China, once a proud holder of United States post-World War II debt, is getting scared. During 2009, China hasn't been buying many Treasuries and has been unloading dollars in a way that makes Geithner shiver at night. A presentation, courtesy of RBS, takes a deeper look into China’s holdings and associated volumes since 2005.
Racist board games. Wardrobe malfunctions. Oprah-induced chicken riots. The past decade had several memorable corporate PR disasters. The folks at Fineman PR have been chronicling the worst offenders of each year in their annual press releases, “The Top 10 Public Relations Blunders of the Year.” We dug through the last nine and picked our favorite cringe-worthy PR incidents of the decade.
Eric Schmidt, CEO, Google effectively admits that Google archives everything about a user– web searches (google), email and contact lists (gmail), online office documents (google docs), photographs (picasa), text and voice messages (google voice), and even a user’s current location (google maps).