Category: news

HP cuts back on telecommuting

Who would have thought. HP a leader in so many things, is withdrawing from telecommuting. This is such a short sighted move and is sure to cause many high performing individuals to look for alternative employment.

With gas prices ever increasing, increase pollution from moving people from one place to another, just so they can be in the same room and the decreasing amount of time parents have to spend with their families, this is just a no-win strategy.

The benefits of telecommuting have been documented for several years now. If there is a problem, it is most likely with people management skills of those involved with staff hwo are telecommuting. Having staff all in one place is not going to solve that problem.

MySpace acts to calm teen safety fears

The Financial Times reports that Myspace is stepping up efforts to remove objectionable material from its hugely popular social networking site. MySpace acts to calm teen safety fears talks about the challenges of keeping the site open yet not scaring off “advertisers”!, the fast-growing community website hugely popular with American teens, has removed 200,000 “objectionable” profiles from its site

It’s a start. Myspace has been under fire from parents and educators for the amount of personal information that teens are able to post in public. Students are being warned to not post personal information that can be used to track down an individual. However with Myspace growing unabated, stronger tactics will need to be taken to ensure the safety of the site.

With 66m users, and 250,000 new users signing up every day, MySpace has become one of the top internet destinations.

But how do you validate 250,000 new users per day?