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Technology breeds efficiency. SmartPlanet offers expert advice on innovations in healthcare, including electronic personal health records, treatment, privacy and regulation, and the green technologies that make it happen, including virtualization, open source and data center management.
Two entrepreneurs have some advice for would-be startup founders: Don't spend too much time planning when you should be selling.
1 | May 21, 2013 3:00am |
Could excess inventory become a thing of the past? New style startups not only give a boost to emerging designers, but bring unheard-of levels of economy to the fashion business.
May 16, 2013 3:00am |
Energy analyst Chris Nelder reports from a foreign country deep in the throes of shale gas fever.
35 | May 15, 2013 3:00am |
With sensor-driven applications on the rise, Hillcrest Labs looks beyond smart TVs to mobile devices and wearable computers.
May 14, 2013 3:00am |
The Spanish city of Santander is blanketing streets with wireless sensors to track its every move. But the CEO of a sensor manufacturer says success depends on open data and citizen involvement.
1 | May 9, 2013 3:00am |
10,000 bicycles will hit the streets in the media capital of the world, but the best study of its success will be in social media.
9 | May 8, 2013 10:02am |
A new generation of architecture students is marshalling their brains and muscle behind projects that make a real-world difference for the disadvantaged, disabled or displaced.
1 | May 8, 2013 3:00am |
A social network focused on your unique neighborhood fosters greater community involvement, both online and offline.
May 7, 2013 3:00am |
The rise of digital media sent Virgin Megastore and Borders to the grave -- and used book and record stores with them. Will used MP3 and e-book stores change the story?
6 | May 2, 2013 5:52am |
How two mayors of small towns in right-wing America are showing the way to energy and climate progress: through local action.
29 | May 1, 2013 3:00am |
From the FCC's first-ever gigabit workshop, here are five recommendations from experts about how to build a gigabit network anywhere.
6 | April 30, 2013 3:00am |
Religiously enforce your company values and "focus, focus, focus," the co-chief executive urges.
3 | April 26, 2013 7:22am |
Applications and social media services for exploring unknown places can be a boon for travelers -- but only if they enable real discovery.
April 25, 2013 3:00am |
There are few black architects in the pipeline, and fewer still with a high national profile. C.C. Sullivan looks at the latest news, which suggests a growing role for African-American designers.
35 | April 24, 2013 1:45am |
With MustHaveMenus, restaurant owners can update and share information with potential diners far more efficiently and cost-effectively.
April 23, 2013 3:00am |
Even before "Gangnam Style," K-pop talent agencies were making deals with American labels, and now more is to come. How far can K-pop go?
2 | April 18, 2013 1:33am |
Creating a renewably powered grid is easy compared to crafting a new regulatory framework that will make utility investors whole during the transition.
20 | April 17, 2013 3:00am |
What can we accomplish by combining the best of human intellect with the expanding processing capacity of machines?
3 | April 16, 2013 3:00am |
Home thermostats have undergone a serious makeover, but they're only as good at curbing energy consumption as humans are -- for now.
9 | April 11, 2013 3:00am |
Architects are struggling with design responses for gun issues, everything from walled cities and fortified materials to better interior visibility and memorials at the sites of tragedies.
58 | April 10, 2013 3:00am |