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Innovations: January, 2012

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 01/31/2012

The Facebook IPO pricetag and why young tech CEOs should be rooting for Zuckerberg

Facebook’s much-anticipated IPO filing comes after months of speculation about what will almost certainly be the biggest Internet offering ever.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:27 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/30/2012

Adam Lashinsky on peeling back Apple’s skin

Adam Lashinsky’s new book, “Inside Apple,” takes a peeler to the company, going beyond the legacy of Steve Jobs to analyze how a company with constantly moving walls and changing security checkpoints turned into a powerhouse for consumer technology innovation.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 01/28/2012

The Occupy movement goes to Davos

Much of the news out of this year’s annual WEF meeting has centered on an encampment hidden in a parking lot behind a snow bank.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:51 AM ET, 01/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/28/2012

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent on young people, unemployment and ‘cracking the code for growth’

Muhtar Kent doesn’t expect Coca-Cola to be alone when it comes to bolstering youth involvement in the World Economic Forum.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davos, Coca-Cola, World Economic Forum

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/27/2012

Davos: Millennial’s message to the young: ‘We have a place at the table’

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Davos panel: Can we avert a lost generation?

Davos Dispatch | Young people have been at the center of a number of Davos meetings, but one stood out.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:32 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 01/26/2012

Davos: Innovation for the 99 percent

In the modern digital age, the value of any “ideas conference” should be measured not only by the quality of its participants, but also by its ability to transmit its ideas to a global audience.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:54 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davos

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Have we lost control of the Internet?

Until a few days ago, most people had probably never heard of “cyberlockers” or Kim Dotcom. They never believed Facebook could be the target of hackers. Now all of this is a reality.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:24 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Millennials joined by world leaders on first day of World Economic Forum

The day starts with a 7:15 a.m. breakfast session on renewable energy not sponsored by the Forum.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:02 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning Read, Business, Technology

Posted at 08:50 PM ET, 01/23/2012

From corruption to discourse, Millennials finish first full day in Davos

The World Economic Forum’s youngest group gathered for its first day in Davos, Switzerland.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:50 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2012

The Global Shapers: Millennials convene at World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos

The World Economic Forum annual meeting begins on Jan. 25, and Millennials will have a special place at the gathering.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2012

Innovation and the art of the story

Storify co-founder Burt Herman discusses innovation, the art of story creation and the future of journalism.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, The Arts, Video

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Apple: A textbook case of innovation

The classic question facing any innovator is not just how to come up with something new and different - but how to address a real pain point of the customer in a creative, cost-effective way.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:32 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Education, Invention, Technology

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Jon Stewart tackles SOPA, turns on his own show (updated)

Stewart took on SOPA in his Wednesday night broadcast, turning his comic lens on his own show.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:50 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Wikipedia goes dark, but is the site still relevant?

The Wikipedia Blackout started Wednesday as a show of solidarity with Internet companies, such as Reddit, that are protesting the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). The blackout should have been a bigger deal than it is.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:02 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Harvard survey delivers more bad news for future of U.S. competitiveness

A survey of nearly 10,000 Harvard Business School alumni paints a picture of the U.S. in decline.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Education, Entrepreneurship, Morning Read, Research, Video

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 01/14/2012

Europe, the credit downgrade and what it means for innovation

S&P’s downgrade of France and 8 other E.U. nations’ credit ratings will hurt the region’s innovation potential.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:03 AM ET, 01/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Research

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 01/13/2012

How can America foster growth through innovation? (#BiJobCreation)

The Brookings Institution convened business, policy and thought leaders Friday to discuss America’s ability to compete.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:52 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Education, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Technology, Research

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 01/12/2012

Could Soapy scrub out SOPA?

Could a browser plug-in make the online piracy act seem like it never even happened?

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:47 PM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Technology

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 01/12/2012

The search for the right candidate just got more personal

OPINION | The 2012 election campaign is about to get a lot more personal, at least if Google has any say in it.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:01 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Meet the new political elite: Computer programmers

Code is becoming the new lingua franca of Web activists around the nation, powering Anonymous-style movements against politicians and the status quo. In the process, programmers and coders are helping to create a new power base within the electorate.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:39 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 01/09/2012

CES 2012: A ‘circus ... for entertainment rather than knowledge’

When it comes to the world of technology, the Consumer Electronics Show is still a big deal, but what about the larger world of innovation?

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:06 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Vivek's Take

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/04/2012

Leaping lizards and the power of interdisciplinary collaboration

A University of California Berkeley discovery shows the power of interdisciplinary research in scientific discovery.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Invention, Research, Technology, The Arts, Video

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 01/04/2012

Patent Wars 2012: Here’s what to expect

After taking a week off for the holidays, the tech patent wars that flared up throughout 2011 seem to be in full swing once again.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:31 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 01/03/2012

The Iowa Caucuses, dark horses and the mystery of crowds

With less than 24 hours to go before the Iowa Caucuses, the Iowa Electronic Markets show that there is a possibility for a dark-horse candidate.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:04 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

 

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