Unanimous agreement from a diverse group The subcommittee I served on was formed last November by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the government agency that regulates complex financial instruments known as derivatives. This alone was a bit surprising given that the Trump administration, which appointed the commissioners, has been consistently hostile to efforts to fight or even assess the risks of climate change. … [Read more...] about The U.S. financial system needs to prepare for climate disruption
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Last month, Apple hosted a hardware event that saw the launch of the new Apple Watch Series 6 and new iPad Air. And now, next week, on October 13, Apple has finally scheduled what is arguably its most important launch event of the year—the company’s annual iPhone unveiling. … [Read more...] about What to expect from Apple’s October iPhone event: iPhone 12, AirTags, over-the-ear AirPods, and more!
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shows that nearly half of Americans believe that ghosts are real. And those that experience them during their travels recount the stories like any 21st-century guest would—with snarky online reviews. That’s clear in the new book, which compiles nearly 40 reviews from the popular travel site, paired alongside images of the hotels. … [Read more...] about Check out the world’s spookiest destinations, according to Tripadvisor reviews
There are about 583,000 working in the US under H-1B visa and if these two rules will result in companies dismissing a large number of these employees over the next several years—and beginning immediately, depending on when particular current visas expire. … [Read more...] about 46 tech majors like Amazon, Google support lawsuit against new H-1B visa rules