Mandarin—also known as Putonghua

Sure a lot of people speak Mandarin—also known as Putonghua, China’s official language—but it’s still not enough, say education officials. About 30 percent of China’s 1.3 billion population, 400 million people, can’t communicate in Mandarin, according to Li Weihong, director of the State Language Commission, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Sept. 21. Include […]


high risk credit card payment processing at eComTechnology

It is the selling season and it is now time to get you payment processing solutions in order! New rates, updated products; the season in here! Do you have a high risk business in the United States, Europe, Canada or Asia? We can help! Since 2003 eComTechnology has been providing check and high risk credit card […]


BlackBerry reported a $207-million US loss

BlackBerry reported a $207-million US loss for the second quarter, much better than analysts were expecting, despite a $50-million drop in revenues. The second-quarter earnings report was released after the company’s official launch earlier this week of the Passport, a keyboard smartphone with a 4.5-inch​ screen aimed at corporate users. Despite being headquartered in Canada, BlackBerry reports its earnings in U.S. dollars. […]


BlackBerry Passport’s packs some compelling functionality

The BlackBerry Passport’s looks may garner the most attention, but the unusually proportioned smartphone also packs some compelling functionality. The device is aimed squarely at the business market, and while it seems unlikely that it’ll be a huge commercial success, it’s easily the most interesting handset we’ve seen from the company in some time. The […]


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Anycoin Direct: Making Bitcoin Available Across Europe

– Sponsored Post – In 1637, Amsterdam had a brisk tulip market going. One tulip bulb traded for ten times what a skilled craftsman could expect to make for the year. People invested like crazy … until the crash brought economic devastation upon the country….


record $10 billion bid for a plot of land in Seoul

Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) and two listed affiliates did not seek board clearance for the size of their record $10 billion bid for a plot of land in Seoul, more than triple its appraised value, four board members of the companies told Reuters. Thursday’s winning bid for the land sent shares in Hyundai Motor, Kia Motors […]


Net Neutrality Still Possible

This post originally appeared on Moyers & Company Wow! – 3.7 million comments for Net neutrality and still counting. If the Inside the Beltway crowd thought this was not an issue all across America, they should be feeling disabused of that notion…


If Larry Ellison sailed off on his yacht for good tomorrow

If Larry Ellison sailed off on his yacht for good tomorrow, who would really run Oracle Corp (ORCL.N)? Reuters asked a cast of Wall Streets analysts, and the verdict is dealmaker and finance guru Safra Catz. The question is on investors’ minds after Ellison, 70, promoted both Catz and sales leader Mark Hurd to the […]