Slashdot Items Tagged "economics"

Date / Time Story
Thursday July 28, 2016 @01:34AM Tech Takes Its K-12 CS Education and Immigration Crisis To the DNC
Monday July 25, 2016 @04:44PM Bitcoin Not Money, Rules Miami Judge In Dismissing Laundering Charges
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:57PM Hyperloop One Says It Can Connect Helsinki To Stockholm In Under 30 Minutes
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:30PM Japan Says Yes To Mirrorless Cars
Friday June 24, 2016 @07:07PM Robot Pizza Company 'Zume' Wants To Be 'Amazon of Food'
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:48PM Bigger Isn't Better As Mega-Ships Get Too Big and Too Risky
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @09:46PM Software Industry Has $1 Trillion Economic Impact In US
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @06:05PM Smartphone Sales Growth Will Drop To Single Digits In 2016, Says Gartner
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:20AM Bill Gates: AI Is The 'Holy Grail'
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @04:36PM Elon Musk Suggests Tesla Model 3 Won't Get Free Supercharger Use
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:12PM PayPal To Suspend Business Operations In Turkey Following License Denial
Monday May 30, 2016 @05:04PM Stephen Hawking Calls Trump A 'Demagogue' Who Appeals 'To The Lowest Common Denominator'
Saturday May 28, 2016 @12:23AM Finnish Government Criticizes Microsoft For Job Cuts, 'Broken Promises'
Friday May 27, 2016 @05:35PM Qualcomm To Manufacture Custom Chips For Chinese Market
Thursday May 26, 2016 @06:12PM Anonymous Hackers Turned Stock Analysts Are Targeting US, Chinese Corporations
Friday May 20, 2016 @05:19PM AI Will Create 'Useless Class' Of Human, Predicts Bestselling Historian
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @08:36PM Employers Struggle To Find Workers Who Can Pass A Drug Test
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @06:35PM Connecting Everyone To Internet 'Would Add $6.7 Trillion To Global Economy'
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @06:12PM Harvard Scientist: Rio Olympics Could Spark 'Full Blown Global Health Disaster'
Friday May 06, 2016 @05:47PM 3D Printing Industry To Triple In Four Years To $21 Billion
Thursday May 05, 2016 @11:54PM AG Scores Victory In Bid To Shut Down Indian Point
Friday April 29, 2016 @07:24PM US Steel Says China Is Using Cyber Stealth To Steal Its Secrets
Thursday April 28, 2016 @08:57PM Obesity 'Explosion' In Young Rural Chinese A Result Of Socioeconomic Changes, Study Warns
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @12:06PM A Majority Of Millennials Now Reject Capitalism, Poll Shows
Friday April 15, 2016 @12:09PM After 150 Years, the American Productivity Miracle Is 'Over'
Monday April 11, 2016 @04:52PM Microsoft Improves Efforts To Offer Equal Pay For Equal Work To Its Employees
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @06:46PM GE's Move To Boston Could Revive Local Tech Business Ambitions
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @09:07AM The World's Largest Renewable Energy Developer Could Go Broke
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @04:05PM Preterm Births Linked To Air Pollution Cost Billions In The US
Monday March 21, 2016 @03:12PM Obama Lands In Cuba As First US President To Visit In Nearly A Century
Monday March 21, 2016 @02:08PM Millionaires: Raise Our Taxes To Address Poverty, Fix Roads
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:50AM Australia Promises To Remove Tax On Bitcoin, Support FinTech Innovation
Sunday March 20, 2016 @02:27PM Research Suggests 'CS For All' May Mean Lower Pay For All
Saturday March 19, 2016 @01:43PM Workers In China, India, USA Believe AI and Robots Will Replace Them
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @07:52PM Steam Stealer Malware Becomes Extremely Sophisticated, Remains Very Cheap
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @01:55PM China Car-Tracking Scheme Could Allow Higher Fuel Prices For Gas-Guzzling Cars
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @01:45AM Laid-Off Disney IT Workers Decry Offshoring At Trump Rally
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:31AM Are CEOs Overpaid? Not Compared With College Presidents
Friday February 19, 2016 @05:49PM Even On eBay, Women Get Paid Less For Their Labor
