NINIEK KARMINI, Associated Press Updated 12:37 pm PDT, Friday, March 22, 2019 FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2015, file photo, workers clean a jetliner at GMF AeroAsia facility at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia's flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets, citing a loss of confidence in the model following two crashes in the space of a few months. less FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2015, file photo, workers clean a jetliner at GMF AeroAsia facility at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia's flag carrier is seeking the cancellation ... more Photo: Dita Alangkara, AP Photo: Dita Alangkara, AP Image 1 of / 39 Caption Close Image 1 of 39 FILE - In this Sept. 28, … [Read more...] about Indonesian airline wants to cancel Boeing order after crash
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We've all seen these apps — you spot their fancy-looking ad on your Instagram or Facebook feed, you download them "for free". Turns out, the app will only let you use it if you sign up — there's a 3-day trial, then you instantly get billed for the next month of usage. Prices usually vary between $5 or $15 per month. And, at the end, the app turns out to be nothing special after all.Now, it's clear who these are made to pray upon — some people are not that tech-savvy, some will forget to cancel the subscription before the trial is up, some will think that deleting the app from their smartphone is enough to cut the deal short. And bam — before you know it, you're $5 short. You might not even notice it in your credit card statement and continue to finance them through the year.MasterCard is taking the user's side, it seems. In a statement, the company has outlined additional rules, which service providers would need to meet in order to get a MasterCard transaction … [Read more...] about Good guy MasterCard wants to put an end to bogus apps that siphon your money through subscriptions
Christopher Woody, provided by Published 8:13 am PDT, Wednesday, July 25, 2018 US Navy/Mass Comm. Specialist 2nd Class Amanda S. Kitchner The US Navy has asked Congress to apportion more money to buy sonobuoys, which are needed to track submarines. The request comes amid increasing submarine activity in the waters around Europe. Russian and NATO navies have both shrunk since the Cold War, and both sides are working to add ships and boost their capabilities. Intensifying submarine activity in the waters around Europe has led the US Navy to request millions of additional dollars to buy submarine-detecting sonobuoys, according to an Omnibus funding measure the Pentagon requested from Congress earlier this month. Recommended Video: Now Playing: The Russian defence minister, Sergei Shoigu, addressed senior military commanders in Moscow where he said the exercise involved anti-submarine aircraft. He did not confirm when it took place. "For the first time since … [Read more...] about Western navies are worried about Russia’s submarines, and the US Navy is placing an order for more sub-hunting gear
Just take care not to get overly involved in employees' problems. Heather R. Huhman Published 7:30 am, Monday, May 28, 2018 Photo: Thomas Barwick | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Thomas Barwick | Getty Images Want to Make Your Workplace More Human? Here Are 4 Foolproof Ways. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Employers are actively working to make the cliche “another cog in the machine” a thing of the past. Their priorities have shifted from treating employees like drones to understanding who they are as people. To achieve this, leaders are focusing on ways to make the workplace more human. Related: What Happened to the Workplace? How to Make It More Human. In fact, a January study of 738 HR professionals by the Society for Human Resource Management and Globoforce found that 75 … [Read more...] about Want to Make Your Workplace More Human? Here Are 4 Foolproof Ways.
On Monday, I sat down with nine members of the team at Facebook fighting fake news: Eduardo Ariño de la Rubia, John Hegeman, Tessa Lyons, Michael McNally, Adam Mosseri, Henry Silverman, Sara Su, Antonia Woodford, and Dan Zigmond. The meeting began with introductions, led by Tucker Bounds and Lindsey Shepard from the marketing and communications team. Then we spoke in depth about Facebook’s recent product changes and the way the News Feed can be adjusted to counter false news. Nicholas Thompson: Let’s get cracking. You guys have rolled out a ton of stuff since December 2016: you’ve rolled out the fact-checking initiative, you’ve shrunk images on suspect posts, you’ve rolled out machine language tools for fact-checking, and machine language tools for clickbait headlines. I’m curious what’s been the most effective of the many things you’ve introduced? John Hegeman: I think this is a space where there isn’t a silver bullet. We can … [Read more...] about How Facebook Wants to Improve the Quality of Your News Feed