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2011-07-15 00:00:35

The first eBook in the Shpoonkle collection was announced today North Miami Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 The first eBook in the Shpoonkle collection was announced today, "The Shpoonkle Model for Legal Services," is an objective analysis of the legal services industry and the forces behind the development of the Shpoonkle reverse auction model. The eBook discusses the history and psychology of the lawyer and client interaction and the rigid mind set of the profession in changing...

2011-06-18 01:43:06

As a way of eliminating energy-guzzling incandescent light bulbs from our supermarket shelves, a tax on incandescent light bulbs would be just as effective as an outright ban. Subsidising new technology, such as Led lighting, could actually reduce its sales, as this can lead to a relatively large number of people buying a light with teething problems, giving the new technology a bad name. These results emerged from the simulation models which PhD student Emile Chappin of Delft University of...

2011-06-13 12:47:00

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INTREorg Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: IORG) (the "Company" or "INTREorg") announces it has elected five (5) new board members and a new CEO. At a meeting of the Board of Directors on May 17, 2011, INTREorg's Board approved the appointment of five new members to fill current vacancies on the Board. These five additional members, who will serve together with Russell K. Boyd (Chairman of the Board) and Redgie Green, include Donal R. Schmidt, Jr., Mark...

2011-05-26 12:55:06

Economic recessions are weaker, expansions are stronger, and economic recovery is faster in U.S. states where people are more optimistic says a new study from the University of Miami School of Business Administration. Further, the effects are stronger in states where people are older, less educated and less socially connected. "Previous studies have shown that economic conditions affect mood "“ people would expect this, it's more obvious," said Alok Kumar, the Gabelli Asset Management...

2011-03-29 09:45:00

AMSTERDAM, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm(TM) (www.pdgm.com) has integrated the 3D multiple point statistics simulation module based on Ephesia's IMPALA algorithm in the latest version of Paradigm(TM) SKUA®. This module complements the large selection of geostatistical and analytical capabilities of the SKUA Reservoir Module, and leverages the uncompromising, stratigraphically-consistent geological grids made possible by the patented UVT transform. Some of the...

2011-01-31 14:22:10

A government needs to invest an average of 40 million euros in order for the country to obtain the highest Olympic prize. That is how much said feat costs according to the calculations of researchers at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), who are carrying out diverse studies in the area of Sport Economics. In order to arrive at this result the researchers calculated the price with a model that measures the number of medals according to government expenditure in sport, along with...

2011-01-18 15:04:47

Military tension between North Korea and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) extends to areas of the Yellow Sea. Now defence experts based in the Republic of Korea have devised improved methods to model underwater warfare, which they believe can aid future decisions about weapons and defence purchases. The details appear today in the Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, published by SAGE. The researchers based at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Seowon...

2011-01-16 00:23:24

Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced today that leading retailers increased their use of scientific testing by more than 21% in 2010 compared to 2009. Washington, DC and New York (PRWEB) January 14, 2011 Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced today that leading retailers increased their use of scientific testing by more than 21% in 2010 compared to 2009. APT's findings, based on a survey of leading US retailers, highlighted the fact that businesses became increasingly...

2011-01-11 07:00:00

STOCKHOLM, January 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly established non-profit foundation Economic Shift inspires companies to do business differently in order to be successful and contribute to a better world. Economic Shift envisions an economic world where we take into consideration ethical values, global environmental and social concerns, as well as the increasingly dynamic relationships between customers and producers. Ultimately, it is the customers who decide the value of...

2010-12-07 02:03:23

Researcher Kjell Johansson at the University of Gothenburg, recently presented Sweden's first doctoral thesis in Accounting Law. The thesis deals with the principle 'substance over form' and fair presentation of economic reality in accounting, and his findings may benefit professionals, standard setters and academia alike. The investigation results in a descriptive model "“ the so-called circular flow model "“ and in a descriptive theory on economic reality. The literature on...


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