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Google, Garmin, SpaceX win The Economist's Innovation Awards

Google, Garmin and great big space planes are among the winners of The Economist's Innovation Awards 2012.

By November 15, 2012

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Yahoo economists: Obama reelection's in the bag

The elections are still nine months away, but a couple of economists say their data already point to an Obama victory.

By February 16, 2012

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Qualcomm faces new criticism from China

The chipmaker is chided for its involvement with a Chinese antitrust expert, who has been dismissed as a government adviser for helping a consulting firm write a report for Qualcomm.

By August 14, 2014

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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By August 13, 2014

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Adobe, Google deliver first pan-CJK open-source font

This free font integrates regionally appropriate Japanese, Chinese, and Korean language promises to be a boon to designers and developers.

By July 15, 2014

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Alibaba's leaders garner more power over board

Top executives and investors in the Chinese e-commerce company can now name two additional board members following the firm's IPO, according to a new regulatory filing.

By July 14, 2014

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Might Apple have a future as a fashion conglomerate?

With tech apparently heading toward inevitable wearability, might Cupertino be tempted to have a few smaller high-tech/high fashion brands under its wing?

By July 6, 2014

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Samsung touts partnerships with Marvel, Conde Nast, Nat Geo

To highlight enhanced graphics on its Galaxy Tab S, the Korean electronics giant partners with content providers on a digital magazine feature called Papergarden.

By June 12, 2014

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Expedia embraces -- and legitimizes -- Bitcoin

Some are leery about the virtual currency's legitimacy and volatility. But for travel booking site Expedia, Bitcoin is just another way to buy stuff.

By June 11, 2014