China’s youth face grim job market as COVID slows economy – US News & World Report | Pharmicx

BEIJING (AP) — Liu Qian, who is job-hunting with a new master’s degree, said two employers interviewed her and then said the jobs had been cut. Others asked her to take a lesser wage. She’s one of 11 million new graduates desperate for work in a bleak job market as anti-virus controls force factories, restaurants … Read more

Apple Card’s rapid growth, outside providers blamed for mishaps in Goldman’s credit card business – CNBC | Pharmicx

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the Apple Card during a launch event at Apple’s headquarters on Monday, March 25, 2019 in Cupertino, California. Noah Berger | AFP | Getty Images When Apple introduced its new credit card in 2019, Apple promoted it as a game changer with an unprecedented level of simplicity and transparency. Behind … Read more

Billions flow into bioplastics as markets start to rise – US News & World Report | Pharmicx

MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — In a world increasingly concerned by the ongoing environmental damage from plastics made in petrochemical plants, companies are investing billions of dollars to increase the production of plastics made from natural, renewable materials that are safe can be composted or can biodegrade under the right conditions. Bioplastics have … Read more

Almost half of Singaporeans want to travel to one place – and it’s not Malaysia – CNBC | Pharmicx

Around 49% of Singaporeans say they are considering Japan for their next vacation abroad, according to market research firm YouGov. Among young citizens, interest is likely to be even greater. About 68% of Singaporeans aged 16 to 24 said they are considering Japan for their “next vacation,” compared to 37% of those over 55, according … Read more

Missing Former President’s Signature Delays Digital Nomad Visa Issuance – ft.lk | Pharmicx

Former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, as technology minister, failed to sign the cabinet paper detailing the latest changes The Immigration Service receives around 40 applications for a digital nomad visa The industry blames the authorities for the loss of foreign exchange inflows over the past year By Charumini de … Read more

Researchers ask census to stop controversial privacy method – US News & World Report | Pharmicx

By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press Prominent demographers are calling on the US Census Bureau to abandon a controversial method of protecting the confidentiality of poll and census takers as it threatens the usability of numbers that form the basis of the country’s data infrastructure. The Census Bureau made its first decision to use differential privacy … Read more

Bankrupt crypto lending platform Celsius withdraws request to hire CFO at $92,000 a month – CNBC | Pharmicx

Celsius was sued by former investment manager Jason Stone on Thursday as pressure continues to mount on the company amid cryptocurrency price crashes. Among other things, Stone has claimed that Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky (above) “has been able to significantly enrich himself.” Piaras Ó Midheach | Sportsfile for Web Summit | Getty Images Embattled lending … Read more

Why Mark Zuckerberg’s other big bet outside the metaverse is WhatsApp for business – CNBC | Pharmicx

Facebook’s new rebranding logo Meta is seen on smartphone in front of the displayed logo of Facebook, Messenger, Intagram, Whatsapp and Oculus in this illustration image taken on October 28, 2021. Dado Ruvic | Reuters WhatsApp is already very popular with US consumers. Now, Meta Platforms is paying more attention to building its small business … Read more

The Lesson for Walmart’s Main Street, Target Inventory Failures – CNBC | Pharmicx

Philip Radwanski | Light Rocket | Getty Images The narrative of the retail battles of the last few decades has pitted one of two wars: Amazon and e-commerce against the big brick-and-mortar retailers, and all the big ones against small Main Street entrepreneurs. But in the current confusing economic environment – marked by inflation, supply … Read more

5 things to consider when looking for a new job – US News & World Report | Pharmicx

By ADRIANA MORGA and CORA LEWIS, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Finding a new job is a balancing act: some people are switching roles for shorter commutes or a better salary, others want health insurance or flexible hours, and still others are looking for a job in a new or different industry. Hiring … Read more