No matter how sags securities publicly traded Internet companies (“Quotes high-tech flying down “), but information technologies have irrevocably changed the world. And here’s Thomas W. Malone (Thomas W. Malone, Director of the Center for collective intelligence Massachusetts Institute of technology, tried to systematize these changes (“How Is the Internet Changing the Way We Work? “). With them is to acquaint our readers with.
First of all, in the spirit of the forgotten now we have a Marxist Professor Malone brings change in society by purely material and purely technological parameter, wholly held at the office of information technology, the communication cost. The first form of communication was oral communication face-to-face. Its capacity is quite enough for small decentralized and egalitarian group (Malone uses the term “bands”) of hunters and gatherers, wandering in the primeval forests and savannas. Yes and the first farmers was enough. Continue reading
Today, the Bank card has not only the adult working population, but even students and pensioners. Coming on the market as part of salary projects, they gradually won the sympathy of the majority of Russians, who now have multiple cards from different banks. On a plastic card, you can store your cash without the risk of robbery, and can even slowly accumulate capital, to use it for payment of utility bills and purchases in online stores.
But banks offer not only excellent service, and favorable Deposit program. For example, as we learned from the survey conducted by the National Agency for financial studies, with the arrival of spring deposits became the most popular banking product. Continue reading
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Last day of the month on the new York stock exchange ended with growth: index Dow Jones has grown to a record 16.580 paragraph, indices Nasdaq and S&P500 gained 0.28% and 0.3% respectively.
The American economy is considerably enlivened: consumer spending, which is considered the main source of the movement of economic indicators in the U.S. rose in the first quarter by 3% in the private sector in April appeared 220 thousand new jobs, although the forecast was supposed to be 10% less.
The unemployment rate is thus decreased to 6.6%.
Worth Twitter to announce the decrease of growth rates of 30% in the 1st quarter of last year to 25% in 2014, as the company’s shares fell by 9%.
The price of eBay shares fell 5% after the company made the forecast revenues in the 1st quarter may be reduced. Continue reading