Reuters reports: Jeff Immelt, co-CEO of the largest U.S. conglomerate GE and a top adviser to the Obama administration on jobs and the economy, says the U.S. is not trying hard enough to boost exports, which is contributing to the poor economy and high unemployment. He thinks if U.S. companies focus on exporting more goods, making the effort “to compete, educate and sell our products around the world,” the U.S.» Read More
Doing business in India might be different on September 1, 2010, because the more than one million BlackBerry users there may be without messaging and e-mail. The Indian government is threatening to ask mobile phone operators to block those BlackBerry services until Canadian-based Research in Motion (RIM) provides access to data transmitted over the handset. India joins the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – the first country to suggest blocking the BlackBerry services, Lebanon, Algeria, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in citing “national security risks” for their demands.