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RETIREMENT AND ME is the series which looks at how people spend their time and money as they approach and enter retirement. This week, Angela recalls her best financial decision, as she looks back upon retraining for a new role after reaching her state pension age. Source link
NAZANIN ZAGHARI-RATCLIFFE, a dual British-Iranian national being held in Iran, is being considered for clemency and has had her leave from prison extended by a fortnight. Source link
Remote collaboration tools like Zoom are gathering massive amounts of attention as people begin working from home en masse. But, as with most trends, virtual reality seems to be sitting out this boom. This should be surprising to absolutely no one, but the lack of widespread adoption is not for lack of trying. Virtual reality has already had a...
Vice President Mike Pence, heading the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak, said on Saturday that he would deliver a recommendation to the president on whether to re-open the U.S. economy in the coming week. Source link
AWS CEO Andy Jassy showed signs of frustration at his AWS re:Invent keynote address in December. Customers weren’t moving to the cloud nearly fast enough for his taste, and he prodded them to move along. Some of their hesitation, as Jassy pointed out, was due to institutional inertia, but some of it also was due to a technology problem...
Apple and the White House said on Friday that the iPhone maker worked with the Trump administration and federal agencies to release an app and website that will direct users to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control on the disease caused by the coronavirus. Source link
As many as 200,000 workers could walk off the job unless demands for improved equipment and hazard pay are met. Source link
The U.S. had imposed sanctions on two Rosneft oil trading subsidiaries this year for helping Venezuela’s authoritarian president, Nicolás Maduro. Source link
JOHN LENNON and The Beatles met their idol Elvis Presley for the first - and only - time as Beatlemania was sweeping the world at the height of their fame, but why did the King dislike him so much? Source link
FURLOUGH is a word many will not have been familiar with prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Since Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced his job retention scheme, this has changed with millions of UK workers now expected to be furloughed by their employers. When will we get furlough? When will payments start? Source link