Firms saving cash by cutting matches to 401(k) plans

Companies eager to conserve cash are trimming their contributions to their workers’ 401(k) retirement plans, putting a new strain on America’s tattered safety net at the very moment when many workers are watching their accounts plummet along with the

UDPATE 3-Undersea cable breaks cut Internet in Mideast, Asia? 12 hrs ago

By James Regan PARIS, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Breaks in three submarine cables under the Mediterranean, possibly caused by a ship’s anchor, have disrupted Internet and international telephone services in parts of the Middle East and South Asia, officials said

MidEast: Disruptions In Internet, Telecom Services Continue

DUBAI – Disruptions in the Internet and telephone services in the UAE and other Middle Eastern countries continued on Saturday despite the efforts by the service providers to normalise them by re-routing the data and international voice traffic. Internet

Protesters call on Bank of America to curb post-foreclosure evictions

Some two dozen protesters braved subzero windchills yesterday in Dorchester to send a message to Bank of America. In front of the bank’s Fields Corner branch, activists carried signs and chanted ‘Housing is a human right’ while calling on Bank of America