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Supply chain complexity - top business continuity concern for manufacturing industry

HERNDON, Va., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A third (35%) of businesses in the manufacturing industry are extremely concerned about potential supply …

Man rescued from Braamfontein building fire

Johannesburg - A man was rescued shortly after 08:00 on Friday morning after a fire destroyed one floor in an office building in Braamfontein, …

Emergency Medicine

Great Westerford building fire under control

CAPE TOWN - A fire at the Great Westerford building in Cape Town been brought under control.<p>The office park caught alight this morning and the cause …

'Cardboard' is Google's attempt at an inexpensive VR headset

Even Google is getting in on the virtual reality game. At the end of the search giant's I/O 2014 keynote, Sundar Pichai announced that everyone in attendance would get a nondescript cardboard package, but was coy about its contents. Turns out, it's the firm's attempt at a do-it-yourself VR headset. …

The Two Goals of a Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

During the most recent Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Crisis Management and Business Continuity Management teams of a large enterprise assembled …

Israeli Palestinian Conflict

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At CES 2014, health monitors join the wearables parade

With three new lightweight, wearable medical devices, iHealth is hoping to give people the ability to monitor their health without needing large, ugly, obtrusive equipment.<p>As the wearables craze starts to go mainstream, one company is betting that medical devices deserve to be at the party.<p>At CES …

The Top Five Product Flops of 2013

Affordable Care Act

The 50 Greatest Breakthroughs Since the Wheel

Why did it take so long to invent the wheelbarrow? Have we hit peak innovation? What our list reveals about imagination, optimism, and the nature of progress.<p><b>Jump straight to the list</b><p>Some questions you ask because you want the right answer. Others are valuable because no answer is right; the payoff …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

Woolies and Soweto Gospel Choir: Madiba Tribute

How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

Supermarkets Offer Personalized Pricing

Kimberley Cornwell’s husband is on a high-protein diet, and he usually eats eggs for breakfast. So when a Safeway shopping app offered a deal a few …

Five Ways the Advertising Industry Is About to Transform

Technology has prompted tremendous change in the advertising industry—change that would have been inconceivable even a decade ago. People are accessing, consuming, and sharing content in more varied ways than ever, and marketers have scores of new opportunities to understand, reach, and engage with …

Square considering 2014 IPO according to Wall Street Journal

Jack Dorsey is a busy man. Just one day ahead of Twitter's IPO, a report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> claims that his mobile payments company Square may also be going public. Square has reportedly held talks with banks including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley about an IPO tentatively slated for …

Milton Keynes in UK to Trial £1.5m Driverless Cars Scheme

Milton Keynes is set to be one of the first places in the UK to trial driverless cars, which are more like futuristic looking pods than normal cars, in a £1.5m government scheme that will see them deployed by 2015.<p>The ‘cars’ are capable of up to 12MPH and will operate on pre-set automated routes …

Twitter's stock closes at $44.90 a share, up 73 percent on its first day

A more conservative approach than Facebook leads to a big first day of gains<p>Twitter held its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange this morning, opening its stock up for purchase to any interested investor, and as it turns out, there were many. Shortly after trading began around …

Making friends

UNTIL recently, they were rivals. But on September 10th Virgin Media, a British television company, said that it would make Netflix, an online-video …

Samsung Beats Apple To Smart Watch Starting Line With Galaxy Gear

Samsung will launch their first smart watch, dubbed the Galaxy Gear, on September 4.<p>The rumor mill telegraphed this one all the way back in February 2012, when alleged screenshots of a minimal mobile OS emerged on a Korean message board. The screens indicated a 500×500 resolution and a black and …

BlackBerry Suitors Reportedly Considering Breaking Up Company

It’s unknown whether anyone will purchase struggling BlackBerry, but one thing is for sure: it won’t be the same. Reuters reports that some potential bidders are looking at breaking the Canada-based smartphone manufacturer apart and keeping only the operating system and the patents around its …

Taking a bite out of Apple

IT FEELS more like a rock concert than a press conference as the casually dressed chief executive takes to a darkened stage to unveil his firm’s …

Space Pictures This Week: Solar Storm, Spiral Galaxy