Minimum-wage hikes could deepen shortage of health aides WEST CHAZY, N.Y. (AP) — Only 17 snowy miles from the Canadian border, Katie Bushey's most basic needs are met by traveling health aides who come into her home to change her diapers, track her seizures, spoon-feed her fettucine Alfredo and load her ... 03/19/2017 - 8:00 pm | View Link
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Cognizant To Lay Off Over 6,000 Employees Bengaluru: Over 6,000 employees representing 2.3 per cent of the total workforce are likely to be laid off by Cognizant Technology due to non-performance. "We conduct regular performance reviews to ensure we have the right employee skill sets necessary to ... 03/19/2017 - 8:00 pm | View Link
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The ink has barely dried on Airbnb's new Chinese name, but the jokes have come fast.
To launch Trips in China, U. S. home-rental company showed off a new name to match, Aibiying.
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It says Aibiying (爱彼迎) means to "welcome each other with love."
But the Chinese think it sounds awkward, and isn't easily understood.
One Weibo user griped that it's hard to pronounce two similar-sounding syllables one after the other.
He also added that Aibiying sounds more like "to love to fulfill requests" or worse, "to love Bing" — Microsoft's search engine's Chinese name is "Biying." Read more
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Apple is not getting any special treatment from the Indian government.
Despite the company’s imminent plans to begin manufacturing iPhones in the country, the Indian government remains committed to not folding to the Cupertino giant’s demands.
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When asked if the government has accepted the iPhone maker’s demands, commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman told Rajya Sabha (Council of States) that the ministry has said "no" to "most" of them.
Apple has put up an "unprecedented" list of demands before the government.
Here's a shrimp that'll require a pretty big barbie on which to throw it.
More accurately, it's a giant leader prawn. And it just so happens to be as large as a human forearm and weighs 300 grams (10 oz).
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The crustacean was captured in Australia's Gulf of Carpentaria, where it was photographed by Kai Thomas and sent to ABC News.
Dubai airport chief says electronics ban will have minimal impact on passenger numbersReutersDUBAI, March 23 A ban on most carry-on electronics on flights to the United States will not significantly affect passenger numbers at Dubai International, where flights depart to 12 U. S. cities daily, the airport's chief executive said on Thursday.