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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 …

  • How To Set Up Your iPhone’s apps For Maximum Productivity
    How To Set Up Your iPhone’s apps For Maximum Productivity

    Productivity, in its basics, is a set of habits and tools working together to help you optimize your time and effort for maximum efficiency. That is it. You can read hundreds of posts on how to stay more … More »How To Set Up Your iPhone’s apps For Maximum Productivity

    How To Set Up Your iPhone’s apps For Maximum Productivity

    Productivity, in its basics, is a set of habits and tools working together to help you optimize your time and effort for maximum efficiency. That is it. You can read hundreds of posts on how to stay more productive but eventually you’ll always get back to those two categories – the habits and the tools...

  • 25 Tips to Optimize Landing Page Conversions
    25 Tips to Optimize Landing Page Conversions

      Landing pages hosted directly on your website can generate qualified leads and increase your sales. Optimizing your website landing pages can increase conversions exponentially. More leads for your business … More »25 Tips to Optimize Landing Page Conversions

    25 Tips to Optimize Landing Page Conversions

      Landing pages hosted directly on your website can generate qualified leads and increase your sales. Optimizing your website landing pages can increase conversions exponentially. More leads for your business equals more ROI for your bottom line. Here are 25 tips you can act on right now to improve your landing page results. …

  • Creating Your Network for Career Success
    Creating Your Network for Career Success

    Creating Your Network Creating your network can and should be done strategically. In my last post, Networking Strategically to Your Next Position, I discussed the need for you to define your tribe and … More »Creating Your Network for Career Success

    Creating Your Network for Career Success

    Creating Your Network Creating your network can and should be done strategically. In my last post, Networking Strategically to Your Next Position, I discussed the need for you to define your tribe and your fan club. Who should be in your network? Connectors You should have at least 5% of your network be connectors. Con …

  • Improve eCommerce performance rates by going behind the scenes
    Improve eCommerce performance rates by going behind the scenes

    Kind of like the old geezer behind the curtain in the Wizard of Oz, back-end applications on an eCommerce website help to drive the magic happening on the front-end. So like Dorothy and her entourage, … More »Improve eCommerce performance rates by going behind the scenes

    Improve eCommerce performance rates by going behind the scenes

    Kind of like the old geezer behind the curtain in the Wizard of Oz, back-end applications on an eCommerce website help to drive the magic happening on the front-end. So like Dorothy and her entourage, eCommerce website owners must pay attention to what’s happening behind the scenes. That’s because, for front-end applications …

  • What “We Can’t Afford Fundraising Software” Really Costs You
    What “We Can’t Afford Fundraising Software” Really Costs You

    As I talk with hundreds of nonprofit organizations, I often hear “we just can’t afford a fundraising database right now. What we are using now isn’t costing us anything!” Have you ever made that statement… … More »What “We Can’t Afford Fundraising Software” Really Costs You

    What “We Can’t Afford Fundraising Software” Really Costs You

    As I talk with hundreds of nonprofit organizations, I often hear “we just can’t afford a fundraising database right now. What we are using now isn’t costing us anything!” Have you ever made that statement… or thought it? I had the incredible privilege of having dinner with Kent Stroman at the AFP International Conference …

  • You’re Hired! Now What? – Targeted Job Search
    You’re Hired! Now What? – Targeted Job Search

    You have just been hired for your dream job! Well, maybe not your dream job, but the next step in your career. You have followed all of the steps in the targeted job search. You’re done — right?? I grew … More »You’re Hired! Now What? – Targeted Job Search

    You’re Hired! Now What? – Targeted Job Search

    You have just been hired for your dream job! Well, maybe not your dream job, but the next step in your career. You have followed all of the steps in the targeted job search. You’re done — right?? I grew up in the day when we expected jobs to last 10, 15, 20 or more...

 

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