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  • China to cut import tariffs on wide range of products

    09/30/2018 2:56:29 PM PDT · by JME_FAN · 50 replies
    Reuters ^ | SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 | Reuters
    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will cut import tariffs on textile products and metals, including steel products, to 8.4 percent from 11.5 percent, effective Nov. 1, the finance ministry said on Sunday.
  • This next-gen 3D printer spits out fully assembled products

    04/07/2015 8:02:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    inhabit ^ | April 7, 2015 | Charley Cameron
    The not-especially-modestly titled Industrial Revolution III (IR3) is a next-gen 3D printer that will not only print out your designs, but will assemble them with your non-printable components to create fully functional, sophisticated products in one streamlined process. Creator Buzz Technology claims that this will encourage the reuse of neglected household items and electronics into new, useful items while advancing the development of 3D printing in professional and at-home maker scenes. According to the IR3′s creators, UK-based Buzz Technology, the 3D printer features a pick and place head that “enables it to produce fully assembled, working products incorporating electronics, motors,...
  • Israel to Stop Exports of 'Settlement Products' to EU

    08/17/2014 6:09:53 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/8/14 | Elad Benari
    Israel will end its export of poultry and dairy produce to the European Union from Jewish communities beyond the Green Line, Israeli and European officials said on Sunday, according to AFP. The restrictions stem from directives issued by the European Commission in February and affect chicken and milk products from communities in eastern Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and Judea and Samaria. "In keeping with previous decisions, the EU no longer recognized the authority of the veterinary inspections services of Israel to approve the export of poultry and (dairy products), the origin of which are in settlements," a European official told...
  • The 17 Most Exciting New Tech Products That Will Launch Before The End Of The Year

    07/07/2014 6:47:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/07/2014 | Steve Kovach
    The year is halfway over, but there's still plenty of time for new major tech products to hit the market. Here's a look at the most important stuff we're expecting to launch before the end of 2014. 1. All eyes are on Apple's iWatch. Apple is expected to launch its first major new product, the so-called iWatch, in October. According to numerous reports from sources like 9to5Mac, the iWatch will focus heavily on health and fitness monitoring. For example, it'll be able to track your steps, hydration, heart rate, and other vitals. The iWatch is also said to have a...
  • Top 10 Ridiculous Infomercial Products

    11/13/2013 7:37:29 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies ^ | 11/13/13 |
    Rough day bunky? Obamacare got you down? WELL.... there is ALWAYS time for an INFOMERCIAL. My absolute favorite: "The Tiddy Bear". I am NOT going to explain it. You'll have to watch.
  • Seven Products, Concepts, and Ideas That Won't Exist by 2025

    08/21/2012 2:33:22 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    Motley Fool ^ | 08/21/2012 | Sean Williams
    I'm sort of ashamed to admit that Friday night's baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies is the inspiration for this article. As a sidebar to the actual game itself, the broadcasters noted that someone had built a replica DeLorean hovercraft and was riding it around McCovey Cove in San Francisco, Calif.This got me thinking (yes, a replica hovercraft DeLorean inspired me; laugh all you want), what if we could travel into the past, or better yet, into the future to see what products, concepts, and ideas survived and which ones drifted away. Back to the...
  • 10 Products America Makes Best

    06/29/2012 4:21:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Minyanville ^ | 06/29/2012 | Alex Brokaw
    In 2010, Chinese manufacturing surpassed the United States by $600 billion, raking in $1.92 trillion in domestically manufactured product sales compared to Americas $1.86 trillion. China is responsible for 19.8% of the worlds manufacturing output, while the US trails close behind with 19.4%. But just because Americas manufacturing crown has slipped to the Peoples Republic, and American manufacturing jobs declined roughly 33% between 2000 and 2010, do not second guess Americas competitive edge. While it might come as a surprise, the United States still makes stuff, and in many cases, we remain the best at making it. In America, quality...
  • Bizarre Product of the Decade

