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  • Norway Takes Lead in Race to Build Autonomous Cargo Ships
    Two Norwegian companies are taking the lead in the race to build the world’s first crewless, autonomously operated electric ship, an advance that could mark a turning point in seaborne trade.
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 6:20am -
  • Canadian Wildfires Choke Lumber Supply to U.S. Home Builders
    Wildfires in Canada are making lumber harder to find for U.S. home builders.
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 1:52am -
  • Boeing, Flying High, Stays the Course on Job Cuts
    Boeing Co. presses forward with efficiency push, cutting 6,000 staff or 4% of its workforce in the first half of 2017, its fastest pace in a decade, as its stock hits new records.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 17, 1:57pm -
  • Cellphone Bills in India Inch Closer to Zero
    India’s richest man said his cellular company has developed an inexpensive, web-enabled mobile phone for the masses, a move that could force some of the world’s leading phone makers to slash prices to stay competitive.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 17, 5:34am -
  • NASA Finds Ways to Prevent Battery Fires
    NASA research to prevent catastrophic fires on vehicles in orbit soon is expected to make personal robots, audio gear and other electronics safer on the ground.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 17, 3:36am -
  • Siemens Cuts Russia Presence After Turbines End Up in Crimea
    Siemens announced measures to reduce its presence in Russia, including its exit from joint venture Interautomatika, after four gas turbines delivered by one of the German company’s Russian partners for a power plant project turned up in Russian-occ…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 17, 3:19am -
  • GE Leaves Investors in Limbo
    GE told investors that profits are under pressure and they would have to wait several months for a better sense of its business, sending shares tumbling.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 17, 3:18am -
  • White House to Tackle Manufacturing Gaps It Says Weaken U.S. Security
    The Trump administration is asking the Defense Department and other agencies to assess industry’s ability to fill U.S. defense needs.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 8:28pm -
  • Big Tobacco Finds Surprise Allies in Smokeless Push
    Tobacco companies want U.S. regulators to bless smokeless tobacco as a safer alternative to smoking, as cigarette consumption falls. In its campaign, Big Tobacco has unusual supporters: some public-health advocates.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 7:46pm -
  • Wal-Mart, Amazon Rivalry Spreads to Forklifts
    Wal-Mart has agreed to invest in Plug Power Inc. and buy more of its fuel-cell-powered machines, a move that mirrors a deal struck by Amazon earlier this year.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 7:30pm -
  • Lyft Shifts Gears With New Driverless-Car Division
    Lyft said it is forming its own autonomous-car development division, hiring hundreds of engineers for it and opening a new office in the heart of Silicon Valley.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 6:19pm -
  • Musk Tweet Teases a New York-to-D.C. Hyperloop
    Known for his teasing tweets and ever-expanding list of high-tech ambitions, Elon Musk set observers abuzz again with a vague claim he received “verbal” approval for a high-speed, tunnel-based travel system along one of the busiest corridors in t…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 5:23pm -

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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