Posts Tagged ‘ drop ’

Global Business Travel Spend Experienced Largest Drop in 2009 Since 9/11 Recession

Aug 12th, 2010 | By travelnews

Asian Markets Adding Business Travel Spend at Four Times the U.S. Rate New Study Finds Recovery Better Than Expected with Spend Projected to Grow This Year by 6.2% to $869 Billion The NBTA Foundation, the research arm of the National Business Travel Association (NBTA), today released a comprehensive report analyzing the current state of
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Stocks Slump on Economy Concerns

Aug 11th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 11, 2010, 5:10 PM EDT By Stephen Kirkland and Nikolaj Gammeltoft Aug. 11 (Bloomberg) — Stocks plunged, sending the MSCI World Index to its biggest drop since June, and Treasuries led a rally in government bonds on concern that the U.S. economic recovery is
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Advice to U.S. job seekers: drop the Merlot

Aug 9th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

DETROIT | Mon Aug 9, 2010 4:34pm EDT DETROIT (Reuters) – Job applicants who drink alcohol are perceived as less intelligent and less hireable by American bosses, a bias dubbed the “imbibing idiot bias” in a study published on Monday. In a series of six related experiments, researchers from the University of Michigan and the
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Zscaler Offers Secure Web Gateway as a Service

Aug 6th, 2010 | By technologynews

Dashboard The Zscaler Dashboard greets me after I log in to the administration portal. Traffic amounts overall, traffic by time, traffic by location, traffic by department, and threat information is shown. This screen can be customized. The Favorites drop down in the middle holds my favored reports. Within 5 minutes of logging in I know
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Box Office Preview: ‘Other Guys’ set to take over (AP)

Aug 5th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – It looks like Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are set to take over the top spot at the nation’s theaters as Sony’s “The Other Guys” prepares to assault the weekend. A terrific marketing campaign, a great action-comedy premise, and solid reviews give this film the makings of an early August hit. Ferrell’s
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Insured Americans Are Using Fewer Medical Services While Employers Consider Wellness Incentives

Jul 30th, 2010 | By healthnews

Main Category: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance Also Included In: Preventive Medicine Article Date: 30 Jul 2010 – 4:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article The Wall Street Journal: “Insured Americans are using fewer medical services, raising questions about whether patients are consuming less
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LG bringing Windows Phone 7 mobiles "by the end of the year"

Jul 28th, 2010 | By technologynews

September is the goal for LGs first mobile device sporting Windows Phone 7 to be launched with more coming by the end of the year according to a company representative. Their first smartphone with the latest Microsoft mobile OS has seen a ton of leaks around the internet, so its expected that
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Amazon Reports Kindle Sold Out

Jul 28th, 2010 | By technologynews

Amazon.coms Kindle page currently lists the bestselling e-reader as temporarily out of stock, with no word on its future availability. While the Kindles recent price drop could have sparked an unexpected customer rush, the possibility exists that the online retailer is preparing a hardware refresh. The larger-screen Kindle DX is still available. This wouldnt
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H-1B Visa Usage Declines Sharply Due to Economy, Bureaucracy

Jul 26th, 2010 | By technologynews

H-1B Visa Usage Declines Sharply Due to Economy, Bureaucracy ( Page 1 of 2 ) The flagging US economy is a major reason why nearly forty thousand H-1B Visa application slots are currently unused, and an additional nine thousand slots in the Masters Exemption program are still open. This is a significant drop in
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"Salt" can’t shake "Inception" at box office

Jul 25th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES | Sun Jul 25, 2010 11:36am EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Angelina Jolie’s new spy thriller “Salt” failed to take the North American box office crown from Leonardo DiCaprio’s “Inception,” which enjoyed a stronger-than-expected hold in its second weekend. According to studio estimates issued on
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