News tagged with global production

Report: Worst may be over for US tech market

(AP) -- As bad as the technology market fared in the first quarter of this year, the worst may be over, at least in the United States, Forrester Research said in a report Tuesday.

Jun 30, 2009
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Vision impairment costs billions lost in productivity

Corrected vision impairment could prevent billions of dollars in lost productivity annually, according to a study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of School of Public Health, the International Centre ...

Jun 02, 2009
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Japan's Pioneer expects sixth year in red

Japan's Pioneer Corp. warned it would spend a sixth straight year in the red as it pulls the plug on its loss-making television business and slashes thousands of jobs.

May 13, 2009
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Study critiques corn-for-ethanol's carbon footprint

To avoid creating greenhouse gases, it makes more sense using today's technology to leave land unfarmed in conservation reserves than to plow it up for corn to make biofuel, according to a comprehensive Duke University-led ...

Mar 02, 2009
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Climate change enhances grassland productivity

More frequent freeze-thaw cycles in winter can increase biomass production according to the results of a recent study conducted by the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research (UFZ), the University of Bayreuth ...

Jan 26, 2009
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