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'The Economist': Open source a bright spot in 2009

The recession may be comparatively kind to technology, and particularly open source.

By January 15, 2009


Scott Adams: The unexpected economist

Dilbert cartoonist is making significant personal contributions to discourse on the economy, but he needs to learn how to distinguish good arguments from bad ones.

By October 1, 2008


Green news harvest: The Economist Energy Debate, China passing US in clean tech

Solar-powered bus shelters; Auto Xprize inspires 100 MPG cars; Planktos looks for a new plan; Americans want clean but costly clean energy; Suniva scores another solar cell supply deal for India; emerging solar scams; LED lighting for NYC.

By August 22, 2008


Google's chief economist waxes optimistic about Internet sector

There may be signs of trouble elsewhere in the U.S. economy, but he and other industry watchers say e-commerce and venture capital opportunities are still looking relatively strong.

By April 25, 2008


Twitter, Red Hat, news: We're all in this Internet thing together

All digital businesses share the same problems...and opportunities, as a recent Economist article illustrates.

By May 27, 2009


Green news harvest: Not holding breath on CO2 rules

Financiers and entrepreneurs try to get a read on how climate policies will take shape, while technology to concentrate wind to make more power is picking up.

By June 4, 2009


Apres open source, le deluge?

Open source has won, but what this means depends on the open-source community becoming less ideological about licensing and more pragmatic about how to extend open-source benefits well beyond software.

By May 28, 2009


Kachingle to 'sprinkle' dollars to online publishers

Start-up will help people distribute, say, $5 a month automatically among favorite Web sites, hoping the idea will catch on now that content providers are "desperate enough."

By May 8, 2009


Google CEO, Microsoft exec on Obama tech board

Eric Schmidt and Craig Mundie will serve to advise the Obama administration on matters of science, technology, and innovation.

By April 27, 2009


Week in review: Avast, ye pirates

Guilty verdict issued in Pirate Bay file-swapping case. Also, human error blamed for Amazon's delisting of gay and lesbian books, and Google finally feels recession's pain.

By April 17, 2009