Tag archive for ‘Numbers’
Vered Weiss On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Google’s Sergey Brin and Larry Page Pay $500 Million To Stay In Control

  Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, who started the iconic internet company in their garage in 1998, had bigger plans for Google than just ads and search. The company is branching out into More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Instagram Cuts Millions of Fake Accounts, Celebrity Followers Numbers Plummet

Instagram has cleansed itself of millions of false accounts. Some people are calling this the “Instagram Rapture” and the “Instapurge.” Many celebrities and organizations have been known to purchase More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: Emissions Reduction by the Numbers

– Discussions in Beijing between US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping – the leaders of the world’s two largest carbon-emitting countries –produced an unexpected, groundbreaking bilateral More...

Jewish Business News Service On Friday, October 31st, 2014

Halloween in the United States by the Numbers

– – Americans will spend a whopping $7.4 billion on Halloween products in 2014, according to the National Retail Federation. $2.8 billion will be spent on costumes, of which the animal, Batman More...

Reuters On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Special Report: US Visa Program for Crime Victims Is Hit-or-Miss Prospect

By Dan Levine and Kristina Cooke It was the week of Chinese New Year, and Jian Zhen Huang was climbing her sister’s doorstep in Brooklyn with cups and other supplies for the celebration inside. Suddenly, More...

Reuters On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Japan rolls out ‘long-held dream’ with first commercial jet in 50 years

– By Tim Kelly NAGOYA (Reuters) – To the sound of drums and a children’s choir, Mitsubishi Aircraft on Saturday rolled out Japan’s first commercial jet in half a century, amid doubts More...

Tibi Singer On Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Jim Cramer Not Unhappy with Poor August Job Numbers

According to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Labor Department, the economy added only 142, 000 jobs in August. But Jim Cramer says we shouldn’t put too much stock in this weaker-than-expected More...

S.M. Lightening On Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Blames Economy for Lousy Poll Numbers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday said his 35 percent showing in a Chicago Tribune poll was the fault of the economic squeeze on the middle class. The mayor trails Chicago Teachers Union President Karen More...

Jewish Business News Service On Sunday, January 26th, 2014

The Unexpected Power of Baby Math

– Tel Aviv University researcher finds that adults still think about numbers like kids. – Photo:  imamuseum – Children understand numbers differently than adults. For kids, one and two More...

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