On the day after Christmas, the largest container ship to call at a US port will stop by the Port of Los Angeles, the largest port in the US. But it’s largely just a PR event: Like many US ports, the Port of LA is not completely ready to welcome this size megaship, which will soon be standard on the high seas.
A Pew Research poll defies major economic models and social standards by finding that poorer countries were more likely to approve of trade than rich ones. Find out what the world is defying below.
Global trade flows can seem complicated, but this visualization breaks down global trade flow into one chart showing just which countries engage in trade with each other.
In the age of e-commerce and business meetings held over Skype, the travel and lodging expenses of attending a trade show are increasingly difficult to justify. And If you're an emerging independent designer or the owner of a fashion boutique anywhere other than LA or NYC, scouting for new items and securing the right…
Bought an iPhone 4 recently and wishing you'd waited for the 4S? Well, you might not be out of luck. Apple is now offerring up $200 in credit for a used iPhone 4 in good condition.
So you want to suckle at the electric teet of Four Geez, but you're broke. This is a problem! But if you're a T-Mo subscriber, you can now trade in that gross old flip thing for something a little newer.
The NY Times reports a Chinese embargo on rare earth minerals—crucial ingredients for countless, very important things—has been applied to the US. Oh, and China possesses 95% of the production capability for this stuff on the entire planet.
The Comfort Sphere was designed by Volkswagen for trade shows, but might be a great idea to enhance the work and concentration required of writers, think-tankers, and hey, maybe even a blogger or two.
It's time to put on our analysis hats as we look at how the popular Russian Web site allofmp3.com may be preventing Mother Russia from joining the WTO (World Trade Organization).