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"STOCKS FOR THE LONG RUN": If The US Is Japan, The DOW Will Fall To 2400 By 2027

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Remember the famous book by Jeremy Siegel called "Stocks For The Long Run"? It was the bible of the 1990s. In the 1990s, every dip in the stock market was hailed as a "buying opportunity," because the prevailing wisdom was that stocks always do well over the long haul....
"STOCKS FOR THE LONG RUN": If The US Is Japan, The DOW Will Fall To 2400 By 2027
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Apple Now Tracking Working Hours for Over One Million Supply Chain Employees

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Apple has updated its supplier responsibility pages to note that it is now tracking working hours for one million employees in its supply chain, up from 900,000 at its previous update. Compliance with Apple's 60-hour work week standard stood at 88% in November, below the peak of 97% reached in...
Apple Now Tracking Working Hours for Over One Million Supply Chain Employees

Thermostat whiz Nest wants to reset your peak power use

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The new Nest Energy Services are a set of tech-driven features intended to help you and utility companies reduce energy demand during peak periods -- without you losing control of your comfort. [Read more]...
Thermostat whiz Nest wants to reset your peak power use

Apple says its supply chain hit a new high of 99% 60-hour work week compliance in January, 2013

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Apple has published a new update to its Labor and Human Rights page that claims a new high of 99% compliance with China’s maximum 60-hour work week throughout its supply chain. Apple’s December update noted that it was tracking 1 million workers. In line with Chinese labor laws, Apple requires that workers...
Apple says its supply chain hit a new high of 99% 60-hour work week compliance in January, 2013

ISPs meeting or exceeding adverstised speeds, says FCC

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Internet service providers are starting to deliver performance as advertised, according to the FCC's latest Measuring Broadband America report. Overall, ISPs are reaching 96 percent of promised speeds during peak intervals, up 9 percent from August 2011. When broken down by technology, DSL achieved an average of 84 percent...
ISPs meeting or exceeding adverstised speeds, says FCC

Broadband Speed as Promised

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American Internet users generally receive the download speeds that companies advertise, with fiber and satellite connections frequently outperforming expectations, according to a new report from the Federal Communications Commission. The study, conducted last September, found most companies offer download speeds during peak periods that roughly match what they advertise. Verizon...
Broadband Speed as Promised

Apple supplier's 60-hour week compliance rate down from 97% to 88% in Sept. due to 'peak' production

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Apple has updated its Labor and Human Rights page to detailing its efforts to curtail excessive work weeks in its suppliers factories, like Foxconn in China. The updates include the fact that they are now tracking over 900k workers — up from 800K in August and 500K in January — to gather...
Apple supplier's 60-hour week compliance rate down from 97% to 88% in Sept. due to 'peak' production
Apple now tracking over 1M workers in supply chain, drops back to 88% compliance with 60-hour work week

Apple and Foxconn agree to drastically improve working conditions following Fair Labor Association report

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The Fair Labor Association has released its findings from the lengthy investigation of working conditions at Foxconn's Chinese plants where Apple products are made. While the PR and report largely avoid over the top rhetoric and direct condemnations of the companies, they hardly paint a rosy picture either. The...
Apple and Foxconn agree to drastically improve working conditions following Fair Labor Association report

ISPs Make Good on Bandwidth Promises (More or Less)

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Does your broadband connection seem a bit faster lately? If so, it's not a fluke. Many ISPs are delivering speeds that are close to, or even exceeding, the download speeds they've advertised, according to a report by the Federal Communications Commission. A few of the big ones, unfortunately, continue to...
ISPs Make Good on Bandwidth Promises (More or Less)

Foxconn audit finds illegal overtime and unpaid wages at Apple factory

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Supplier pledges to makes changes after independent report into working conditions at Chinese factories finds rampant violationsA report into working conditions at Chinese factories operated by an Apple supplier has revealed "serious" labour violations, including excessive hours, unpaid wages and major health and safety risks.The Fair Labor Association (FLA) said...
Foxconn audit finds illegal overtime and unpaid wages at Apple factory
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