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  • Takata Wins U.S. Court Approval on Car-Maker Concessions
    Takata’s U.S. units Tuesday won approval for novel arrangements that will see the world’s largest car makers step up to make sure the troubled parts maker stays in business despite massive product liability claims.
    - 40 mins ago, 28 Jun 17, 6:21am -
  • Samsung Revives Galaxy Note 7 With New 'Fandom Edition'
    A refurbished version of the premium smartphone, whose global recall last year garnered unwanted attention for Samsung after some caught fire, is coming to retailers’ shelves on July 7 with different components under the name Galaxy Note 7 FE.
    - 1 hour ago, 28 Jun 17, 5:56am -
  • Yellen: Globalization, Technological Change Have Been Harmful to Many
    The offshoring of jobs associated with globalization combined with technological change have been devastating for many American communities, while designing programs to help has proved difficult, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said in London…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 3:38am -
  • Google Slapped With $2.7 Billion EU Fine Over Search Results
    The European Union’s antitrust regulator fined Alphabet’s Google a record $2.71 billion for favoring its own comparison-shopping service in search results.
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 3:27am -
  • This Shipping Magnate Is Calling a Bottom in the Oil Rout
    Shipping magnate John Fredriksen is trying to buy more oil tankers despite a glut of vessels afloat, a messy restructuring of an offshore-drilling company he leads and two unsuccessful takeover attempts of rival tanker firms.
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 3:12am -
  • Nestlé Plans Share Buyback After Pressure From Third Point
    Nestlé on Tuesday announced plans to launch a $20.8 billion share buyback, focus its capital spending on categories like coffee and pet care, and look for consumer health care acquisitions, a move that comes after it found itself the target of activ…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 2:46am -
  • What a Sprint Deal With Comcast and Charter Would Mean for Wireless
    In a potential deal with Sprint, cable operators Comcast and Charter Communications are seeking the ability to sell Sprint’s wireless service under their own brands.
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 2:34am -
  • Stir Fry on Sale? Blue Apron Turns to Deals to Draw Customers
    Meal-kit maker Blue Apron has ripened to a company on the verge of an initial public offering with 1 million customers and more than $790 million in annual revenue. But the company is finding it hard to get loyal customers.
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 2:02am -
  • Cyberattacks Hit Major Companies Across Globe
    Global businesses, including Merck, Maersk and Rosneft, reported significant cyberattacks against their computer systems that experts said was ransomware.
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 1:54am -
  • Shhh, Look, It's a Lesser-Spotted Refrigerated Maersk Container!
    Forget birds and trains, spotters are haunting storage yards seeking rare versions of the ubiquitous metal boxes.
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 12:28am -
  • UPS to Freeze Pension Plans for Nonunion Staffers
    United Parcel Service will freeze pension plans for about 70,000 nonunion employees, seeking to contain the burden of a retirement fund with a nearly $10 billion deficit.
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 11:33pm -
  • Pandora CEO Westergren Resigns
    Pandora Media’s co-founder and chief executive, Tim Westergren, is resigning from the company as the internet radio service contends with the rise of subscription music platforms.
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 9:59pm -

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  • Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 1 - Wages

    Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 1 - WagesThere are two main components of a compensation policy: salaries and equity. An equation with only two variables? Should be pretty simple, right? Well, not when you are talking about something as symbolic as money. Before all, let’s remind the thre… 97 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 11:57am

  • Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 2 - Equity

    Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 2 - EquityHow should you design your compensation policy? As we’ve seen in the first part dedicated to incentives in startups, equity should be the main driver for both founders and early employees, since it rewards risks and performance. The question is to… 97 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 11:30am

  • Companies like others? A sociological survey of French startup

    Companies like others? A sociological survey of French startupYoung innovative companies are the subject of much interest. Their example reinforces a mythology of innovation that has its classical examples, its specific locations (MIT, the Silicon Valley), its theoreticians (Joseph Schumpeter and the economics… 99 days ago, 21 Mar 17, 11:12am

  • The digital revolution and the 5 Ps of medicine

    The digital revolution and the 5 Ps of medicineIn the healthcare industry, the digital revolution affects two major areas: big data and eHealth (digital tools applied to healthcare). The availability of massive volumes of data is a hard fact. This exponential rise has layed the foundation for the… 17 Mar 17, 3:13pm

  • The new world of 3D printing… and counterfeiting

    The new world of 3D printing… and counterfeiting3D printing is considered the new industrial revolution, likely to disrupt the behavior of consumers and manufacturers, involving relocation of production facilities, reconstruction of labor, changes in material applications and what's more, a growin… 13 Mar 17, 4:21pm

  • Civic technology - 1 - Saving democracy?

    Civic technology - 1 - Saving democracy?Very few areas have remained unchanged by the digital revolution. Politics is no exception. In recent years, various initiatives have emerged to harness the possibilities offered by digital technology in order to improve or renew democracy. Amidst th… 8 Mar 17, 3:58pm

  • Civic technology - 2 - In search of a business model

    Civic technology - 2 - In search of a business modelIs democracy just another market? Can we build a sustainable economic model with the help of digital tools whose purpose is to put citizens at the center of the democratic game? If yes, how? Must these structures be associative by nature or can they… 8 Mar 17, 3:53pm

  • Civic technology - 3 - Mission: impossible?

    Civic technology - 3 - Mission: impossible?While civic technology undeniably offers promising solutions to the democratic crisis, it also suffers from serious limitations. Even if it reaches millions of people, its primary objective, achieving greater involvement of citizens in democratic lif… 8 Mar 17, 3:47pm