Text messaging to Whatsapp—early adopters and inertia

Text messaging remains an important means of electronic communication for many people requiring only the simplest connection to the cell phone network. Nevertheless, other more sophisticated tools such as Whatsapp are increasingly ...

Laser-based technology helps doctors image full eye in 3-D

It is estimated that in 2015, 217 million people had moderate to severe vision impairment, while 36 million were blind, according to an article in the journal The Lancet Global Health. The World Health Organization predicts ...

Could Tesla price cuts mean demand is slowing?

Tesla made about 9,300 more vehicles than it delivered last year, raising concerns among industry analysts that inventory is growing as demand for the company's electric cars may be starting to wane.

Water stewardship revisited

Water stewardship remains a critical concept for companies and investors to embrace and implement, but one that is at a crossroads, according to a new WWF briefing—Water Stewardship Revisted: Shifting the narrative from ...

Wait-and-see strategy pays off, incentives needed for risk takers

Some people are quick to purchase the latest technology or sign up for a new service. Others adopt a wait-and-see strategy. A recent study by University of Illinois economist Hope Michelson, finds this is true for farmers ...

Google Glass reborn for the workplace

After spending two years on the sidelines, Google Glass internet-linked eyewear is back in the game, this time aimed at helping workers do their jobs.

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