This week on BusinessWorld, Alibaba's initial public offering strikes gold, a Tulsa-based company earns a national honor and personal kudos from one of us, and a scary story from an unusual source: cue the Halloween music for the attack of the converging yield curves.
StoryCorps’ mobile recording studio will soon arrive at the Guthrie Green in Tulsa on October 16. Public Radio Tulsa and the George Kaiser Family Foundation is bringing StoryCorps back to Tulsa so that your stories can be captured for posterity. Make a reservation to record family and friends. Learn More about StoryCorps.
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Thank you for listening and for your continuing financial support of Public Radio Tulsa. And an especially big thank you for your patience as we have been working on our backup antenna project. We know that you depend on us every day, and we’ve worked hard to minimize the interruptions of programming, but the installation was problematic and the time off-air, or at low power, has been an irritant.
StoryCorps, the renowned oral history project, will soon be collecting stories in Tulsa at the Guthrie Green. Their Airstream mobile recording studio will be parked across from the Zarrow building. Interview someone at StoryCorps; get a CD; and send one to the Library of Congress. Public Radio Tulsa is proud to host StoryCorps in northeastern Oklahoma beginning October 16. Learn More about StoryCorps.
Today, voters in Scotland will go to the polls to answer the question, "Should Scotland be an independent country?" The result will have huge implications for the United Kingdom, and will be watched by separatist movements from Spain to Iran to China. We bring you the reaction from both the "Yes" and "Better Together" camps and talk to people around the world who have their own particular interest in seeing whether Scotland will vote to go it alone.
This week on BusinessWorld, Apple introduces a slew of new products and services, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce calls America to provide a better education for our children as we compete in a global business environment, and new research looks at "soundscaping" the online shopping experience.
This week on BusinessWorld, a tale of two cities...and their barbecue joints. British Petroleum gets far more than a slap on the wrist in a court decision last week. Nevada wins in the battle for a new manufacturing plant. A music icon with Oklahoma roots takes on iTunes and Amazon. And practical tips to declutter your organization. Those stories and more on this week's BusinessWorld.