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November 9, 2012
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IBM Helps Organizations Address Growing Mobile Computing Opportunity

New software and services enable businesses to create and enhance mobile strategies ARMONK, N.Y. – 09 Nov 2012: IBM today unveiled a suite of new software and services that enables global organizations to build a comprehensive mobile computing strategy – … Continue reading

September 11, 2012
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Employees at ‘Green’ Companies are Significantly more Productive, Study Finds

Bucking the idea that environmentalism hurts economic performance, a new UCLA-led study has found that companies that voluntarily adopt international “green” practices and standards have employees who are 16 percent more productive than the average. Professor Magali Delmas, an environmental economist … Continue reading

May 1, 2012
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Uncollected Internet Sales Taxes Cost Missouri $468 Million Annually, MU Study Shows

MU researchers recommend legislative action to help local economy, state revenue COLUMBIA, Mo. – Internet, or e-commerce, sales have increased over the past two decades, comprising nearly 17 percent of the total U.S. sales in 2009. However, many states, including … Continue reading

February 4, 2012
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Firms’ Own Social Networks Better For Business than Facebook

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Using Facebook and Twitter may be good for a company’s bottom line, but firms can rake in even bigger profits if they have their own virtual brand community, says a University of Michigan marketing professor. “Americans now … Continue reading

January 25, 2011
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Yahoo! Reports Fourth Quarter 2010 Results

*Fourth Quarter Revenue and Profitability Exceed Expectations;  Full Year 2010 Operating Income Doubles Year Over Year*  SUNNYVALE, California, January 25, 2011 – Yahoo! Inc. today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010.  Revenue excluding … Continue reading

January 11, 2011
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Cincinnati Zoo Adds 50,000 New Visits, Drives New Revenue With IBM Business Analytics

ARMONK, N.Y. & CINCINNATI, Ohio – 11 Jan 2011: IBM today announced that the Cincinnati Zoo is using IBM business analytics software to drive new revenue, improve member visits and integrate all ticketing, retail, and food sales operations. The zoo … Continue reading

December 17, 2010
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Researchers Skeptical About Bank Taxes, Regulations Still Needed

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Taxes on executive bonuses, financial transactions and excess profits are a few of the taxes proposed or enacted to punish banks for their role in the recent financial crisis, but most of these ideas have shortcomings, says … Continue reading

November 25, 2010
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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Threatened by Tourism

The UNESCO World Heritage program aims to protect cultural and natural sites considered important to the common heritage of humanity. However, many of these sites are now threatened by excessive tourism, according to Christina Cameron, professor at the Université de … Continue reading