Sending elderly relatives to a care home can be a tough and emotional decision. But is booking a one-way flight to a destination 8,000 miles away a step too far? Sybille Wiedmer lives in Zurich and is
Toyota's future lies in hybrids and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, rather than all-electric cars like Tesla's Model S. The company's chairman, Takeshi Uchiyamada, spoke frankly on the near-term future of
This automatic transmission by German parts supplier ZF group is found in 25 powertrain arrangements across many car brands, making it one seriously great eight. The $400,000 Rolls-Royce Phantom and $24,000
By rejecting patent applications, developing countries have kept down the costs of much-needed medications. Can they continue to do so without harming efforts to develop new drugs? Arko Datta/Reuters does
Novartis CEO Joseph Jimenez has consistently argued that the industry needs to make big changes in order to survive in the long run, like redefining blockbusters and getting paid for positive outcomes
India is the world’s largest maker of generic pharmaceuticals, exporting some $10 billion-worth a year. Often, they’re copied from the branded treatments invented by Western corporations. Today the country’s
This is a guest post by Anis Uzzaman and Tom Maxim. Uzzaman is the CEO of Fenox Venture Capital, a San Jose-based firm focused on early-stage, international investments. Maxim is an associate at the firm.
Gianfranco Garibaldo, owner of a real estate business in Monaco, travels to New York three or four times a year for business. He used to stay at the Plaza Hotel, where room rates typically exceed $500
Singapore hopes to keep raking in tourist dollars by spicing up its offering of glitzy and glamorous lifestyle events to combat slowing growth in visitors. “What we need now in the tourism sector is strong
Everyone is excited about the potential for electric cars in China — except the companies actually making cars in China! At the Detroit Auto Show in January of this year, Tesla announced its plans to a
Most automakers copied Toyota’s production process years ago – the issue isn’t really process or philosophy, it’s been application of the “Toyota way” and other confounding issues that have diminished
As Western economies struggle to return to growth, Asian countries that used to depend on trade with Europe and the US are turning to the rest of Asia instead. The forthcoming ASEAN Regional Comprehensive
This the title [paraphrased] of a keynote given last week by Jonathon Bush, the CEO of AthenaHealth, at the Xconomy Mobile Madness conference in Cambridge, Ma. What follows are my notes from the speech.