[Assam] BW: Extreme Innovation: Inside Corruption ridden Colombia

umesh sharma jaipurschool at yahoo.com
Fri May 18 18:58:26 PDT 2007



BusinessWeek Insider <BW_Insider at newsletters.businessweek.com> wrote: Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 06:32:20 -0400
From: "BusinessWeek Insider" <BW_Insider at newsletters.businessweek.com>
To: "Umesh Sharma" <jaipurschool at yahoo.com>
Subject: Extreme Innovation: Inside Colombia

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Friday, May 18, 2007
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cover story 
EXTREME INVESTING: INSIDE COLOMBIA
An improbable journey from crime capital to investment hot 
spot. Can this boom last?
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global business 
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innovation 
NEW LIGHT ON SOLAR ENERGY
The market isn't mature yet, but it's rapidly picking up speed 
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investigations 
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innovation 
DESIGN FOR THE REAL MASS MARKET
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INVESTING

five for the money 
WHERE THE BIG BUYBACKS ARE
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stocks in the news 
BAUSCH & LOMB: OUT OF THE PUBLIC EYE
Warburg Pincus is taking the troubled eyecare products company 
private in a $4.5 billion deal
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top news 
HOMEBUILDERS REBOUND? APRIL FOOLS!
Housing starts edged up in April, but permits, a better indicator 
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GLOBAL BUSINESS

asia 
SONY'S PS3 PROBLEMS CAST A LONG SHADOW
The game console's failure to hit even internal sales targets 
raises doubts about the electronics giant's 2009 turnaround 
forecast
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europe 
SAP'S TOUGH GUY READY TO RUMBLE
New deputy CEO (and likely next top boss) Léo Apotheker is not 
afraid of Oracle's Ellison, or of any other challenge facing the 
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TECHNOLOGY

news analysis 
IS ONLINE MARKETING MAKING KIDS OBESE?
A new study highlights ways companies use the Web to promote 
unhealthy foods to youngsters and asks regulators to step in
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technology & you 
VERIZON'S GLOBAL BLACKBERRY
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news analysis 
MOTOROLA'S GAMBLE: SUBSTANCE OVER STYLE
To shore up the bottom line, the cell-phone maker is placing its 
biggest bets on new versions of, and updates to, existing models
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SMALL BUSINESS

sales & marketing 
USE YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE AS A DEBIT CARD
A startup promises to save both drivers and gas station owners a 
bundle at the pump by cutting credit cards out of the payment process
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innovation 
CRAIGSLIST'S ONGOING SUCCESS STORY
CEO Jim Buckmaster has an unusual business approach for the popular 
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