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The rise of the attention economy
People in the attention economy spend their personal time attracting others' attention, notes Dyson.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2012 09:35 GMT
How do start-ups succeed?
Entrepreneurs need more than capital to establish a successful business: they need living examples, too.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2012 08:32 GMT
Intelligent urban design
Cities should be places where the best and the brightest congregate and where new wealth is created.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2012 08:50 GMT
Is the web closing?
Continued entrepreneurship - such as AOL in the 1990s - always threatens to restrict the internet, but never does.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 08:33 GMT
Russia: Peeling, meeting and shopping
Russia's youth aren't afraid to protest like previous generations, they are fighting government corruption and impunity.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2012 08:01 GMT
Large companies offer practical business skills, turning college grads into project specialists.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2011 12:20 GMT
The Steve Jobs factor
Steve Jobs was the only true showman of what is now one of the world's biggest industries, writes author.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2011 12:54 GMT
Paying (for) attention
Companies are looking for ways to automate the act of "paying attention" to individual customers on a grand scale.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2011 13:01 GMT
What's in a Domain Name?
The Internet's domain-name system is to undergo a dramatic change, the value of which is being questioned by critics.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2011 11:30 GMT
Putting venture mentors to work
A balance between philanthropists and venture capitalists is needed for a competitive business enivironment.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2011 09:22 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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