US Senate approves Meg Whitman as ambassador to Kenya
... shopping platforms. She has held senior leadership positions at Hasbro, StrideRite Corporation and Walt Disney Corporation, and is a former partner at Bain and Co, the bio states. Ms Whitman studied for a BA from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard University. Her bio says Meg has been inducted into the US Business Hall of Fame and the Bay Area Business Hall of Fame.
Updated: 07/15/2022
Unemployment, housing market in crisis in China
... immediately after the 2020 downturn. Unemployment is close to the highest level on record. Small businesses are bearing the brunt of weakness in consumer spending, as the housing market is still a mess. Kenneth Rogoff , a professor of economics at Harvard University and a former chief economist for the International Monetary Fund , said China is the shoe that has never dropped in the global economy. The long-term fundamentals point to a slower growth in the next decade, and China isn't going to be the ...
Updated: 07/15/2022
Larry Summers says inflation data "unlikely" without economic downturn
.... Summers said on Wednesday that "I think it is unlikely that we will see inflation come down to target range without a significant economic downturn," Summers said at a panel discussion hosted by the Economic Club of New York. Summers, a Harvard University professor who served in both the Clinton and Obama administrations, has repeatedly sounded the alarm over rising inflation, and spent much of 2021 arguing that the Biden team and the Fed policymakers underestimated the risk of soaring consumer ...
Updated: 07/13/2022
CBI charges former NSE officials for illegal tapping of employees
... start iSEC Services Pvt Ltd in March 2001 but his resignation was not accepted and he returned to the police service in May 2006, quitting as company's director. His son and mother took charge later. The police officer, who studied at IIT-Kanpur and Harvard University , was made Mumbai Police Commissioner during the MVA government led by former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray .
Updated: 07/09/2022
First man dies of heart failure, not organ rejection
... species to a human, have been researched as demand for organ replacement increases. 10 patients die every day while waiting for a donor organ, according to the FDA . Pig and cow tissues have been used successfully for valve replacements, according to Harvard University Medical School . Those valves typically last about 15 years and don't require the use of anti-clotting drugs as opposed to a mechanical valve, which can last the rest of a person's life. "We have entered a new era in organ transplantation,...
Updated: 07/07/2022
Rents are rising, adding to inflation fears
... epidemic, in the months to come. A household is considered to be cost burdened if they put more than 30% of their income toward rent in the year 2019 - it is a reality for about 46% of renters, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University . In the same year, lower-income households made up 62% of the cost-burdened households and 86% of households that spent half or more of their income on rent. Even a slight increase in rent can spell disaster for those families, because they ...
Updated: 07/06/2022
Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates’ 48-year-old resume looks great
... resume on LinkedIn with a self-deprecating caption that read, "I'm sure your resume looks a lot better than mine did 48 years ago." The resume is almost 48 years old now. It was from the time when Gates was in his first year of college at Harvard University . Gates revealed his height on his resume and said he did not have any salary demand. He has a CV showing that he is open to relocation. Gates has taken courses in operating systems structure, database management, computer graphics, and more....
Updated: 07/02/2022
Early Pacific seafarers were matrilocal societies, DNA finds
... societies, which appeared to be the norm in ancient populations in Europe and Africa. David Reich , a professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School , said that the peopling of the Pacific is a longstanding and important mystery. Today traditional communities ... ... which contributed to Papuan ancestry to those living on some islands in Micronesia today. Dr Mark Dyble , an anthropologist at University College London who has not been involved in the research, said matrilocal societies were unusual but by no means unique,...
Updated: 06/30/2022
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