull Breeder …

Aug 14 2017

2017 IT Skills & Certifications Pay Index #salary #survey, #salary #data, #compensation, #market #research, #market

# 2017 IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index TM Since 1999, the industry�s only comprehensive survey of compensation and market demand for 935 individual certified and noncertified IT and IT-business hybrid skills **ALL SURVEYS NOW AVAILABLE IN EXCEL FORMAT** The ITSCPI TM reports market values and pay adjustments for 935individual IT and business skills and certifications earned by 72,820 North American IT workers. Data updated every three months since 1999. Use the IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index TM to adjust pay for workers who share the same job title but have distinctly different on-the-job content that affects their market …

Aug 13 2017

Security Vacancies #security #recruitment #in #the #uk, #careers, #jobs #in #security, #appointments, #cctv, #access #control,

# Search Results CCTV Control Room Operator Location: East London Salary: £11 – £12 per hour A growing blue chip organisation is seeking dedicated and professional Operators to work in their Control Room. The role will involve all aspects of control room based duties such as monitoring systems, communicating with staff & emergency services and providing a customer focused control room service. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and a passion for customer care. AN SIA CCTV LICENSE IS ESSENTIAL. View/Apply Company Profile Night Security Officer Location: Central London Rate: £24,500 Hours: Nights Do you have a high level of …

Aug 5 2017

HSBC Global Asset Management UK #hsbc, #global #asset #management, #united #kingdom, #individual #investors, #institutional #investors,

# Investors HSBC Global Asset Management UK HSBC Global Asset Management is a major global asset management firm with well-established businesses in Europe, the Asia-Pacific regional, North America, Latin America and the Middle East. We are the asset management division of, and wholly-owned by HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC Group), one of the largest financial services organisations in the world. We believe that HSBC Global Asset Management is well placed to provide a globally-consistent, disciplined, investment process across our capabilities which draws on the local knowledge and expertise from of our team around the world. The value of investments and any …

Aug 4 2017

Choosing Between Online and Face-to-Face Courses #ccrc, #community #college #research #center, #higher #education #research, #community

# Abstract In continually expanding the supply of online course sections (and potentially curtailing face-to-face offerings), college administrators believe they are serving the needs and demands of their students. Yet researchers have neglected to ask students whether the continued provision of face-to-face courses is important to them. This article discusses community college students’ experiences with online and face-to-face learning, as well as their reasons for selecting online versus face-to-face sections of specific courses. Students reported that online courses had lower levels of instructor presence and that they thus needed to “teach themselves” in these courses. Accordingly, most students preferred to …