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.
Browse the headlines below to find relevant and up-to-date business news
from around the globe.
- Japan sees future business in Fukushima cleanup
There is something surprising in the radioactive wreck that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: opportunity. ...
Miami Herald. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 03:18 EST.
- The businessman who sits on his cell phone to avoid wiretapping
The fact that voice recordings have been leaked to the public has made the business community nervous as new methods have been developed to avoid it, such as sitting on one’s mobile phone
Hurriyet. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0200.
- 4 Hard Earned Lessons from Ben Horowitz
Hard Earned Lessons From Ben Horowitz Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Ben Horowitz gets real in his recently released book The Hard Thing About The Hard Things. ...
By Michael Lindenmayer. Forbes. Fri, 7 Mar 2014 22:32:00 GMT.
- Man 'did not' influence ex-wife
A businessman denies influencing his millionaire ex-wife to change her will on her death-bed in Edinburgh.
BBC News. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:11:23 GMT.
- AUDIO: Hoppen praises African business scheme
UK entrepreneur Kelly Hoppen has praised a Sport Relief project helping Kenyan women into business.
BBC News. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:24:40 GMT.
- Transit permits expected to help Turkey and Bulgaria
A new liberalised transit permit regime between Bulgaria and Turkey should help businesses and develop the economy in both countries, officials and business owners say.
Southeast European Times. 2014-03-07.
- EU suspends usual business with Russia
Merkel says asset freezes on Russian officials could follow within days.
European Voice. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:13:53 GMT.
- Airlines for America Urges Congress to Reject White House Air Travel Taxes Proposal
A4A urged Members of Congress to say no to this proposal, and recognize that commercial aviation is a key enabler of job growth and U.S. ...
Travel Industry Wire. Thu, 6 Mar 2014 09:18:44 EST.
- Africa: New Grants to Support African Business Reporting
[Daily Trust]The African Media Initiative (AMI) has announced new funding opportunities for business and technology stories in its pan-African journalism competition.
All Africa. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:59:03 GMT.
- Getty to allow embedding for 'non-commercial use' of images
Getty Images has taken a major step towards addressing unauthorized image use by allowing low resolution embedding of images for no charge, with no watermark, on non-commercial 'blogs and social media'. ...
Digital Photography Review. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 05:24:00 Z.
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