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  • Canada's Auto Capital Caught in Crossfire of Trade Dispute
    In Windsor, Ontario, angst is rising that the border town’s ties to the U.S. auto industry, already strained by steel tariffs, could soon be ruptured by President Trump’s threatened tariffs on Canadian-made cars.
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Aug 18, 8:09pm -
  • Fewer Americans Uproot Themselves for a New Job
    Fewer Americans are moving around the country to pursue new work opportunities, as better job prospects near home and changing family ties make people less willing to uproot their lives.
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Aug 18, 8:01pm -
  • Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 Is Crazy Powerful. Can You Handle It?
    The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 does more than any other smartphone—and does it all well—but it’s pretty hard to figure it all out.
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Aug 18, 4:31pm -
  • How Erdogan's Push for Endless Growth Brought Turkey to the Brink
    The president set policy that let his nation gorge on foreign loans, granting his wish of a brawny economic expansion. Now it is paying the price. The economic turmoil shows how hard it is for countries to emulate China’s model of authoritarian cap…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Aug 18, 2:50pm -
  • Sears CEO Puts His Board on the Spot
    For years Edward Lampert has called the shots at Sears as its chief executive, largest shareholder and biggest lender. But his latest play to keep the struggling chain afloat is out of his hands.
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Aug 18, 2:00pm -
  • U.S., China Draw Up Plan to Settle Trade Dispute by November
    Chinese and U.S. negotiators are drawing up a road map for talks to end their trade impasse ahead of meetings between President Trump and Xi Jinping in November.
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Aug 18, 10:34am -
  • A Surprising Bulwark for the U.S. Economy: Personal Savings
    American households are saving more than previously estimated, a sign that consumers are better positioned to weather the next economic downturn.
    - 22 hours ago, 18 Aug 18, 10:55pm -
  • Beer Giants Tap Into Africa With Brews Under $1
    As drinkers in Europe and the U.S. turn away from beer in favor of spirits and nonalcoholic beverages, Africa’s importance to brewers is growing.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 18, 4:06pm -
  • When Digital Platforms Become Censors
    Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other tech giants say that they’re open forums. What happens when they start to shut down voices they consider beyond the pale?
    - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 18, 2:36pm -
  • What Your Car Knows About You
    Auto makers can now collect large amounts of data from internet-connected vehicles, from location to driving habits.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 18, 2:25pm -
  • Trade Fears Throw Future of U.S. Natural Gas Into Question
    As trade disputes continue, the promising U.S.-China energy relationship is compromised as prospects for exports grow less clear.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 18, 5:35am -
  • Youth Summer Jobless Rate at 50-Year Low
    The unemployment rate among young Americans fell to its lowest level in more than 50 years this summer, though the share of young people looking for work remained well below its peak in 1989.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Aug 18, 8:46pm -

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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… 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… 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… 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