Social networking services Facebook Inc and Twitter are coming to Google Glass, the wearable computer made by the Internet search company.
Google Inc announced on Thursday a half-dozen apps specially designed to work on its Glass devices. News network CNN, fashion magazine Elle, as well as online apps Tumblr and Evernote were among the half-dozen new apps for Glass unveiled during Google’s annual developer conference in San Francisco.
TORONTO — The oilpatch has been a boon for discount retailers, according to recent data, as financially strapped Albertans try to spend less on their grocery bills — but the bigger picture reveals that Canadians are always looking for a deal, regardless of their economic circumstances.
“We would say that those with a low income need low prices, and those with a high income love low prices,” said Carman Allison, vice-president of consumer insights at market research firm Nielsen Canada.
Black Friday shopping should qualify as an Olympic sport. It's competitive, strategic, and takes a lot of energy. But with the right planning and research, shopping on Black Friday doesn't have to be scary.
While the accepted retail markup for most items is around 100%, there are some products that go a lot higher. Common items like printer ink have a markup of 300%, while text messages get marked up to nearly 6,000% more than their worth.
By IPOScoop.com:When Groupon (GRPN) broke issue price last week, the naysayers who had predicted it took a victory lap around the IPO Arena. But the life cycle of the IPO has not yet been played out. To begin with, an IPO has a life of its own during its opening day of trading. Its aftermarket price action is not affected by current stock market conditions.
Casey B. Mulligan submits: Various housing "price" indices agree that the 2000s had a large housing cycle, with real housing values rising over a prolonged period, and then falling back close to their initial values in just a year or two. But they do not agree on the magnitude of the price boom, as shown in Table 1.