Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:30:00 -0500Figures show a drop in the labor force participation by women. There are some potential explanations, but the wider question of participation by men and women of all ages could become a problem.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:00:00 -0500In 1999, the first fully sequenced human genome cost roughly $3 billion to complete. By 2007, the cost had decreased to a couple of million dollars, and today it is around $1,000. BGI, a Shenzhen-based company, thinks it can drive the cost down to $200.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:00:00 -0500American Express has partnered with the Warriors to host a series of watch parties. Cardholders who were lucky enough to snag tickets to the launch of the 'All for Dub Nation' Watch Party series were wowed when they arrived at The Pearl, one of San Francisco's premier event spaces.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:18:00 -0500This list of fabulous science reads will keep you going strong on your New Year's resolution to read (more) books this year
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:06:00 -0500According to experts, Australia and Malaysia could enter a phase in which the collaborative dynamic shared during the MH370 search could positively impact other aspects of their exchange - particularly in relation to security, counter-terrorism, and immigration.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:57:00 -0500One of the usual United Nations reports, the World Economic Situation and Prospects one, has just appeared and it tells us that India is forecast to grow at 7.7% in the financial year 2017 - but the world economy is going to continue to grumble along at recessionary levels. The [...]
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:45:00 -0500China's Baidu recently established an AR lab to develop related services in education, healthcare, marketing as well as tourism. The company is focusing on mobile-based AR instead of making glasses or headsets.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:05:00 -0500The intensity of the media's MH 370 coverage was rivaled only by the crash of four planes on September 11, 2001. What those who criticized the media failed to realize is that the world needs answers so they can go on with their daily lives and board an airliner again with confidence.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:34:55 -0500Research suggests that the pace of automation is not as swift as previously thought, but we won't adapt if we try and deny that change is happening in the first place.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:03:00 -0500As brand management strategies goes, China's President Xi Jinping's speech gets 'Grade A' at Davos. But does he really mean what he says?
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:01:00 -0500As Donald J. Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, we are reminded of the pageantry surrounding this monumental quadrennial event. Presidential inaugurations are snapshots of U.S. history and tradition—star-spangled banners of patriotism, freedom, declarations, galas, and fireworks. It’s the first opportunity for our elected leader [...]
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:40:00 -0500There are several reasons why Bautista did not receive the big contract he was thought to be worth.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:36:00 -0500This expertise from the private sector could be a key element in turning around the tourism sector in Vietnam, which is vitally important in the country’s economy. Vietnam spends a fraction on marketing itself as a tourism destination compared to regional neighbors such as Thailand and Malaysia.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:26:00 -0500Bluegogo found immediate success in China with its station-less bike share system. Its expansion to San Francisco has met with immediate backlash, however
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:40:00 -0500In their personal lives, customers (millennials as well as older demographics) show a strong preference for messaging (text), spending five times longer messaging every day than on voice calls. So why force customers to call your business on the phone whenever they need customer service or support?
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:29:00 -0500New research by Forrester looks at what differentiates ‘insight leaders’ – companies that use data and analytics well to boost their performance – from those who lag behind. In this article we take an exclusive look at what this new research is telling us.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:22:00 -0500A biological anthropologist reviews Season 12, Episode 3 ('The New Tricks in the Old Dogs') of FOX's 'Bones,' summarizing the episode and looking for errors.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:59:00 -0500Rita Tong Liu is the woman behind many of the city's prestige office towers.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:43:00 -0500Jose Bautista finally has a new deal, but how does it make the grade compared to other recent signings?
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:08:00 -0500After a few years of rising stock prices and positive financials, US airlines are bracing for a patch of turbulence that could threaten those hard-won gains. Price tags on their most costly expenses — fuel, labor and maintenance — appear set to rise when there is increasing pressure on revenue.