Marketplace for Monday, October 8, 2012
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The U.S. House Intelligence Committee has said that Huawei and Chinese telecom-equipment supplier ZTE pose a security risk and the U.S. government should avoid using their equipment. The committee also recommended that American companies should be blocked from carrying out mergers involving two Chinese telecommunications firms. Meanwhile, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that the number of people with a rare fungal meningitis has risen to 91. We look at what California can do about its record-breaking gas prices. And a new brand of tea called Runa has hit shelves and is getting recognition from some unusual investors.
Posted In: Runa Tea, Entrepreneurship
Social enterprises increasingly use morality and fair trading claims to attract investors rather than customers. Runa Tea is one.
Posted In: China, huawei, telecom, ZTE
A new report from the House Intelligence Committee calls for investigations into two Chinese telecommunications suppliers.
Posted In: college, college tuition, Tuition, financial aid
Grinnell is a very small liberal arts college in Iowa with a very big endowment: $1.4 billion. Why the financially sound institution is looking at how to control future costs.
Posted In: China, huawei, ZTE
A U.S. congressional committee is set to call for investigations against Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies for alleged bribery and violations of U.S. immigration laws.
Posted In: meningitis, Health, pharmaceuticals, FDA
Pharmacies linked to meningitis outbreak not regulated by FDA.
Posted In: Coca-cola, soda, calorie
Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper and Pepsi will roll out special vending machines next year.