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  • People pass row of Volkswagen e-Golf cars during company's annual news conference in Berlin
    VW has agreed budget car concept, design: manager

    Volkswagen has agreed the basic concept and design of a budget car for emerging markets, a VW manager told Reuters, nearing the project's completion after a long struggle to meet cost targets for the vehicle. … More »VW has agreed budget car concept, design: manager

    People pass row of Volkswagen e-Golf cars during company's annual news conference in Berlin

    Volkswagen has agreed the basic concept and design of a budget car for emerging markets, a VW manager told Reuters, nearing the project's completion after a long struggle to meet cost targets for the vehicle. "The concept and design are now in place," Hans Demant, responsible for the so-called budget car project at VW, …

  • The headquarters of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are seen in Washington
    SEC weighs requiring brokers to identify where trades made: Bloomberg

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is weighing a proposal that would require brokers to tell investors exactly where their stock trades are executed, Bloomberg reported on Saturday. … More »SEC weighs requiring brokers to identify where trades made: Bloomberg

    The headquarters of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are seen in Washington

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is weighing a proposal that would require brokers to tell investors exactly where their stock trades are executed, Bloomberg reported on Saturday. The proposed requirement would give investors more clarity on whether they were getting the best prices for the buy and …

  • The Jeep logo is seen on the wheel of a Jeep Grand Cherokee on the showroom at the Massey-Yardley Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram automobile dealership in Plantation
    Fiat Chrysler strikes deal to produce Jeeps in China

    Fiat Chrysler has reached an agreement to start producing Jeep vehicles in China with partner Guangzhou Automobile Group Co <601238.SS>, the companies said on Saturday, as Fiat tries to catch up with competitors … More »Fiat Chrysler strikes deal to produce Jeeps in China

    The Jeep logo is seen on the wheel of a Jeep Grand Cherokee on the showroom at the Massey-Yardley Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram automobile dealership in Plantation

    Fiat Chrysler has reached an agreement to start producing Jeep vehicles in China with partner Guangzhou Automobile Group Co <601238.SS>, the companies said on Saturday, as Fiat tries to catch up with competitors in a fast-growing market. The plan to produce three new Jeep vehicles in China for the domestic market, through …

  • Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, departs Manhattan Federal Court in New York
    Rajaratnam's brother loses bid to dismiss insider trading charges

    (This story from April 18 corrects the number of counts the judge called "inconsistent" from four to two in 3rd, 16th and 17th paragraphs) By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rengan Rajaratnam, the … More »Rajaratnam's brother loses bid to dismiss insider trading charges

    Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, departs Manhattan Federal Court in New York

    (This story from April 18 corrects the number of counts the judge called "inconsistent" from four to two in 3rd, 16th and 17th paragraphs) By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, on Friday lost a bid to dismiss some of the insider trading …

  • Can Your ETL Make Your Reporting Faster?
    Can Your ETL Make Your Reporting Faster?

    Your answer to the question posed in the title of this post should be, “Of course!” If that wasn’t your answer, then read on to see three ways your ETL can make your reporting faster. Gathering Database … More »Can Your ETL Make Your Reporting Faster?

    Can Your ETL Make Your Reporting Faster?

    Your answer to the question posed in the title of this post should be, “Of course!” If that wasn’t your answer, then read on to see three ways your ETL can make your reporting faster. Gathering Database Statistics This can be the biggest bang for the buck. If the database optimizer doesn’t have current statistics,...

  • A Comcast sign is shown in San Francisco
    Comcast in talks with Charter over divestitures: source

    (Reuters) - Comcast Corp is in talks with Charter Communications over selling or spinning off roughly 3 million subscribers worth approximately $18 billion to $20 billion as part of the divestitures related … More »Comcast in talks with Charter over divestitures: source

    A Comcast sign is shown in San Francisco

    (Reuters) - Comcast Corp is in talks with Charter Communications over selling or spinning off roughly 3 million subscribers worth approximately $18 billion to $20 billion as part of the divestitures related to its $45.3 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable , according to a source familiar with the matter. The talks center …

  • An artisanal miner washes tin ore before it is bagged up and weighed, ready to be transported to the nearest major town for export in the Kalimbi tin mine near the small town of Nyabibwe
    Congo province poised to start certified 'conflict-free' tin exports

