Is Energy Sourcing the Gateway Drug to Energy Efficiency? -- I recently interviewed Richard Domaleski, CEO of World Energy Solutions. World Energy is a comprehensive energy-management services firm whose core offering is extremely price-competitive energy sourcing -- that is, finding an energy provider to supply all of a client's energy needs at the lowest possible cost.
A good thing.
Procurement: Groups use purchasing power to combat poverty -- The procurement policies of multinational companies can shape the prosperity of communities, regions and nations. Many are now trying to use their purchasing power to combat poverty, but the task is complex. Demand is only half the equation. In emerging economies, they have also to nurture capacity among small farmers and entrepreneurs even as they offer them a market.
But my iPhone 4 is still new.
Apple to begin assembling iPhone 5 'in mid to late August' -- Apple will begin production of fifth-generation iPhones in August ahead of a projected late third quarter launch, according to intelligence obtained by by one investment banker's recent trip to Taiwan. After meetings with unnamed individuals in Taiwan last week where Apple's supply chain and manufacturing facilities reside, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty issued a note to clients in which she confidently stated: "Apple's next iPhone will begin production in mid to late August and ramp aggressively" into the calendar fourth quarter.
A bit of airport fun.
Europe's Most Luxurious Airport Lounges -- Airport lounges are ubiquitous in airports around the world. But not all lounges are created equal. A handful offer unique views, luxury service, exclusivity and design flair.
- Sheena Moore