SmartPlanet stories about the organizations, technologies, policy and infrastructure that facilitate the movement and management of money.
MEXICO CITY -- Amidst dwindling production, Mexico debates opening its state oil monopoly to foreign investment. But not everyone supports such a move.
2 | March 27, 2013 3:00am |
Woods Hole will incorporate innovations from the Deepsea Challenger into existing vehicles and future exploration platforms. The main goal "is to get the technology out there."
March 26, 2013 1:58pm |
Crowdfunding is providing innovative new urban design projects with the capital they need to get started. But can citizens really dictate future city landscapes?
3 | March 26, 2013 3:00am |
Being a data scientist isn't just about the 'data,' or being a 'scientist.' It's about using your imagination to look at information in a different way.
1 | March 25, 2013 2:21pm |
China may have some of the tallest buildings in the world, but are they structurally sound?
9 | March 25, 2013 6:30am |
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 |
In a strong letter to the SEC chairman, the American Institute of Architects berates the regulator for missing a deadline and says now's the time. Economic recovery depends on it.
13 | March 22, 2013 5:55am |
The timeframe of the Obama administration's experiments with controlling healthcare costs drew disbelief from congressional lawmakers concerned about higher costs.
2 | March 21, 2013 1:05pm |
Lower-income jobs may be in the highest supply since the 2007-09 recession, but Americans remain unconvinced that things are improving.
21 | March 20, 2013 6:09am |
Crowd Supply launches today, providing financing, online selling, shipping.
2 | March 20, 2013 4:33am |
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 |
What did the financial crisis look like from the eye of the storm? Former F.D.I.C. chair Sheila Bair offers her take.
6 | March 19, 2013 3:00am |
A report released today looks back at what shaped the solar market in 2012 and provides a peek at trends emerging this year.
9 | March 14, 2013 11:13am |
SkyTran is about as close to flying cars as we'll get, and it could be coming to Tel Aviv.
3 | March 14, 2013 4:00am |
With his unique approach to handling electronic waste, the serial entrepreneur is proving that environmentalism and capitalism don't need to be at odds.
1 | March 14, 2013 3:00am |
Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla, a U.S. DOE loan recipient, has some news about when it will pay taxpayers back.
31 | March 13, 2013 8:01pm |
Henrik Fisker's resignation comes at a turbulent time for the luxury electric car manufacturer.
1 | March 13, 2013 10:26am |
Mark Iceberg, er, Zuckerberg, keeps the office temperature at 15 degrees C. He likes alertness.
11 | March 13, 2013 4:14am |
Carbon capture and storage has been touted as a way to let us keep burning fossil fuels while saving the climate. But will it ever pay off? Energy analyst Chris Nelder runs the numbers.
35 | March 6, 2013 1:50am |
Sure, the corporations that most people on the planet admire are also pretty easy to guess. Hint: number one begins with an "A." How they rank offers some surprises.
6 | March 1, 2013 11:30am |