Economy


FaceCradle Travel Pillow Makes Sleeping in Economy Class a Reality

FaceCradle Travel Pillow Makes Sleeping in Economy Class a Reality

A new take on the travel pillow enables horizontal sleeping in a economy seat on a plane....

Aug 17 2016, 11:43am CDT

The Big Short: Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt and Christian Bale on American Economy

The Big Short: Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt and Christian Bale on American Economy

The Big Short trailer release arouses the audience interest for the property investment burst that the characters foresaw and p...

Nov 24 2015, 9:23am CST

Climate Change is Destroying Global Economy: Study

Climate Change is Destroying Global Economy: Study

A new study has proven once and for all that climate change is bad for the global economy. Were temperatures to go up, the econ...

Oct 22 2015, 6:12am CDT

Climate Change Could Cost the World Economy An Extra $43 Trillion

Climate Change Could Cost the World Economy An Extra $43 Trillion

Scientists have issued warnings that global warming is a very real hazard for humanity. Mankind needs to do something about it,...

Sep 22 2015, 4:59am CDT

Hydrogen Economy is Possible Thanks to Discovery of Magic Catalyst

Hydrogen Economy is Possible Thanks to Discovery of Magic Catalyst

The discovery of a highly efficient catalyst can pave the way to a hydrogen economy....

Sep 17 2015, 6:36am CDT

Foxconnn cutting costs to cope with Chinese economy

Foxconnn cutting costs to cope with Chinese economy

Foxconn will cut costs to cope with weaker demand...

Aug 14 2015, 11:19am CDT

China's Economy Hits All New Low: What Does It Mean?

China's Economy Hits All New Low: What Does It Mean?

As the superpower's economy dips, the ripples will be felt around the globe....

Jun 18 2015, 7:55am CDT

Apple Killed Finland's Economy

Apple Killed Finland's Economy

This is funny. The Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said that Apple is responsible for the economic downturn in Finland....

Oct 13 2014, 9:05am CDT

Catwang and the Rise Of The Digital Sticker Economy

Catwang and the Rise Of The Digital Sticker Economy

Franky Aguilar was tired of drawing family-friendly cartoons. The young designer was pulling down $90,000 a year at gaming gian...

May 27 2014, 8:06am CDT

5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know

5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know

At the turn of the 20th century, most people lived as they had in the middle ages.  Almost half of the US population was e...

Jan 27 2014, 4:13am CST

Small Firms Are Making Big Bucks In The Analog Economy

Small Firms Are Making Big Bucks In The Analog Economy

Imagine if Tim Cook fired up the production lines and started churning out the Apple II instead of the latest Macbook Pro. The...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

The American Economy, Not Feminism, Is What's 'Ruining' Masculinity

The American Economy, Not Feminism, Is What's 'Ruining' Masculinity

By Rachel Burger There has been a growing chorus warning about the end of men for some time now. Camille Paglia recently exclai...

Jan 10 2014, 7:21am CST

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy

It’s being called the “Sharing Economy,” “Mesh Economy, ”  “Collaborative Consumption,” and now the “Collaborative Economy.” Wh...

Jan 2 2014, 2:11pm CST

Steve Case: Why Entrepreneurs Will Rebuild The Economy

Steve Case: Why Entrepreneurs Will Rebuild The Economy

I recently spoke to Steve Case, who is best known as the Co-Founder of America Online (AOL), which he started in 1985. Case hel...

Dec 24 2013, 8:06am CST

Russia's Economy Is Decelerating Sharply, But It's Still Close To Full Employment

Russia's Economy Is Decelerating Sharply, But It's Still Close To Full Employment

Russia’s economy has had a lousy 2013. Estimates of GDP growth have been getting smaller and smaller with each passing week. Th...

Dec 23 2013, 9:26am CST

Ford Taurus 2-liter EcoBoost Certified for Best in Class Fuel Economy

Ford Taurus 2-liter EcoBoost Certified for Best in Class Fuel Economy

New fuel-efficient engine option...

