Business 23 July 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49089889 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel The US Justice Department has announced an investigation into leading online platforms, examining whether they are unfairly restricting … [Read more...] about Technology giants’ power to be probed in US
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To feel comfortable with business technology it helps to understand how it all fits together. Business systems typically consist of four key elements: hardware, software, networks, and hardware peripherals. Here's how they come together.Hardware It's all a matter of what you need and what you need to do with it. You need to process business in your office, handle business on the move, and ensure that everyone has all the tools they need to do their jobs.. Your computers and the technology system you create will quickly become the backbone of your business. Business uses for personal computers include: Word processing Data and voice communication Financial control and business planning Accounting Sales and marketing presentations Archive, storage and retrieval of customer records and business information Researching information on the Web E-commerce applications with online ordering and payment Online marketing Mobile Computing for People on the Move Notebook and Tablet PCs give … [Read more...] about Technology Basics
I wake up on a Monday morning, with a to-do list buzzing in my head. I'm hoping to get some really solid work done through the week - like finalizing the strategic plan for the next year, initiating meetings with financiers, and oh yes, finally preparing a vision document... that's been in the making for the last few years, because I never got around to it.I trudge back late Friday evening, weary with the activities of the past week. Funnily enough, I can't recall what I've achieved (am not sure if a longer to-do list counts!), but am tired as hell.Sure, that's a familiar story - but we're about to give it a happy ending. With so much technology at hand, the life of the business owner just got simpler. Read our suggestions on how to ease your life.Get the right hardware. You might not believe us at first, but juggling between different, stand alone computers can really eat into precious action time. Think of the sheer effort involved in making back up copies of documents on individual … [Read more...] about Technology Can Ease Your Life!
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Tim Logan Globe Staff April 15, 2018 A lot of changes are coming to Somerville’s Union Square. But the new owner of one especially funky corner of the fast-evolving neighborhood is hoping to keep things largely as they are.Boston-based Rafi Properties closed last week on an $88 million deal to buy the Ames Business Park, a former envelope factory complex that has become a hub of the city’s creative and innovative economy. It’s a huge sum for a nondescript string of warehouses tucked between the commuter rail tracks and Somerville Avenue just west of Union Square. But what goes on inside makes them more than worth the price, said Colin Yip, who manages Rafi along with his sister Baillie. “This is a really unusual place,” he said. “There’s a big opportunity here.” Advertisement For decades, much of the seven-acre … [Read more...] about In fast-changing Union Square, an established business park commands a premium price
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Margeaux Sippell Globe Correspondent June 03, 2018 Want to stay up to date with the Bay State’s business world? Follow the Globe’s LinkedIn page for constant alerts. Monday, June 4 WORKSHOP Negotiate your salary Attend a workshop presented by the The American Association of University Women and WeWork Boston on how women can negotiate an increase in salary and benefits. Participants will learn about the gender pay gap, how to articulate your value, and how to create a pitch and respond to offers. Monday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Boston Public Library - Jamaica Plain, 30 South St. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com. Tuesday, June 5 PANEL Exit strategies for entrepreneurs Sit in on a panel discussion featuring advice from speakers on when to call it quits on a business venture, and how to plan an exit strategy. … [Read more...] about The week ahead in business