Marketplace for Tuesday May 20, 2014
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The White House is touting its record of bringing foreign investment to the US. We evaluate the claims and explain the many factors at play when it comes to insourcing and outsourcing. Plus, Dairy Queen comes to Manhattan – what does the arrival of heartland America mean to the island of Duane Read, Carvel and Tad’s? Also, Google is buying Divide, a New York-based startup. Divide does just what it says on the tin: it allows users to separate work and play on their mobile devices. Useful for businesses because they’re able to better secure and control the work side of their employees mobiles. Better for individuals because they can secure their personal data.
Posted In: Google, Google Android, Divide, work life balance
People are using their mobile devices for work and personal life interchangeably.
Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Posted In: fashion, history
Clothes made the (wo)man... even during the Great Depression.