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Biz News -2012 Archive




 

 
 
Samsung is Increasing Sales and Profit
Hackers are Becoming Bigger threat Than Terrorism
New Google Rules Are Against the Rules in European Union
EU Is At The Edge Of New Recession
European Union Suspended the Ratification of ACTA
On Line Advertising is Exceeding Printed Media Advertising
The New Wave of Anti Piracy is Coming
Cheap Oil Is Gone Forever
Apple Sues Samsung at US Court
Nuclear Energy Is Coming Back
ISPs Are Not Responsible For Internet Piracy
Increase of Demand for SSD Disks
European Commission Started Investigation Against Samsung
Shut Down Your E-Mail For a While
European Commission Against Google
War For Free Internet Started
10 Strategies for Manipulation With People Through Media
iPad is Becoming a Regular Business Tool
Galaxy S3 Samsung's to Apple iPhone 5
Will Euro Survive?
What Happened to Paperless Office?
 

Samsung is Increasing Sales and Profit

 

Samsung continues with steady growth in the market. Smart phones and tablets are significant contributors of their growth.

Samsung is continuously increasing the sales and profit. Thanks to very good sales of Android based smart phones, Samsung was able to report very good business results in last quarter of 2012...

Read More - Posted: Mar 2012


Hackers Are Becoming Bigger Threat Than Terrorism

 

The director of FBI thinks that private companies and government agencies must join the efforts against hackers, since they will become the biggest threat for US in the future.

"We think that cyber threat will become the biggest threat for US in the future" – said FBI Director Robert Muller at the RSA conference in San Francisco, reported by Business Insider.
He said those good old days when the hacking was done by the tanagers for fun are over. The new breeds of hackers are well organized and work in groups. The organization is similar with traditional criminals.

Read More - Posted: Mar 2012


The New Google Rules Are Against The Rules In European Union

 

The Google is in the scope of one more investigation by EU authorities. This time the case is based on collection of private data by Google.

The French agency for protection of personal data ( Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés - CNIL ) has called the Google to postpone the activation of new rules, since they consider that the new Google rules may be against the rules of European Union for protection of personal data.

Read More - Posted: Mar 2012


EU Is At The Edge Of New Recession

 

Euro zone records the decrease of economical activity in the last quarter. If this trend continues, the new recession is possible.

Economic estimations of European Union show no growth trend in first quarter of 2012. If these estimation turn to be true, than it is likely that Euro zone could enter to the new recession. Since the production output records the decline, the expectation of new recession is possible.

Read More - Posted: Feb 2012


European Union Suspended the Ratification of ACTA

 

European Union is changing the stand toward ACTA. What will be their next decision?

European union suspended the ratification of Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement ( ACTA ), reports BBC. European Commission decided to request for expertise from European Court of Justice. The purpose of this expertise should be investigation about effect of ACTA on freedom of internet.

Read More - Posted: Feb 2012


On Line Advertising is Exceeding Printed Media Advertising

 

Global trend in value of advertising is changing in favor of on line advertising. What is the future of printed and TV advertising?

According to current trends, $ 62 Billions will be spent on on-line advertising in US. This will be more than double, compared to value of advertising in newspapers and magazines.
Recent years showed that advertisers are spending more and more on on-line advertising. According the eMarketer, if this trend continues, more money will be spent in on line advertising, than on printed media.

Read More - Posted: Feb 2012


The New Wave of Anti Piracy is Coming

 

The anti piracy activities are continuing. What is the next target of anti piracy associations?

The SOPA and PIPA are cancelled, while more and more European countries are putting on hold their engagement related to ACTA. Still, associations of entertainment industries will not accept the defeat, but they will continue in finding a new ways of shutting down services that are containing piracy materials.

Read More - Posted: Feb 2012


Cheap Oil Is Gone Forever

 

The oil is not running out that low, yet. But, it seems that the exploitation of remaining resources will become more and more costly.

Despite the fact that new oil fields have been found in Brazil and North Dakota, it seems that the new sources of oil can barely cover the shortage of the oil caused by demand increase and depletion of existing oil fields.

Read More - Posted: Feb 2012


Apple Sues Samsung at US Court

 

Apple is engaging another cout trial against Samsung. This time the venue is the US court

Apple sues Samsung related to four patents, as continuation of series of legal processes at European courts. The subjects of this dispute are four technological patents. European trial had the dispute over design and software.

