Ohio father Doug Hermann, frustrated by his son’s math homework, posted an image on Facebook showing a check to his children’s elementary school written out using “common core numbers.” Douglas Hermann/Facebook Herrmann appears to be referencing a tool called “ten-frame cards” used to teach children basic facts about small numbers. The idea is pretty straightforward: […]

Julia La Roche for Business Insider Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein and former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg The FT’s Tracy Alloway is reporting that Goldman Sachs is leading an effort amongst big banks to create their own instant messaging system for traders and bankers.  The project is called “Babble” and it’s a big deal because […]

KUALA LUMPUR: Bintai Kinden Corp Bhd plans to make the oil and gas (O&G) segment its core business, in addition to its core competency of mechanical and electrical engineering services, as it seeks a return to profitability. The company fell into the red in the financial year ended March 31, 2014 (FY14) with a net […]

KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB) lowered its target price (TP) for diversified DRB-Hicom Bhd shares to RM3 from RM3.30, but maintained its “buy” call on the stock. In a note today, HLIB said it had downgraded DRB-Hicom after the group reported lower-than-expected core earnings for its financial year ended March […]