SmartPlanet stories about the organizations, technologies, policy and infrastructure that facilitate the movement and management of money.
Finance chiefs in the tech industry are receiving hefty rewards for minimizing taxes and improving profits. In some cases, like over at Apple, the CFO makes considerably more than the CEO.
May 9, 2013 8:17am |
The South African native is challenging the legacy rules of U.S. power generation and financing, seeking to make clean energy as cost-effective as electricity generated by fossil fuels.
6 | May 7, 2013 3:00am |
Demand for software developers is through the roof, and organizations are also seeking financial and marketing types to propel the business.
2 | December 11, 2012 3:14pm |
While military action dominates headlines, a less explosive war is being fought in cyberspace.
November 19, 2012 7:45am |
Crowd Supply launches today, providing financing, online selling, shipping.
2 | March 20, 2013 4:33am |
A new white paper commissioned by the American Institute of Architects points out the advantages of raising money from "the crowd" to finance bridges, skyscrapers, and other large projects.
3 | February 5, 2013 6:33am |
New study from HfS Research and KPMG International finds few plans to cut back on outsourcing any time soon; more IT, finance and HR to be contracted out.
37 | January 28, 2013 9:10am |
While investment in clean energy projects took a dive in many developed countries, it hit a record high in China, according to a year-end report by research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
11 | January 14, 2013 10:43am |
FedEx will open up its SenseAware service -- which uses sensors to track a shipment in real time -- to all industries.
January 23, 2012 9:55am |
Fresh-faced grads and young professionals are bypassing Wall Street for a chance to work at a tech startup.
April 29, 2013 8:37am |
Although the economic climate is rough, more banks, funds and institutions are putting the triple bottom line -- people, planet and profits -- at the center of their business model.
October 10, 2011 4:00am |
In 2010 alone, the financial services giant arranged more than $4 billion in funding, including school energy-efficiency projects and community-centric renewable energy investments.
3 | July 13, 2011 3:03am |
Homeowners would be more into clean energy projects if they would work out the financing part of the equation, according to Pike Research.
6 | February 14, 2011 5:44am |
A partnership between ITT and Nexa Capital creates the NextGen Equipage Fund to aid airlines in avionics overhaul.
June 20, 2011 2:00am |
Google Ventures has made an investment in CoolPlanetBiofuels, an 18-month-old startup firm that specializes in the conversion of biomass and agricultural waste into fuel.
March 18, 2011 6:33am |
Online personal finance service Mint announced that it is doubling the number of financial institutions it works with to some 16,000 banks, credit unions, loan providers and investment firms.
1 | April 19, 2010 11:12am |
The San Francisco-based predictive service wants to bring to your schedule what Mint brought to your finances: sanity.
December 17, 2012 6:30am |
What will it take to finance (safely) the building retrofits that make up a smart city? CPC in New York offers a work-in-progress.
1 | January 19, 2010 6:12pm |
Supercomputers and new transmission infrastructure guarantees financial trading that's faster than ever before. Is it a smarter market, or is Wall Street playing with fire?
7 | January 3, 2011 7:35am |
GE will create innovation centers in six cities. These centers will focus on product development, engineering and support in healthcare, clean-tech, smart grid, lighting, rail and aviation.
6 | November 9, 2010 5:40am |