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @11:12AM Ringing Bells' India-Only Android Phone To Run About $4
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @04:06AM Why Some Cities Get All the Good Jobs
Monday February 15, 2016 @01:47PM Preserving Cuba's Classic Cars
Monday February 15, 2016 @11:43AM VC Firm Y Combinator Launches an Experiment In Universal Basic Income
Thursday February 11, 2016 @10:29AM US Encryption Ban Would Only Send the Market Overseas
Monday February 08, 2016 @11:56AM NAND Flash Density Surpasses HDDs', But Price Is Still a Sticking Point
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:22AM Survey: Average Successful Hack Nets Less Than $15,000
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @03:58PM Utility Targets Bitcoin Miners With Power Rate Hike
Thursday January 28, 2016 @11:26AM Tim Cook: What's Good For the US Dollar Is Bad For Apple
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @09:18AM San Francisco's Yellow Cab Files For Bankruptcy
Monday January 25, 2016 @03:09AM SaxoBank Predicts Universal Basic Income For Europe
Saturday January 23, 2016 @07:52PM China Likely Cut GHG Emissions In 2015
Thursday January 21, 2016 @01:29PM How Robotaxis Might Mitigate Electric Car Depreciation
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @12:33PM Trump Says He'd Make Apple Build Computers In the US
Saturday January 09, 2016 @11:09PM Why Do Americans Work So Much?
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:46AM Dutch City To Experiment With Paying Citizens a "Basic Income"
Sunday December 27, 2015 @04:25PM Sweden's Cash-Free Future Looms -- and Not Everyone Is Happy About It
Monday December 21, 2015 @04:33PM Should a Mars Colony Be Independent?
Monday November 30, 2015 @10:58AM How Technology Is Increasing the Number of Jobs We Have
Thursday November 26, 2015 @01:32PM Why Car Salesmen Don't Want To Sell Electric Cars
Friday November 13, 2015 @11:47AM Bank of England's Andy Haldane Warns Smart Machines Could Take 15M UK Jobs
Saturday October 31, 2015 @05:25PM Finland Begins To Shape Basic Income Proposal
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @11:31AM $70k Salaries Didn't 'Backfire'; Gravity Payments' Profits Have Doubled
Monday October 26, 2015 @08:38AM Drug Firm Offers $1 Version of $750 Daraprim Pill
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:17PM The Box That Built the Modern World
Thursday October 15, 2015 @05:31PM China's Flash Consumption Grows To 30%; 8TB SSDs Are Coming
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @11:28AM Can Star Trek's World With No Money Work In Real life?
Thursday October 08, 2015 @12:27PM Why Is RAM Suddenly So Cheap? It Might Be Windows
Thursday October 08, 2015 @10:21AM Researchers Unable To Replicate Findings of Published Economics Studies
Thursday September 17, 2015 @12:32PM The Campaign To Get Every American Free Money, Every Year
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @12:41PM Software Is Hiring, But Manufacturing Is Bleeding
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:48AM Machine Learning Could Solve Economists' Math Problem
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:11AM Countries Gaming Carbon Offsets May Have Dramatically Increased Emissions
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @10:45AM Next Texas Energy Boom: Solar
Sunday August 23, 2015 @12:25PM Not All Uber Drivers Like Surge Pricing, Either
Thursday August 20, 2015 @09:09AM Finland Considers Minimum Income To Reform Welfare System
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:46AM Evidence That H-1B Holders Don't Replace US Workers
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:28AM Trump Targets the Abuse of H-1B Visas
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @09:18AM Japan To Restart Nuclear Power Tomorrow After Energy Prices Soar
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:32PM Most Comprehensive Study Yet On Environmental Impact of Electric Vehicles
Saturday July 11, 2015 @12:13PM A 'Star Trek' Economic System May Be Closer Than You Think
Thursday July 09, 2015 @08:55AM China's Stock Crash: $3.5 Trillion Wiped Out, $2.6 Trillion Frozen
Friday June 26, 2015 @08:50AM The Vicious Circle That Is Sending Rents Spiraling Higher
Saturday June 13, 2015 @11:26AM Ask Slashdot: How to Avoid The Worst of a Tech Bubble?
