January 2009

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Jan

CNN Money Reveals 21 Dumbest Business Moments in 2008

Image via Wikipedia 21 Dumbest Moments in Business 2008 (CNN Money)   This post was just too good to pass on. CNN. Money discusses the dumbest business moments – and probably some of the most difficult  -in 2008. Will we learn from them for 2009?   1) Detroit execs flying to D.C.: The chief executives of General Motors (GM, Fortune

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3
Jan

Can GOOG-411/US Conquer Foreign Accents?

Image via Wikipedia Can GOOG-411/US conquer foreign accents? Imagine an Indian, Frenchman or Chinese looking to call a local US business number using GOOG-411. Needless to say, it can become a very frustrating. If we think of a Chinese English speaker, who often doesn’t pronounce the consonants in the word or the endings, trying to get the number of, say,

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