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Got young ones? Maybe it's time to turn the old phrase on its head: Bore them to life!
3 | March 25, 2013 1:46am |
Accenture report says more outsiders and fewer insiders are doing the jobs of today's organizations. And these outsiders will increasingly be contracted through cloud-based services.
5 | March 22, 2013 10:37am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Argentines have embraced broadband Internet usage, but infrastructure investment hasn't kept up. Will the local web creak to a halt?
7 | March 22, 2013 3:00am |
We're all about to learn what happens when 100 of Silicon Valley's brightest minds share an 11-hour flight and are asked to solve an emerging world problem.
8 | March 20, 2013 8:39pm |
India has certainly proven its might in terms of global outsourcing. But is the technology-savvy South Asian nation keeping pace with other countries' startup cultures?
March 20, 2013 4:00am |
MELBOURNE -- The no-strings-attached microgrant has had a hand in turning dog waste into renewable energy, giving out scholarships to girls in Sierra Leone, and more.
1 | March 20, 2013 1:43am |
Hint: look south.
7 | March 14, 2013 1:44pm |
HONG KONG -- A shortage of places at schools that teach in English is forcing some expat families to leave and impacting corporations.
3 | March 14, 2013 3:00am |
Can anyone, or any company, cultivate creativity? There are five ways to do so -- and succeed in making innovative products. So says author and Parsons professor Bruce Nussbaum.
2 | March 13, 2013 12:00pm |
MEXICO CITY -- A new constitutional reform aims to hone in on the quality of teaching, to the applause of the business leaders.
3 | March 13, 2013 2:05am |
The core source code for Microsoft's Kinect technology is now available, but what does this mean for the medical industry?
March 12, 2013 6:58am |
From software that can take a juice bottle from sketch to virtual store shelf in hours to innovations that make frozen dinners safer and more sustainable, food packaging design is entering a new era.
11 | March 12, 2013 3:00am |
There are basic rules for business success that haven't gone away with the digital age -- in fact, they have only become more important.
5 | March 11, 2013 6:51pm |
Think that the mind is responsible for our thoughts? Turns out the body plays a big role too: Just sitting on a wobbly chair makes us judge others' relationships to be unstable.
9 | March 8, 2013 5:00am |
A review of Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man, by Mark Kurlansky
1 | March 1, 2013 3:00am |
You smartphone could soon determine how healthy you are by analyzing your liquid output.
February 27, 2013 8:49pm |
MEXICO CITY -- Many Mexican families depend on cash from relatives working in the U.S. Could a drop in immigration hurt the Mexican economy?
4 | February 27, 2013 3:00am |
Will young people in developing nations share data about social conditions in exchange for access to free music?
1 | February 25, 2013 3:00am |
For Dennis Tito, being the first private citizen in space isn't enough -- Mars is next on his calendar.
2 | February 22, 2013 6:23am |
'In corporations, there is no magic innovation leprechaun at the end of the rainbow that turns unsolicited suggestions into pots of gold.'
February 21, 2013 9:25am |