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"The Waste Land": T.S. Eliot takes the app store – 2011-06-15

The enhanced e-book -- a digital text that comes garnished with multimedia material -- is one of those ideas that sound terrific in theory but are rarely satisfying in execution. Economics is largely...

CEM Group cuts waste with Screen platesetter

PrintWeek – 2008-11-23

Fabric and wallpaper swatch printer CEM Group has invested in a Screen 4300S Platerite platesetter in a bid to cut waste costs.

InternetSafety reveals where workers waste time on the Web

BizJournals – 2008-07-08

Want to know where American workers are goofing off on the Web? Acworth, Ga.-based has compiled a list of the "Top 10 Online Time Wasters."

E-waste drive to benefit school district's libraries

SacBee – 2013-01-08

Lake Canyon School at 800 Lake Canyon Ave. and Valley Oaks School at 21 C St., will each host an e-waste recycling day Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Waste not

Crains New York – 2013-08-11

I had to sigh when Crain Communications Inc. announced this month it was turning one of my all-time favorite trade papers, Waste & Recycling News, into a smaller online operation for possible...

Trashing bans not reducing office e-waste

PC World – 2013-09-18

Upgrading your business’ computers and mobile devices is essential for staying productive and keeping your data secure. But when you replace your hardware, what do you do with your castoffs? It’s...

Accounting Fraud And Waste Is Standard Procedure at the Pentagon

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-11-18

The Pentagon routinely commits accounting fraud in order to balance its books with the U.S. Treasury's, according to a new report from Reuters.    

Are Expensive Publishing HQ’s a Waste of Resources?

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-01-31

If publishers cut real estate overhead, would it allow them to pour more money into the books themselves? Or is paying high rent merely the price of doing business?

Sound Advice: Don't waste money on a super-expensive stereo cartridge

San Jose Mercury News – 2014-07-12

A lot of high-end audio is overpriced; most magazines push big-ticket items.

NRDC slams slacker servers as huge waste of energy

GigaOM – 2014-08-26

... and proposes a standard metric to measure server CPU utilization and incentives to minimize the use of idling boxes. This metric, along with existing PUE scores, could help stop the...

Why some Windows Phone apps still waste time refreshing when switching between them

GigaOM – 2014-08-29

To get rid of that annoyingly slow "resuming" message when switching between apps on Windows Phone, Microsoft added Fast App Switching to the platform. Its only useful if developers add it to their...

BBC fights back against Tory assault on 'waste' and right to make popular shows

The Guardian – 2015-07-14

BBC defends entertainment role and cites public support and savings in annual report ahead of green paper likely to focus on inefficiency and commercial rivalsThe BBC has revealed that its bill for...

John Oliver blasts food waste in America on 'Last Week Tonight'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-21

John Oliver had a lot to say about food being wasted in America, devoting a 17-minute segment to the topic Sunday night on "Last Week Tonight."

Why Keeping His Old Texts Is Nothing But A Waste Of Time

The Huffington Post – 2015-08-17

Originally published on Unwritten by Sara Li. When I was ten years old, the boy next door broke my heart into a thousand pieces and in that moment, I swore love just wasn't for me. I listened to sad...

Lakers' hot start goes to waste in 112-95 loss to the Houston Rockets

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-18

After a competitive first half, the Lakers fell to the Houston Rockets, 112-95, on Sunday night at Staples Center. James Harden, who helped put the Lakers away during a 34-18 third quarter, led all...

Air Products to Book Charge, Exit Energy-From-Waste Business

ABC News – 2016-04-04

Air Products will book a pre-tax charge ranging from $900 million to $1 billion in its fiscal second quarter, as the industrial gas supplier leaves its energy-from-waste business

Our Ridiculously Massive Food Waste Is Driving Climate Change

The Huffington Post – 2016-04-08

Humans waste an exorbitant amount of food -- more than 1.4 billion tons annually. That's roughly 400 million tons more than the weight of Japan's Mount Fuji, which rises 2.3 miles above sea...

Trump rails against waste in Department of Veterans Affairs

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-11

Clinton, Sanders to rally together Tuesday in New Hampshire July 11, 2016, 12:06 p.m. Donald Trump campaigns Monday in Virginia. Hillary Clinton heads to Texas, but will return to New Hampshire for...

New platform aims to cut mobile ad waste

Betanews – 2016-07-26

There's a famous quote from 19th century British soap magnate Lord Leverhulme which goes, "Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted, and the problem is I don't know which half". Despite the...

Will San Onofre's nuclear waste wind up at Yucca Mountain?

Los Angeles Times – 2016-11-22

Yucca Mountain is back on the bargaining table on Capitol Hill. And if the nuclear waste repository in Nevada gets back on track — and that’s a big “if,” considering the controversial site...

Princess Cruises to pay $40-million fine for dumping oily waste and lying about it

Los Angeles Times – 2016-12-02

Princess Cruise Lines has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $40-million fine for dumping illegal waste off the coast of England three years ago and trying to cover it up by lying to the U.S. Coast...

The price tag for cleaning up nuclear waste at Hanford site just went up another $4.5 billion

Los Angeles Times – 2016-12-17

The U.S. Energy Department said Friday that its long-troubled attempt to build a plant to process highly radioactive sludge at a former nuclear weapons site in central Washington state will cost an...

