U.S. graduate business schools are losing their iron grip on the thriving market for international M.B.A. students. At the 25 U.S. graduate-business programs that award the largest numbers of degrees to international students, applications for the 2011 fall semester declined 4%, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Council of Graduate Schools,...
The cuts are a reversal from February, when 84,600 jobs were added. The unemployment rate falls slightly to 12%. Economists say some of the job losses were probably tied to rising gas prices and the quake and tsunami in Japan.
Apple has joined the "It Gets Better" campaign with a video that features words of encouragement from its gay, lesbian, and transgendered employees. "To finally be open and honest with who I am and what I want out of life. To my surprise, it was probably one of the best things that I had ever done," one man says.
IBM announced that its analytics technology has helped the state of New York recover more than $83 million in delinquent taxes. Since IBM analytics technology was deployed in 2010 by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, the state has recovered $83 million in delinquent taxes.
A father of two has sued Apple for the ease of its in-app purchases, despite the company's attempts to make doing so more difficult. A Pennsylvania father has filed a lawsuit against Apple for allowing in-app purchases in free iPhone games, which he claims allows children to spend real-world money without even knowing it.
Google (GOOG) stock took a huge hit last week following its earnings call, dropping and incredible 47 points or 8.26% from closing the day before. That's $15B in market cap and its biggest one day loss since the 2008 Bear market.
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