New survey unveils worldwide innovation gap: Only five out of ten people satisfied with innovations currently available
Royal Philips Electronics released its "Meaningful Innovation Index " today, during its participation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The Meaningful Innovation Index is a 5000-person, multi-country ...
Google 2012 revenue hits $50 billion, profits up (Update)
Google reported Tuesday that its profit climbed and its annual revenue hit an unprecedented high last year as it evolved to stay in tune with people using smartphones and tablets.
Kim Dotcom apologises for Mega bugs
Megaupload founder and alleged online piracy kingpin Kim Dotcom apologised for teething problems with his new file-sharing service Tuesday, saying massive global interest had swamped the website.
US venture investments declined in 2012 (Update)
A new study shows that funding for U.S. business startups declined in 2012, the first time that's happened in three years, as venture capitalists spent less money on fewer deals.
Social media pays off for businesses, study shows
(Phys.org)—Customers who connect with a business through social media will go to the business more frequently and contribute more to its bottom line, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Kim Dotcom poised for return with Megaupload successor
Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom will launch a new file-sharing site at his Auckland mansion on Sunday, exactly a year after armed police arrested him at the same venue in the world's largest online piracy case.
Compensation negotiation among women in the workplace
Studies have shown that women are less likely to take the most direct approach to ensure that they receive fair pay compared to their male counterparts – simply asking. So what happens when women begin to negotiate for ...
The housing market: Consumers struggle to get the price right
Consumers systematically mispredict both the selling and purchase prices of other consumers due to a lack of cognitive and emotional connection, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Which study strategies make the grade? Popular strategies found ineffective
Students everywhere, put down those highlighters and pick up some flashcards! Some of the most popular study strategies—such as highlighting and even rereading—don't show much promise for improving student learning, according ...
Facebook to hold press event, stock passes $30
Shares of Facebook are pushing above $30 for the first time since July after it sent out invitations to "come and see what we're building" Tuesday at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.
LG raises investments despite uncertain economy
LG Group says it is increasing annual investments to record highs despite the uncertainty in the global economy and slow consumer demand.
Megaupload New Zealand extradition case delayed again
A US bid to extradite Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom from New Zealand for alleged online piracy has been delayed for a second time and will not be heard until August next year, his lawyers said Thursday.
Kodak to receive $525M from patent sale (Update)
Eastman Kodak is selling its digital imaging patents for about $525 million, money the struggling photo pioneer says will help it emerge from bankruptcy protection in the first half of next year.
Facebook rejects German demand to allow fake names
Facebook says it won't comply with a German privacy watchdog's demand to let users register with fake names.