Teenager sits atop office chair empire

Teenager sits atop office chair empire Andrea Jones – StaffFriday, April 28, 2006 Sean Belnick is sipping hot chocolate at the Caribou Coffee across from Emory University, sounding like a typical 19-year-old freshman as he dishes about a recent spring break trip to Panama City. Then he lifts his arm and you notice his... »

Mastering the Elevator Pitch: 5 Tips to Entrepreneur Success

Mastering the Elevator Pitch: 5 Tips to Entrepreneur Success Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 16:27:30 GMT Author : IdeaCrossing CLEVELAND, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ — Imagine you step into an elevator and find yourself face-to-face with a venture capitalist. It’s a rare chance to dazzle this funding source. Are you prepared to effectively and concisely... »

French youngsters are Europe’s top bloggers

French youngsters are Europe’s top bloggers Wed Nov 28, 2007 1:21 PM ET French internet users aged between 12 and 24 are Europe’s keenest bloggers, according to a study by Forrester marketing consultancy. But Swedish youngsters out-paced all others in terms of daily internet use, with 88 percent in the 12 to 24 year... »

Smart House Monitors Senior Safety

Smart House Monitors Senior Safety

Smart House Monitors Senior Safety PORTLAND, Ore. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) — When elderly people start to have memory problems, they may have a tough time remembering to take their medications. Some scientists are using wireless technology to help solve the problem, in hopes that these patients can remain independent. Most mornings Audrey Mitchell remembers... »

Technology’s Untanglers: They Make It Really Work

Technology’s Untanglers: They Make It Really Work By BARBARA WHITAKER July 8, 2007 SOMETIMES there is a huge disconnect between the people who make a product and the people who use it. The creator of a Web site may assume too much knowledge on the part of users, leading to confusion. Software designers may... »

What percentage of gift cards go unused?

What percentage of gift cards go unused?

What percentage of gift cards go unused? Polling says…….  8.5% 23% 15.5% 43% 24.5% 24% 31.5% 12% 189114 Votes to date The correct answer is: 8.5% According to the National Retail Federation, $18.5B worth of gift cards will be handed out this holiday season, up 6.6% from 2004.In total, an estimated $56B will be... »

Consumer electronics manufacturing in China to grow to $167 bln by 2010

Consumer electronics manufacturing in China to grow to $167 bln by 2010 Posted by ZDNet Research @ 12:30 amChina's consumer electronics manufacturing industry will more than double by 2010, says In-Stat. The industry will grow from $71.5 bln in 2006 to $167 bln in 2010. China-based electronics manufacturing companies contributed about 8% of China's... »

How to Raise Funds for Your Own Startup

How to Raise Funds for Your Own Startup

How to Raise Funds for Your Own Startup February 16, 2006 By Eric Spiegel Don’t quit your day job! This phrase has been heard by countless would-be entrepreneurs. If you are considering starting a company of your own to build the next great software product or service, don’t let the naysayers dissuade you. You... »

Handwriting samples in a text message era

Handwriting samples in a text message era

Handwriting samples in a text message era Sargur Srihari, a professor of computer science and engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo, has determined that there are significant differences in handwriting between those under 24 (top) and those over 45 (bottom).   With 82 percent accuracy, Srihari's computer program can determine... »