Murray Burns vividly remembers the night in 1980 when then-prime minister Rob Muldoon attended a Mi-Sex gig in Wellington. At the time there was a bid to have tax taken off local products and it was argued that records by local artists should be included
I’m seven and a half months pregnant, and I’m a wireless-gadget addict. So for the past two weeks I’ve been testing out new products called Belly Armor, which promise to protect my baby from 99% of nonionizing radiation from mobile products, such as my iPhone and iPad
If you really want to go green, the conventional thinking goes, buy a hybrid.
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Just as wars — two World Wars and, equally important, the cold war — dominated the geopolitical map of the 20th century, economics will rule over the 21st. All the big questions confronting the world in the century ahead are basically economic.
Just a few years ago, Samsung was the brand you bought if you couldn’t afford Sony or Toshiba. Suddenly it’s the name that consumers all over the world–especially young ones–seek out for the most fun and stylish models of everything from cell phones to flat-panel plasma TVs.
When is a potato chip not a potato chip? Not when it is “made from potatoes cooked, mashed and dehydrated, resulting in potato granules which are later moistened, rolled out, cut into pieces and fried.” So say officers of the Potato Chip Institute International, which represents almost 400 chip makers from the U.S.
As the founder and chairman of his eponymous computer company, Michael Dell changed the way PCs are made and sold.
Not long ago I had an apple problem.