Kathryn Buschman Vasel
April 19, 2013
The IRS will issue official furlough notices next week to employees detailing that the agency will be closed for five days with unpaid leave for workers this summer because of the sequester.
In a memo to employees, IRS Acting Commissioner Steve Miller said the furlough days will be May 24, June 14, July 5, July 22 and Aug. 30 with two additional days possible in August [...]
If all the hype around the iPhone 5 has got you hankering to try one it might be time to switch jobs.
Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer may just be the world’s greatest boss, offering a choice of smartphones to every single one of the company’s U.S. based employees.
Staff can take their pic of a new Apple, Samsung, Nokia or HTC as part of the ‘Yahoo! Smart Phones, Smart Fun!’ programme.
July 12, 2012
Anyone remember how many billions, HSBC, Europe’s largest beggar bank, borrowed secretly from The Bernank at 0% during 2008-2009…?
Or as an AIG counterparty via Goldman Sachs… $3.5 billion.
This is nothing new for HSBC, which has a sordid history in money-laundering, or global banking in general, which relies on hundreds of billions in illicit accounts as a regular and sometimes requisite (think crisis of 2008) staple of business.
Here are a couple of [...]
Merrill Lynch is quietly circulating a memo which tells its affluent clients to reposition themselves — and their portfolios — for a fundamental geopolitical shift.
The only way brokerages make money from their clients is when they can get their clients to move money from one investment to another. They have no use for the “buy & hold” clients.
12:11 p.m. | Updated The ailing cable news channel CNN on Wednesday abruptly ended “John King, USA,” its 6 p.m. political news program.
The program will be replaced at the end of the month by “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” which will expand from two hours long to three hours. Mr. Blitzer’s program currently precedes Mr. King’s, beginning at 4 p.m.
Ken Jautz, the executive in charge of CNN, said in an [...]
Problem affects ‘wi fi only’ models
Slow speeds, and inability to connect
Leaked memo tells staff to replace units
Apple is quietly replacing units of the new iPad affected by slow, unreliable wi-fi.
The company’s Applecare support service has been told to replace affected units, according to a leaked internal memo seen by 9to5Mac.
The memo says that Applecare is ‘actively investigating’ problems including an inability to connect to nearby networks and slow speeds.
The new [...]
The latest activity by Wikileaks dumped some 5 million emails and documents hacked from the database of Stratfor Intelligence. The emails reveal Democrats’ effort to steal the 2008 election.
Shocking revelations from a Wikileaks document dump show the Democrat Party committed a felony when it stuffed ballot boxes in Ohio and Philadelphia during the 2008 presidential election.
A memo further revealed that the so-called “Reverend” Jesse Jackson was paid a handsome figure [...]
In order to make sure gays and lesbians are adequately represented on the judicial bench, the state of California is requiring all judges and justices to reveal their sexual orientation. The announcement was made in an internal memo sent to all California judges and justices.
“[The Administrative Office of the Courts] is contacting all judges and justices to gather data on race/ethnicity, gender identification, and sexual orientation,” reads an email sent [...]