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Government doubles visa numbers for overseas tech workers

Government doubles visa numbers for overseas tech workers

That is why we will look at how it can work with organisations across the United Kingdom to ensure wider take up of these visas outside London. Tech Nation isn't entirely new, instead it's a rebranding of Tech City UK (originally Tech City London) but with a bigger UK-wide mandate, since the original group was criticised for being far too London-centric.


Forever 21 Warns Customer Credit Card Info May Have Been Stolen

Forever 21 Warns Customer Credit Card Info May Have Been Stolen

Forever 21 is the latest in a litany of retail companies that have suffered data breaches this year. The did confirm that they are focused on purchases in their stores from March 2017 through October 2017. "Because the investigation is continuing, complete findings are not available, and it is too early to provide further details on the investigation", the company said.


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray To Step Down

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray To Step Down

Cordray confirmed this in a letter to staff this week. The Obama-appointed consumer advocate announced the decision in an email to CFPB employees, saying he will step down "before the end of the month". Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the Democrat who is credited with conceiving and setting up the CFPB, has said its actions were necessary to protect ordinary Americans in the wake of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.


USA crude, fuels inventories grow

USA crude, fuels inventories grow

EDT. [L1N1NL0YO] The EIA data encouraged buying at session lows. In parallel, gasoline stockpiles increased by 0.9m barrels while those of distillates fell by 0.8m barrels last week, as refineries operated at 91.0% of their capacity. The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other non-OPEC producers will meet on November 30 in Vienna to decide on oil output policy.


Greggs apologises for swapping Jesus with a sausage roll in Nativity Scene

Greggs apologises for swapping Jesus with a sausage roll in Nativity Scene

Nevertheless, thicker-skinned sausage roll lovers will still be able to get their hands on the advent calendar from November 20, which Greggs has said is worth between £35 and £60. Rev Mark Edwards, vicar at St Matthew's Church and St Cuthbert's Church in Newcastle, told the Evening Chronicle he was appalled by the photo. Each door reveals a festive scene with a uniquely Greggs twist, such as kissing a Festive Bake under the mistletoe, and a Christmas tree adorned with mini gingerbread ...


Amazon launches Alexa, Echo, and Prime Music in Canada

Amazon launches Alexa, Echo, and Prime Music in Canada

Amazon anticipates 10,000 skills will be available for Canadian customers this year, including skills from Air Canada, CBC, the Weather Network, TD Bank, and Bank of Montreal. Echo devices are available for pre-order today on Amazon.ca for a December 5 launch. This includes the Canadian launch of the ecobee4 smart thermostat for $329 , while the Schlage Sense touchscreen deadbolt now also supports Alexa for $221.