Health : Growing health spending puts pressure on government budgets, according to OECD Health Data 2010June 29, 2010 5:24 am | by OECD | News | Comments
In all OECD countries total spending on healthcare is rising faster than economic growth, pushing the average ratio of health spending to GDP from 7.8% in 2000 to 9.0% in 2008. Factors pushing health spending up - technological change, population expectations and population ageing - will...
Allowing motors to switch from a High-Torque/Low-Speed operation to a High-Speed/Low-Torque operation, the Dynamic Systems' Electronic Servo Transmission (EST) includes an internal Dynamic Breaking operation.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory has awarded a contract to a general contractor for the construction of a new $66.8 million Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB), a state-of-the-art facility that will bring together scientists focused on the nation’s most...
Stamps.com@ (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS@ postage online (http://www.stamps.com/postage-online/how-it-works/) and shipping software (http://www.stamps.com/shipping/) solutions to approximately 400,000 customers, today announced its new integration with Volusion@, the leading...
The electronics industry will be impacted by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision today in the case of Bilski et al. v. Kappos. For about the past year, the door to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) was closed to many inventions expressed as methods or processes, but now the door is at least a bit more open due to today's Bilski decision.
The move is an effort to appease Beijing as Google seeks to renew its license to operate in mainland China.
FIFA's president apologized to England and Mexico for "refereeing mistakes" and said it would be "nonsense" not to consider changes to video-technology use.
OK. It's officially summer here in Washington, D.C. I'm seeking the coolest, shadiest places possible as I get ready for the hottest few months of the year. It's already been a hot June in much of the country, and it may end up being one of the hottest Junes on record in DC.
MapQuest was long the leader among websites giving people online directions, but Google Maps surpassed it in 2008.MapQuest wants those eyeballs back.Starting Tuesday, the Denver-based mapping unit of AOL Inc. is testing a fresh look with features that some might say make it look a whole lot...
Premier Talent Management Event to Highlight Importance of Talent Intelligence September 13-16 in ChicagoJune 29, 2010 1:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, today announced the agenda for its annual customer conference, TaleoWORLD 2010 (http://www.taleoworld.com/2010/) , with keynotes from global thought and business leaders including General Colin...
Google will change how Chinese users access its search service in a bid to renew its license from the government.
Government support to Israeli farmers has fallen over recent years but a number of market distorting policies are still in place, according to a new OECD report. More efficient water resource management remains a critical challenge, the report adds.
A presidential memorandum aims to make available for auction some 500 megahertz of spectrum.
Like Google and Facebook, Apple has been confronted with Germany’s privacy laws, among Europe’s stiffest.
Documents show that Dell was aware of bad components in millions of computers sold from 2003 to 2005.