Officials are applying social media, such as the CDC Emergency Twitter handle, to disseminate Ebola-related information and using wireless networks to track and predict outbreak patterns and locate individuals exposed to the virus. Companies concurrently are monitoring for threats to their supply chains, such as the Ivory Coast cocoa supply.
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Sept. 17, 2014 – Financial and economic experts at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on the outcome of Scotland’s Thursday (9/18) vote on whether to continues its union with England or become independent:
COLLEGE, PARK, Md. -- Though Google and Amazon, among others, have begun testing delivery drones, they are at least five years from launching.
Business and engineering experts (below) at the University of Maryland are available to expand on their following comments. They say:
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Finance experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to expand on their comments, below, covering tax policy and investing implications from the Burger King-Tim Hortons merger.
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Mobile card reader will give Amazon new access to offline consumer data, UMD Expert Says
Amazon's push into a mobile payment space targeting brick-and-mortar merchants with Amazon Local Register means the online retail giant is poised to leverage new insight into offline shoppers, a University of
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