“We can reduce them.”Zeman’s comment was caught on microphone, according to Czech public broadcaster Radio Praha and has caused a stir in the Czech Republic, where Zeman’s actions in his ceremonial role have repeatedly irked the government.
Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek strongly opposed Zeman's joke, claiming such humor was inappropriate with Putin or anyone else.
While the firm's own sales figures are readily available, total market sales are more difficult to determine.
Usually, this information is available from trade associations and market research firms.
Zeman, whose statements have fallen foul of the Czech cabinet of ministers numerous times, met with Putin in Beijing amid a swarm of members of the press.
The debtor may not have been granted a Chapter 7 discharge within the previous 6 years.Here are three gadgets that Jawbone created which — for a time — were novel in design and out ahead of many other consumer tech companies.An ear-worn Bluetooth headset, the Jawbone sported a sleek design in an age where most headsets were frumpy affairs that either couldn't hear well or included a long boom to better receive sound.The company's portfolio of patents may be worth anywhere from million to million and could be of value to tech giants like Google, Apple and Samsung, David Pratt, managing director of patent valuation company M-CAM International and CNBC's partner on the CNBC IQ 100 Index, wrote to CNBC in an email.With a value once reaching as high as billion, Jawbone attracted some big names like VC investors Sequoia Capital and Andreessen Horowitz; its board once featured Marissa Mayer. Where the company really made a name for itself was in wearable and portable technology.