    By Peter Jones GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's tin producing North Kivu province may begin exports of certified 'conflict-free' minerals as soon as next week … More »Congo province poised to start certified 'conflict-free' tin exports

    An artisanal miner washes tin ore before it is bagged up and weighed, ready to be transported to the nearest major town for export in the Kalimbi tin mine near the small town of Nyabibwe

    By Peter Jones GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's tin producing North Kivu province may begin exports of certified 'conflict-free' minerals as soon as next week after the roll-out of a new barcode tagging scheme, the head of the regional division of mines said. North Kivu is at …

  • Chairman of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Li Shufu poses for a photo at an assembly line of the new Volvo automobile manufacturing plant in Chengdu
    China set to replace U.S. as Volvo's biggest market this year

    China is set to surpass the United States to become Volvo Car Group's biggest market in 2014 with sales of at least 80,000 cars in the world's largest auto market. Its car sales target for 2014 is around … More »China set to replace U.S. as Volvo's biggest market this year

    Chairman of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Li Shufu poses for a photo at an assembly line of the new Volvo automobile manufacturing plant in Chengdu

    China is set to surpass the United States to become Volvo Car Group's biggest market in 2014 with sales of at least 80,000 cars in the world's largest auto market. Its car sales target for 2014 is around a third higher than the 61,146 cars sold in 2013, while sales in the United States in 2014 are expected to increase …

  • LinkedIn Reaches 300M Registered Users With Major Growth From India And Brazil
    LinkedIn Reaches 300M Registered Users With Major Growth From India And Brazil

    LinkedIn, the chosen social network for professionals, has announced that it has now more than 300 million users globally. Revealing the milestone on its blog, Deep Nishar shares that more than half of … More »LinkedIn Reaches 300M Registered Users With Major Growth From India And Brazil

    LinkedIn Reaches 300M Registered Users With Major Growth From India And Brazil

    LinkedIn, the chosen social network for professionals, has announced that it has now more than 300 million users globally. Revealing the milestone on its blog, Deep Nishar shares that more than half of these members come from outside of the U.S., while there are 100 million members in the U.S. In January 2013, LinkedIn …

  • How Solopreneurs Can Look Professional on a Tight Budget
    How Solopreneurs Can Look Professional on a Tight Budget

    When I started my first home business in the early 1990s, working from home was considered suspect and technology wasn’t as advanced as it is today. As a result, I spent a fortune on services to make it … More »How Solopreneurs Can Look Professional on a Tight Budget

    How Solopreneurs Can Look Professional on a Tight Budget

    When I started my first home business in the early 1990s, working from home was considered suspect and technology wasn’t as advanced as it is today. As a result, I spent a fortune on services to make it look like my business was run from a traditional office. I hired a service to answer my...

  • Combat the Bounce
    Combat the Bounce

    The Dreaded Bounce — What Is It? We’ve all done it. Clicked on a link to a web page somewhere and realized it’s not what we were really looking for. So we click the Back button in our browser and move … More »Combat the Bounce

    Combat the Bounce

    The Dreaded Bounce — What Is It? We’ve all done it. Clicked on a link to a web page somewhere and realized it’s not what we were really looking for. So we click the Back button in our browser and move on. That’s a bounce: we bounced right back to where we came from. Is...

  • Is Success Worth Half Your Spleen?

    This time last year, on the way to edit our film, I was involved in a serious car accident. With a brace around my neck and an excruciating catheter, the doctor removed half my spleen. What I learnt making … More »Is Success Worth Half Your Spleen?

    This time last year, on the way to edit our film, I was involved in a serious car accident. With a brace around my neck and an excruciating catheter, the doctor removed half my spleen. What I learnt making the film was that learning is a contact sport. Kevin Roberts, the CEO of Saatchi &...

  • The Social Trust Economy: What Is It, What Is Its Currency and How Do We Trade?

    Social | so·cial [soh-shuhl] adjective Pertaining to, devoted to, or characterized by friendly companionship or relations: a social club. * Trust | trust [truhst] noun Reliance on the integrity, strength, … More »The Social Trust Economy: What Is It, What Is Its Currency and How Do We Trade?

    Social | so·cial [soh-shuhl] adjective Pertaining to, devoted to, or characterized by friendly companionship or relations: a social club. * Trust | trust [truhst] noun Reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing; confidence.* Economy | e·con·o·my [ih-kon-uh-mee] noun The management of …

 

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