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How mobility is stressing the chip industry
It's how Moore's Law�the axiom coined by Intel's co-founder Gordon Moore that the number of transistors on a chip will roughly double every 18 months �kept progressing.
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Paper trail
According to the Global Wallcoverings Association, global wallpaper sales increased by 10 per cent in 2010, and a 2011 report by Global Industry Analysts Inc predicts that the wall coverings market will reach $26bn by 2015 as more people look to ...
Is Obama Getting Serious About Manufacturing? Maybe
America has been waiting a long time for the Obama administration to get serious about the problems of our manufacturing sector. Finally, there has been a small sign that the corner may -- may -- be turning.
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James Cameron, Google Duo Back Asteroid-Mining Venture
A new venture backed by director James Cameron and Google's Larry Page and Eric Schmidt seeks to accomplish something straight out of science fiction�the mining of asteroids for raw materials like iron and nickel. Planetary Resources Inc.'s plans will ...
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Government Regulations Are Killing Middle Class Opportunity
Steve Zelnak is a member of the Job Creators Alliance, a nonprofit committed to the defense of the free enterprise system. He is also the chairman of the Board of Directors and former CEO of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., and chairman and majority ...
Inventing the Future
Among those groups was one that discussed the latest advances in solid-state physics, an emerging field that analyzed the conductivity and other properties of different materials in relation to their atomic structures. ... Bush, James Conant and other ...
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7 Reasons the Terrafugia Transition Isn't Coming to Your Garage
But it's still based on assumptions about labor costs, production efficiency, the price of raw materials, and more. By way of comparison, the Terrafugia's current price tag is about the same as that of a new Cessna 172, the most-produced aircraft in ...
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Maria Montessori: guru for a new generation of business innovators
�Larry and Sergey� are Mr. Page and Mr. Brin, the co-founders of Google, and Montessori refers to the unconventional education system that the Italian physician Dr.
Planetary Resources Reveals Asteroid Mining Venture, Set To Begin Hunt For ...
Peter H. Diamandis, co-founder and co-chairman of a Bellevue, Washington-based start-up called Planetary Resources, had always dreamt of being an asteroid miner and he is well on his way to turning his long-cherished dream into reality.
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Finding bright spots
In late December, the CEO of GlobalWatt Inc. said the San Jose, Calif.-based company, to reduce overhead costs, was moving its Saginaw operations to Copemish, about 30 miles south of Traverse City.