    05/29/2012 6:50:39 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 17 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | May 29, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Ryhmes with 'weirdo'- get it? beardo
  • Zionists to Mark Products of Judea and Samaria

    07/14/2011 1:41:20 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/7/11 | Gil Ronen
    My Israel, a grassroots Zionist group that boasts a membership in the tens of thousands, announced Thursday its activists will mark products of Judea and Samaria with stickers. The stickers will be placed on the products on the shelves of retailer outlets nationwide, the group promised. The move is a response to an initiative by far-left Meretz activists, who entered stores in Tel Aviv Wednesday and placed stickers on products made in Judea and Samaria. There is no difference in the wording of the stickers only in the graphic design. Meretzs stickers say produced in the settlements against a...
  • Are Home Based Businesses The Future?

    02/17/2011 4:41:45 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 34 replies
    Mind of Niuhuru | Feb. 17, 2011 | Niuhuru
    Does anyone here think that running a business from home is going to be the new way that businesses are run and how do you think this will affect hiring policies?
  • Another load of obsolete Apple products

    10/20/2010 1:33:42 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Hardmac ^ | October 19, 2010
    Here is the list of Apple products that will be considered as obsolete on December 14th. After that date, Apple will not provide support or spare parts for those devices: iBook (800 MHz VRAM 32 MB ) iBook (900 MHz VRAM 32 MB) iBook (14.1 LCD 900 MHz VRAM 32 MB) iMac (2003 flat screen) PowerBook G4 (17") PowerBook G4 (12") PowerBook G4 (15" 1.67/1.5GHz) PowerBook G4 (17" 1.67Ghz) iBook G4 (12" and 14" end of 2004) Power Mac G5 (early 2005) Mac G5 ALS (17" and 20") AirPort Extreme (early 2003)
  • Tv's late-night shlock market

    01/05/2010 3:23:02 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies · 1,032+ views
    New York Post ^ | January 5, 2010 | RITA DELFINER
    Tune out those frenzied, annoying infomercial pitchmen -- Consumer Reports says a lot of their products just slice and dice your wallet. In a feature titled "Should you 'buy this now!'?" in its February issue, the magazine said that, based on its tests, the answer is usually no. After testing 15 products, the experts at CR suggest some of the items consumers can skip are the Slap Chop dicer, the Snuggie, the ShamWow, the AbCircle Pro, Debbie Meyer Green Bags and the iRobot Looj gutter cleaner.
  • OIL, The Common Man's Friend

    08/06/2008 10:48:47 AM PDT · by OneVike · 18 replies · 84+ views
    Self | 8-6-08 | Chuck Ness
    In the current political discussion we are having on the need to drill or not to drill for oil, often the discussion comes down the need for more fuel to drive the vehicles we use for transportation. What the libs fail to see, is that oil is truly the common man's best friend. We must not forget that we live in a world that thrives upon synthetic products. That is products made from materials other then natural substances, like rubber from rubber trees or silk from cocoons made by silkworms, (the larvae of the Asian moth Bombyx mori) etc. etc....
  • Branding: Why small businesses should act like big businesses

    04/04/2008 8:38:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies · 157+ views
    The Gaston Gazette ^ | April 4, 2008 | Maribeth Jenkins
    Most of us recognize brands we use everyday. Picking coffee at Starbucks, visiting Trader Joe's for groceries or stopping by Home Depot for materials for the weekend home improvement project are things we often do without thinking. Yet the reason we buy something, visit a store or contribute to a particular effort is based on how we know about it, how we understand it, and how we value it - its brand. Even paying attention to something we know nothing about is a conscious decision and could be a rejection of known brands. Most brands we easily identify and use...
  • Why don't products match (numerically speaking) VANITY

