Deep Space Industries takes mining to infinity and beyond; The benefit of employee benefits at Google

Jan 23, 2013
Forget coal mining in Appalachia and mineral mining in Africa, a new outfit called Deep Space Industries aims to take drilling to the final frontier. The company is seeking investors for a project to mine asteroids. Also, Google shows just how much employers can benefit from employee benefits.

Dell to go private?

Jan 15, 2013
There are multiple news reports Dell, once the biggest PC-maker on the planet, could be taken private in a buyout that might allow it to retool and reemerge a leaner, stronger company.

Dell to report earnings, plan for the future

Aug 21, 2012
After the market closes, the computer company Dell reports its second-quarter numbers. Haven't thought about Dell in a while? Perhaps your boss has.

PODCAST: Chipotle under investigation, OECD's happiest country

May 23, 2012
If you're looking for a safe place to park your money, think Ford. Moody's has boosted the automaker's debt to investment-grade, giving a thumbs up to a long financial turnaround for the company. Today, struggling tech giant Hewlett-Packard will announce whether the company will shed tens of thousands its workers. With Memorial Day approaching, parents begin to consider summer plans and the value of camp for their kids. This week Target launched a line of Gay Pride T-shirts on its website in time for Gay Pride month in June which may help mend fences between the retailer and the gay community.
A sculpture is exhibited as part of the 'Animals On Bikes' tourist trail in Cumnock, Australia. This week, Australia took the top spot on the OECD's ranking of national well-being, making it the world's happiest country.
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Tech firms trying to not use conflict minerals

Apr 27, 2011
Intel and Hewlett-Packard Co. are a couple of the big tech companies that are looking for ways to make their products without using a substance...

Foxconn perspective

May 31, 2010
We've been following the story of the Foxconn suicides closely.  Someone passed along this link to us about how the media is misrepresenting the...

Dell to offer low-cost computers to emerging markets

Aug 27, 2008
With sales of PC laptops and desktops slowing in the United States, Dell is making a push for markets in growing economies around the world with a...

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