SmartPlanet stories about the organizations, technologies, policy and infrastructure that facilitate the movement and management of money.
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 |
BARCELONA -- The time where everyone can be off the grid is near. A dispatch from this year's Mobile World Congress show.
March 1, 2013 3:06am |
North Korea has opened a sliver of access to mobile Internet within the country.
2 | February 22, 2013 11:00am |
African startups were rewarded for coming up with innovative technological solution to local challenges.
February 21, 2013 10:56am |
Does China have the resources and talent to become the next hotspot for innovation, research and development?
6 | February 20, 2013 11:00am |
In the 19th century, Horace Greeley advised men to head west. Jim Rogers' response? "Go East, young woman."
3 | February 19, 2013 3:00am |
BARCELONA -- And why the Spanish youth aren't either. After all, 60 percent of those 30 and under are unemployed. Maybe it's just not in the Spanish blood.
80 | February 18, 2013 3:04am |
For the first time since the promising startup shuttered last fall, Loosecubes CEO Campbell McKellar talks about the company that changed the face of shared workspaces.
12 | February 18, 2013 3:00am |
Will we see innovation and investment in 3D printing begin to slide?
8 | February 15, 2013 2:35am |
While an IPO puts firms in a better position to innovate, other priorities take hold.
2 | February 14, 2013 4:23am |
Sailthru, a data analytics start-up that examines consumer behavior to predict your interests, thinks that you'll get more by seeing less of what you don't want. Big investors agree.
10 | February 12, 2013 5:02pm |
BIHAR -- How a bank loan could end generations of prostitution in an Indian town.
1 | February 11, 2013 12:00am |
REYKJAVIK -- Artist-politician Jon Gnarr emerges as the Icelandic capital's unlikely hero.
8 | February 7, 2013 3:00am |
The electric car infrastructure company, whose founder envisioned a network of battery-swapping stations, is turning its attention toward two core markets.
5 | February 6, 2013 2:29pm |
One of the largest venture capital backers of cleantech has stopped raising a new fund because a lack of interest.
3 | February 6, 2013 12:20pm |
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 |
An Alaskan brewery will save thousands using a beer-making byproduct to power its operations.
4 | February 4, 2013 2:49pm |