Trump budget would slash cleanup of hazardous waste sites by 30 percent

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-17

The White House budget proposal submitted to Congress on Thursday includes a 31 percent cut in spending for the U.S. Environmental Protecting Agency, including a similar reduction of the agency's...

Angels waste Mike Trout clout, losing to Athletics on opening day

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-04

The 2017 Angels will not have the support of a raucous fan base behind them, nor the benefit of the doubt from an industry skeptical of their offseason improvements. They will not have an end-to-end...

Don’t Waste Arab-Israeli Cooperation on the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-02

Trump shouldn't prematurely risk the opportunity to assemble an unprecedented coalition on efforts to bridge the Middle East's most enduring political divide.

Late rally goes to waste in Angels' 5-3 loss to Yankees

Los Angeles Times – 2017-06-13

There was a decided lack of buzz around Angel Stadium on Monday, even though the New York Yankees were in town. The pockets of empty seats spoke to that, and so did the sharply discounted tickets...

Toxic waste from U.S. pot farms alarms experts

Yahoo! News – 2017-08-06

By Sharon Bernstein WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (Reuters) - Pollution from illegal marijuana farms deep in California's national forests is far worse than previously thought, and has turned thousands of...

AP EXCLUSIVE: Toxic waste sites flooded in Houston area

Yahoo! News – 2017-09-03

HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether Harvey's floodwaters had also washed in pollution from...

Trump Tells Tillerson: Don't Waste Time Talking To North Korea

Yahoo! News – 2017-10-01

President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Sunday he has told Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that the diplomat’s efforts to negotiate with North Korea over that country’s nuclear and missile...

Old hand Andre Ethier gets first start, and doesn't waste opportunity

Los Angeles Times – 2017-10-18

Andre Ethier waited six months for this, seven months, really, if you count the end of spring training. The monotonous therapy sessions, the periods of despondence and frustration, Ethier endured in...

The Latest: California prepares to clean up wildfire waste

Yahoo! News – 2017-10-24

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

Mary Jo Buttafuoco: Amy Fisher, Who Shot Her in the Face as a Teen, Is ‘Kind of a Waste’

Yahoo! News – 2017-11-08

Mary Jo Buttafuoco is speaking out in a new interview — and she has some choice words to say about Amy Fisher, the “Long Island Lolita” who shot her in the face on May 19, 1992

Publishers waste video ad impressions thanks to a programmatic flaw

Digiday – 2017-11-30

Some publishers are losing up to 20 percent of their programmatic video impressions, even though programmatic video ad spend is growing rapidly. The post Publishers waste video ad impressions thanks...

GOP Senator Implies Those Who Aren't Millionaires Waste Money On 'Booze, Women'

Yahoo! News – 2017-12-04

In an astonishing defense of dropping “death taxes” for individual estates worth more than $5.5 million, GOP Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley implied that people not currently affected by that tax are...

Manchin: 'Not going to waste my time' talking impeachment

Yahoo! News – 2017-12-17

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) tells Chuck Todd that he doesn't believe there's a reason to talk about impeachment until and unless the House of Representatives begins the process.

Serbia launches probe after toxic waste dumped near Belgrade

Yahoo! News – 2017-12-30

The mayor of a Belgrade suburb said Saturday that a large-scale investigation will be launched following the discovery of 25 tonnes of toxic waste found dumped in a private field. "This is just the...

Hong Kong drowning in waste as China rubbish ban takes toll

Yahoo! News – 2018-01-31

By Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong boasts glittering skyscrapers, seamless transportation and billion dollar infrastructure projects, but it is struggling with a much more mundane...

Five officials charged with misusing public funds, burying hazardous waste at Central Valley water district

Los Angeles Times – 2018-02-23

It started a year ago when state investigators uncovered 86 drums holding thousands of gallons of hazardous waste illegally buried in a rural Central Valley water district yard. Their probe quickly...

U.S. court blocks Trump administration from ending oil, gas waste rule

Yahoo! News – 2018-02-23

A U.S. court temporarily blocked the Trump administration from delaying or ending an Obama-era rule aimed at preventing oil and gas leaks during production, according to court documents, marking the...

Home Depot in $27.84 million California hazardous waste, privacy settlement

Yahoo! News – 2018-03-09

Home Depot Inc agreed to pay $27.84 million to settle charges by California's attorney general that it illegally disposed of hazardous waste in that state and threw out customer records without first...

Work halted for 10 days when loose bolt is found in San Onofre radioactive waste canister

Los Angeles Times – 2018-03-25

Works crews transferring spent fuel at the San Onofre nuclear plant from cooling pools into dry storage discovered a loose bolt inside one of the canisters, prompting Southern California Edison to...

National Guard Veteran: Deploying troops to border is a ‘waste’

Yahoo! News – 2018-04-08

Mary Jennings Hegar, a U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard combat veteran, said the National Guard should be used as the last option in “critical situations.” She said President Trump’s...

Pruitt admits fancy, waste of money phone booth is 'not a SCIF'

Yahoo! News – 2018-04-30

Rachel Maddow shows how EPA administrator Scott Pruitt insisted at first that his $43,000 soundproof phone booth was a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility, but changed that explanation once...

Border Patrol union calls Trump's National Guard deployment 'colossal waste'

Los Angeles Times – 2018-05-25

A month after President Trump called for sending National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, the head of the national Border Patrol union called the deployment “a colossal waste of...

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