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Articles by Cora Nucci
posted in March 2009
Paper recycling gets a lot of ink, if you'll pardon the expression. But while many offices and public places have bins for separating waste paper from trash, getting gunked up, empty ink jet cartridges back to the manufacturer is another story.
IBM's thirst for higher margins has pushed it into a new line of business: clean water. Last week Big Blue announced a pair of clean water initiatives: new filtration technology and a line of water management services.
Wal-Mart isn't waiting for the Obama administration to figure out how to digitize medical records. The World's Biggest Retailer hopes to do for electronic health records what it has done for dog food, plastic lawn chairs, and some generic drugs: make them widely accessible for a reasonable price.
GM released its annual report Thursday, and while no one was expecting sunshine and unicorns to float off its pages, this is a dark document. Here's a taste: "There is no assurance that the global automobile market will recover."
Ask Toyota Prius owners what their average miles per gallon is and the answer you're likely to get is "50." Rounding is commonplace. The math can be fuzzy. But the 2010 model Prius makes the figure official.