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The idea of powering up mobile gadgets with no cords is tantalizing, but the applications could extend to household appliances or even business equipment.
January 30, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Mari Silbey
Most shoppers visit e-commerce sites to search, not browse. That’s the role of catalogs, and it’s why more than 150 retailers rely on this startup to take their paper versions digital.
January 28, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Beth Carter
Can the outcome of the American football championship affect the U.S. stock market? Economists say yes.
January 23, 2013, 3:04 AM PST | By Rose Eveleth
As Wikipedia faces a decline in contributors, engineering community manager Sumana Harihareswara works to make the organization a more welcoming place.
January 21, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Audrey Quinn
This cannery on wheels is helping microbreweries, and even nanobreweries, get on the beer-can bandwagon.
January 17, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
Within a decade, InterKnowlogy CEO Tim Huckaby believes technology user interfaces will include a functional holodeck and mind-reading machines. Here’s why.
January 16, 2013, 1:42 AM PST | By Mari Silbey
San Francisco startup Liftopia uses big data to help 250 U.S. resorts sell lift passes online and offers a service that helps them adjust pricing and promotions in real time.
January 14, 2013, 1:40 AM PST | By Beth Carter
Scents and sounds that tickle the senses in stores are scientifically selected by retailers to entice customers to linger, browse and buy.
January 9, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Rose Eveleth
At the new luxury magazine DuJour, Lindsay Kaplan watches how social sharing hones our appetite for better content.
January 7, 2013, 1:29 AM PST | By Audrey Quinn
The University of California recently earned an “F” on its new university-wide rebranding. What should it have already learned from similar missteps in the business world?
January 3, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Mary Catherine O'Connor