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The 'connected car' is creating a massive new business opportunity for auto, tech, and telecom companies

The connected car is equipped with internet connections and software that allow people to stream music, look up movie times, be alerted of traffic and weather conditions, and even power driving-assistance services such as self-parking.<p>By 2020, BI Intelligence estimates that 75% of cars shipped …

Internet of Things

A Wharton professor discovered a psychological trick that will help you stop procrastinating

But each day she left her job as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania feeling exhausted and drained.<p>By the time she made it home, all she wanted to do was curl up on the couch and read a book or turn on her favorite TV show. On this particular day, she wanted to read <i>The Hunger Games</i>.<p>That's …

Time Management

You Versus a Tour de France Pro Cyclist

Want to know how you measure up against the world's best riders? This review of Tour de France cyclist stats should give you some idea.<p>Ever wondered how you'd fare against a Tour de France rider? Now's your chance to see for yourself. We've taken a look at some key performance metrics (and some fun …

GREECE JUST TAUGHT CAPITALISTS A LESSON ABOUT WHAT CAPITALISM REALLY MEANS

The vote is huge lesson for conservatives and anyone else who thinks this is about a dilettante government of left-wing idealists who think they can flout the law while staging some kind of Che Guevara-esque dream:<p>Wrong.<p><i>This is what capitalism is really about.</i><p>From the beginning, Merkel and the EU …

Europe

Stop Listening to Your Customers

<i>What will persuade you?</i><p>Every business is interested in what influences and persuades their customers and consumers, and one of the more common strategies to eliciting this information is to simply ask them. There are various ways that this can be done: You can ask customers directly during a face …

Key people behind AirAsia launch Tune Labs startup scheme

When it comes to Malaysia’s business environment, one company certainly warrants attention. AirAsia is one of the country’s biggest success stories, …

South-east Asia

Data Viz Pioneer Nicholas Felton: “There Is A Real Shadow Over Data”

The infographic guru talks about his first job rejection, his fling with Facebook, and the fraught future of data.<p>This is the first of three interviews excerpted from <i>How They Got There: Interviews with Digital Designers About Their Careers</i> by designer, writer, and entrepreneur Khoi Vinh. Nicholas …