Read More - Posted: Feb 2012


Nuclear Energy Is Coming Back

 

The nuclear energy was not in the focus of development recently. It seems that the trend related to nuclear energy is changing worldwide.

Despite the fact that nuclear disaster in Fukushima turned the energy strategy of the countries away from nuclear energy, it seems that this trend will last shortly. Recent problems with energy and growing demands that are expected in the near future are making the changes in the energetic strategies in US and Europe.

Read More - Posted: Feb 2012


ISPs Are Not Responible For Internet Piracy

 

Why should the ISPs be responsible for activities of their clients on internet. What is the stand of European Court of Justice on this issue?

European Court of Justice has ruled the verdict that Internet Service Providers ( ISPs ) can not be forced to monitor and block the access of users to internet.

Read More - Posted: Feb 2012


Increase of Demand for SSD Storage

 

Recent floods in Thailand are causing the increase of demand for SSD memory storage

Micron Technology stated that demand for SSD memory storage ( Solid State Disk ) is increased after catastrophic floods in Thailand. The recent floods in Thailand created damage to numerous facilities for production of hard drives and related parts.

Read More - Posted: Feb 2012


Shut Down Your E-Mail For a While

 

Where is the limit between professional and private life of employees? What did Volkswagen in order to spare the employees from work after their regular work time?

The Volkswagen's Union made a deal with the company that no e-mails will be sent during the free time. The reason for this initiative was increased number of complaints of employees that the limit between business and private time is virtually lost, due to mails through Blackberry.

Read More - Posted: Jan 2012


European Commission Against Google

 

European commission is leading the investigation against Google, related to manipulation with search engine results.

European Commission is preparing 400 pages report related to investigation against Google, because alleged misuse of dominant position on market, according the Financial Times. According to this source, the preliminary report of EC will cover the complex case and numerous objections.

Read More - Posted: Jan 2012


War for Free Internet Started

 

Official FBI web page is the latest victim of attack on US government and entertainment industry

Official FBI.gov site was dawn recently, after the attack of Anonymous hacker group. This attack was conducted as a sign of retaliation, after the Megaupload service was shut down by U.S. Justice Department, due to alleged copyright infringement. Does this means that the war for the free internet has started?

Read More- Posted: Jan 2012


10 Strategies for Manipulation of People Through Media

 

People are often not aware of the influence of the media to their way of thinking. What are the basic mass media manipulation techniques used for brainwashing and mind programming of the masses?

People are often not aware of the influence of the media to their way of thinking. What are the basic mass media manipulation techniques used for brainwashing and mind programming of the masses?

Read More - Posted: Jan 2012


iPad is Becoming a Regular Business Tool

 

The tablets are mainstream home gadget that is top seller. However, the business is also planning to utilize the strength of these devices in the near future.

The iPad and other tablets are becoming more and more popular worldwide. This popularity does not only refer to the home users only, but to the business users too. The recent research by NPD showed that iPad is becoming a regular business tool in business world. ...

Read More - Posted: Jan 2012


Galaxy S3 - Samsung's Answer to Apple iPhone 5

 

According the rumors, the new Samsung Galaxy S3 will have 4 core processor, 3D screen and ability of recording of 3D photographs and video

The rumors about Samsung Galaxy S3 tell that this phone should be the real iPhone killer.  According to these speculations, S3 will have Super AMOLED Plus HD screen, between 4,3 and 4,7 inch, 4 core processor, 2 GB RAM and 4G support. ... 

Read More - Posted: Jan 2012


Will Euro Survive?

 

Where the Euro is sailing to? What will be next step of credit rating agencies?

Euro is under a pressure as the market assessed that the agreement of European Union leaders on strengthening fiscal discipline is not sufficient progress in resolving the debt crisis. Moody's agency stated on Monday that they plan to review the credit ratings of all 27 EU member states.  The rating agency Fitch told that they are under the pressure to revise ratings as well. The Standard & Poor's agency already initiated revision of ratings of 15 of the 17 euro zone countries for possible reductions. ...

Read More - Posted: Dec 2011


What Happened to Paperless Office?

 

Why we are still using so many paper in the office and home, despite the advance of IT? Why the paper is still so belove

During 80s of the last century it was considered that advancing electronic technology will eliminate the need for using of paper in the business. It was even considered that the office will became totally paperless. Office without papers was seen as a huge progress that will enable easier and faster business. But, 90s passed, 00s passed, we stepped into second decade of 21st century and papers are still all around us...

Read More - Posted: Dec 2011