SmartPlanet stories about the organizations, technologies, policy and infrastructure that facilitate the movement and management of money.
For the first time in 25 years, a new vehicle has left NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center, and its payload -- the Arex I-X rocket -- promises to return humans to space.
7 | October 20, 2009 11:24am |
At the Third International Tidal Energy Summit in London next month, optimism will abound. A white paper will compare 120 different turbine designs, and hear about things like sealing systems...
October 16, 2009 11:35am |
In this article Management Author, Dan Coughlin, takes on the topic of "Visualizing Your Next Job" and really helps readers by defining 5 distinct career moves. Here is that article reposted in...
October 14, 2009 3:00am |
What we want is simply that our businesses run better so we can concentrate on what we're doing, not how it's being done. Because Lou Gerstner focused IBM on that, all its big tech rivals are now...
October 13, 2009 2:15pm |
NFL players are sure being examined a lot these days. Now 23andMe and the Buck Institute have conducted a genetic study to see whether NFLers are different than the average bear.
October 13, 2009 10:08am |
Lemnis Lighting on Friday announced the U.S. availability of its Pharox60 LED light bulb, a dimmable model shaped like a traditional incandescent bulb that consumes just six watts of power.
6 | October 5, 2009 1:23pm |
Starbucks entered the instant coffee business Tuesday with "Via." But an informal poll finds that consumers are skeptical of the move.
6 | September 29, 2009 9:41am |
Our government's decisions in creating this market were based on engineering assumptions that have since been overcome. Interference can be controlled, through regulation of client devices....
3 | September 25, 2009 7:30am |
The Connected Urban Development initiative will get more inclusive, by encouraging participation from additional cities and business partners who can help scale some of its existing Smart Cities...
September 24, 2009 6:05am |
Remember last year when banks stopped lending to each other because they lost trust in one another? Trust requires transparency, which can be helped by technology.
1 | September 22, 2009 7:50am |
The US government's first CIO vows to shake things up to improve data transparency
September 21, 2009 3:25pm |
In Pope Benedict XVI's new encyclical, he urges developed countries to reduce their environmental footprints and redistribute resources to nations who aren't able to afford "green" technology.
September 21, 2009 8:46am |
What do you do if you're a leading company and there's pesky startup that could be a real threat in the future? You buy it. You give the startup's execs some clout. And you use it as a sales...
September 14, 2009 8:59am |
The idea is that a solar panel maker will enter into a long-term deal with a utility for panels, and government will cooperate, allowing both sides to scale-up, fueled by tax breaks passed last...
September 11, 2009 2:01pm |
Silicon Valley is known as America's cradle of technological innovation, but players based in the area are concerned that the cleantech revolution will happen elsewhere.
September 11, 2009 12:13pm |
I was raised to be a workaholic. There, I've said it. Catharsis. Then again, LOTS of the people that I know and hang out with (can workaholics hang out?) are wired this way, too. Even though I...
5 | September 8, 2009 11:05am |
Printing is getting smarter, but it'll be interesting to see if more intelligent printers and paper means more profits. Hewlett-Packard is touting more environmentally sustainable paper for direct...
September 8, 2009 6:31am |
Does Carson want to be remembered as the guy who "reset" the 787's schedule? That forgettable footnote will go into the dustbin of 787 history once the plane flies and becomes a success. Why...
1 | September 2, 2009 10:06am |
The Boeing 787 is as rich with stories and lessons as any complex and development effort by a private enterprise ever undertaken. I can't wait for the book or the movie. by John Dodge
1 | August 31, 2009 11:58am |
Walt Disney said that it plans to buy Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion. The deal joins Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and th eX-Men alongside Mickey Mouse and WALL-E. Here's why the move makes...
1 | August 31, 2009 6:50am |