It’s no secret that Apple has been eyeing India as another manufacturing hub for its devices. Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam has now said that the government is considering iPhone maker Apple’s proposal for setting up a manufacturing unit in India. The company had reportedly sought concessions, including duty exemption on manufacturing and repair units and even a relaxation in the mandated 30 percent local sourcing of components.
It is clear Google wants to change that reputation with the woman it just hired to head its Glass division: Ivy Ross. Ms. Ross is a former marketing executive with a resume that includes brands such as Calvin Klein and Coach, as well as Bausch Lomb, a major eyewear company.
I became a huge fan of Iron Man fairly recently. I still like Batman and Super Commando [Dhruva] from Raj Comics. I wouldn’t mind having all the technology Batman has either.. During the last decade creativity has become one of the buzz concepts of urban practice and research, and new concepts such as the creative city, creative economy, the creative class, creative industries and creative clusters have emerged (Florida, 2002; Landry, 2000). There are studies in economics and cultural geography, sociology and, to some extent in urban planning, exploring the creative city phenomenon. To date, however, there have only been a limited number of studies on understanding the dynamics and factors of the spatial conditions of the creativity debate in the discipline of urban design.
One of the problems presented in the day to day running of a warehouse is that of optimally selecting and loading groups of heavy rectangular palletised goods into larger rectangular containers while satisfying a number of practical constraints. The research presented in this thesis was commissioned by the logistics department in NSK Europe Ltd, for the purpose of providing feasible solutions to this problem. The problem is a version of the Container Loading Problem in the literature, and it is an active research area with many practical applications in industry.
Those lines are a perfect explication of John McCain the politician. He is a man for whom rigid adherence to ideology does not come naturally and, in fact, he tends to bridle at the idea that he must always come down on one side of an issue due to the “R” after his name. (David Brooks, as always, says it better than The Fix can: “The main axis in McCain’s worldview is not left right,” Brooks wrote in recent column.