Apple’s History of Supply Chain Excellence

For seven years running, Apple has claimed the top spot in Gartner Supply Chain Top 25.  Next month, the analyst will release the list for the eleventh time—and it's a good bet that Apple will retain its leadership position. “It's hard to argue with operations that regularly generate more than $10 billion in cash flow…

Leading Battery Companies Select Call2Recycle to Manage Nation’s First Single-Use Battery Recycling Program in Vermont

Atlanta–Call2Recycle, Inc. , North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, has been selected by 11 initial companies to develop, implement and promote a mandated single-use battery recycling program in Vermont. Vermont is the first state to require single-use manufacturers to develop a program for collecting and recycling spent primary batteries (including AA, C,…

Top Technology Deserves a Flawless Launch

The appetite for electronics among high-tech consumers appears endless as newer technology enters the market. This year, 3D printers and wearable fitness monitors have the spotlight. Next year, it may be smart eyewear. Revenue from sales of these and other high-tech items is likely to notch a record north of $223.2 billion in 2015, according…

VR is New Reality at GDC

SAN FRANCISCO — Derek Chen (pictured below) claims he has as many as 20 virtual reality platforms in the lab at his Vancouver office. He co-founded a company now writing applications for many of them because he thinks they represent the next big thing in computer gaming. Chen’s demo with clip on glasses (second picture…