Category: Business

These are the salary expectations of students who know how to code

Students seeking a full-time software job or internship are quite optimistic about their salary expectations, according to a new survey released today (May 18) by Devpost, which polled 1,700 US students this spring at hack events it organized on college campuses: Continue reading “These are the salary expectations of students who know how to code”

Turning prisoners into entrepreneurs would save the UK £1.4 billion annually -Reports

What if, instead of lamenting the high unemployment rates for people released from prison, society gave ex-offenders the chance to start their own businesses?A new report from the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) think tank, suggests that the UK, whose prison population has more than doubled since the 1990s, would save as much as £1.4 billion every year if it turned its former prisoners in to entrepreneurs. Continue reading “Turning prisoners into entrepreneurs would save the UK £1.4 billion annually -Reports”

Nigerian saboteurs, Canadian wildfires, and Goldman Sachs are pushing oil prices up toward $50

Oil is in its biggest price surge in six months, sending a potential rescue line to desperate producers who have been shutting down rigs to stave off bankruptcy. Futures prices for Brent crude, the international benchmark, have risen as high as $49.47 a barrel today. Continue reading “Nigerian saboteurs, Canadian wildfires, and Goldman Sachs are pushing oil prices up toward $50”

Twitter Is Considering Changes to the 140-Character Limit

Twitter is planning to make changes to its 140-character limit, a restriction the service has had since its inception in 2006, according to a report from Bloomberg. Sources told the financial wire service that Twitter is expected to announce sometime in the next two weeks that photos and links included in tweets will not count towards the 140-character limit. Continue reading “Twitter Is Considering Changes to the 140-Character Limit”