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    Top Sales Experts Kick Off Roundtable Series

    Top Sales Experts Kick Off Roundtable Series
    The TSE Roundtable Program will deliver the best sales practices of some of the most successful and globally recognized sales gurus in the world, including some of your favorite author's on SalesHQ. Each roundtable is just $99.50 for non-members. Members attend for $74.50. h4. Kick Off Event: The Future of Professional Selling Tuesday April 14th 2009 1.00 PM EASTERN Join the ...
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    Recession Has Recycling Programs Hurting

    Recession Has Recycling Programs Hurting
    'Recycling efforts fall on tough times, but its still cheaper than dumping advocates say.' - The economy is impacting everyone from computers and gadget makers to the research community.  One business sector that is especially feeling the pinch is community recycling.  Across the nation, local recycling programs are falling victim to plunging prices.  In August, a Georgia recycler could expect $160 ...
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    New Organic Material May Speed Internet Access

    New Organic Material May Speed Internet Access
    'New material showed the fastest all-optical demultiplexing rate recorded.' - Ivan Biaggio, an associate professor of physics at Lehigh University and a member of an international team of researchers, has developed a new organic material with high optical quality and a strong ability to mediate light-light interactions. Biaggio uses an analogy to explain the new material and how it helps increase ...
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    AT&T to Sell Contractless iPhone for $599

    AT&T to Sell Contractless iPhone for $599
    NEW YORK - AT&T Inc. said Thursday it will start selling iPhones without requiring a two-year contract, but they will cost $400 more. Spokesman Michael Coe said AT&T will sell the phones starting next Thursday for $599 or $699, depending on the storage capacity. The two models cost $199 or $299 under contract. The phone company had said in July, when ...
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    Flying Car Takes to the Skies in First Tests

    Flying Car Takes to the Skies in First Tests
    'We're one step closer to flying cars.' - The Terrafugia Transition car/plane may seem like a concept straight out of Back to the Future II or The Jetsons, but researchers want to prove that it's for real. The Massachusetts-based company's part-car, part-airplane flew for 37 seconds before successfully landing on the runway.  The Transition apparently leans towards being a "roadable aircraft" ...
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    Drug Industry Advocates Join Chorus to Split FDA

    Drug Industry Advocates Join Chorus to Split FDA
    WASHINGTON – As momentum builds to rework the nation's food-safety system after a salmonella outbreak linked to peanuts, the drug industry is hoping for a happy side effect: faster approvals for new medicines. Drug industry advocates are quietly allying with some of their longtime critics pushing to split the Food and Drug Administration into two agencies, one for food safety ...
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    Tech Spending: The Great Divide

    Tech Spending: The Great Divide
    There's something puzzling going on in the computer industry. Sales of many products for businesses are plummeting, while other categories are doing quite well. Makers of powerful server computers, for instance, have seen quarterly sales drops of 20% or more. In contrast, Salesforce.com, which sells customer-management software as a service delivered over the Internet, saw revenues grow 34% last quarter, to ...
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    Innovation: Singapore Is No. 1, Well Ahead of the U.S.

    Innovation: Singapore Is No. 1, Well Ahead of the U.S.
    For anyone interested in working in an innovative environment, the U.S. has long been the top destination. The U.S. has the culture to support innovation: the best universities, the biggest venture capital funds, the most supportive financial markets. American companies from Silicon Valley are among the world's most inspiring success stories for entrepreneurs in China china, India india, and other emerging ...
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    Companies Cut Synthetic Hormone From Dairy Products

    Companies Cut Synthetic Hormone From Dairy Products
    Got rbST? That's not the latest space critter in a George Lucas film. It's a synthetic growth hormone (recombinant bovine somatotropin) used to spur cows to produce more milk. Many dairies and retailers — including General Mills (GIS), Dannon and Wal-Mart (WMT) — are nixing it from dairy products in a world of rising food fears. Even in a sick economy, ...
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    8 Gadgets to Green Your Office (and Save)

    [photo:38576] h4. Product: SoyPrint *Price:* $60 to $199 *How it saves:* Now available for office printing, soy-based toners are recyclable, nontoxic and free of petroleum products. SoyPrint is compatible with Hewlett-Packard business printers and Canon fax machines, and it makes paper easier to recycle or even compost. SoyPrint toners for other brands are expected to roll out this month. [page] [photo:38555] ...
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    Psychics Make a Fortune In a Bad Economy

