Category: Business

Orcas Island TV coverage of businesses and business related events.

How Broadband Decided Australia’s election!

The world realizes that the Internet backbone is a common wealth that should not be monopolized by any single company or group of companies. Share via social networks. Tweet

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San Juan Islands Buy Sell Trade

From San Juan Islands Buy Sell Trade. Shortcut to San Juan Islands Buy Sell Trade: Food Cooperative: Keep the local economy going.. Barter, trade, buy local, sell global.. This group is for buying and selling items in the San Juan…

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San Juan Islands Talent Pool

I created a San Juan Islands Jobs Offered/Wanted board some months ago. A new and improved version of the Facebook Group was called for. The new Group is called San Juan Islands Talent Pool. The talent pool group is different…

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San Juan Islands Deals Coupons Group

A crazy sensation going around is Groupon. Groupon is a company that promotes local businesses by advertising their organization locally, exclusively on line. They ask advertisers to give them 50 percent of all sales resulting from the Internet ads. Groupon…

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Resources for Islanders

http://www.business.gov/manage/green-business/grants-and-loans/ Share via social networks. Tweet

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Facebook: San Juan Islands Buy, Sell, Trade

San Juan Islands Buy, Sell Trade is a Facebook site made to encourage the local Islands economy. Folks from off-Islands are welcome to join and monitor, certainly buy from Islanders, however posting for sale is limited to those living on…

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Islands Facebook Page Update: Orcas Island Rideshare

The San Juan Islands have been overlooked by Craigslist and Facebook. Even though over 1,000 people petitioned Facebook for a network for the Islands, they’ve ignored us. No worries, we are creating one. Most of the Facebook groups and pages…

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IBM’s Smarter Cities Web

While small hamlets and rural areas aren’t the same as Cities, the same challenges exist. Communications and data are key. IBM offers a web site that talks about some of these issues and offers solutions, of course, for large cities…

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Multi-touch Imagineering

Jeff Han from IBM talks about a multi-touch interface that is also pressure sensitive, and scaleable. In this early 2006 presentation at TED, he demonstrates technologies not yet implemented in consumer or business products at what Jeff says, will be…

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Runs on Banks in Ireland Cited as Justification for Bailout

CNN International reported, in their article “What does the Irish bailout mean?” that one of the reasons for the bailout is high unemployment, the housing ‘bubble’ and a possibility of runs on Banks. It doesn’t go much further in analyzing…

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