Power Outage Leads To Minor Mayhem, Improvisation At SoCal Airport
Innumerable things can and do go wrong at airports when all the equipment is in working order, so you can only imagine what a mess can occur when such a bustling commerce center suffers a power outage. Headaches abounded at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Calif. Sunday when a backup generator went kaput.
The generator had been shouldering the airport’s power needs since an outage knocked the towers off the grid Friday. Not only were there several delays in departing flights, but air traffic controllers were forced to resort to portable radios to talk to pilots…
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Apple to Spend $45 Billion on Dividend and Share Buyback
Ahead of the today’s call, Apple has announced it plans to initiate a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share sometime in the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2012, which starts July 1, 2012.
Furthermore, the company will start a $10 billion share repurchasing program, starting in Apple’s fiscal 2013, which starts on September 30, 2012.
This means Apple will spend approximately $45 billion of its cash reserves on dividends and share buyback in the first three years of these new programs…
Study: Eat White Rice, Up Your Risk Of Suffering Type 2 Diabetes
If you’re concerned about contracting type 2 diabetes, you may want to consider laying off white rice. That’s according to Harvard School of Public Health researchers, who released a study that collected data from loads of other research to posit that people whose diets rely on white rice tend to be more at risk of being diagnosed with the condition.
The analysis, released in the British Medical Journal, rounded up studies from China, Japan, Australia and the United States to come to its conclusions, the most damning of which says that each white rice serving you eat per day ups your risk by 10 percent…
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What are custom variables?
Custom variables are most useful on surveys where you have a customer list that you upload and email using the survey invitation feature. You get to determine exactly what the custom variables are. For example, your custom variables can be pre-determined customer segments so that you don’t have to ask the respondent to fill those out…
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There Are Enough Oranges For Your Morning Squeeze So Stop Stressing
Remember when fungicides from Brazil and other orange-producing countries was going around tainting loads of juice and everyone was freaking out like, “Argh, now where will I get my Vitamin C from?!?!?” ? Don’t worry, guys. The government says there won’t be a shortage of the beloved citrus. So calm down.
The Associated Press (via USA Today) says despite fears over cold weather in Florida and the aforementioned fear of tainting incidents, consumers won’t be seeing a price hike on orangey products at the grocery store…
The Current State of Outsourcing and What it Means for the Business Analyst
A recent survey conducted by the London School of Economics and Political Science Outsourcing Unit on the topic of the current state of outsourcing included responses from more than 1,200 buyers, providers and advisors of outsourcing services representing a large cross section of each spectrum of the outsourcing industry…
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Apple will pay dividend, buy back shares
During the September quarter, Apple will start paying a $2.65 dividend, which the company expects will amount to about $10 billion a year. During the December quarter, the Cupertino, Calif.-based company will start the share buy-back program…
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Worst Company In America Round One: Spirit Airlines Vs. Delta
The final day of Round One competition is waiting on the tarmac, ready to take off. Unfortunately, these two airlines would like to charge you for the privilege of voting on which one is worse.
First to taxi down the runway is Delta, which has continued to act like the biggest, greediest airline, in spite of being bumped from the nation’s top spot by the merger of United and Continental.
As many Consumerist readers know, Delta not only has a reputation for misplacing pets; it was also responsible for more than half the pets who died on airplanes in 2011…