Brace Yourself, Your New Boss May be Younger Than You

Fox Business – Someone new is moving into the corner office and for current employees, there’s a good chance that person is younger than you.

It’s a scary realization for some, but nevertheless a reflection of how the workforce has changed in recent years as companies become more reliant on younger employees who tend to be cheaper but have the high-tech skills of a more-recent graduate.

About a third of U.S. workers say their boss is younger than they are and around 15% say they work for someone who is at least 10 years younger, according to a new CareerBuilder survey, highlighting a shift in the correlation between seniority and leadership. Read more of this post


Yahoo sues Facebook for infringing 10 patents

Reuters- Yahoo Inc sued Facebook Inc over 10 patents that include methods and systems for advertising on the Web, opening the first major legal battle among big technology companies in social media.

The lawsuit, filed in a San Jose, California federal court on Monday, marks a major escalation of patent litigation that has already swept up the smartphone and tablet sectors and high-tech stalwarts such as Apple Inc Read more of this post