The next big application?
A 2-yr-old company, WebCal Corp. (www.webcal.com), has developed their version of what could be the next big application to rule the Web.
A 2-yr-old company, WebCal Corp. (www.webcal.com), has developed their version of what could be the next big application to rule the Web. This application is a free, web-based personal calendar that you can access from any computer platform capable of running standard web browsers. Here's a short list of some of its more important features: schedule and access all of your personal appointments, to do's, calls, and memos; secure password access; and direct access and linking to EventCal, the world's largest events database. You'll definitely want to use the customize option to smooth out the rather busy user interface, but considering the implications of this application, it's small and the only price to pay.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey