New insights on the factors that intensified the 2008 financial crisis
Widespread finger-pointing in the fallout from the 2008-2009 financial crisis is only exacerbated by the continuing legal battles between the big banks and SEC. Fair value accounting (FVA) is often cast as the culprit for ...
NASA, Khan Academy collaborate to bring STEM opportunities to online learners
NASA and Khan Academy, a non-profit educational website, today debuted a series of online tutorials designed to increase student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. The ...
Small business owners not always worried about being treated fairly, researcher finds
Fairness is not always the most important priority for small retailers. In an international study, University of Missouri researchers found that some small retailers are less concerned about whether they are treated fairly ...
Study reveals copyright complexities, social norms in online media creation
In the age of mashups, fan fiction and content sharing, online media creation has spurred new complexities in copyright, effectively turning the legal concept of "fair use" on its ear, according to a new study from Georgia ...
Study suggest people act fairly due to spite, not altruism
Taiwan body fines Samsung for blasting local rival (Update)
Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission on Thursday fined the local unit of South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. for undermining the reputation of Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC Corp.
World's biggest book fair explores self-publishing trend
Authors are increasingly opting to self-publish as a way to reach readers and sidestep potentially thorny relations with a publisher, industry players at the world's biggest book fair said Thursday.
World's biggest book fair targets internet giants
Organisers of the world's biggest book fair in Germany warned Tuesday against the domination of Internet giants as the publishing world grapples to blend old and new forms of reading.
Publishing start-ups crowd world's biggest book fair
A rush of publishing start-ups and ever new ways to lure readers in an industry with Amazon breathing down its neck will be a central theme at the world's biggest book fair, opening in Germany on Wednesday.
Composites, foams, and coatings—innovative plastics at the international K Trade Fair
Airbags are standard equipment in automobiles today. They can save lives in emergencies, yet when no danger is present, they lie dormant beneath a cover made of plastic. These kinds of plastic components ...
How do consumers compare prices? It depends on how powerful they feel
Your reaction to the price on a bottle of wine or another product is partly a response to how powerful you feel, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
UEFA's 'home-grown player' rule delivers only 'modest improvement'
UEFA's 'Home-Grown Player' (HGP) rule resulted in modest improvements in the competitive balance of teams, but not at a level significant enough to outweigh the restrictions it imposes on the movement of ...
Icahn backs sweeter Dell counterproposal
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is proposing that Dell shareholders get a chance to own a bigger stake in the struggling computer maker in hopes of thwarting an attempt by the company's founder to buy it for $24.4 billion ...
Icahn to seek court appraisal of $24.4B Dell deal
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn will ask a judge to assess the fairness of a proposed $24.4 billion acquisition of struggling personal computer maker Dell in his latest attempt to wrangle a higher price from a group of buyers ...