The Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services ...
Jun 8th, 2011
(AFP/File) - The Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) estimates there are some 15,000 freelancers, like Abdullah Al Zahid (pictured), in Bangladesh doing outsourcing work for technology companies across the globe.(AFP/File/Munir Uz Zaman) -
By Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladeshi garment factory owners said on Thursday they had agreed to a proposed 77 percent rise in the minimum wage, but police used teargas and rubber bullets to break up new protests by stone-throwing workers calling for a bigger increase. Bangladesh's official wage board had proposed the rise to $68 a month ... [Full Article]
By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. senator has asked 20 of the world's biggest automakers for information on how they secure their vehicles from cyber attacks, in light of reports by security experts who say they have identified ways to hack into cars. Edward Markey, a Democrat from Massachusetts, asked the companies to respond to a serie... [Full Article]
China's central bank will closely monitor the development of Internet financial services to ensure companies do not cross any legal red lines, a senior central bank official said on Thursday. Internet financing and traditional banking services complement each other, Liu Shiyu, a vice central bank governor, said in a speech published on the cen... [Full Article]