420 In The Cloud: An eBay, SAP For Medical Marijuana? -- IDWeeds.com, according to a recent start-up pitch by its founder Corbin Fields, will be part SAP, part eBay for medical marijuana dispensaries. Using both mobile apps and cloud software, IDWeeds intends to provide inventory management and analysis, a point of sale portal and better tracking of patient compliance.
VIDEO: GM's Dan Akerson gives an interview.
GM's Akerson Interview Excerpt -- Dan Akerson, chief executive officer of General Motors Co., discusses the impact of oil prices on the company's strategy and actions by GM to head off interruption the auto-parts supply chain following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
What next, China?
EU Report: China Shields $1 Trillion Market -- Opaque bidding laws, outright favoritism and other practices by China effectively bar foreign companies from winning public procurement contracts, a market equal to a fifth of the Chinese economy, a European business group said Wednesday.
Toyota cuts UK car production due to parts shortage -- Toyota, the world's biggest carmaker, has said it will cut output at its Burnaston plant in Derbyshire to the equivalent of three half-days a week. The reduced work schedule from 3 May until the end of the month is to manage the current shortage of car parts.
- Sheena Moore