All things considered I've been really impressed by the way American and US Airways have been handling their integration. Merging two airlines on completely different reservations systems is no easy task, and I think they've done a fairly...Show More Summary
If you think the systems US airlines use for awarding status are complicated, take a look at the systems offered by some non-US airlines. For example, British Airways uses a "Tier Point" system for awarding status, with Tier Points being...Show More Summary
As the spread of renewable energy generation continues and countries expand to allocate more resources to increasing the overall percentage of renewable energy generation capacity, more stability will be required to ensure that such technologies like wind and solar aren’t as reliant upon specific weather conditions. Show More Summary
A long piece from The Nation explains “why it’s impossible to indict a cop” and the systemic hurdles to police reform, including, briefly, the role of police unions: Firing a police officer with a record of abusive behavior (or worse) is often extremely difficult and can carry a heavy political cost. Show More Summary
Last night, like many across the world who were watching, I experienced deep disappointment in the decision by the St. Louis County grand jury not to indict Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenage boy, on August 9. Show More Summary
Sageworks founder Brian Hamilton describes the financial systems required for any startup.
The official PC system requirements for Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes were published early Wednesday on the game's Steam community page. Minimum Specifications: OS: Windows Vista 64-Bit or later Processor: Core i5 SandyBridge 4Core...Show More Summary
Both the minimum and recommended system specs included.
The Commission voted to adopt rules on Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity, which requires self-regulatory organizations, securities exchanges, registered clearing agencies and significant alternative trading systems, to establish policies and procedures to help ensure that systems have capacity, integrity and resiliency.... Show More Summary
With temperatures dipping, homeowners are firing up their heaters. But systems that require heating oil release fine particles outside that could have harmful health effects. Regulations to curb these emissions in New York City, however, could save hundreds of lives, a new study has found. Show More Summary
A reliable Bluetooth headset makes doing chores and activities that require both hands infinitely easier. The experts at FindTheBest found the best Bluetooth headsets on the market based on a Smart Rating system. The Smart Rating takes...Show More Summary
A federal appeals court Friday upheld a compromise contraceptive opt-out system adopted by the Obama administration that shields religious employers from Obamacare requirements while still maintaining coverage for women.
How is our justice system supposed to deal with seduction in the age of "affirmative consent?" California has just passed a law requiring universities to enforce policies insuring that sex is consensual ("California Law on Consent Pleases Many but Leaves Some Doubters," NYT, 9/29/14). Show More Summary
Uber has introduced a wallet-style payment system in India in responsible to recent regulations that require all online transactions to pass through the domestic banking system. Read More
Docker containers are disrupting the world of virtualization, but IT still requires an operating system framework on which to run and manage them. Now, Red Hat Inc., has just launched the public beta of an OS it believes is ideally … Continue reading ?
Business groups and labor unions are awaiting a ruling by federal regulators that could require employers to let workers use company email systems to communicate with each other about improving wages and working conditions, potentially giving unions a powerful new organizing tool.
By Melanie Trottman, The Wall Street Journal Business groups are bracing for a ruling by federal regulators that could require employers to let workers use company email systems to communicate about ways to work together to improve wages and working conditions, potentially giving unions a powerful organizing tool.
The plan would require global systemically important banks to hold twice as much capital, 6 percent, as required by Basel III rules. It is intended to spare taxpayers from having to bail out big banks in the event of another financial crisis.
The Minneapolis public school system announced a major new district-wide policy for disciplining students: any suspension of a non-white student requires the district superintendent's approval. The MPS has been stung by reports that students of color are 10 times more likely to receive a suspension than white students. Show More Summary
The Pokémon Company International just revealed details about how to obtain EON Tickets in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, which launch for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on November 21. EON Tickets are required reach...Show More Summary