Black Box


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Black Box

1. Any complex investment strategy or model. In general, a black box involves a computer using complicated formulas to achieve returns in the desired way. Because an investor may not understand the model (and may not be able to do so), a black box can lead to unforeseen problems. See also: Black box syndrome.

2. In Islamic finance, a strategy that allows one to invest funds in a Sharia-compliant way but still link the returns to non-compliant investments. Using a black box is very controversial and some Islamic finance scholars reject it as un-Islamic.
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Potential licensees interested in obtaining more information about the Black Box and discussing licensing opportunities with respect to the product can contact the Manufacturer Response Department of Innovation Direct[TM] at (877) 991-0909 ext.
The Indonesian authority initially hinted that the black box device was allegedly located in the tail part of the plane that plunged into a ravine after the impact that completely destroyed the body of the plane when the crash occurred in the slope of Mt.
It is time that modern aircraft are fitted with state-of-the-art black boxes.
With authentication against the Boxilla KVM network manager from Black Box, the Remote App offers users a list of connections and provides access, just like a standard hardware-based system.
Air Black Box helps airlines address the complexities of cross-selling travel product inventory with the technology solutions to connect inventory across other airline and travel networks, support dynamic pricing and merchandising, and expand options offered to their customers.
"Black Box is a proven technology that in 2018 will support more than 20 million risk assessments for clients in multiple countries around the world," said Lara Suttie, director of business development for Verisk's Risk Rating division.
to map the area where the black box is thought to be, Haryo said, describing sea conditions as normal.
"Black box policies are now mainstream, and almost a requisite for young and new drivers.
Malaysia was hoping to change its status quo, which involves sending black boxes from felled planes out of the country to be probed.
Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX) has announced that Doug Oathout has joined the firm as its Vice President of Strategic Partner Relations, the company said.
Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX) Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of USD0.12 per share of its Common Stock.
Black Box Corporation (Nasdaq:BBOX), a technology solutions provider, announced on Monday that it has acquired the technology and intellectual property from Cloudium Systems Limited (Cloudium), a privately held company headquartered in Limerick, Ireland.