Small business owners not always worried about being treated fairly, researcher finds
Fairness is not always the most important priority for small retailers. In an international study, University of Missouri researchers found that some small retailers are less concerned about whether they are treated fairly ...
Ask yourself: Will you help the environment?
Whether it's recycling, composting or buying environmentally friendly products, guilt can be a strong motivator—not just on Earth Day.
Study looks at stock market performance of polarizing brands
Are you a big fan of Apple or Nike, or a hater of McDonald's? A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows love-it or hate-it brands probably won't perform exceptionally ...
Intel reports lower 1Q net income, higher revenue (Update)
Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services.
Zebra to spend $3.45B on Motorola business
Zebra Technologies is spending more than $3 billion to buy the enterprise business of Motorola Solutions in a considerable expansion that is both technological and geographical.
Heartbleed could harm a variety of systems
It now appears that the "Heartbleed" security problem affects not just websites, but also the networking equipment that connects homes and businesses to the Internet.
3D printing: The shape of things to come?
(Phys.org) —If you ask the proverbial man or woman in the street what they understand by the terms 'stereolithography', 'selective laser sintering' and 'fused deposition modelling', you're likely to be ...
Australia's NAB cuts ties with virtual currencies
One of Australia's biggest banks confirmed Thursday it was distancing itself from digital currencies after reviewing its risk profile.
US top in the world for entrepreneurship, researchers find
The USA is the most entrepreneurial economy in the world, according to the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI). The GEDI index combines data on entrepreneurial activities and aspirations ...
End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some
Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and with an estimated 30 percent of businesses and consumers still using the 12-year-old operating system, the move could put ...
Study reveals farmers' buying preferences, concerns
Agribusiness leaders nationwide can use results from a new Purdue University study to help them become more successful by understanding their farmer customers better.
What influences selection along the wine supply chain
A University of Adelaide wine marketing researcher has examined what influences selection along the wine supply chain, providing wine businesses with valuable insight into what encourages suppliers and customers to choose ...
Should family businesses always keep it in the family?
From the Murdochs to the Hiltons, families have long sought to keep their businesses in the bloodline. But new research from Concordia University's John Molson School of Business shows that's not necessarily the best method ...
Taiwan's Hon Hai profit up 12.7% in 2013 on iPhone demand
Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai Precision, the world's largest contract manufacturer for electronics, saw its net profit rise 12.7 percent on-year in 2013, bolstered by demand for Apple's new products.