Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of faulty air bag inflators that are linked to the death of at least 16 people.
Chauncey Incarnato is part of a small but growing contingent of men pursuing jobs traditionally dominated by women in the fast-growing health sector, a choice some economists say may be key to stanching a troubling exodus of men from working life.
The home-improvement retail chain has increased its dividend payouts without fail in each of the last 54 years. Lowe’s annual payouts have more than doubled over the last four years and recently yielded 2.1 percent. The best part? Lowe’s is likely to keep the dividend growth flowing for many years.
Ransomware is now a common topic among business owners and computer users. A patch is a piece of software used to correct a problem within an operating system or software program. These patches can prevent ransomware attacks. If you have a PC or network using Microsoft Windows operating systems, you may be aware of updates and patches being made recently. Many of us remember the WannaCry global outbreak last month that affected thousands. Microsoft warns of an elevated risk of cyberattacks and is releasing new updates. The Better Business Bureau wants you to know what this means to you:
Architecture NAC Architecture has announced the hiring of Landon DeFelice, Andrew Parker, Vitaliy Grechikhin and Don Potts. DeFelice, an architectural designer, is working on Spokane Community College’s Main Building renovation and an elementary school in Quincy, Washington. Parker, also an architectural designer, is working on the builds for a new residence hall at Montana State University and a recreation center in Quincy. Grechikhin, an electrical drafter, is working on SCC’s Main Building renovation and a Spokane Behavioral Health project. Potts works in IT and has previously worked with Microsoft and others in his 15-year career.
Although lenders sometimes disclose at the time of application that employment, assets and credit may be reverified again near or on the closing date for quality control purposes, a reverification form does not usually accompany the closing papers.
Dozens of Bernard Madoff’s early investors are getting help from an unlikely source in a fight to keep their profits: the con man himself. From his federal lockup in Butner, North Carolina, Madoff said at a recent deposition he was a legitimate securities broker for decades, until 1992. Before that, he said, he was mostly clean as a whistle. Madoff made a similar claim in his guilty plea eight years ago, but the issue hasn’t really mattered until now.
It may not be enough for the electric car company Tesla to take on the giants of Detroit, like General Motors and Ford. The Palo Alto-based automaker is said to be exploring its very own music streaming service, too, a move that would pit the company against market leader Spotify, and the aggressive efforts by Apple to conquer the world of on-demand music.
The change announced Friday will end a practice that Google has embraced since the company introduced Gmail in 2004. The practice has raised concerns among privacy watchdogs and creeped out some users.