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The Cost of Making the iPhone 7

The Cost of Making the iPhone 7 | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
This chart compares the iPhone 7's estimated manufacturing costs with those of its predecessors.

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, September 24, 2:51 AM
A great chart to think about when considering the costs of getting the iPhone 7 to market. The basic manufacturing (assembly) costs amount to just $5 a phone. What lies beneath is the expense of the research and development and cost of flash memory, phones etc. Apple has higher materials costs than Samsung but still makes a bigger profit margin on each iPhone sold. More here http://press.ihs.com/press-release/technology/iphone-7-materials-costs-higher-previous-versions-ihs-markit-teardown-revea
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BizEd Magazine | Social Media: How Tweet It Is

RT @sebtran: How business schools inspire innovation ? Interesting article from @BizEdMag http://t.co/9Rrphwah30
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A Business Perspective on APIs

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This article, the first of a new series, examines APIs from a business perspective, whether or not they are open and overtly monetized.
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Where nations and business collide: what happens to brands when countries fall ... - Marketing

Where nations and business collide: what happens to brands when countries fall ... - Marketing | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
Where nations and business collide: what happens to brands when countries fall ...
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this shows us that there are more problems than you think for businesses.

Brand can be protected from competitors, perhaps, but countries?

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Using Social Media for Business Part 3: How to Gain Followers on Your ... - Accountingweb.com

Using Social Media for Business Part 3: How to Gain Followers on Your ... - Accountingweb.com | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
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Using Social Media for Business Part 3: How to Gain Followers on Your ...
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From e-mail signature lines to business cards, letterhead, and brochures, make sure your social links become a part of everything you do.
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The origin of ' the world's dumbest idea ' : Milton Friedman - Forbes

The origin of ' the world's dumbest idea ' : Milton Friedman - Forbes | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
The origin of ' the world's dumbest idea ' : Milton Friedman
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Friedman's article was ferocious.
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A word from the star man!

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Jimmy Wales Is Not an Internet Billionaire - New York Times

Jimmy Wales Is Not an Internet Billionaire - New York Times | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
Jimmy Wales Is Not an Internet Billionaire
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Then he took a call from the Boston Consulting Group, the business-advisory firm, to discuss a speech he would be giving at the World Economic Forum.
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Without this man, no homework would be done.

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14 Of The Most Interesting Facts Ever - Business Insider

14 Of The Most Interesting Facts Ever - Business Insider | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
On topics ranging from Cleopatra to the Big Bang, these are some of the most interesting facts you'll ever read. ... Technology Is Helping Small Businesses Compete With The Big Dogs ...
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NY Times Profiles One Of The World's Worst Patent Trolls - Techdirt

NY Times Profiles One Of The World's Worst Patent Trolls - Techdirt | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
NY Times Profiles One Of The World's Worst Patent Trolls
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Okay, time to add RadioShack and Bridgestone to the list of companies never to do business with again.
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Could be said to be necessary for ICT as well; patents seem like a good idea. Well that's what the theory says anyway. This maybe tells it differently

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6 cool startups from my trip to Atlanta — Tech News and Analysis

6 cool startups from my trip to Atlanta — Tech News and Analysis | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
Pindrop: “Let's hear it for algorithms” might well be the theme of my visit to Atlanta, with half of these startups basing their business on mathematical insights that are applied to data derived from sensors.
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Cross curricular content. Maths has some importance?

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Ridley Scott on breaking into the film business

A short story. // Condensing commentaries to only the most VITAL film information.// // http://filmschoolthrucommentaries.wordpress.com // - more on CINEMATI...
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Richard Branson reveals his blueprint for making your business a success | Smarta

Richard Branson reveals his blueprint for making your business a success | Smarta | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
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If Richard Branson says it's good then it must be!

It also shows what you can do with £200.

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Twitter

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RT http://t.co/c2l9WIFJLM The most interesting business news and other articles from around the world http://t.co/sUV0QHqnti #news
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Why Are So Many of the World’s Oldest Companies in Japan?

Why Are So Many of the World’s Oldest Companies in Japan? | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
The oldest running hotel in operation is not in Paris or London or Rome. It is, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, in Yamanashi, Japan: a hot-spring hotel called Nisiyama Onsen Keiunkan, which has existed since the year 705.
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Maybe a sign of an aging population too?

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Arsenal Primed to Crack Football's 'Moneyball' Secrets

Arsenal Primed to Crack Football's 'Moneyball' Secrets | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
In 2012, Arsenal sold the pair of Robin van Persie and Alex Song to Manchester United and Barcelona, respectively. The Gunners invested most of their resulting budget on three replacements— Santi Cazorla , Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud...
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The Secrets of Bezos: How Amazon Became the Everything Store - Businessweek

The Secrets of Bezos: How Amazon Became the Everything Store - Businessweek | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
The Secrets of Bezos: How Amazon Became the Everything Store Businessweek [After reviewing the annual plan from the supply chain team] “I guess supply chain isn't doing anything interesting next year.” [After reading a start-of-meeting memo] “This...
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We may not love Amazon when we think of taxes or workplace procedures, but we buy from them anyway; and we probably wouldn't mind a share of the money!

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10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About ... - Huffington Post

10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About ... - Huffington Post | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About ...
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I'm not entirely sure it should only appear under Business Studies; apart from  how human nature affects business decisions.

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Snapchat and the Need for More Self-Destructing Apps - Businessweek

Snapchat and the Need for More Self-Destructing Apps - Businessweek | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
Snapchat and the Need for More Self-Destructing Apps Businessweek In a recent blog post on the idea of “disposable media,” Net Jacobsson—an early Facebook (FB) staffer who now invests in and advises technology startups—raised an interesting point...
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an example of the 21st century dot com boom?

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From the archive, 27 June 1960: The Volkswagen story - The Guardian

From the archive, 27 June 1960: The Volkswagen story - The Guardian | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
The Guardian From the archive, 27 June 1960: The Volkswagen story The Guardian General conditions improved under the flag of free enterprise and free competition; the currency was reformed, creating a sound basis for business activity; everybody...
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An example of real Business history

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Trouble brewing: fierce competition for beer industry trademarks - Boston.com (blog)

Trouble brewing: fierce competition for beer industry trademarks - Boston.com (blog) | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it
Trouble brewing: fierce competition for beer industry trademarks
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Disclaimer: In order to access most of the hyperlinks in the article, you will need to be 21 or older. Sorry, folks. Those damn ...
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What's in a name?

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92-Year-Old Worker Sets Record At McDonald's - AOL Jobs

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92-Year-Old Worker Sets Record At McDonald's
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Her 22-year-old co-worker, Kiele Williams, told AOL Jobs that it was "definitely interesting" working with someone 70 years her senior.
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Motivation/Job Attributes/Discrimination

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Accelerating Your Business and Personal Growth, Making stock and ...

Accelerating Your Business and Personal Growth, Making stock and ... | Business Studies - odds & ends | Scoop.it

Welcome to e-news which is designed to inform and educate, providing a regular source of interesting articles, details of publications, business models and links to other sites — everything you would expect from Cavendish in personal and business development. This month’s articles features outstanding information to help you to be more successful.


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There's some great resources here to help you to be successful in 2013.
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Business news : Warren Buffett reassures ... - Business articles

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ppgbio.net is place where you can read interesting articles, business articles, tech news, health news google, if site isn't your language you can use google translate or google dịch.
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