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Congrats to Gurbir Singh who takes the Executive Editor at Businessworld Magazine after a stint as Senior Associate Editor.  Mumbai based Gurbir has extensive media experience with spells at Hindustan Times and The Economic Times.  82 more words

Movers & Shakers

Google launched Finance Service.

                                                     Internet giant Google is launching a financial news, quotes and blogging service in bid to compete with and online broker firms and rivals such as Microsoft and Yahoo!. 207 more words

Business World

The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades.

It’s no longer surprising to encounter 100-foot pinwheels spinning in the breeze as you drive down the highway. But don’t get too comfortable with that view. 35 more words


The Science of Craving

At the meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Washington, DC, there are 30,000 delegates. And one of them has changed the way the others look at desire. 10 more words


Chief analytics officer: The ultimate big data job?

As organizations seek to not simply corral data, but apply it strategically across the business, analytics experts are making their way into the C-suite.

The C-suite may need a bigger boardroom. 106 more words


Dollar’s Rise Lifts Imports and Widens Trade Gap

A roof-raising trade gap in March highlighted concerns that the rise of the dollar against other currencies was weakening the economy, chipping away at the ability of American manufacturers to compete abroad while encouraging more imports to fill retailers’ shelves. 9 more words


The Precision Agriculture Revolution

Making the Modern Farmer.

Thousands of years ago, agriculture began as a highly site-specific activity. The first farmers were gardeners who nurtured individual plants, and they sought out the microclimates and patches of soil that favored those plants. 165 more words