Rubrika: Net news

2. 8. 2005 | 16:49 

US Couch potatoes

It has been a strange summer for the entertainment industry in the US. Baseball games have played to half-empty stadiums. Rock concerts have attracted about 12 per cent fewer fans than last year. And the number of people visiting theme parks is down.  

2. 8. 2005 | 16:49 

UK Rich kids

To beef up business, private banks in London have come up with a new marketing gag: providing courses on wealth management for children of the very rich. The courses, which are for school-leavers and graduates, prepare them for the fortunes they will one day inherit. 

2. 8. 2005 | 16:49 

US Working holiday

Have you ever wanted to head a rafting tour? Choreograph a music video? Run a pub? A company based in Portland, Oregon gives you the chance to try out your dream job.  

2. 6. 2005 | 15:38 

SOUTH AFRICA Banking on the poor

SOUTH AFRICA Banking on the poor Sixteen million South Africans - more than half the population - do not have a bank account. Last year, banks in South Africa signed a charter promising to provide special financial services for the poor. 

9. 5. 2005 | 16:52 

UK The price of life

New: People in Britain spend an average of €2.2 million during their lifetimes. According to a recent study, however, this does not buy them a life of luxury. Instead, most of the money goes on basics such as clothing, food, housing, and taxes. 

28. 4. 2005 | 12:13 


Recent polls suggest, the French vote non to ratifying the European Constitution on May 29 2005. Of course, opinion polls have a tendency to be wrong, and there are hopes in Europe that the pro-constitution lobby will now come out fighting. But even in the event of a Gallic no, the “Euroskeptics” should not take too much heart. Rather than spelling the end of the European project, this referendum points to an EU that is maturing politically.  

11. 1. 2005 | 16:55 

New Tools of brainstorming

In our current issue BS 1/2005 we have an article about Brainstorming. It is an excellent way of developing many remarkable solutions to a problem. Ideas should deliberately be as broad and odd as possible, and should be developed as fast as possible. 

28. 9. 2004 | 20:54 

eBay boomers

Piere Omidyar knows a good idea when he sees one. In 1995, he turned an idea for trading collectibles into one of the Internet's most successful companies – eBay. It is the world's online marketplace for the sale of goods and services. Today, the eBay community includes tens of millions of registered members from around the world 

28. 9. 2004 | 15:21 

Outsourcing: Big change?

There is nothing new about Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). In the last couple of years, many American and European countries have shifted thousands of hi-tech jobs to Asia, the reason behind which is obvious. It is the combination of cheap labour and talent that has pushed the global firms to shift their base e.g. to India 

20. 9. 2004 | 13:26 

South Africa Nuclear smugglers

South Africa is attracting smugglers in illegal nuclear trade because its export control system is weak, says a new report by the US watchdog organization, the Institute for Science and International Security. South Africa is a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, a group of 44 countries that have agreed not to export nuclear technology to non-member countries that can be used for nuclear weapons 
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