Monday May 25, 2015 @11:46AM Greece Is Running Out of Money, Cannot Make June IMF Repayment
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @09:21AM Stock Market Valuation Exceeds Its Components' Actual Value
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @09:00AM The Economic Consequences of Self-Driving Trucks
Sunday May 03, 2015 @08:11PM Tesla's Household Battery: Costs, Prices, and Tradeoffs
Thursday April 23, 2015 @08:27AM Cheap Gas Fuels Switch From Electric Cars To SUVs
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:14AM How 'Virtual Water' Can Help Ease California's Drought
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @08:55PM Lyft CEO: Self-Driving Cars Aren't the Future
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:13PM How a Kickstarter Project Can Massively Exceed Its Funding Goals and Still Fail
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @07:05PM It's Official: NSA Spying Is Hurting the US Tech Economy
Sunday February 22, 2015 @10:53AM Will Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis Support Cryptocurrency In Greece?
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @10:41AM What To Do After Robots Take Your Job
Monday February 09, 2015 @02:31AM Will Elementary School Teachers Take the Rap For Tech's Diversity Problem?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @05:58PM Free-As-In-Beer Electricity In Greece?
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @10:33AM FAA Could Extend Property Rights On the Moon Through Regulation
Monday February 02, 2015 @01:58PM What Happens When the "Sharing Economy" Meets Higher Education
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:25AM Valve's Economist Yanis Varoufakis Appointed Greece's Finance Minister
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @09:29AM The Personal Computer Revolution Behind the Iron Curtain
Saturday December 13, 2014 @08:54PM The Shale Boom Won't Stop Climate Change; It Could Make It Worse
Thursday December 11, 2014 @04:33PM U.S. Passenger Vehicle Fleet Dirtier After 2008 Recession
Friday December 05, 2014 @06:18PM Should IT Professionals Be Exempt From Overtime Regulations?
Saturday November 29, 2014 @11:30AM Taxi Medallion Prices Plummet Under Pressure From Uber
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @09:40AM Conglomerate Rock From Mars: (Much) More Precious Than Gold
Sunday November 16, 2014 @02:11PM MARS, Inc: We Are Running Out of Chocolate
Friday November 14, 2014 @10:44PM The Downside to Low Gas Prices
Friday November 14, 2014 @03:51PM Facebook Testing Lithium-Ion Batteries For Backup Power
Saturday November 08, 2014 @08:36AM Americans Rejoice At Lower Gas Prices
Monday November 03, 2014 @03:30PM Interviews: Ask CMI Director Alex King About Rare Earth Mineral Supplies
Sunday November 02, 2014 @09:57PM China To Merge High-Speed Train Makers To Cut Competition
Friday October 31, 2014 @07:48PM Khrushchev's 1959 Visit To IBM
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @11:20AM Hungary To Tax Internet Traffic
Thursday October 16, 2014 @06:14PM Bill Gates: Piketty's Attack on Income Inequality Is Right
Saturday September 20, 2014 @12:51PM Why You Can't Manufacture Like Apple
Monday July 28, 2014 @10:03AM Lots Of People Really Want Slideout-Keyboard Phones: Where Are They?
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:40PM Fighting Climate Change With Trade
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:21PM New Digital Currency Bases Value On Reputation
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @10:31AM States That Raised Minimum Wage See No Slow-Down In Job Growth
Saturday June 28, 2014 @12:15AM What's Your STEM Degree Worth?
