News tagged with economic crisis

The world's next economic hot spot?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A bailout by neighboring emirate Abu Dhabi has apparently stabilized Dubai’s financial crisis. But the longer-term economic impact—on Dubai and other nations—could grow more serious. ...

Dec 21, 2009
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Lenovo buying back mobile phone business

(AP) -- Personal computer maker Lenovo Group said Friday it is joining the race to develop products that link phones and PCs by buying back a mobile phone business that it sold last year.

Nov 27, 2009
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Microsoft raises cloud computing concerns

Packaged software powerhouse Microsoft on Thursday released a paper outlining privacy concerns businesses should consider prior to leaping into the computing "cloud."

Nov 05, 2009
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Africa world's fastest growing mobile phone market

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mobile phone subscriptions in Africa have defied the world economic crisis by growing faster than in any other region of the world since 2003, according to a United Nations report published ...

Oct 23, 2009
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Next season on the box? Cheap and light TV

Cash-strapped couch potatoes forced to stay in thanks to the global economic crisis next season will be dished up platters of light low-cost entertainment as TV networks chase rare advertising revenue.

Sep 29, 2009
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Do the media lead entrepreneurs astray?

If you're looking for reliable information, then you won't necessarily find it in the newspaper. According to Dr. Susan Glover from the University of California in the US, public information from both informal and written ...

Aug 26, 2009
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PC maker Lenovo reports loss amid weak demand

(AP) -- Lenovo Group, the world's fourth-largest personal computer maker, reported a $16 million quarterly loss Thursday and said it faces pressure from weak global demand and intense competition.

Aug 06, 2009
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