Business articles published in April 2012
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April 30, 2012
Coyuchi On Environmental Contributions
Coyuchi, a home based brand, talks about how it helps to beautify Mother Earth
April 29, 2012
Music Business Makes a Lot of “Noize” in Hollywood
Radio executives, independent music label executives and independent artists huddle at Musicians Institute to learn the "State of the Industry"
April 27, 2012
Samsung Topples Nokia as the Biggest Maker of Mobile Phones
Samsung has overtaken Nokia as the largest vendor of mobile phones in the world.
April 26, 2012
The Real Way to Avoid a Student Loan Debt Crisis
The real way to avoid a student loan debt crisis.
April 25, 2012
Asteroid Mining Being Planned by Billionaires
Should boredom strike you with mining gold, head north for riches. Way north.
Ford Reduces Waste by 10% Through Better Recycling
Ford have pledged to reduce their waste by 10% per vehicle by the end of 2012.
April 24, 2012
March US New Home Sales Down 7%
The supply of new homes is at a low not seen since 1963.
April 21, 2012
Empowering Women: IKEA Joins Efforts With UNDP
IKEA and the UN to help build rural women's financial skills
Car Production in Europe to Collapse?
Explosion in German chemical plant may collapse production of cars in Europe.
April 20, 2012
Addison Lee Chairman Condones Knocking Cyclists From Their Bikes?
Chairman of Addison Lee blunders again after saying drivers of his companies cars are blameless if they knock cyclists over.
April 19, 2012
Lifecrowd Announces $5Mil in Initial Funding, Helping Bridge Online/Offline Worlds
Lifecrowd secures $5mil in funding, looks to expand operations for their social discovery platform that helps people find things to do in their area.
N.Y. Attorney General Claims Sprint Owes $300 Million
The State of New York seeks $300 million from Sprint for failure to pay taxes.
April 18, 2012
How to Make Your Company More Like Apple
How to Make Your Company More Like Apple
Why You Should Care About Warren Buffett's Prostate
Warren Buffett's health announcement is an important statement about CEO responsibility.
April 17, 2012
My Love Affair & The Art of Creative Endeavors
My Love Affair is more than a company that helps to buzz a product, it's also pure entertainment
Google & Motorola - Chinese Whispers and Puzzles
Why offloading Motorola Mobility to Huawei makes no sense
April 16, 2012
Controversy After Bail Bondsman Buys Las Vegas Golf Trip
Las Vegas golf trip raises questions about bail bonds marketing.
April 15, 2012
What Groupon, Living Social and Other Group Buying Businesses Are Doing Wrong
Group buying businesses need to change the way they do business to succeed.
Honeywell Turns the Corner
US conglomerate Honeywell have transformed themselves after a focus on quality and productivity.
April 13, 2012
BPM Market to be Worth $5.3 Billion by 2017
New research suggests the size of the BPM market will reach $5.3 billion by 2017
April 12, 2012
Stop the Presses: The Future of Newspapers
The Future of Newspapers
Is Apple to be the Subject of an Anti-Trust Lawsuit?
Apple is at the centre of an antitrust lawsuit regarding ebook pricing.
April 11, 2012
Insurers Flee As Acts of God Increase
As tornado and hurricane season develops, will your insurance carrier be there?
How Did We Get to Be So Analytical? Interview with Wynn White, VP of WW Marketing at Birst
In the world of big data, with the introduction of so many new data touch-points like social media, we've all become much more analytical.
April 10, 2012
Best Buy CEO Resigns After Earnings Miss
Best Buy Director and CEO Brian Dunn Announces His Resignation.
April 9, 2012
Is The Cult of the Mac Still Safe
Macs Have Been Able To Rely On Security Through Obscurity
Affirmative Action Needed in Media As Well
The media coverage of the surge in Black killings is a stark reminder that we need affirmative action in Journalism as well.
Will Spam Turn Mobile Users Off?
Practice of sending spam over wireless devices has doubled in the last year
April 8, 2012
Copyright vs. Copywrong? The Case for SOPA
Used to be that piracy was considered stealing. But it seems that consumers expect something for nothing nowadays. The 2012 revolution is less about free love and more about free multi-media.
April 6, 2012
Surf Air Hopes All-You-Can-Fly Membership Based Airlines Will Fly With Travelers
Membership based airline service provider, Surf Air launches today out of MuckerLab in Santa Monica, CA.
April 5, 2012
Sexually Harassed Female Truck Drivers Suffer Setback As Court Blasts EEOC's Trial Tactics
EEOC lambasted by court for its tactics in soliciting claims for class action
April 4, 2012
Golf must change to remain relevant
Tech Moving East
Many Silicon Valley based startups are now opening offices in Silicon Alley.
5 Reasons Why Blackberry is Losing Its Appeal
Why the smartphone pioneer is suddenly losing favor in the eyes of its customers.
April 3, 2012
Consumer Reality Check - Lifting the Veil on PCI DSS
Lifting the Veil on PCI DSS
Don't Get Slimed by Social Media
The beef producing industry takes it on the chin from social media.
Legal Success Fees Leading to a Whole New Kind of Failure
Contingent fee arrangements were meant for the poor, but big corporations have embraced it and changed the nature of the beast.
GE Able to Bring Jobs Home Thanks to Lean Methodology
General Electric is able to bring jobs back to America after adopting lean manufacturing to improve efficiency.
April 2, 2012
Ethics, Social Media Discussed at LA Journalism Conference
Top West Coast Journalists discuss how, despite the social shift in news, accuracy and reliability are still the hallmarks of good news coverage.
April 1, 2012
Dreams to Ashes
Pay Attention To Red Flag Warnings
Conan O'Brien Buys Mashable for $3,500 while CNN is Left Crying
Pete Cashmore sells Mashable.com to Conan O'Brien for a mere $3,500!