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Turkey steps up Syria shelling as invasion of Afrin looms

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thousands of Kurds in northern Syria have held protests against Turkish attacks on Afrin Turkey has intensified its shelling of Kurdish militia in northern Syria, ahead of a threatened ground offensive aimed at driving them out of the area. The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units ...

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South Korea, Italy also calling out Apple for slowing iPhones

Apple continues to get into hot water over a power management feature that throttles performance on older iPhones to avoid unexpected battery shutdowns. A South Korean consumer group has now filed a complaint, though it’s not clear whether the complaint will trigger a formal investigation (via Reuters). The group, Citizens United ...

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NewVoiceMedia strengthens leadership team with appointment of Olivier Gachot as Executive Vice President of North America Sales

LONDON, 19 January 2018 – NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to create exceptional, emotive customer experiences to serve better and sell more, has appointed Olivier Gachot as Executive Vice President of North America Sales. Based in San Francisco, Gachot ...

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Carillion: Six charts that explain what happened

The collapse of construction giant Carillion has put thousands of jobs at risk across the UK. Here are six charts and maps that tell the story of the firm’s demise. 1. Carillion employed a lot of people Carillion may not have been a household name, but it employed 43,000 staff ...

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Children draw their future job ambitions

Image caption Many girls in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Colombia and Indonesia aspired to be a doctor Young people in developing countries often have more aspirational career ambitions than boys in the UK, an international survey suggests. While boys in the UK aimed to be footballers or YouTube stars, their counterparts in ...

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