Thursday, July 19, 2018

Apple, Logically, Uses Cash Pile To Amass Cobalt For Batteries

As the perceptive will have noted there's a certain excitement going on in the world of batteries and the electrical and electronic items which...

Time May Be Up But the Number of Women in Tech...

Time is apparently up, or so they tell me at least. The people who say this may know how to tell that the time is...

Sell JP Morgan Chase Over New Headquarters Building

There's a standard - and not entirely humorous - piece of advice about companies. When they announce a sparkling new headquarters building that's the...

Jeff Bezos Will Be Pissed – Amazon’s Profits Double

Or perhaps Jeff Bezos won't be annoyed. For Amazon is one of the few companies out there where reported profits are near entirely under...

IT recruitment is broken

If you've applied for a job in the last 15-20 years, the process has been pretty much the same. A company wants to recruit...

Odd And Interesting – Nils Pratley And The Guardian Support PFI...

Isn't is just lovely and wondrous how principles change dependent upon circumstances. Why, it's almost as if they're not principles at all, isn't it?...

Here’s Your Higher Minimum Wage – McDonald’s To Install No Wage...

Concerning the minimum wage we still have our equivalent of economic flat earthers. Those who insist that if we raise the cost of labour...

We’re looking for writers

We here at Continental Telegraph are interested in bringing onboard some more writers. No, no excitement please, this is definitively and definitely unpaid. We're interested in...

Just Call It Free Trade

There is no scam more delicious than restricting trade by devising "modernizations" of a "free trade agreement." The only intrinsic problem with the North American...

There’s No Free Shipping On These Boots You Know!

So, a company which makes boots has a customer who isn't happy with the idea of having to pay for shipping. Hmm: I have 2 pairs...