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  • Facebook Plans to Let Users Know if They Followed Russian Pages
    Facebook plans to tell millions of users who liked or followed any of the 290 Facebook and Instagram pages created by Russian actors that they were ensnared in an alleged misinformation campaign around the U.S. presidential election last year.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 12:58pm -
  • Harassment Complaints Mount, But Successful Suits Remain Elusive
    The surge in employees speaking out against sexual harassers has led to a flood of phone calls to law firms, but limitations in laws meant to protect employees from harassment mean many of the accusers are unlikely to move forward with lawsuits.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 12:39pm -
  • Amazon With Pumpkin Pie? Holiday Shopping Starts on Your Phone After Dinner
    Mobile phones have accelerated a fundamental change in holiday shopping: online buying on Thanksgiving.
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 12:08pm -
  • The Next Billion-Dollar Boom in Chinese Tech
    Many Chinese companies want to tap into the power of artificial intelligence and cloud computing to increase efficiency and cut costs, spelling huge opportunity for the enterprise-applications market.
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 11:04am -
  • Fed on Track for December Rate Rise, but Inflation Worries Persist
    Federal Reserve officials said at their latest meeting they likely would raise rates “in the near term” as the economy strengthens, although several said their support for the move would hinge on inflation picking up, according to minutes release…
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:38am -
  • Robots May Make Radiologists' Jobs Easier, Not Redundant
    Scientists recently said an artificial intelligence program diagnosed pneumonia on chest X-rays more accurately than human radiologists. Should radiologists worry? Probably not. AI is more likely to make their jobs easier, not less necessary.
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:37am -
  • Stop Using Excel, Finance Chiefs Tell Staffs
    CFOs say the ubiquitous spreadsheet software that revolutionized accounting in the 1980s hasn’t kept up with the demands of contemporary corporate finance units.
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:36am -
  • Retailers Offer Delayed Shipping Options to Avoid Peak Charges
    Retailers are contending with a new challenge as this year’s holiday shopping season heats up: extra shipping fees during the busiest weeks.
    - 15 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 3:58am -
  • Peter Thiel Wants Opportunity to Bid on
    Peter Thiel is demanding that he be given the chance to bid on, the gossip and news website he helped drive out of business and which is now being shopped in bankruptcy.
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 3:02am -
  • Trump Organization Ends Affiliation With Soho Hotel
    The Trump name will no longer adorn a lower Manhattan hotel that was once considered a jewel in the family’s international real-estate portfolio.
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:23am -
  • Carl Icahn Buys Stake in SandRidge Energy
    Carl Icahn has purchased a 13.5% stake in SandRidge Energy Inc., joining a list of shareholders who say a deal the oil-and-gas producer struck last week for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. makes little sense.
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 11:00pm -
  • What Does the AT&T Lawsuit Mean for Fox?
    As the industry weighs the impact of the Justice Department’s lawsuit, Comcast Corp.’s bid to acquire a significant chunk of 21st Century Fox’s assets draws comparisons to the AT&T-Time Warner deal.
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 9:25pm -

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  • Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 1 - Wages

    Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 1 - WagesThere are two main components of a compensation policy: salaries and equity. An equation with only two variables? Should be pretty simple, right? Well, not when you are talking about something as symbolic as money. Before all, let’s remind the thre… 23 Mar 17, 11:57am

  • Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 2 - Equity

    Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 2 - EquityHow should you design your compensation policy? As we’ve seen in the first part dedicated to incentives in startups, equity should be the main driver for both founders and early employees, since it rewards risks and performance. The question is to… 23 Mar 17, 11:30am

  • Companies like others? A sociological survey of French startup

    Companies like others? A sociological survey of French startupYoung innovative companies are the subject of much interest. Their example reinforces a mythology of innovation that has its classical examples, its specific locations (MIT, the Silicon Valley), its theoreticians (Joseph Schumpeter and the economics… 21 Mar 17, 11:12am

  • The digital revolution and the 5 Ps of medicine

    The digital revolution and the 5 Ps of medicineIn the healthcare industry, the digital revolution affects two major areas: big data and eHealth (digital tools applied to healthcare). The availability of massive volumes of data is a hard fact. This exponential rise has layed the foundation for the… 17 Mar 17, 3:13pm

  • The new world of 3D printing… and counterfeiting

    The new world of 3D printing… and counterfeiting3D printing is considered the new industrial revolution, likely to disrupt the behavior of consumers and manufacturers, involving relocation of production facilities, reconstruction of labor, changes in material applications and what's more, a growin… 13 Mar 17, 4:21pm

  • Civic technology - 1 - Saving democracy?

    Civic technology - 1 - Saving democracy?Very few areas have remained unchanged by the digital revolution. Politics is no exception. In recent years, various initiatives have emerged to harness the possibilities offered by digital technology in order to improve or renew democracy. Amidst th… 8 Mar 17, 3:58pm

  • Civic technology - 2 - In search of a business model

    Civic technology - 2 - In search of a business modelIs democracy just another market? Can we build a sustainable economic model with the help of digital tools whose purpose is to put citizens at the center of the democratic game? If yes, how? Must these structures be associative by nature or can they… 8 Mar 17, 3:53pm

  • Civic technology - 3 - Mission: impossible?

    Civic technology - 3 - Mission: impossible?While civic technology undeniably offers promising solutions to the democratic crisis, it also suffers from serious limitations. Even if it reaches millions of people, its primary objective, achieving greater involvement of citizens in democratic lif… 8 Mar 17, 3:47pm