Valeria Bohlin

Internet companies

49No matter how sags securities publicly traded Internet companies, but information technologies have irrevocably changed the world. And here’s Thomas W. Malone (Thomas W. Malone, Director of the Center for collective intelligence Massachusetts Institute of technology, tried to systematize these changes ("How Is the Internet Changing the Way We Work? "). With them is to acquaint our readers with.

First of all, in the spirit of the forgotten now we have a Marxist Professor Malone brings change in society by purely material and purely technological parameter, wholly held at the Department of information technology — the cost of communication. The first form of communication was oral communication face-to-face. Its capacity is quite enough for small decentralized and egalitarian group (Malone uses the term “bands”) hunters and gatherers, wandering in the primeval forests and savannas. Yes and the first farmers was enough.

The continuum of interlocking systems by Malone — from traditional military organizations to the Internet economy. Continue reading

32 interesting facts from the world of business

461. The first toothpaste Colgate sold in bottles.

2. Steve jobs: “I will call Apple, 5 a.m. if you do not offer the best”.

3. The Creator of the NIKE symbol was paid only$ 35 per design.

4. The most productive day of the working week – Tuesday.

5. ‘Prostitute’ – the soft drink brand produced and sold by the Coca-Cola company, Inc.

6. 20 % tuxedos rent in may.

7. 90 % of all restaurants suffer losses during its first year of operation.

8. Cow – Japanese brand of shaving cream. Continue reading

drawings by students

39More than a hundred works were submitted to the jury. The results of the regional competition of drawings by students ’s World of business through the eyes of children”. His main goal is to promote entrepreneurship, awakening the child’s interest in business.

“the very process of participating in the competition encourages entrepreneurial initiative. Man begins to ponder – how looks the business, than the nuances of how I see myself in it. I am sure that many people are pushing to create work of his life." – said Alexey Kostin, the Minister of investment development and entrepreneurship.

In the plans – to use the children’s drawings and in campaign materials. They will talk about how great it is to be an entrepreneur. 35 works have the status of winners. Such is not ashamed to take to the exhibition and Federal level! Continue reading

APOCALYPSE

56One blogger ZeroHedge has published the opinion of Dan Steinhart from Casey Research. Now in the possession of American corporations is more money than any other period since the Second World war. Not counting, of banks, of course. It comes to non-financial corporations, i.e., those that sell goods and services. These companies keep the 1.4 trillion. dollars. In absolute terms, it’s a record.

As investors, we can conclude that the inability (or unwillingness) of the corporations to use their money. This can only mean one thing – the business took a defensive position.

Cash, of course, are a kind of protection against uncertainty, which leads to slower business for any reason. Management wants to maintain a healthy reserve of cash with which it can pay the bills and stay afloat, if suddenly there will be something unexpected. I think many will agree with me, because it is reasonable and good business practice. Continue reading

stand of the company

42The stand of the company «Skylink-Ryazan" won first place in the competition for the best exposition at the international exhibition “business”, held in Ryazan from 10 to 12 November.

The victory ensured by several factors. Firstly, the stand worked best experts consultants of the company, who talked about the benefits of “sky link" and demonstrated real-time high speed mobile Internet. Secondly, the attention of visitors was attracted showcase with samples of the most popular modems and mobile phones with extensive information about the operation of the equipment. And, third, “sky link" arranged for exhibitors these shows: performance of the best DJs of the city with the songs in a lounge style and the work of the promoters of the largest photo modelling agencies Ryazan, handing out informational materials about the new service called "local number" and leaflets with description of new tariffs. On the stand there would be contests and quiz on the best knowledge of services and equipment "sky link", where winners received prizes – Souvenirs from the company. Continue reading


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