Stefan Kofler

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Lack of understanding keeps half of older people offline

Poor guidance in how to install the internet and a lack of awareness of its use keeps one in two Britons over 65 offline, according to new research.<p>A survey of 231 people over the age of 65 by internet provider Plusnet reveals that 41 per cent of those without internet access cite lack of …

Digital capitalism is the most Darwinian capitalism: The economics of building a platform

Pricing is at the heart of every business, and pricing decisions are far more complicated than merely covering expenses. In the price of a good there …

T3 Agenda: Drink clean with the ZeroWater filter system, Oppo brings Dolby Vision to its Blu-ray players and more

By Dom Reseigh-Lincoln<p>In today's T3 Agenda, we cover the water filter sensation that's swept America like a wave of clean and tasty aqua, prepare …

Why The Happiest People Have The Hardest Jobs

Happiness is not about working the hardest; it’s about having the most challenging work. Harvard prof Rosabeth Moss Kanter explains.<p>“The happiest people I know are dedicated to dealing with the most difficult problems,” Rosabeth Moss Kanter writes for <i>HBR</i>. Whether reversing schools’ struggles, …

A look under the hood: why electric car startup Fisker crashed and burned

It was a shining moment for Fisker Automotive. In the summer of 2011, four years after the upstart electric car company opened its doors, its first …

40 stats about mobile that every CEO should know

The smartphone and the tablet are the irresistible forces of our age. Consumer behaviour is changing in front of our eyes. So, too, is working …

What Apple is up against in two growing mobile markets: China and Brazil

Apple(s AAPL) sells tens of millions of iPhones every quarter, but its biggest challenge is expanding the reach of the iPhone in markets where …

The man from Apple

SHOPKEEPERS praise Apple’s minimalist stores almost as gushingly as designers do its hardware. In America its geeky sales people outsell those at …

'Unravelling Lehmans could take us 10 years’

Four-and-a-half years on from the investment bank’s $639bn collapse, almost 800 people are still working on winding up the European arm of Lehman Brothers.<p>After negotiating security, and being guided to the banks of elevators, take a short lift ride up to the 23rd floor of the Canary Wharf …

We all have stories to tell. We are all protagonists. But so often, we describe ourselves by what we are not-we use hollow, useless descriptions of our lives and selves. If we can avoid these storytelling traps, our biographies can be epic. http://bit.ly/1564F7H A reminder: You are not your social media profile.

Enterprise 2.0: The science of inside sales

With downloadable apps taking over the enterprise, you’d think the days of six-figure enterprise software deals would be drawing to a close. In …

What The Most Successful People Do With Their Weekends

<i>By Laura Vanderkam</i><p>The author of What the Most Successful People Do on the Weekend shows us how to have more get-up-and-get-ahead during the rest of the week.<p><b>1. They Don’t Keep Spinning.</b><p>Yes, successful people work a lot. Martha Stewart, for instance, has famously claimed to sleep just four hours a …

Testing the skies

PASSENGERS wanting to fly from, say, Seattle to New York with American Airlines must pay $25 for their first checked bag, $35 for the second and $150 …

Google now lets you plan what happens to your account after death - Pocket-lint

Google has launched a new Inactive Account Manager, and while its name doesn't sound that bad, it's actually a pretty morbid service. Inactive …

Former Kleiner Perkins partner Ellen Pao to join Reddit and lead strategic partnerships

Former Kleiner Perkins partner Ellen Pao, who sued the firm for sexual harassment last year and departed the group in October, has announced that she …

Tomorrow’s World: a Horizon Special, BBC Two, review

Sarah Rainey reviews Tomorrow’s World: a Horizon Special, an edition of the BBC Two science series in which Liz Bonnin looks at some of the radical inventions of the 21st century.<p>If you tuned in to <b>Tomorrow’s World: a Horizon Special</b> (BBC Two) hoping to see black-and-white reruns of Raymond Baxter …

Here are 8 lessons from J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson's ouster. Lesson #1: Be wary of the hubris of success. http://bit.ly/YlVKfq

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