The Toxic Side of the Holiday Season
Michigan-based nonprofit environmental organization The Ecology Center recently revealed the data of their study of 69 holiday products. The study shows that more than 60% of the 69 products contained at least one hazardous chemical linked with serious health problems. The study included products from popular retail stores such as Walmart, Walgreens, Target, Kroger, Dollar Tree, etc.
Garlands, wreaths, figurines, and artificial greenery were among the products tested by The Ecology Center. Th
Date: Dec 24
Chinese Government Wants Qualcomm to Lower Down its Licensing Fees For Domestic Smartphone Makers
The Chinese market wants Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) to make do with lower payments for technology used by Chinese smartphone manufacturers, sources close to the matter stated. If imbibed upon seriously, the decision could hurt the chief source of profits of the chipmaker.
An agreement will end Chinese government’s 13-month long anti-monopoly probe for Qualcomm. Negotiations are in continuation with the country’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), and chances are ripe tha
Date: Dec 24
Kraft Foods Price Target Raised by Bank of America
According to a latest news report on Wednesday, the price targets have been raised on Kraft Foods Group Inc (KRFT 0%) by Bank of America.
Kraft shares were expected to do better than its peers over the next six months, said a group of analysts led by Bryan S. Spillane. Strongly driven by improved earnings starting in 4Q14E and great management to announce the value enhancing alterations to its early ’15, the company share prices were quoted for a high outcome.
Date: Dec 23
New Innovations in Optics LED
New innovations in the field of lasers and optics have introduced high density white LED light engines for OEM fiber optic illumination. White light LEDs are rapidly becoming the most preferred source for light guide illumination in several technical applications which were once ruled by HID lamps and tungsten halogen. White LEDs offer operational advantages and substantial cost. LumiBright™ delivers up to 4000 lumens into the light guide.
LumiBright have no additional optics and couple
Date: Dec 18
‘Fluctuations in Air Freight Impacts Pharma Supply Chains’
Air freight has been considered to be imperative to the pharmaceutical industry more so as supply chains take on a more complex shape. The Life Science and Pharmaceutical conference held in London on Tuesday stressed upon this very fact.
Emerging trends such as healthcare at home, increasing clinical trials across the globe, and advanced therapies as well as companion diagnostics have tremendously changed the pharmaceutical industry, according to David Spillet, key account director at World C
Date: Dec 17
Two AC/DC Drivers Launched by ON
On Semiconductor has recently expanded their product line for NCL3008x by launching two new series of offline AC-DC drivers with Power Factor Correction. Their new line of semiconductors includes the new NCL30085/86/88/30. The NCL30030 widens the existing solutions which support higher power topologies. Their primary purpose would be in high performance LED lighting applications.
The new line of PFC drivers are said to be small, robust, and flexible. Three of them use a PF corrected algorithm
Date: Dec 17
Different Prospects of New Nuclear Power
Nuclear energy was once promised as the world’s leading source to provide cheap and safe electrical power. However, The United States has led the way in nuclear research due to government finance and support. Some analysts also claimed that electricity would go meterless in the future.
Nevertheless, things did not turn out as decided due to nuclear waste accumulation, accidents, and safety problems, and most of all – rising costs. Despite these problems, growth in nuclear p
Date: Dec 17
Drop in Oil Prices sets off Alarm Bells in Producers and Shareholders
The well-publicized drop in oil prices this week has been celebrated by the masses all over the world as an answer to years of demands. However, the picture is far from rosy on the other side, as oil exporters and shareholders reacquaint themselves with a sub-$60 per-barrel pricing after a considerable hiatus.
Increasing amounts of oil production from countries outside the OPEC (Organization of the Petrol Exporting Countries) is loosening OPEC’s stranglehold over the global petroleum ma
Date: Dec 16
Chinese Construction Shares Rise on Stimulus Bets
For the second consecutive day, China’s stocks have risen, led by railway and construction companies. Their growth has been based on the speculation that the government will take improved steps to support economic growth.
China Railway Group Ltd. and China State Construction Engineering Corp. gained more than 7 per cent, enough to lead the rise for infrastructure related companies. Meanwhile, Premier Li Keqiang is visiting Kazakhstan to forge a Silk Road Fund that could finance the buil
Date: Dec 15
Citigroup Charges Investors with US$2.7 Billion for Legal Expenses
Citigroup gave its investors a surprise with its 4th quarter results on Tuesday, with an expected US$2.7 billion legal charge associated with multiple investigations.
Citigroup has been discussing for settlement with banking regulators and federal prosecutors over a series of investigations connected to possible manipulation in the lax anti-money-laundering controls and the currency market. The 4th quarter charge also reveals the expected cost of a separate inquiry about the role Citigroup an
Date: Dec 10
Global Cosmetic & Toiletries Market Analysis and Forecast, 2011 - 2017
Global cosmetic and toiletries market is witnessing significant growth in terms of sales and technological advancements over the past few years because of increasing consumer awareness towards personal hygiene and health. Growing concerns regarding skin care is particularly fuelling the
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