Susan Fowler Rigetti who is now a best-selling author and worked with Uber earlier alleged sexual harassment and discrimination by a manager in the company. The accused is a former engineering for UBERpool, the cab giant's ride-sharing service.
These accusations were noticed by Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick who called them 'abhorrent and against everything we believe in'. Thereafter, Kalanick ordered a new HR officer to conduct the investigation urgently.
Travis said, "There can be absolutely no place for this kind of behaviour at Uber. Anyone who behaves this way or thinks this... Read More
While women amount to approximately half of the labor force and are broadly represented in most fields of employment, their position remains marginal in the construction industry. Despite pro-women initiatives, a manpower deficiency and an ageing workforce, construction is still predominated by white middle-aged males.
Prejudice and stereotypes are still present in the construction industry, both among entrepreneurs, union representatives and male colleagues. Prejudices are beliefs that limit our openness to others and that prevent change. To move from a homogeneous culture... Read More
Smart city mission was launched on June 2015 by Prime Minister. Indian Cabinet has approved about US$15 billion for the development of cities (100 cities). We all know that the Indian economy is continuously attracting global acclaim. Many cities were struggling to adjust with the unplanned development plans. The fast increasing the gap between poor and rich is also great matter of concern. That’s why Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched this smart city Yojana (http://govyojana.in/smart-city-yojana/ )The Main Perspective
The objective of Smart City Yojana is to develop a city and... Read More
The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has released their 2016 edition of World Intellectual Property Indicators. Through their own data, combined with that of global patent offices and the World Bank, they seek to build a comprehensive picture of the state of intellectual property around the world. The indicators span from patents to microorganisms and plant varieties filed in over 100 different countries.
Director General Francis Gurry is optimistic about the global IP market. “As policymakers seek to invigorate growth around the world, it is encouraging to report that... Read More
Vote in favor of the brexit, election of Donald Trump: populism is making a steady rise in strength in the world. Savers can adapt to them by deploying both offensive and defensive strategies.
Numerous factors explain this wave of populism, such as uncontrolled migratory flows and rising income inequality. The liberalization of international trade and competition from China are also accused by the Donald Trumps of this world. Moreover, the main consequence of the rise of populism is the resurgence of protectionism.
Msnbc breaking news has experts stating that the election of Trump... Read More
Autonomous functioning is showing a reliable, viable and growing interest within the automotive industry, it's customers and investors.
With the increased focus on road safety in the last few decades, and the increase in processing power available to computers at relatively low cost, has seen car manufacturers turn their attention to programming and developing electronics systems to increase road safety and ease of use of their vehicles.
Developments from companies such as Tesla electric's autonomous development program, PSA Groupe's automated driving experience project, BMW Innovation’s... Read More
Few sports have had such a challenging existence as that of greyhound racing. But despite criticisms over the mistreatment of animals and dwindling racetrack attendances, it seems that greyhound racing could be having something of a revival in recent years.
This comes in the face of many governments and institutions making the controversial decision to ban the sport in many areas. Despite greyhound racing having been in existence for well over 100 years, public perceptions surrounding the sport have failed to catch up to many initiatives that have sought to make the sport much safer... Read More
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The world we live in currently, one would be very hard pressed to experience rational peace and genuine freedom. "Peace", is a rare and almost extinct commodity. It is a shadow in the memory of humanity, a mere moment in the blink of an eye that we seldom...
Nice piece Credo as usual. You mention in context at the end "for fear of making war with the Gods." The keystone of peace lies crumbling,simply because the 'Gods of war' reign supreme despite race, religion,etc. Hypothetically if religion didn't exist...
I have serious doubts about the reality of Christ, but I have no doubt that if he existed, he did not look the way as the image commonly depicted in the U S and the rest of the West does. As the early Christians made war on pagan civilizations and cultures,...