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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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