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The Do Not Call Registry (DNCR) is a failure and a farce, in the absence of any punitive action by the regulators who choose to look the other way. I am a post-paid subscriber of Airtel and had registered with their DNCR, over a year back. I still get promotional messages from various—at times unscrupulous—vendors. I do not know to how many vendors the customer database has been sold. ‘Make...
Are you one of those who get bored sitting on long flights? Spring Airline, a Chinese budget-airline, is offering something different. It has applied for permission to sell cut-price ‘standing room only’ tickets to stand in the aisle during flights, reports IC Media. The president of the airline, Wang Zhenghua, is quite confident about the government backing it and says that the tickets would...
Large Wall Street firms spend millions of dollars on creating proprietary trading black boxes off which they make big money. In fact, such proprietary trading is their main source of profits. Naturally, they guard such codes zealously. A former Goldman Sachs worker was arrested in New York on allegations of stealing trade codes used for sophisticated automated stock and commodities trading....