Friday June 27, 2014 @08:45PM Germany's Glut of Electricity Causing Prices To Plummet
Friday June 27, 2014 @02:51PM Workaholism In America Is Hurting the Economy
Monday June 16, 2014 @06:35PM The 3D Economy — What Happens When Everyone Prints Their Own Shoes?
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @08:32AM Seattle Approves $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage
Thursday May 29, 2014 @08:27AM Why You Shouldn't Use Spreadsheets For Important Work
Friday May 23, 2014 @06:17PM Fiat Chrysler CEO: Please Don't Buy Our Electric Car
Sunday May 18, 2014 @11:53PM Why Cheap Smartphones Are Going To Upset the Industry
Thursday May 15, 2014 @12:58PM Could High Bay-Area Prices Make Sacramento the Next Big Startup Hub?
Thursday May 08, 2014 @09:08AM In SF: an App For Auctioning Off Your Public Parking Spot
Thursday May 01, 2014 @01:03PM Really, Why Are Smartphones Still Tied To Contracts?
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @08:32PM Decommissioning Nuclear Plants Costing Far More Than Expected
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @08:30PM Microsoft Continues To Lose Money With Each Surface Tablet It Sells
Saturday April 19, 2014 @02:10PM Beer Price Crisis On the Horizon
Friday April 18, 2014 @08:46PM Investors Value Yahoo's Core Business At Less Than $0
Thursday April 17, 2014 @09:02AM SSD-HDD Price Gap Won't Go Away Anytime Soon
Thursday March 27, 2014 @08:34AM Job Automation and the Minimum Wage Debate
Monday March 17, 2014 @12:20AM Gates Warns of Software Replacing People; Greenspan Says H-1Bs Fix Inequity
Thursday March 06, 2014 @04:12PM Is Traffic Congestion Growing Three Times As Fast As Economy?
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:03AM Killing Net Neutrality Could Be Good For You
Friday January 24, 2014 @07:01PM Online Streaming As Profitable As TV, Disc Sales By Charging Just a $15 Flat Fee
Thursday January 23, 2014 @02:31PM Will Electric Cars and Solar Power Make Gasoline and Utilities Obsolete?
Sunday January 19, 2014 @10:48AM Nobel Prize Winning Economist: Legalize Sale of Human Organs
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:32AM Why Charles Stross Wants Bitcoin To Die In a Fire
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @03:16PM Africa, Clooney, and an Unlikely Space Race
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:27AM US Treasury Completes Bailout of General Motors
Friday November 29, 2013 @06:55PM Computer Model Reveals Escape Plan From Poverty's Vicious Circle
Thursday November 28, 2013 @10:51AM Why Bitcoin Is Doomed To Fail, In One Economist's Eyes
Sunday November 24, 2013 @09:48AM Should the US Copy Switzerland and Consider a 'Maximum Wage' Ratio?
Friday November 22, 2013 @09:15PM Electric Cars: Drivers Love 'Em, So Why Are Sales Still Low?
Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:03AM Glut In Stolen Identities Forces Price Cut
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @02:00PM France Moves To Protect Independent Booksellers From Amazon
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @11:30AM Digital Revolution Will Kill Jobs, Inflame Social Unrest, Says Gartner
Saturday September 21, 2013 @10:30PM The Good News About Cellphones For Poor Countries
Thursday August 29, 2013 @02:18PM Technologies Like Google's Self-Driving Car: Destroying Jobs?
Friday August 16, 2013 @06:04PM The College-Loan Scandal
Saturday August 10, 2013 @03:19PM Bacteria Behaviour Can Shed Light On How Financial Markets Work
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @09:13AM A Climate of Violence?
