News tagged with corporations

It all hinges on the bottom line

Determining the financial health of a company is no easy task. But new research from Concordia University's John Molson School of Business, recently published in the Journal of Corporate Finance, demonstrates that a comp ...

dateMar 22, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Africa is land of opportunity for Microsoft

When Microsoft announced recently that it was starting a big push to grow its market in Africa, it cited the continent's big growth opportunities, calling Africa a "game changer in the global economy."

dateMar 21, 2013 in Business
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Authors oppose Amazon control of .book websites

Groups representing US authors and publishers called Monday on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to deny online retailer Amazon exclusive rights to websites ending with .book, .author, ...

dateMar 11, 2013 in Internet
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Schmidt book labels China online menace

The Wall Street Journal reported that in his coming book, Google chairman Eric Schmidt brands China an Internet menace that sanctions cyber crime for economic and political gain.

dateFeb 02, 2013 in Internet
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VISIONS: Seeing the aurora in a new light

On a cold February night in Poker Flat, Alaska, a team of scientists will wait patiently for the exotic red and green glow of an aurora to illuminate the sky. Instead of simply admiring the view, this group ...

dateFeb 01, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Tablet sales forecast leaps again

Global tablet computer sales are expected to hit 145 million this year, a research firm said Wednesday in the latest upgrade of the sizzling segment.

dateJan 23, 2013 in Business
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Corporations favor elite nonprofits

(Phys.org)—Businesses are good for nonprofits, but they are especially good for nonprofits that directly benefit the corporate elite such as art institutes, symphony orchestras and private schools, according ...

dateDec 17, 2012 in Economics & Business
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