Finance & Economics

Want To Chat Up An Auto Show Model? Talk Cars

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You Are Rude, I Am Busy

Mobile etiquette is getting worse--although it's difficult to imagine this is possible. An Intel-sponsored survey by Ipsos found that 90 percent of respondents have witnessed poor mobile behavior firsthand, including texting while driving a vehicle...

Boeing Vigilare System Completes Site Acceptance Testing

Boeing today announced that the company's Vigilare network centric command and control system (NC3S) developed for the Commonwealth of Australia has completed site acceptance testing at the Eastern Regional Operations Centre (EROC) at Royal Australian...

Asian Nations Try Not To Get Scorched By 'Hot Money'

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An employee counts bundles of Thai bahts at Krung Thai Bank in Bangkok in October. A tidal wave of money is pouring into Asia and...

Request for insurance cover soars as Middle East unrest spreads

Insurers have been inundated with requests for cover from rich individuals, oil traders and multinationals in North Africa and the Middle East amid fears that civil unrest will spread further.

Rising Food Prices Can Topple Governments, Too

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Tunisians wait outside a bakery to buy bread in Tunis earlier this month.

Mobile Payment, Please

Smartphones are several years old yet mobile payment systems are still in the horse and buggy stage. Paypal, which is about the closest thing to a universal payment system, is still relatively clunky and few people use it on a regular basis. Other...

Boeing C-17 Program Reduces Work Force in Its 2nd Phase of Production Rate

As part of a transition announced last year, Boeing today confirmed it will deliver 13 C-17 Globemaster III airlifters in 2011 as the company moves to a new production rate of 10 C-17s per year by reducing approximately 1,100 jobs through the end of...

Yemen: Market Study 2010

Yemen is a net-food-importing country with an import dependency for 90% of its overall domestic wheat and 100% of its rice requirements, the country's two main staples. As such, Yemen's population suffered considerably during the 2007-2008 food price...

New Jobs Numbers & New Hands on Deck to Keep Them Growing

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