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Archive for November, 2015

30
Nov

Bits Blog: Nokia Tries to Reinvent Itself, Again, by Taking Over Alcatel-Lucent

Rajeev Suri, Nokia’s 48-year-old chief executive, says his company’s $16.6 billion takeover of Alcatel-Lucent is exactly what Nokia needs to execute its yearslong makeover, which has included layoffs and the sale of unwanted assets.


30
Nov

When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, Idealists are very apt to walk straight into the …

When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, Idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter. “Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts (1931) “”Other People””” (1865 – 1946)

30
Nov

China's yuan set for IMF reserve status

The International Monetary Fund is expected to announce on Monday that China’s currency, the yuan, will join the fund’s select group of international reserve currencies.

30
Nov

Black Friday Just a Day This Year, No Longer a Bellwether

Black Friday’s importance has waned as retailers have offered holiday sales earlier and longer.


29
Nov

When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the worl …

When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world. George Washington Carver

29
Nov

We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who partici …

We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate. Thomas Jefferson 3rd president of US (1743 – 1826)

29
Nov

James Prideaux, Writer for Stage and for Television, Dies at 88

Mr. Prideaux wrote television movies that starred Katharine Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor and a play for which Julie Harris won a Tony for best actress.


28
Nov

Black Friday Shopping Shifts Online as Stores See Less Foot Traffic

Total online sales are expected to generate $2.6 billion on Black Friday, a 14 percent increase compared to the same day last year.