Feb 27 2015 US Economic Growth Slower Than First Thought

U.S. economic growth was slower than first thought in the last few months of 2014.
Friday’s report from the Commerce Department says the gross domestic product expanded at a 2.2 percent annual rate in the fourth quarter.
That is a bit slower than a previous estimate, and half the rate of the third quarter’s expansion.
Commerce officials say [...]

 

Feb 27 2015 US Economic Growth Slower Than First Thought

U.S. economic growth was slower than first thought in the last few months of 2014.
Friday’s report from the Commerce Department says the gross domestic product expanded at a 2.2 percent annual rate in the fourth quarter.
That is a bit slower than a previous estimate, and half the rate of the third quarter’s expansion.
Commerce officials say [...]

 

Feb 27 2015 African States Push to Keep Boko Haram Offline

Central African ministers in charge of telecommunications say they are working with Nigeria to block all video posted online by Boko Haram.
The goal is to make it impossible for the Nigerian militant group to spread its propaganda. The ministers are meeting in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde, as a followup to a meeting of experts on cyber [...]

 

Feb 27 2015 African States Push to Keep Boko Haram Offline

Central African ministers in charge of telecommunications say they are working with Nigeria to block all video posted online by Boko Haram.
The goal is to make it impossible for the Nigerian militant group to spread its propaganda. The ministers are meeting in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde, as a followup to a meeting of experts on cyber [...]

 

Feb 27 2015 Mexico Arrests Drug Lord ‘La Tuta’

Mexican federal police say they have captured one of the nation’s most notorious drug lords, Servando “la Tuta” Gomez.
Government officials say Gomez was captured Friday in the western state of Michoacan without a shot being fired.
Gomez was the leader of the Knights Templar cartel that dominated politics and commerce across Michoacan. He was the latest [...]

 

Feb 27 2015 Mexico Arrests Drug Lord ‘La Tuta’

Mexican federal police say they have captured one of the nation’s most notorious drug lords, Servando “la Tuta” Gomez.
Government officials say Gomez was captured Friday in the western state of Michoacan without a shot being fired.
Gomez was the leader of the Knights Templar cartel that dominated politics and commerce across Michoacan. He was the latest [...]

 

Feb 27 2015 Philippines Call Center Workers Cope With Advantages, Disadvantages of Industry

When Americans call for customer support there is a good chance the agent on the other end of the telephone line is Filipino. The Philippines has the world’s largest business process outsourcing, or BPO, industry. It employs some one-million workers who assist clients from very distant time zones. Jason Strother reports from Manila, where [...]

 

Feb 27 2015 Philippines Call Center Workers Cope With Advantages, Disadvantages of Industry

When Americans call for customer support there is a good chance the agent on the other end of the telephone line is Filipino. The Philippines has the world’s largest business process outsourcing, or BPO, industry. It employs some one-million workers who assist clients from very distant time zones. Jason Strother reports from Manila, where [...]

 

Feb 27 2015 Philippines Call Center Workers Face Challenges

When Americans call for customer support there is a good chance the agent on the other end of the telephone line is Filipino.
The Philippines has the world’s largest business process outsourcing, or BPO, industry, employing some one-million workers.
One of them is Angeline Rodriguez. The 30-year-old trained nurse says she makes more money working the overnight [...]

 

Feb 27 2015 Philippines Call Center Workers Face Challenges

When Americans call for customer support there is a good chance the agent on the other end of the telephone line is Filipino.
The Philippines has the world’s largest business process outsourcing, or BPO, industry, employing some one-million workers.
One of them is Angeline Rodriguez. The 30-year-old trained nurse says she makes more money working the overnight [...]

 
 
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