SmartPlanet stories about the organizations, technologies, policy and infrastructure that facilitate the movement and management of money.
Data center efficiency has gone from being controversial to being mom-and-apple-pie obvious in just a few years.
5 | February 4, 2010 9:37am |
IBM acquired privately held Initiate Systems, which makes data integrity software, for an undisclosed sum.
February 3, 2010 7:13am |
Can clean energy get its due in Washington? A group of more than 100 related organizations is doing its best to make it so.
6 | February 1, 2010 7:21am |
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 |
The issue here is market incentives that encourage what we want and discourage what we don't. Even global warming deniers don't like coughing, or black lung, or the risks of oil spills, do they?
6 | January 15, 2010 10:08am |
Why do economies succeed, why do they fail and how do we profit in the days ahead. Craig Thomas, a veteran private-sector economist and author of The Econosphere joins us to answer these questions...
23 | January 11, 2010 3:00am |
Health reform is about telling people to take responsibility for things they may not care about, things they may well think are none of your business, their most personal habits.
5 | January 7, 2010 8:25am |
Dubai's inauguration of the world's tallest skyscraper is supposed to be a symbol of a new chapter for the debt-ridden country. Is the Burj Dubai tower a technology feat with "wind sourced"...
11 | January 4, 2010 7:25am |
It's no longer, does this software have these features and codes set up by the industry. It's does this software actually deliver meaningful data that can transform how an office works.
3 | December 28, 2009 7:58am |
According to Ford, the second generation of its SYNC connectivity system will allow you to plug your wireless card into a Ford and then broadcast that signal to others in the car.
2 | December 21, 2009 6:19am |
Jeff Immelt wants to be a hero. He has bet his company on making America great again. It's a bet more American business executives need to make.
2 | December 14, 2009 7:55am |
A new search engine named Ecosia promises to be the "world's greenest search engine" and protects rainforest with each click.
2 | December 3, 2009 2:07pm |
No matter how globalized or 'flat' we get, there's risk associated with overseas transactions, and this risk is reflected in the cost of exporting.
December 3, 2009 2:03pm |
The Lancet medical journal argues that "cutting emissions to mitigate climate change will also make people healthier."
1 | November 25, 2009 9:05am |
The "new" General Motors reported its financial results for the first 83 days since emerging from bankruptcy, but the more interesting item may be examining the hottest selling models---A...
3 | November 16, 2009 7:23am |
The Olympics isn't the only thing Brazil is getting before Chicago. It is also (along with China) getting the first Dell phones. I'm outraged. I think you should be, too.
5 | November 13, 2009 1:23pm |
Obesity has been a topic front and center during the health care policy debate. Can community based approaches work?
3 | November 10, 2009 11:47am |
A new "smart plug" will allow someone to monitor and control the energy use of their home's appliances.
5 | November 9, 2009 8:42am |
Can you still maintain greenhouse gas emission reductions when you're growing? Autodesk suggests how
Design software giant advocates its new scientific model for cutting corporate greenhouse gas emissions.
1 | November 9, 2009 7:50am |
Anecdotal article about four "smart cities" underscores the critical roles of training and creative financing in the green jobs movement.
October 28, 2009 2:38pm |