    Psychics Make a Fortune In a Bad Economy
    Valerie Morrison has less time for love these days. The Philadelphia psychic says clients who once obsessed about romantic prospects are too worried about their economic future. Executives inquire about layoffs. Restaurateurs ask if people will still go out to eat. Homeowners want real estate tips. "They ask me if this (recession) is going to turn around or become even worse," ...
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    Obama to Fight AIG Bonuses; Cuomo Demands Info on Them

    Obama to Fight AIG Bonuses; Cuomo Demands Info on Them
    WASHINGTON — President Obama declared Monday that insurance giant American International Group is in financial straits because of "recklessness and greed" and said he intends to stop it from paying out millions in executive bonuses. "It's hard to understand how derivative traders at AIG warranted any bonuses, much less $165 million in extra pay," Obama said at the outset of an ...
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    BREAKING: Announcement on Small Business Lending Steps

    BREAKING:  Announcement on Small Business Lending Steps
    WASHINGTON – The following statement was issued today by Acting Administrator Darryl K. Hairston of the U.S. Small Business Administration following the announcement by President Barack Obama of important steps being taken by the SBA and the U.S. Department of Treasury to address the economic challenges facing small businesses and entrepreneurs across the country. “U.S. small businesses employ about half our ...
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    Millions in AIG Bonuses Draw Chorus of Outrage

    Millions in AIG Bonuses Draw Chorus of Outrage
    WASHINGTON — Leaders of the White House economic team and the Senate's top Republican bellowed about bonuses at a bailed-out insurance giant and pledged to prevent such payments in the future. From one Sunday talk show to the next, they tore into the contracts that American International Group asserted had to be honored, to the tune of about $165 million and ...
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    Microsoft Aims to turn PCs into Personal Assistants, Teachers

    Microsoft Aims to turn PCs into Personal Assistants, Teachers
    REDMOND, Wash. — What would you do with a PC that's 50 to 100 times more powerful than the one you've got? Can't think of much? Craig Mundie, Microsoft's (MSFT) chief research and strategy officer, sure can. The executive assigned to fill retired founder Bill Gates' role as company visionary has set out to transform mundane laptops and desktop PCs into ...
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    Look Before You Chop Employee Perks

    Look Before You Chop Employee Perks
    Best Buy's (BBY) Chief Operating Officer Brian Dunn won't take over the CEO position until June, but he has already learned a valuable management lesson: Use discretion in figuring out which perks to cut, even in the most difficult economic times. Dunn, a 23-year veteran of the company who started out selling stereos back when Best Buy only had a dozen ...
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    Name That Gadget Answer Key

    Think you're a techie? Take our Name That Gadget quiz to test how well you can identify your favorite gadgets. The next page contains the answers. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken The Name That Gadget Quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1. Gadget 1 o Toshiba Gigabeat S o Creative Zen Plus o ...
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    What's Your Mobile Computing Strategy?

    What's Your Mobile Computing Strategy?
    Over the past few months, Apple's iPhone has taken all the media attention for being the hottest gadget on the market. Of course the BlackBerry Storm's launch has peaked the interest of many, especially existing BlackBerry customers. What we're seeing is the continued evolution of mobile technology. It's moving from being a pure phone platform to powerful, pocket-sized devices to replace ...
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    Even in a Recession, Some Companies are Hiring

    Even in a Recession, Some Companies are Hiring
    Help wanted: pharmacists, engineers and nurses. Believe it or not, even some banks are hiring, at least for their technology teams. While the recession has claimed 4.4 million jobs, the economy has created others, many of them for highly trained and specialized professionals. More than 2 million jobs openings now exist across a range of industries, according to government data. Job ...
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    Merck Buying Schering-Plough in a $41B Drug Deal

    Merck Buying Schering-Plough in a $41B Drug Deal
    TRENTON, N.J. — Drugmaker Merck is buying Schering-Plough for $41.1 billion in stock and cash in a deal that gives the companies more firepower to compete in a drug industry facing slumping sales, tough generic competition and intense cost pressure. The deal announced Monday would unite the maker of asthma drug Singulair with the maker of allergy medicine Nasonex and form ...
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