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IBM Slovakia – Offshoring

For two years Big Blue has been ramping up its operations in India and China with what I have been told is the ultimate goal of laying off at least one American worker for every overseas hire…. Last week’s LEAN meetings were quite specifically to find and identify common and repetitive work now being done that could be automated or moved offshore, and to find work Global Services is doing that it should not be doing at all.

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Mobile phone base antenna radiation and Bees

The parasites, wildlife and other bees that normally raid the honey and pollen left behind when a colony dies, refuse to go anywhere near the abandoned hives.The alarm was first sounded last autumn, but has now hit half of all American states…. And last week John Chapple, one of London’s biggest bee-keepers, announced that 23 of his 40 hives have been abruptly abandoned.Other apiarists have recorded losses in Scotland, Wales and north-west England, but the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs insisted: “There is absolutely no evidence of CCD in the UK.”The implications of the spread are alarming.

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LIfe Insurance Profits: One Third of All LIfe Insurance Policies Go Unpaid

Missing Policyholder Demutualization Claims: Sun Life – Clarica: Demutualization is the process of converting a mutual life insurance company, owned by its policyholders, to a publicly traded stock company owned by shareholders, pursuant to a plan of conversion approved by government regulators…. Between one-quarter and one-half of all life insurance policies go unclaimed, because it is generally up to family members to notify the insurance company when a policyholder dies, and virtually no effort is made to find lost beneficiaries.

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Google Images, Getty and the Stock Photography Business

Getty Images is making a play now by entering the low end in force (they have the middle and middle-high end under control).Getty’s objective is less about controlling the images as it is about controlling the places that sell them. And while they may achieve a short-term monopoly on certain distribution outlets, which may result in higher prices for some small specialty markets, that short honeymoon period for Getty will end once photo-sharing sites become new outlets for photographers where the open market can decide their rates.

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Barclay’s Bank scamming customers on the way to record profits

Strangely, the bank made 7 billion lastThis articlBBC NEWS | Business | Mis-selling is ‘rife’ at Barclays: As my trainer Simon Pickergill said: “I hate it when they say the customer is always right…. Remember this isn’t just anyone, this is a man who Barclays had chosen to teach us, the bank’s new staff, how to behave.

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