Businesses provide the means by which goods and services are exchanged
and the basis for the economy on a local, national, and global
scale. They may provide consumer products, consumer services,
durable goods such as refrigerators and televisions, capital goods such
as machinery and commercial vehicles, raw materials such as wheat and
corn, semi-finished goods such as computer components, finished goods
such as cars and trucks, or business services such as insurance and
banking. Business has always been strongly influenced by the
economic climate and world events. In turn, the health of the
business sector greatly influences the economy.
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- Amazon's Smartphone Capitalism Problem
Last week was a difficult week for Wall Street, but not for Amazon.com' stock, which soared. Investors cheered the company’s strong financial performance in the fourth quarter. But will the party last?
By Panos Mourdoukoutas. Forbes. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:03:00 GMT.
- Thief steals 200m of phone cable
Homes and businesses are left without phone or broadband after a thief steals 200m of cable.
BBC News. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:05:46 GMT.
- Climate Change’s Bottom Line
The Risky Business Project’s well-known business and policy leaders hope its research will persuade companies to prepare for, and help mitigate, climate change.
By Burt Helm. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:00:27 GMT.
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- Business Briefing: AT&T Spends Heavily in F.C.C. Auction of Airwaves
The company bid a total of $18.2 billion to win licenses of the airwaves, known as AWS-3 spectrum.
By Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:51:53 GMT.
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- VIDEO: Jordan businesses get free makeover
Two Amman based graphic designers have started a project that offers dilapidated businesses modern makeovers completely free of charge.
BBC News. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:07:10 GMT.
- Aviation Leaders to Seek Mandate on Safety Standards
Aviation leaders will try to secure a mandate to implement new safety standards when they meet next week after a string of high-profile accidents around the world made 2014 the deadliest year for commercial airlines in almost a decade. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:30:29 -0500.
- Extreme Weather Tied to Climate Change, Not Recent US Snow Event
The northeastern United States is cleaning up after a powerful snowstorm that hit the region this week, forcing airports, schools and businesses to close. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:07:24 -0500.
- 5G WiFi and Smart Test Equipment Will Change the Tech World
National Instruments sees 5G WiFi and software-enhanced test equipment as advances that will change technology and business.
Rob Spiegel. Design News. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 06:00:00 EST.
- Social problems avoided thanks to SMEs: Prime Minister
The government plans to mobilize funds for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), in order to help them establish robust branding strategies and conduct more detailed R&D activities, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said.
Hurriyet. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 03:30:00 +0200.
- Fiat Chrysler to air 3 Super Bowl ads
Fiat Chrysler says it will air three Super Bowl commercials during Sunday's game. The first ad is slated to air as the first commercial after the two-minute warning in the second quarter.
AutoNews.com. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:21:48 EST. Subscription required.
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