• Singapore May factory output up 5.0 percent on electronics strength

    A general view of factories in the industrial district of Jurong in western Singapore April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo Singapore’s industrial production in May grew for the 10th consecutive month from a year earlier, helped by strong electronics output, data showed on Friday. Manufacturing output in May rose 5.0 percent year-on-year, data from the […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    PC Shipments Drop 9.6 Percent in Q1, Gartner Reports

    Bad times continue for desktop computers. According to a recent Gartner report, worldwide personal computer shipments fell 9.6 percent to 64.8 million units in the first quarter of 2016. Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner explained, “The deterioration of local currencies against the U.S. dollar continued to play a major role in PC shipment declines. […]

  • ALL DEALS
    37 Percent of Discussions on Gig Economy Negative, Study Finds

    Media calls it the force that could save the American worker. But independent workers feel differently about the gig economy. According to a new media analysis by Cision, on behalf of The Rockefeller Foundation, about 37 percent of overall discussions on gig economy is negative. Clearly, there’s a “disconnect between news coverage of the independent […]

  • COMPUTERS
    PC Shipments Drop 9.6 Percent in Q1, Gartner Reports

    Bad times continue for desktop computers. According to a recent Gartner report, worldwide personal computer shipments fell 9.6 percent to 64.8 million units in the first quarter of 2016. Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner explained, “The deterioration of local currencies against the U.S. dollar continued to play a major role in PC shipment declines. […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    69 Percent of U.S. Entrepreneurs Start Their Businesses at Home

    0 If you operate your business from home, you’re not alone. A recent survey of U.S. businesses indicates the majority of entrepreneurs do the same. And that’s not just in the startup phase either. According to the 2012 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report (PDF), more than half of U.S. entrepreneurs continue to operate their businesses from […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Small Business Web Designer Wix Sees 44 Percent Increase in Second Quarter

    Wix, the global Web development platform aimed at small to medium sized businesses, has announced some impressive second quarter numbers. The company reported collections up to $57.4 million, a 44 percent increase year-over-year. The cloud-based service also reported an increase in subscribers, topping out at 68 million registered users. That’s a marked increase from the number […]

  • NEWS
    69 Percent of Women Micro Business Owners Expect More Success in Coming Year

    Despite facing tremendous management challenges, women entrepreneurs are determined to make it, a new study has found. According to a survey by Vistaprint, an online provider of marketing products and services to micro businesses, 69 percent of women entrepreneurs expect more financial success for their business in the next year. Women Business Owners Optimistic The […]

  • NEWS
    Angry Birds Maker Rovio Says Profit Fell 73 Percent In 2014

    Angry Birds Maker Rovio Says Profit Fell 73 Percent In 2014 Mobile games maker Rovio reported its operating profit fell 73 percent last year due to a drop in its licensing business, a latest sign its breakthrough Angry Birds brand is losing its appeal. Falling consumer product business, which includes toys, clothing and brand licensing, […]

  • COMPUTERS
    PC Shipments in India Declined 2.2 Percent in Q2 2016: IDC

    HIGHLIGHTS The Indian PC market is expected to recuperate in due course of time HP led the market with 28.4 percent share Dell stood second with 22.2 percent, followed by Lenovo and Acer PC shipments in India declined 2.2 percent to 2.14 million units in the April-June quarter this year, research firm IDC said today. […]