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the decision by a firm on whether to make a component or product itself or to buy it from an external supplier (see OUTSOURCING). The decision will depend upon the combined production costs and TRANSACTION COSTS of the alternatives. Sometimes a firm may adopt mixes of the two policies, producing some quantity of the product itself and buying the remainder, depending upon the relative costs of the sources and security of supply considerations. See TRANSACTION for a more detailed discussion. See INTERNALIZATION, VERTICAL INTEGRATION.
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We turned our attention to the "build tool" for that version of the game.
Summary: The central idea of IBBY Italy is to build bridges between cultures, a goal we share with the UAEBBY, to build tools and exchange stories in order to build a new world.
"In an hour I'm going to testify in front of the Senate about how Facebook needs to take a broader view of our responsibility -- not just to build tools, but to make sure those tools are used for good," Zuckerberg wrote.
We are aiming, through these awards, to build tools that tell coastal communities if a street, business or favorite beach will be threatened by sea level rise, flooding, HABs, or nutrient pollution, said Mary Erickson, director of NCCOS.
It features Clojure 1.7 and higher and covers the latest changes of the program, so code examples are up to date, and it covers all the basics of setting up and working within a Clojure environment, from using its build tools to packaging it for Java EE applications.
The team will continue to build tools that can help identify and fix performance problems in mobile apps, as a part of Facebook's new offerings.