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Steve Jobs Quits as CEO of Apple.

Apple Star Kid Quits. “I hereby resign as CEO of Apple” Says Jobs

Jobs’ stunning announcement said, “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” Despite his long-continuing ill health, his resignation has caused shock waves in the tech [...]

Android’s Edge Over Apple & Microsoft: Google to Buy Motorola for $12.5 bn

Android Scores a One Up Over Apple & Microsoft: Google to Buy Motorola

In its largest-ever acquisition deal, Google announced on Monday an all-cash acquisition bid to buy Motorola Mobility Holdings for $12.5 billion. The move is aimed at increasing the search engine giant’s leverage in the highly competitive mobile computing market. The deal with Motorola would give Google over 17,000 mobile technology patents. At a time when [...]

Solar Ivy: The Flexible, Modular Solar Energy System that looks like Ivy

Solar Ivy: A Flexible Modular Solar Energy System that resembles Ivy

Having fast become recognized for the green consultancy they provide in conjunction with sustainable product development, SMIT has come out with a new solar energy system called Solar Ivy;  leaf-like photovoltaic panels which use both the sun and the wind to generate electricity. Inspired by the ivy often seen on traditional mansions, Solar Ivy, developed [...]

Google sets up $280million solar fund with SolarCity

Green Engine Google sets up $280mn solar fund with SolarCity

Furthering its commitment towards Clean Energy Following its $168 million investment in the Ivanpah solar power tower plant, Google has announced a further investment of $280 million towards creating the largest residential solar financing fund in the United States. Set up in collaboration with SolarCity, this SolarCity/Google fund intends to make the incorporation of solar [...]

Small-Smart-Speedy Italian Debut: 2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio

Small, Smart, Speedy Italian Debut: 2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio

A sneak-peak of this Italian smart dwarf on wheels, Fiat 500c, was revealed on 21st April 2011 at New York International Auto Show introduced by Laura Soave, Head of Fiat, North America. The world renowned Italian automobile manufacturer, Fiat, established in 1899, has rolled out a number of successful Fiat models; Fiat 124, Lancia Delta, [...]

Gold Corp. Inc: Operating for Excellence

Gold Corp. Inc: Operating for Excellence

North America’s Fastest Growing Senior Gold Producer With a strong project pipeline, positioned to drive long-term sustainable growth, Goldcorp Inc. is the fastest growing, lowest-cost senior gold producer with operations and development projects in politically stable jurisdictions throughout the Americas. Employing over 11,500 people worldwide, Goldcorp is a Canadian company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Goldcorp [...]

Ronald McDonald_McDonalds says "Ronald is going Nowhere"

“Retire Ronald McDonald” campaign a no-go with the Happy Meal maker

Newspaper ads run on Wednesday, and supported by nutrition experts and consumers, urged the fast food chain, McDonalds’, to put childrens’ health first, and to stop marketing junk food to kids through Happy Meal Toys and Ronald McDonald, one of the world’s most recognizable clowns. In response, McDonald’s CEO, Jim Skinner, firmly defended Ronald at the [...]

BP to continue talks with Rosneft on Arctic Exploration interests in the Kara Sea

Deadline for BP-Rosneft deal lapses: Talks to continue

Despite the lapse of deadline set for British Petroleum’s proposed $7.8 billion share swap with Russian state-controlled oil company Rosneft, BP has said that it will continue talks with the Russian oil giant and will try to work out an agreement for the Arctic exploration deal. British Petroleum made a statement saying, “A solution has not [...]

Jumbo Stay, the Plane Recycled into a Hotel

Flying Eco-Hotel? Almost. Jumbo Stay,the Plane Recycled into a Hotel

All those of you who believe in the beauty of recycling, you’re going to love this one, especially so if you’re fascinated by creative spatial transformations. Presenting one of the world’s coolest stays, Jumbo Stay, in Stockholm, offers guests the opportunity to spend the night aboard a retired plane that has been refurbished into a [...]

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5billion_CEOs Steve Ballmer and Tony Bates

Microsoft’s $8.5bn Skype buy: Expanding Business or Keep-away Game?

