Mobile banking becoming more popular

Mobile banking is becoming progressively more popular, says the ABA (American Bankers Association). In a survey involving 1,000 US adults, mobile banking is now preferred by 8% of customers, two percentage points higher than a year ago. The…

US shutdown affecting businesses

Is the US shutdown affecting businesses? Yes, says Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, who is at the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Summit in Bali, Indonesia. President Barack Obama, who had planned to be at the APEC Summit,…

Home working may be more productive

Employees who work from home get more work done than their colleagues in the office, mainly because there is less distraction, they appreciate the flexibility, and spend part of commuting time working, researchers at the London School of…

Twitter IPO $1 billion

Twitter Inc., the microblogging social networking company, plans an initial public offering (IPO) of $1 billion. It has filed a document with US regulators. Last month, Twitter announced it was planning to go public. This Twitter IPO will…