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Over the last three years, there has been a distinct drop in spending on physical mobility and corresponding boost in spending on mobile technologies.
August 10, 2010 10:11am |
Hospitals are getting smarter, faster, and more efficient. But can technology get out of a doctor's way when caring for a patient? Siemens Healthcare's Luis Castillo weighs in.
5 | August 5, 2010 3:00am |
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is the latest billionaire to pledge that most of his wealth will go to charity. What causes should this cash back?
21 | August 4, 2010 10:52am |
If the current college model is unsustainable due to rising costs could an offline/online hybrid model make an education more affordable? One progressive principal thinks so.
12 | August 3, 2010 4:07am |
What's the secret to a greener company? And how are corporations faring? GreenOrder's Catherine Potter gives us a peek at the business of corporate sustainability.
1 | August 3, 2010 3:00am |
State and territorial CIOs say budgets are tight and getting tighter, but this actually frees them up to pursue new approaches, such as shared services, cloud computing, and social collaboration.
August 2, 2010 3:02pm |
We spend 90 percent of our time indoors. So why aren't we more concerned about the environment inside a building? Perkins+Will architect Peter Syrett makes the business case.
4 | August 2, 2010 3:00am |
Atlanta's planning director says while the city has fallen behind in green space, sewers and development around the ballpark, it's leading the way in other areas, including getting a 'room full of...
3 | August 2, 2010 2:00am |
Non-profit organization uses volunteers to educate middle-school children about sexting, viral e-mails and other potential cyber-threats.
July 29, 2010 10:02am |
Many business schools, including MIT, Carnegie-Mellon, and Columbia, offer courses online for the asking.
1 | July 28, 2010 2:59pm |
Which U.S. states are leading the way for the smart grid? Here are the top ten, along with how much stimulus they're getting and what they're doing with it.
July 28, 2010 2:19pm |
Penn State University is the latest university to offer corporate sustainability courses. Here are five more schools with programs.
3 | July 22, 2010 5:56am |
Can social media and the Internet transform workers into networkers and collaborators rather than victims of economic challenges? Progress has been tepid, and the jury is still out.
3 | July 21, 2010 3:45pm |
What started as a health story turns into a consumer story. Look for udon in a store near you. Buy them in moist packs rather than dry. Add your own soup and enjoy them at home. Leave the...
8 | July 21, 2010 10:55am |
The Science Channel is moving to revive the nation's interest in science, with a little help from Morgan Freeman, Whoopi Goldberg and a stable of brilliant, approachable minds.
July 20, 2010 8:24am |
Budget messes across the United States call for a radical new approaches to running our school districts. Along the way, we'll be teaching kids to think more sustainably.
1 | July 20, 2010 4:49am |
With the opening of the world's largest solar power station, Spain has overtaken the United States as the biggest solar power generator in the world.
7 | July 15, 2010 12:19pm |
Vision 2050 report from World Business Council for Sustainable Development suggests that if we continue using resources at our current rate, we'll need 2.3 planets to supply them by 2050.
1 | July 15, 2010 12:56am |
The non-diet diet is based on the rules of Michael Pollan to "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."
16 | July 14, 2010 7:40am |
Creativity scores among U.S. school kids were steadily rising until 1990. Then they reversed course. What happened?
20 | July 13, 2010 7:57pm |