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @08:00AM How Outdated Data Distorts Doctors' Pay
Sunday July 28, 2013 @10:47PM Software-Defined Data Centers Might Cost Companies More Than They Save
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @11:05AM Nobelist Gary Becker Calls For an End To Software Patents
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @07:55AM The Price of Amazon
Friday June 28, 2013 @08:02PM Immigration Bill Passes the Senate, Includes More H-1B Visas
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @09:05AM UnGrounded: British Airways Attempts to Bottle Some Startup Spirit
Thursday June 13, 2013 @10:01AM The $200,000 Software Developer
Thursday June 13, 2013 @09:26AM Greek Government Abruptly Shuts Down State Broadcaster
Thursday June 13, 2013 @09:13AM Genomics Impact On US Economy Approaches $1 Trillion
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @08:54AM Multiple Studies Show Used Electronics Exports To Third World Mostly Good
Saturday May 25, 2013 @12:01AM European Commission Launches $12 Billion Chip Support Campaign
Tuesday May 21, 2013 @10:40AM Immigration Reform May Spur Software Robotics
Friday April 26, 2013 @10:15AM New Study Suggests No Shortage of American STEM Graduates
Friday April 19, 2013 @06:17PM Drug Site Silk Road Says It Will Survive Bitcoin's Volatility
Friday April 12, 2013 @07:36AM Zuckerberg Lobbies For More Liberal Immigration Policies
Thursday April 11, 2013 @08:23AM Windows 8 Killing PC Sales
Friday April 05, 2013 @07:14PM Getting a Literature Ph.D. Will Make You Into a Horrible Person
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @12:51PM Do Big-Money Acquisitions Mean We're In a Tech Bubble?
Sunday March 24, 2013 @05:09PM Will Legitimacy Spoil Bitcoin?
Friday March 01, 2013 @05:43PM Cliff Bleszinski: Vote With Your Dollars
Thursday February 14, 2013 @09:25AM NASA: Huge Freshwater Loss In the Middle East
Sunday February 10, 2013 @09:59PM Australian Govt Forces Apple, Adobe, Microsoft To Explain Price Hikes
Saturday January 26, 2013 @03:54PM Unemployed Chinese Graduates Say No Thanks To Factory Jobs
Thursday January 24, 2013 @06:32PM California's Surreal Retroactive Tax On Tech Startup Investors
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @11:57AM AIG Contemplates Joining Stockholder Suit Against US Gov't
Sunday December 23, 2012 @08:56PM Bee Venom Has "Botox-Like Effect," Is Worth 7 Times As Much As Gold
Friday December 21, 2012 @07:34PM Net Neutrality Bill Aimed At ISP Data Caps Introduced In US Senate
Thursday December 13, 2012 @04:16PM Is Technology Eroding Employment?
Thursday December 06, 2012 @09:03AM If Tech Is So Important, Why Are IT Wages Flat?
Wednesday December 05, 2012 @12:28AM In the World of Big Stuff, the US Still Rules
Thursday November 29, 2012 @01:16PM Dell's Ubuntu Ultrabook Now On Sale; Costs $50 More Than Windows Version
Thursday November 29, 2012 @09:22AM Ask Slashdot: Will You Shop Local Like President Obama, Or Online?
Friday November 16, 2012 @08:02PM GOP Brief Attacks Current Copyright Law
Friday November 09, 2012 @07:54PM A Year After Thailand Flooding, Hard Drive Prices Remain High
Thursday November 08, 2012 @01:48PM Tuition Should Be Lower For Science Majors, Says Florida Task Force
Thursday October 25, 2012 @12:45PM Chinese Rare Earths Producer Suspends Output
Sunday October 21, 2012 @04:08PM How Patent Trolls Harm the Economy
Thursday October 18, 2012 @10:33AM Vast Bulk of BitCoins Are Hoarded, Not Used
Saturday October 06, 2012 @12:21PM Ad Group Says Internet Accounts For 5.1M US Jobs, 3.7% of GDP
Sunday September 30, 2012 @07:45PM BitCoin Gets a Futures Market
Friday September 28, 2012 @08:35AM Scientists Speak Out Against Wasting Helium In Balloons
Friday September 28, 2012 @08:29AM How Internet Data Centers Waste Power
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @01:04PM Beer Is Cheaper In the US Than Anywhere Else In the World