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Guest Opinion: Big tech"s role in regional inequality

The world's most digital nation and its tech titans need to recognize tech's harmful tendency to deepen regional divides – and start pushing back on it......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

Guest Opinion: Regional economies move in different direction

Local labor market data continue to reveal a state with varying economic realities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2019

Guest Opinion: Look for the future of tech in Atlanta

Moving to a new city is a significant event in anyone’s life. You pack up your stuff, buy a one-way ticket and leave the familiar for the unfamiliar. You willingly trade the value of what you know for the uncertainty of the unknown. Five years ag.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 20th, 2018

Guest opinion: We need to work together to drive down the cost of addiction in Oregon

The business community can play a role in driving down the $6B per year costs of substance use disorder in Oregon, writes Dr. Marvin Seppala......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2018

Less to lose: Germany"s poorer East embraces tech revolution

From the 12th floor of Jenoptik's headquarters, chief executive Stefan Traeger points to his laser factory and the university that provides it with talent. Welcome to "Optics Valley" - a role model for Germany's East in a big year for the region......»»

Category: topSource: reuters3 hr. 56 min. ago

Guest viewpoint: "Protests are as American as apple pie"

Jon Delano writes that the business community has a role to play in the wake of the jury verdict in the Rosfeld case......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2019

Foxconn calls story on Terry Gou retirement inaccurate

Foxconn Technology Group is calling inaccurate a report from Reuters saying that the company’s chairman Terry Gou will “step down in the coming months” from day-to-day responsibilities. A significant change in Gou’s role at the Taiwanese tech.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 15th, 2019

Lakeland Regional Health CEO looks ahead to expand behavioral health and bolster tech

In her nine years as CEO, Elaine Thompson has worked to create a strategic vision centered on medical staff collaboration and patient safety improvements......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

Britain just laid out plans to end the internet"s Wild West days and take a world-leading role in regulating big tech

Reuters Britain wants to end the internet's days as the Wild West by taking a world-leading role in regulating the world's biggest tech companies. The UK government said it wants to legislate for a new independent regulator t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2019

Guest Column: Keep federal funds coming for tech, science research

KU Chancellor Dr. Douglas Girod and Black & Veatch Chairman Steve Edwards make a case for how the benefits of research ripple throughout the metro area. That support should be maintained......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2019

Breakingviews TV: Tech riches

A wave of companies debuting on U.S. stock markets will mint new millionaires aplenty in the San Francisco area. It’s a place where wealth is needed, but inequality is rife. Gina Chon explains why the tech sector risks doing as much harm as good......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 28th, 2019

Georgia Tech"s Sam Nunn School names new leader

Adam Stulberg is succeeding Joseph Bankoff, who is stepping down this spring after seven years in the role......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2019

Stellar Foundation Hires Mozilla Exec as Its New CEO

The Stellar Foundation has hired former Mozilla exec Denelle Dixon to be its new CEO as founder Jed McCaleb moves to a tech role......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 15th, 2019

Guest column: Sheree Utash, president of WSU Tech

Wichita, in the middle of the country, in the middle of Kansas, is the aviation capital of the world. We are home to Bombardier Learjet, Textron Aviation – builders of Cessna, Beechcraft and Hawker airplanes – and our largest employer is Spirit .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Guest Opinion: Why do progressives hate share buybacks?

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer and presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders co-authored a blistering att.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

The Human Touch of Tech

The key is striking a balance between technology-driven apps and ensuring personalized, “humanity” of travel, Tonarelli says. Engaged social media programs can help. At Loews, the social media manager can see when a guest has arrived or posts .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Humanize the Visit

With free and secure as table stakes, what else are hoteliers and restaurateurs delivering to elevate the guest tech experience? Increasingly, providers are turning to a host of solutions to create a singular guest experience, says Mike Hampton, a pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Guest opinion: Small businesses get an unpleasant delivery from California Supreme Court

Running a small business is challenging. Our profit margins are small and we work hard to find new customers. My business, a small neighborhood market in San Francisco, is no exception to this. Local residents come in for their grocery and household .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2019

Guest Opinion: Eco-devo subsidies very rarely work

After a 14-month bidding process, New York City scored part of Amazon’s second headquarters, HQ2. But after leaders challenged the deal, Amazon backed away......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2019

Why a local tech firm is investing $1M in area startups

A Leawood tech company is betting on Kansas City regional startups and has committed to providing at least $1 million of in-kind services in exchange for an equity stake. Full Scale co-founder Matt DeCoursey shares the details......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2019

Is Russia Prepping for War by Cracking Down on Social Media?

Andrei Lugovoi has a certain fame outside of Russia. The former KGB officer is wanted in Great Britain for his alleged role in the murder of the dissident former spy Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006 using the very high-tech poison, polonium-210......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 12th, 2019