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Technology Archive

December 12, 2006

The Stealth Software Challenge

Just about every product on the market, from planes to toasters to Legos, relies on microprocessors to work. But manufacturers usually treat software development for their products as an afterthought. Therein lies the problem.
November 30, 2006

Best Business Books: Media

Fractionalizers and Wikifiers
November 30, 2006

From Laptops to Backpacks

The next computer revolution will take place in classrooms, when each child owns his or her own PC.
November 30, 2006

Outrunning the Regulators

Staying ahead of security rules can create competitive advantage.
November 28, 2006

Cell Phone Health Hazards: Threat and Opportunity

Mobile phone manufacturers are today where cigarette makers were in the early 1950s: facing risks that may — or may not — redefine the reputation of their industry.
August 28, 2006

Janine Benyus: The Thought Leader Interview

The biomimicry pioneer is teaching executives that the solutions to their most challenging problems lie in nature.
August 28, 2006

The Ambassador from the Next Economy

“Venture activist” Joichi Ito has turned his life into a prototype of the organization of the future.
August 28, 2006

Looking for Privacy in All the Wrong Places

Executives must protect valuable corporate and personnel data to avoid a potentially crippling attack.
May 30, 2006

The Coming Enterprise Software Shakeup

Enterprise software prices will soon be on the rise, but there are innovative alternatives for savvy CIOs.
February 28, 2006

Research Meets Practice

A nationwide cancer information network could use cross-boundary knowledge to promote a broader base of breakthroughs.
February 28, 2006

The Hidden Costs of Clicks

Internet retailers are finally learning why books and luggage make money online — while shoes and toys don’t.
February 28, 2006

Dueling Technologies at the Point of Sale

Paying with a mobile phone is big business in Japan and Korea, but hasn't yet caught on in the United States.