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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Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc beat market estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, as its core online marketing business stayed resilient and revenue surged in its Netflix-like streaming service iQiyi.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:06:33 -0500.
Company officials said the business is hiring for managers, team leads, test engineers, data analytics and testing staff.
Hayley Ringle. American City Business Journals. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 04:00:20 +0000.
SINGAPORE - By providing support and infrastructure, the Government is committed to helping workers and businesses here seize opportunities offered by the digital economy, said Minister for Communications and Information S. Iswaran.
Straits Times. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:49:14 +0800.
SpaceX's successful launch of a company's lunar lander today (Feb. 21) is one small step on a long journey that could one day, see people or interplanetary robot missions follow.
By Elizabeth Howell, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:30:00 -0500.
The report, published late on Wednesday, offers insight into how Pemex ended up creaking under $106 billion of debt during the six-year term of former President Enrique Pena Nieto. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:00:18 -0500.
Professor Dr Michael Schetsche and Dr Andreas Anton from a university in Freiburg, Germany warned of the dangers of sending signals out into space in the hope of making contact with aliens.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:17:57 GMT.
Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the way we do business, and it can potentially allow firms to improve their decision making, given that individuals are willing to adopt algorithms in decision-making contexts. ...
Science Daily. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:05:28 EST.
Musicians are often undervalued and underpaid but it is because of music rights management organisations like APRA AMCOS that we can even hope to stay afloat as a business.
Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:01:00 +1100.
Former Sanofi U.S. Chairman to provide guidance and assistance to ProMIS business development strategies and partnering plans TORONTO and CAMBRIDGE, MA, Feb. 21, 2019 - ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc. ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:30:00 +0000.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) - A Republican in the Illinois General Assembly says all elected officials in the state should be required to wear body cameras while conducting government business. Rep. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:02:59 -0500.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Hundreds of business leaders are expected to converge on Louisiana's capital city for a summit called by Gov. John Bel Edwards. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:11:29 -0500.