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Financial Market Stress Falls to Its Lowest Level on Record

The St. Louis Fed Financial Stress Index (STLFSI) fell to its lowest level on record (back to December 1993) for the week ending May 30, 2014. In the …

Healthcare Industry Must Reinvent Itself Using Leadership Techniques From Business World

Part 1 of this article dealt with the healthcare industry’s transition from cottage industry to big business over the past several decades. Because leadership did not keep pace with this evolution, they now find themselves lacking the required change management competencies to effectively lead and …

Cable Companies Are The Worst: Study Confirms

More than half of people would quit their cable company if there were actually a decent alternative, according to recent study. However, there could soon be even fewer companies out there.<p>Consulting firm cg42 conducted an online survey of over 3,000 current and former customers of the top five …

Larry Summers Takes A Big Shot At Thomas Piketty

For one shining moment, Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the 21st Century" was the most talked about economics book of the year. Adulation came from all corners, including Larry Summers, a man some blamed for having helped loosen financial restrictions that led to ever-greater gains for the 1%.<p>"Even in …

Economics

Samsung Outs Its First Tizen-Powered Smartphone

Samsung is taking another baby step away from the Android platform today, with the announcement of the first commercial smartphone powered by the open source Tizen platform, instead of Google’s Android OS.<p>The hardware specs of the device offer little in the way of differentiation — albeit it does …

Phablets in 2015 - Signaling a Butterfly Effect for Mobile Devices?

<b>Maybe they’re just small tweaks to make bigger smartphones or smaller tablets, but the rising popularity of phablets could lead to a faster global</b> …

Galaxy Note

On Duty With the 21st-Century Neighborhood Watch Robot

<b>In the future, security details at work, school and in public areas will include mobile robots that can head off danger.</b><p>Security failures can lead to …

Open Data, Wearable Tech and Internet of Things Inspire Wave of Do Good Hackers

The Internet wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for hackers. Those who use their software coding skills to steal information or break the Internet may have …