News tagged with seniors

The intoxication of power

Why are so many companies brought down by an excess of self-confidence, and rash decision-making by out-of-control egos at the top? A Cambridge conference aims to explain why power corrupts, and whether corporate ...

dateSep 18, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Older adults don't speak 'robot,' study finds

(Phys.org) —In order to effectively program robots that ultimately could be used to aid seniors, researchers at the University of Notre Dame and University of Missouri studied the type of language older ...

dateJul 16, 2013 in Robotics
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Mysterious Steve Jobs emails hang over Apple trial

The late Steve Jobs took center stage Monday in the latest twist in the Apple antitrust trial on ebooks. A federal court attempted to plumb the meaning of a series of unsent emails Jobs addressed to Eddy Cue, an Apple senior ...

dateJun 18, 2013 in Business
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Apple exec challenges e-book conspiracy

A top Apple executive downplayed the theory of an e-book price-fixing conspiracy at an antitrust trial Monday, saying publishers were already moving away from Amazon's model when Apple launched its iPad.

dateJun 17, 2013 in Business
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