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- The Internet is disrupting one of the world’s oldest professions: selling art.
- Although fewer people are working at factories in America, output has been rising.
- Startup nuTonomy thinks that the island nation is the place to make autonomous vehicles — in the form of driverless taxis — a reality.
- Number crunching can be valuable for firms exploiting their existing resources, but can backfire for companies seeking to branch out with new products or services.
- Can companies discover crucial competitive insight by working to solve social problems?
- People don’t crave the latest fitness wearable. Their overwhelming preference is for simple applications that provide and organize information.
- Digital LeadershipAndrew Ng, chief scientist of Baidu Research, sees artificial intelligence as part of a larger socially valuable endeavor.
- Digital LeadershipNeustar CEO Lisa Hook oversees part of the invisible infrastructure that safeguards identity and reliability online.
- A new survey examines trends in R&D spending.
- Remember the old adage that who you know matters as much as what you know?
- Successful startups reach a point when they must shed their early habits and take on just the right amount of managerial maturity.
- Three obstacles to extending the reach of the Web — and thereby reducing poverty in developing countries — can be fixed.
- Now is the time for advertising to start experimenting with technology that can create immersive brand experiences.
- Global businesses are about to integrate their operations into a seamless digital whole, and thereby change the world.
- The security of barriers is based not just on keeping people out, but on watching people who come in. For further insights, read “Safety in the Cloud.”
- A new segmentation strategy can help sales teams identify their growth hot spots.