The Food Safety Modernization Act, signed into law by President Obama in January, gives sweeping regulatory, inspection, and enforcement powers to the federal Food and Drug Administration, expanding the bureaucracy’s powers to keep food safe in the country.
It was early March when it happened…my cousin in tears as her computer was “possessed”. Every time the “internet was opened” the computer would assume she wanted to see questionable websites and not let her go where she wanted.
The current buzz seems to be that “cloud computing” will change the way you do business. Nay, it will change your life! That’s what I’ve been told, anyway. The reality is that it has already changed our lives. In point of fact, most people I know have been using “the cloud” for a very long time. My wife… my daughter… my 80 year old mother-in-law… they are all leveraging the cloud.
Technology can be almost insidious in the way it creeps in and changes your life.
Your business might have the latest software for keeping track of inventory and clients, processing accounts payable and receivable, and monitoring employee efficiency.
I got a new computer, recently. Aside from the expected challenges associated with making sure all my programs were reloaded and that my data was imported, one thing stood out. My new computer was fast. It worked the way I expect a computer to work: quickly and error free.
Whether for work or play, Apple iPad owners and new prospective users seem to be in love with the device, enough to wait in line for a limited supply of the company’s newest version, iPad2. Hopeful buyers have queued up almost daily in front of Modesto’s Apple Store, located at Vintage Faire Mall, since Apple’s first iPad2 shipments began this March. Just before Apple opens its doors at 9:00 am, store employees inform the soon-to-be buyers of that day’s available iPad2 colors and configurations, and then sell the devices on a first come, first serve basis until the supply runs out.
Changes were coming to the printing industry before the Central Valley was hit by the economic downturn and the combination of change and recession affected printers across the valley and throughout the nation.
Toyota Motor Corp. placed such importance on the Indian-built Etios compact that it was the only new car the company didn’t delay amid the global financial crisis. President Akio Toyoda needs it to escape a sales ranking of seventh in Asia’s second-fastest growing major economy.