Shinichi Fujikawa

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Zaha Hadid’s Latest Work Is A Beautiful Research Center In Cambodia

Star architect Zaha Hadid‘s proposal for a genocide research center and memorial park in Cambodia has been approved and conceptual images revealed.<p>A departure from her usual hyper-modern work, the Sleuk Rith Institute will be constructed with timber, and is devoid of the usual sharp, dramatic …

Family Portrait

How Steve Jobs and Masayoshi Son Brought the iPhone to Japan

The iPhone, it's safe to say, is big in Japan. Toward the end of last year, three out of every four smartphones sold in Japan was an iPhone, …

The disruptive power of collaboration: An interview with Clay Shirky

How we collaborate has profound implications for how we live and work. The author and New York University professor explains how social media has …

Innovation

Oral-B smart toothbrush will make sure you're following your dentist's advice

Two can play the smartphone-savvy toothbrush game, it seems. Procter & Gamble tells <i>Reuters</i> that it's releasing an Oral-B toothbrush (pictured above) that, like its Kolibree rival, will talk to your smartphone via Bluetooth to show how well you're cleaning your teeth. Dentists will play a more …

The acquisition of WhatsApp is a huge wakeup call to American business

Almost exactly two years ago, at Bloomberg LP’s headquarters in New York City as part of Social Media Week, I gave a talk titled “What in the World?” I overviewed demographic and economic trends globally and outlined the opportunity for technology companies to access growth in the emerging …

Apple Veteran Named PayPal's First Head of Open Source Software

PayPal has hired its first head of open source software: Danese Cooper, a veteran of such tech giants as Apple, Sun Microsystems, and Intel.<p>In her …

Say goodbye to Willow Garage

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Willow Garage, a launchpad for innovative “open source” robotics research for the past 7 years, is no more. Founder Scott …

Sprint launches WiFi calling, but only on two Samsung phones for now

We heard rumors that Sprint was going to take a cue from T-Mobile and launch its own WiFi calling service. Well, it looks like those earlier reports were spot-on: Sprint today announced WiFi calling for select Android phones, allowing customers to call and text over a local wireless network as a …

Siemens Launches $100M Fund To Back Startups Aiming To Disrupt Manufacturing

Siemens Venture Capital, the corporate financing arm of Europe’s biggest engineering company, is launching a new, $100 million fund to back early-stage startups working in the areas of industrial automation and other digital technologies that can transform manufacturing. This comes after Siemens …

When it Really Matters - business transformation and restructuring

Our Work Life Effectiveness (WLE) interview series features AlixPartners professionals from across our geographies and practice areas discussing best …

Why Michael Dell's Fight Makes Sense

With the shareholder vote on Michael S. Dell’s proposed takeover of Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) about a month away, it’s not surprising that he and private equity firm Silver Lake are battling to fight off opponents of the deal, namely activist investor Carl Icahn.<p>Wall Street analysts and money …

The 8 Steps To Creating A Great Storyboard

Google Ventures’ Jake Knapp takes us through the lightning-fast process he employs to get a team’s ideas down on paper.<p>[<i>Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of seven posts on running your own Google Ventures design sprint. Read the first part here, the second here, and the third …