    03/31/2008 11:16:07 AM PDT · by notbuyingit2 · 25 replies · 402+ views
    03/31/08 | notbuyingit2
    I have had it with manufacturers that don't match up products that go together with identical amounts. We all are familiar with the old 8 hot dogs and 10 hot dog buns conundrum. Well, now I have another situation - I love the 12 packs that hold a dozen soft drinks but my refrigerator has a specific space made for soft drinks but (you guessed it) it only holds 10 cans. For heavens sake, whey can't they match? Is that too much to ask?
  • Popular 'green' products test positive for toxicant

    03/14/2008 9:36:21 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 492+ views
    LA Times ^ | 3/14/08 | Marla Cone
    New tests of 100 "natural" and "organic" soaps, shampoos and other consumer products show that nearly half of them contained a cancer-causing chemical that is a byproduct of petrochemicals used in manufacturing. Many items that tested positive for the carcinogen are well-known brands, including Kiss My Face, Alba, Seventh Generation and Nature's Gate products, sold in retail stores across the nation. The findings of the Organic Consumers Assn., a consumer advocacy group, are sending a jolt through the natural products industry. Gathering today in Anaheim for a national trade show, many leaders worry that the test results will taint the...
  • U.S. consumer group flags more toys with lead

    10/29/2007 8:07:14 PM PDT · by BGHater · 17 replies · 362+ views
    Reuters ^ | 29 Oct 2007 | Reuters
    Dishes, toys, jewelry and backpacks that have not yet been recalled all carry "worrisome" levels of lead, the nonprofit Consumers Union said on Monday. The group's Consumer Reports magazine staff recommended that people immediately stop using some of the products tested. "Our lab tests detected lead at widely varying levels in samples of dishware, jewelry, glue stick caps, vinyl backpacks, children's ceramic tea sets and other toys and items not on any federal recall list," the group wrote in a magazine report. It said the items were not included in recent recalls. Last week the Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled...
  • Pricing Software Could Reshape Retail

    04/27/2007 11:50:46 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies · 1,556+ views
    iWon News ^ | April 27, 2007 | BRIAN BERGSTEIN
    A large retail chain had a problem. It sold three similar power drills: one for about $90, a purportedly better one at $120 and a top-tier one at $130. The higher the price, the more the store profited. But while drill know-it-alls flocked to the $130 model and price-fretters grabbed its $90 cousin, shoppers often ignored the middle one. So the store sought advice from a new breed of "price-optimization" software from DemandTec Inc. What followed offers us a clue about important shifts that technology is bringing to retail shopping. After analyzing an array of variables, including sales history and...
  • Buy American creates hurdles for Pentagons business plans

    12/04/2006 3:22:33 PM PST · by FLOutdoorsman · 34 replies · 572+ views
    The Hill ^ | 29 Nov 2006 | Roxana Tiron
    Over the years, Congress has fought to protect U.S. technology through Buy American and other trade laws, but some of the measures could backfire now that the Pentagon is trying to attract new, innovative businesses that havent traditionally worked with the military. The Pentagon, which is always searching for new technology to maintain its competitive advantage in the world, is looking beyond the usual defense giants for fresh ideas. To enhance competition and innovation, it would be beneficial for the Department [of Defense] to bring in new firms, said William Greenwalt, deputy undersecretary of defense for industrial policy at the...
  • 'Made in America' is Hot with China's 'Chuppies'

    08/21/2006 9:11:03 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 17 replies · 933+ views
    Yahoo Biz ^ | August 21 2006 | UPS
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2006--What do blue jeans, DVDs, moisturizer and athletic shoes have in common? They are among the American products that Chinese consumers desire most, according to a UPS survey of 1,200 middle-class consumers in six Chinese cities. The second annual UPS survey of Chinese urban consumers - often referred to as "Chuppies" - reaffirms their demand for high-quality U.S. products and unearths more detailed insight into their buying preferences and demographic differences. UPS, which flies to more points in China than any other U.S. airline, commissioned the survey to help its customers do business in the world's fastest-growing...