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It is one of the world's most comprehensive surveys and is conducted annually to enable multinational companies and other organisations to compensate employees fairly when placing them on global assignments. "Companies need to consider these factors in their value proposition to both their local and their expatriate employees", said senior partner and president of Mercer's career business, Ilya Bonic.
  • IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

    IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

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    March 19 is the first day of IBM Think 2018 , the company's flagship conference, where the company will unveil what it claims is the world's smallest computer . Did you find this futuristic development regarding the world's smallest computer interesting? These fingerprints can take many forms such as tiny computers or optical codes, but when they are tied to a blockchain , they represent a powerful means of proving a product's authenticity.
  • Fred Meyer to stop selling guns, ammo, at OR stores

    Fred Meyer to stop selling guns, ammo, at OR stores

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    After recently imposing restrictions on the sale of firearms, ammunition and assault rifle-themed publications, Kroger (KR) has chose to stop selling guns altogether. 'More recently we have been transitioning away from gun departments as a result of our ongoing work to optimize space in our Fred Meyer stores'. Owner, John Staser said he was surprised by the Fred Meyer decision and doesn't think it's necessarily the right one for Alaskans.
  • Volkswagen announces a new vehicle for the Chattanooga plant

    Volkswagen announces a new vehicle for the Chattanooga plant

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    Woebcken, president and chief executive of Volkswagen Group of America Inc. are expected to attend. We don't have many details as of this writing, Volkswagen only confirming that the SUV will be based on the company's modular MQB architecture, and that it's "designed and engineered for the American market".
  • Dairy Queen giving away free vanilla cones Tuesday to celebrate spring

    Dairy Queen giving away free vanilla cones Tuesday to celebrate spring

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    This is the fourth time DQ has hosted a free cone day. Last year, almost $300,000 was raised in one day for local hospitals. Most stores are open noon to 9 p.m. To enter the contest, post "the best excuse to ditch" daily responsibilities by 11:59 p.m. ET Tuesday on Rita's Facebook page www.facebook.com/RitasItalianIceCompany .
  • VW to return to Pikes Peak with ID R electric racer

    VW to return to Pikes Peak with ID R electric racer

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    We'll see the first I.D. cars on the market in 2019, and the automaker plans to offer more than 20 electric models worldwide by 2025. The Pikes Peak Hill Climb is an annual event, taking cars on a climb of 4,720 ft (1,440 m) from the start at Mile 7 on Pikes Peak Highway, to the finish at 14,110 ft (4,300 m).
  • Grounded Planes Hurt IndiGo's Market Share But Not Earnings

    Grounded Planes Hurt IndiGo's Market Share But Not Earnings

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    Meanwhile, Pratt and Whitey, US-based engine manufacturers are hopeful that engine issues will settle down by April as they are working on finding a solution and IndiGo and Go Air can resume full fleet operations. Both IndiGo and GoAir cancelled several flights during the last one week due to a number of aircraft being grounded. The airline also announced another slew of flight cancellations due to the grounding of its airlines.
  • British gambling shares rise after commission calls for…

    British gambling shares rise after commission calls for…

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    Those include bans on the ability of players to switch between different types of games in a single session, a call for bookmakers to track customers' habits in using gaming machines, and extending player protections that already apply to FOBTs to other gaming terminals.
  • Shah Rukh Khan revists Darr, tells Zero co-star 'I love you kkkKatrina!'

    Shah Rukh Khan revists Darr, tells Zero co-star 'I love you kkkKatrina!'

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    Shah Rukh played the role of an obsessive stalker in Darr and Anjaam , where he stalked Juhi Chawla and Madhuri Dixit respectively. There were stills wherein Shah Rukh Khan posted the before ice-cream and post ice-cream moment. "Here is a sample of her fantastic love for taking pics & keeping us all so entertained on the sets". Here's one of Shah Rukh from Zero sets. Katrina captioned the story, "On the sets".
  • Public Support for Japan Cabinet Down by 9.2% Over Abe's Corruption Scandal

    Public Support for Japan Cabinet Down by 9.2% Over Abe's Corruption Scandal

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    But the ruling coalition only said it could not make a decision until its senior executives meet Tuesday morning, stalling the day's talks, according to Democratic Party lawmaker Takanori Kawai. The figure is the lowest approval rating for Abe in the poll since his return to power at the end of 2012. What is Mr Abe accused of? Opposition lawmakers also pounced on the LDP on Monday for reports over the weekend that an anonymous LDP politician had pressured an education board in Nagoya for ...
  • Scottish flights cancelled due to heavy snowfall

    Scottish flights cancelled due to heavy snowfall

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    Flybe also warned that flights could be disrupted due to the temporary closure of airports, as well as possible restrictions on the number of arriving and departing flights. On Saturday, BA pulled the plug on multiple domestic flights to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester and services to European destinations. Travel chaos has descended on the United Kingdom as a result of the snow and iceWhich trains are experiencing delays and cancellations? Among the departing flights to be cancelled are ...
  • Hammerson shares shoot up 28% on takeover proposal

    Hammerson shares shoot up 28% on takeover proposal

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    Klepierre's bid offered a 40.7 percent premium to Hammerson's closing share price on March 16, the last trading day before its approach was made public, the French group said. The move comes after Hammerson agreed an all-share takeover of rival Intu in December previous year, which will create Britain's biggest property company.
  • Claire's jewelry chain files for bankruptcy

    Claire's jewelry chain files for bankruptcy

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    According to a statement on the company's website , they are "pursuing a financial restructuring in order to eliminate a substantial portion of debt..." Creditors led by Elliott Management and Monarch Alternative Capital have agreed to provide the company with about $575 million of new capital.
  • Micro Focus Issues Sales Warning Alongside CEO Resignation

    Micro Focus Issues Sales Warning Alongside CEO Resignation

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    Mr Hsu will be replaced by his predecessor. Providing customers with a world-class portfolio of enterprise-grade scalable solutions with analytics built-in, Micro Focus delivers customer-centered innovation across DevOps, Hybrid IT Management, Security & Data Management, and Predictive Analytics.
  • Alibaba invests extra US$2bn in Lazada Group

    Alibaba invests extra US$2bn in Lazada Group

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    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Monday it would appoint one of its founders as head of Lazada and inject another $2 billion into Southeast Asia's leading online shopping firm, boosting its regional expansion. The region's online economy is expected to grow by as much as $200 billion by 2025, with this growth largely driven by eCommerce. Amazon entered the foray last year, but it remains only in Singapore, while Shopee is a two-year-old entrant bankrolled by Sea, formerly Garena, ...