Becoming Microsoft’s most expensive acquisition yet, Skype being taken over by this software giant is supposed to be in line with Microsoft’s larger plan of offering a better basket of services by integrating Skype with its other products such as Lync, Xbox Live, Kinect, Outlook and Hotmail. Details of the $8.5 billion all-cash deal were [...]

Commodities Giant Glencore to raise over $12billion through IPO

Commodities Giant Glencore to raise over $12billion through IPO

Considered to be the world’s biggest commodities trader and supplier, the Swiss company Glencore, is all set to become bigger and stronger by floating company shares to the public.  Reportedly, the trading giant will launch an IPO of around 20% of its stock in London and Hong Kong. Currently valued at $60 billion, the planned [...]

Solazyme_meeting the growing needs for renewable fuels

Solazyme

Solazyme, Inc. is a renewable oil and bioproducts company and the leader in algal biotechnology. Using industrial fermentation equipment to efficiently scale and accelerate the microalgae’s natural oil production time to just a few days, Solazyme’s feedstock flexible platform has the ability of utilizing a wide variety of plant-based sugars, like sugarcane-based sucrose, corn-based dextrose, [...]

Paint your Home into a Billboard, Adzookie will Pay your Mortgage

Paint your Home into a Billboard, Get Adzookie to Pay your Mortgage

Advertising Realty Own a home without having to pay mortgage, avoid foreclosure AND get a free colourful paint job? Seems like an unbelievable deal huh? Well, it would also have been super-charitable, if it hadn’t also meant giving up all external surfaces for Adzookie to paste promotions on. With an extremely tempting promise, that says, [...]

DHL launches green delivery vehicles in New York

DHL’s Green Fleet Introduced in New York

One of the world’s leading logistics company, DHL, introduced a convoy of environmentally-friendly delivery trucks in Manhattan, as part of their “green initiative” towards reducing the impact created by the company’s services on the city’s environment. This initiative by DHL was inaugurated in New York by Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL. Presenting the [...]

Spinning it for Green Revolution

Spinning it for The Green Revolution: Make your Sweat Matter

Make your spin matter more each time you power on with The Green Revolution! If you’re a spin enthusiast, you have almost certainly gone through the stats on how much energy you burn for your every 40-minute session. And just as definitely, the more energy you burn, the more awesome you feel at the end [...]

British American Tobacco’s new tobacco-free nicotine: Nicoventures Ltd

British American Tobacco’s new tobacco-free nicotine: Nicoventures

British American Tobacco (BAT), estimated to be the world’s second largest tobacco group by global market share, has confirmed reports of having established Nicoventures Limited, a start-up company that aims to commercialize sans-tobacco nicotine products which could help wean smokers off its cigarettes. A bold move you think ? Sure – in terms of creating [...]

EBay CEO John Donahoe_EBay buys GSI

EBay scores over Amazon. Acquires GSI for $2.4-billion

EBay Inc., one of the most used e-commerce sites world-wide, is all set to become bigger and better by taking over GSI Commerce Inc. for $2.4-billion. EBay’s takeover of GSI will give the internet-based shopping giant access to 180 leading brands, including Levi Strauss & Co., Toys R Us Inc. and General Nutrition Centers Inc., [...]

iPad2 :worth the month-long wait

ipad2: worth the month-long wait? TAB-so-lutely.

Wait in a long queue for hours and hours on launch day for Apple’s newest “magical” baby (Apple has oft displayed its modesty by calling all of its devices “magical”), and you might start thinking “is this really going to be worth the wait ?” 10 minutes into the launch of the new tab, you [...]

Union Pacific Rail Freight Carrier in Chicago Rail Yard

U.S Rail Freight to Invest Record $12B on network in 2011, says AAR

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has announced that U.S. railroads are planning to spend a record $12 billion on capital improvements this year, outdoing their 2010 record of $10.7 billion. While the Great Expectations 2011, Railroads and Continued U.S. Economic Recovery report by the AAR has projected these figures on the basis of public announcements [...]