Jun 26 2012, 12:30pm CDT

Ford's 6-speed PowerShift Auto Helps Fiesta Get Great Fuel Economy

Ford's 6-speed PowerShift Auto Helps Fiesta Get Great Fuel Economy

PowerShift: A manual transmission that is actually an automatic...

Mar 15 2011, 11:08am CDT

VW Formula XL1 Gets Crazy Fuel Economy

VW Formula XL1 Gets Crazy Fuel Economy

Plug-in hybrid with serious fuel economy...

Jan 26 2011, 8:00am CST

Chevy Cruze Uses Air Shutter System to Increase Fuel Economy

Chevy Cruze Uses Air Shutter System to Increase Fuel Economy

Chevrolet is talking about the slick air shutter system that it uses on the Cruze to help the little car get fuel economy as hi...

Aug 11 2010, 7:23am CDT

Ford Talks Up its Fuel Economy Gains

Ford Talks Up its Fuel Economy Gains

Ford is talking up their new fuel economy gains at the Detroit Auto Show, and they should be. As a car enthusiast any time I he...

Jan 12 2010, 1:00pm CST

New Apple MacBook Economy Line Rumored

New rumors from AppleInsider point towards Apple introducing the most affordable notebooks in the Apple history. The new MacBo...

Sep 26 2009, 4:48am CDT

Consumers Buying Electronics Despite Economy

Consumers Buying Electronics Despite Economy

According to a new report from the CEA, the consumer electronics industry will see overall shipment revenues decline in 2009. T...

Jul 20 2009, 8:00am CDT

Bad Economy Won't Hurt Online Shopping, Study Says.

Bad Economy Won't Hurt Online Shopping, Study Says.

The economy is bad and everyone is poor, you can gather that much by listening to twenty minutes of the news. You'd expect peop...

May 7 2009, 11:35am CDT

Netbooks Reach New Audiences in Rough Economy

Netbooks Reach New Audiences in Rough Economy

Netbooks are reaching new audiences according to research firm Strategy Analytics. The cheap and portable machines are selling...

Apr 29 2009, 6:21am CDT

No NVISION 09 planned by NVIDIA because of Economy?

No NVISION 09 planned by NVIDIA because of Economy?

NVIDIA has a yearly gathering called NVISION that highlights all aspects around their products. Last year they had stars like t...

Mar 16 2009, 3:52am CDT

Poor Economy Takes a Bite out of TV Sales

It seems like all we hear lately is about the poor economy. The auto industry is seeking more money from the government and the...

Feb 19 2009, 9:00am CST

Google lays off 100 Recruiters because of Economy

Google announced to lay off 100 recruiters and wind down almost all contracts with external recruiting services. Google says t...

Jan 14 2009, 11:46pm CST

Apple Mac Sales Slow Under Weight of Poor Economy

Apple has been a bit of a paradox during the tough economy. While many computer companies have seen sales drop along with reven...

Dec 16 2008, 3:00pm CST

As Economy Weakens SanDisk Reduces Fab Production

The economy is certainly struggling with foreclosures skyrocketing, automakers facing the very real prospect of bankruptcy and...

Dec 16 2008, 8:00am CST

GPU Business Doing Well in Tough Economy

Jon Peddie Research released its latest facts on the GPU industry today. JPR says that in Q3 2008 over 111 million GPUs were sh...

Oct 27 2008, 1:00pm CDT

IDC Says Handset Market Grew Worldwide Despite Economy

IDC Says Handset Market Grew Worldwide Despite Economy

According to research firm IDC the worldwide handset market grew by 14.3% despite economic woes in the US. According to IDC wor...

Apr 25 2008, 7:52am CDT

Namco Reveals the Economy behind a Sony PS3 Game

Namco Reveals the Economy behind a Sony PS3 Game

While the Sony PS3 consoles change hands through eBay, others like game publishers get antsy as not more Sony PS3 are getting i...

Nov 30 2006, 11:00am CST