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Robots in finance could wipe out some of its highest-paying jobs

Robots have replaced thousands of routine jobs on Wall Street. Now, they’re coming for higher-ups. That’s the contention of Marcos Lopez de Prado, a Cornell University professor and the former head of machine learning at AQR Capital Management LLC, who testified in Washington on Friday about the impact of artificial intelligence on capital markets and jobs. The use of algorithms in electronic markets has ... Read More »

Cards Against Humanity Writers Fight Computer AI For Their Jobs

The Cards Against Humanity team are known for their Black Friday stunts. In the past they have dug a hole to nowhere and sold new products every 10 minutes. They even went after Trump’s border wall once. This year they are spending 16 hours battling a computer to see who can create the best new CAH cards. If the humans lose, it will cost ... Read More »

Computer maker HP to cut thousands of jobs

SAN FRANCISCO: US computer and printer maker HP announced Thursday it will cut more than 10 percent of its global workforce to simplify operations and cut costs. The California-based company said it will trim its workforce of some 55,000 employees by up to 9,000 positions over the next three years. “We are taking bold and decisive actions as we embark ... Read More »

Education, jobs can stop population growth

Education, jobs can stop population growth(Hindustan Times) At 365 million, India’s young between the ages of 10 years and 24 years is more than the population of the US, which at 329.1 million, is the third most populous after China and India, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) State of the World Population report 2019 released this week. ... Read More »

HTC to Slash 1,500 Jobs for ‘More Effective and Flexible Resource Management’

HIGHLIGHTS Job cuts indicate fresh hiccups for the struggling HTC HTC employs 6,450 staff globally The layoffs will be completed by the end of September Smartphone maker HTC plans to slash around a quarter of its global workforce through job cuts at its manufacturing unit in Taiwan, in a bid to better manage resources as the company continues to battle dwindling sales. ... Read More »

The highest-paying jobs in finance, according to LinkedIn

SFROLOV/ShutterstockThese finance jobs all have median base salaries of at least $100,000. • Finance jobs have a reputation for coming with massive salaries. • But not all roles are created equal in the finance industry. • LinkedIn looked through its salary data to figure out which finance jobs earn the most money. Finance jobs are a great way to rake in the big bucks. ... Read More »

Brexit: Europe’s new finance rules put 83,000 U.K. jobs at risk

. The European Union is preparing the ground for a raid on one of the crown jewels of British business. The bloc proposed rules on Tuesday that would give it the power to force a large slice of London’s financial services to move out of the city after Brexit, putting at risk an estimated 83,000 jobs. Despite not using the ... Read More »

GST To Create 5 Lakh New Jobs For Candidates With Skills In IT, Finance

Post GST implementation, India would need at least 5 lakh IT professionals having knowledge of finance. HIGHLIGHTS Government wants youth to be job-provider, not job-seeker, says minister It is focused to provide entrepreneurship skills, says Rajiv Pratap Rudy Government expects to roll out GST from July 1 Indore: Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge) Rajiv ... Read More »

Amazon India to Double Storage Capacity, Add 5,000 New Jobs in 2017

E-commerce company Amazon.in on Tuesday said it is set to double its storage capacity with the addition of 14 new fulfilment centres (FCs) in 2017 in India, including the recently announced seven specialised ones for large appliances and furniture. The Indian unit of the American e-commerce giant said the additional new seven FCs will be set up in Telangana, Haryana, ... Read More »

Microsoft to cut 700 jobs this week

Microsoft will cut down the jobs of 700 employees in the coming fiscal year, i.e. 2017. Microsoft to cut 700 jobs this week RELATED STORIES Shivraj Singh Chouhan to teach students on January 28 JNU: Entrance examination fee hiked by 27 per cent Twinkle Khanna supports education for slum kids in India Miranda House wins Sanjay Shrivastava Memorial debate JKBOSE ... Read More »