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  • Investors Mull Future of L'Oréal, Nestlé After Death
    The death of Liliane Bettencourt has placed a question mark over the decadeslong ties between L’Oréal and Nestlé, two of the world’s largest consumer-goods companies.
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 8:29am -
  • Siemens, Alstom in Talks to Merge Rail Transportation Businesses
    German industrial giant Siemens and French train-maker Alstom are in talks to create a European rail transportation powerhouse to better rival strong competition from China.
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 2:53am -
  • Trade Decision Roils U.S. Solar Industry
    Trade protection for U.S. solar panel makers could be a boon for the few domestic manufacturers left in the country, but a drag for the companies that install and sell solar systems to homeowners, businesses and utilities, which worry that it would l…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 2:22am -
  • Want to Be a Fed Governor? Better Pretend to Be From Somewhere Else
    Congressman “Alfalfa Bill” in 1913 tried to make sure Wall Street wouldn’t dominate the Federal Reserve Board, which is why nominee Randal Quarles of Utah insists he’s from Colorado.
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 1:48am -
  • London Says It Won't Reissue Uber's License
    London’s top transport authority stripped Uber of its private-car hire license in the city, threatening to shut the company out of one of its biggest markets.
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 1:41am -
  • Facebook Abandons Plans to Change Share Structure, Avoiding Lawsuit
    Facebook abruptly abandoned a plan to change its stock structure that would have given Mark Zuckerberg more control, the latest in a string of reversals by the social-media giant as it fends off controversies on several fronts.
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 1:10am -
  • U.S. Agency Backs Import Protection for Solar-Panel Industry
    President Trump’s pledge to offer American companies more aggressive protection from foreign competition got fresh ammunition Friday, when a government board cleared the way for him to deploy a long-dormant legal weapon to restrict solar panel impo…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 1:03am -
  • GM to Eliminate Shift at Tennessee SUV Plant, Lay Off Hundreds
    General Motors will lay of several hundred workers at a sport-utility plant in Tennessee, a sign that the slowdown in the broader car market is spreading to once-hot SUVs.
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 11:33pm -
  • Fed Officials Show Willingness to Raise Rates Again This Year
    A trio of Federal Reserve officials on Friday expressed openness to raising short-term interest rates again before year’s end, without committing to a move.
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 8:33pm -
  • The Challenges to Germany's Economy---in 11 Charts
    After a strong recovery under Merkel, the economy is vulnerable to changes sweeping the world.
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 8:15pm -
  • Why Slow iPhone 8 Sales May Be Good for Apple
    When new iPhones hit the market, they usually fly off the shelves. But with the two models that began selling Friday, there are signs demand is tepid—and some analysts say that could be a good thing for Apple Inc.
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 7:50pm -
  • China Outpaces Silicon Valley in Mobile-Payments Race
    China’s online juggernauts Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings are beating Silicon Valley in the race to build mobile-money systems in some of the world’s fastest-growing consumer markets.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 5:14pm -

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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