Senior Obama administration officials will hold high-level discussions with Silicon Valley CEOs on Friday, an escalation of their attempts to persuade the executives to do more to block terrorists from using the Internet to recruit and incite violence, according to people familiar with the plans.
Consumers didn’t pull back as much as feared during the holidays, but their late spending surge didn’t help retailers that were ill-equipped to deal with changes in behavior that will last beyond the season.
Nearly 9 in 10 (89 percent) workers with second jobs plan to keep moonlighting in 2016, with a majority of respondents saying they are doing so to keep up with cost of living, according to a new survey by job site Indeed.
The No.1 reason employers engage in recruiting on social media channels is to attract potential candidates not yet looking for a new job, according to new research from the Society for Human Resource Management.
Add matchmaking to the list of skills that recruiters and managers should aim to master: It’s a key feature of program hiring, the practice of offering jobs to people and then spending a few months figuring out what position each one should fill.
Remember your first GPS system? If you went out of range, it took about 15-20 seconds of recalculating to get back on course. By the time you received the new directions, you were often past the point of no return. Then you had to stop and let the system catch up. When feedback was delayed, you…
Investors who poured billions into China’s homegrown technology companies scored big during 2015. But increasingly it looks like the easy money has been made and the year ahead could prove tougher as China’s tech companies face high expectations from investors.
Microsoft Corp. said it plans to begin informing users of its online email and file-storage services if it suspects attackers associated with government agencies have tried to break into their accounts.
Sidecar Technologies Inc., a smaller rival to Uber whose investors include Google Inc.’s venture-capital arm and British billionaire Richard Branson, said in a blog post Tuesday it is shutting down its ride-sharing and delivery services and putting its team to work on new projects.
China passed a new anti-terrorism law that requires technology firms to help security agencies in the decryption of electronic data, but dropped an earlier proposal that would have required telecoms and Internet service providers to hand over encryption codes to Chinese authorities.