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Unilever sheds HR dept., not all its jobs

The outsourcing world is agog with rumors that Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch consumer products multinational, may shed a major portion of its global human-resources department as a result of the HR outsourcing deal it struck ...

dateJun 10, 2006 in Other
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New water-purification method promises radical improvement

Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) research has discovered a method that could drastically change the way we purify water within a few years. Delft, in partnership with DHV engineering bureau, has developed a compact ...

dateJun 27, 2006 in Other
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Cloud computing: The good, the bad, and the ugly

A survey of 31 Cloud computing contracts from 27 different providers has found that many include clauses that could have a significant impact, often negative, on the rights and interests of customers.

dateNov 24, 2010 in Other
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Bridgestone Develops Electronic Paper Display

Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest manufacturer of tires and other rubber products, has succeeded in the development of the "world's largest-class, thinnest and flexible color display" as reflective electronic ...

dateJun 02, 2006 in Other
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Cricket ball quality hit for six

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study by a University of Adelaide sports engineer shows that not all cricket balls are consistently manufactured, causing quality issues and potentially having major implications for cricket ...

dateNov 26, 2008 in Other
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