The wiki, a shared, rewritable online document somewhat akin to a communal blog, could become the preferred means for delivering internal company communications and facilitating dialogues. Wikis enable group communication and collaboration, and could provide a welcome relief for workers whose electronic in-boxes are cluttered with unimportant or unwanted e-mail messages.
ESPN said six companies -- Cisco Systems, Molson Coors Brewing Co., General Motors, Hilton Hotels, Nike and Visa -- have signed deals to advertise on its forthcoming Mobile ESPN wireless service. Under the deals, each company's logo will appear on mobile phone screens via billboards, banner ads and other formats.
LGBT people and their allies helped to change Ford's position this week, according to Human Rights Campaign president Joe Solmonese. The company received tens of thousands of e-mails on the subject, an unmistakable signal that fairness and equality will be expected of corporations that hope to prosper in the U.S., according to Solmonese.
A commercial flight can be the only escape from mobile phones and e-mail for some busy business travelers. However, these travelers soon may become reachable: Federal regulators are reassessing rules banning cell phones, and international carriers have added Internet access to their aircraft.