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  • Cell Phones: The Problem Of Distracted Driving

    Over the past decade or so there has been a spike in car accidents on American roads. The reason for this is the emergence of the cell phone. Today roughly eighty percent of Americans have cell phones. Having a cell phone in the car creates tempts the driver to see if they have any messages, change the music, make phone calls, and even send messages. All of these take the driver 's eyes off of the road and place them on the phone screen. A driver whose eyes are not on the road for even a few…

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  • Nick Woodman Case Study

    Nick Woodman is a surfer turned millionaire, who founded the GoPro Company in 2002. The company’s flagship product is a high-speed, durable camera used for extreme sports such as skydiving, surfing, biking, and much, much more. At the tender age of, Nick became an interstate surfing medalist, after inspiring himself with photos from a surfing magazine. He began his entrepreneurship as a teenager, selling t-shirts, and eventually entered UC San Diego, due to its close proximity to the beach. In…

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  • Proven Guilty In Sarah Koenig's 'Serial'

    Proven Guilty Tamora Pierce, a young adult author, once said, “It’s harder to heal than it is to kill” (Pierce). Sarah Koenig, the producer of “Serial,” has informed listeners that on January 13, 1999, Hae Min Lee, a student at Woodlawn High School in Baltimore, Maryland, was strangled to death. She broke up with her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed, then almost immediately started dating a new guy named Don. The ex-boyfriend would be pretty jealous, right? Adnan Syed is guilty of the murder of Hae Min…

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  • Description Of Unwanted Phone Contacts

    Appendix 2 – OFWAT Service Incentive Mechanism Unwanted Call Definition 26th March 2015 Extract 2. Unwanted phone contacts 2.1 Definition Unwanted phone contacts. This is the number of phone contacts received from customers that are ‘unwanted’ from the customer’s point of view. This includes a contact about an event or action that has caused the customer unnecessary aggravation (however mild). It also includes repeat or chase calls by the customer to the company. This is determined by the…

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  • Difference Between Short Term And Short-Term Securities

    This presentation is to explore the differences and similarities of short-term and long-term securities investments. Throughout the presentation, various benefits will be discussed on which security will best fit the organization. However, each firm must decide which security investment will fit best for their particular organization. In some cases, firms use securities as resources for improving their organization’s financial stability, in order to remain competitive in current markets.…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Capital Market Based Research

    Capital market based research (MBAR) acts as a substantial aspect in debating financial theory. Capital market-based research was developed in the 1970’s as research into finance grew and knowledge of capital markets increased. MBAR involves examining the relationship between financial information and share prices. If investors find information to be useful, they would react through buying or selling shares and this reaction would cause share prices to change. The implication of no share price…

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  • How Does Technology Affect Our Social, Educational, And Professional Future?

    Technology is a fast growing element that has a great advantage regarding our social, educational, and professional future. I observe and use technology on a daily basis. If I take a moment to look around me I am able to observe these wonderful advantages. Some few examples are when I observe people connecting to their social media and staying in touch with friends, self-serve cashier machines at Wal-Mart, television screens at gas stations, and projectors for classroom presentations.…

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  • Analysis Of Timothy Silver's A New Face On The Countryside '

    A New Face on the Countryside: Indians, colonists, and slaves in South Atlantic forests. The author quickly acknowledges his appreciation for two earlier works in environmental history that inspired this book, Alfred W. Crosby Jr.’s The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492, and William Cronon’s Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England. A New Face on the Countryside is those two books combined with a singular focus on the South Atlantic…

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  • Teens Are Too Dependant On Technology

    Technology is constantly changing and becoming more advanced for people, but mainly teens are becoming very attached to technology. Gadgets such as phones, transportation, and computers have been created over time for us to use and hopefully make life easier and efficient. We do not even realize that these so called gadgets are taking over our everyday life. People today are too dependant on technology because every time someone turns the corner they see somebody on their phone, computer or…

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  • Case 5.2 Facebook Essay

    Per Case 5.2, Facebook, please answer Discussion Questions 1,2,3 on Page 361 1. Is the information withheld from individual investors important in making the decision to buy stock? In this case the information withheld from investors was very important in making the decision to buy stock. Facebook, which made most of its revenue from ads, were losing clients due to their ads not being seen on the mobile app which millions of Facebook users were accessing Facebook through. If the investors had…

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