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Are Wearables for Business Too?It was evident from this year’s Consumer Electronics Show that wearables have taken off in the consumer space, but what about the business world? What, if any, is the value proposition for a business to adopt a wearable technology solution? Wearables hold big potential for businesses in the digital age. Whoever can push the most […]

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We can no longer deny the drive to diversify data management technology that began in the mid-90s. The aspiration to achieve one single and simple database management system has died. I grew up with the advent of commercial relational databases in the late 80s and early 90s. At the time, the promise was clear: you […]

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What have you been selling to Iraq

by America


To further complicate matters, U.S. companies might innocently sell something to a Chinese buyer, only to learn later that it ended up in Iraq. For example, says Kelly Motz of the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control, China's giant Huawei Technologies is believed to have supplied Saddam's army with sophisticated communications hardware even as it was doing business with the likes of IBM, Motorola, Hewlett Packard, and Qualcomm. "These companies might have thought they were just selling telecom equipment into an emerging Asian market," says Motz

GHG reduction costs

by bittersuite

[study by McKinsey and Associates]
Consensus is growing among scientists, policy makers, and business leaders that concerted action will be needed to address rising greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States. The discussion is now turning to the practical challenges of where and how emissions reductions can best be achieved, at what costs, and over what periods of time.
The central conclusion
The United States could reduce GHG emissions in 2030 by 3.0 to 4.5 gigatons of CO2e using tested approaches and high-potential emerging technologies. These reductions would involve pursuing a wide array of abatement options with marginal costs less than $50 per ton, with the average net cost to the economy being far lower if the nation can capture sizable gains from...

Trade your work for venture share.

by IanMWashburn

Assembling team to build and maintain unique for-profit web-based venture. Will trade venture share for: site design, implementation and maintenance; graphics design; content editing; legal representation and counsel; revenue-stream management; business administration/support (design, implement and maintain business life-cycle plan).
Prefer team members with knowledge of, or interest in learning about, synthesis of these emerging technologies: 802.11; Bluetooth; wireless TV/radio broadcast via web; GPS; interactive digital cartography.
Team members: have authority within areas of responsibility; work from own location with own resources; prefer being a part of a socially responsible business; have abiding desire to help provide 'community building' tools to geographically...

Learn about cutting edge technology for visual impairments  — TCPalm
.. St Lucie Chapter of National Federation of the Blind's monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 13 from 11 a.m . to noon at IRSC, 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce.

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