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iPhone 5 will drive GDP, chip growth, analysts predict

So, how galactically big is the iPhone 5? Big enough to register in U.S. GDP growth and total global chip sales.

By Sep. 10, 2012


Can we actually reduce energy usage without hurting GDP?

Can We Actually Reduce Energy Usage without Hurting GDP? The short answer is yes. It should be doable.

By Feb. 15, 2008


Global IT spending @ 6% of GDP: Better spent on open source

Open source offers a smart way for nations to develop themselves.

By Oct. 12, 2007


Students occupying Taiwan government take to Reddit AMA

The Sunflower Movement of students occupying Taiwan's national assembly have explained their goals in a Reddit Ask Me Anything session.

By Apr. 2, 2014


China boasts high rates of older tech users

China's growing wealth and Internet use is transforming a high percentage of the older generation to consider themselves regular technology users.

By Jul. 2, 2014


Yelp takes its reviews to Rio

Local business reviews site's 23rd country also marks its debut in South America.

By Aug. 21, 2013


Southeast Asia e-tailer Lazada raises $100M in funding

Online retailer, which bills itself as the "Amazon of Southeast Asia," hopes to tap a market where online shopping has yet to gain traction.

By Jun. 19, 2013


Samsung's Galaxy Gear ad could be the cheesiest ever

A new ad for the Galaxy Gear smart watch tries to sell it as a pulling tool, with predictably cringeworthy results.

By Dec. 22, 2013


The data factory revolution

"Today, more than half of the most valuable Internet companies are not in the US. It's never been the case for such a huge, abrupt shift in the nature of human work," Sequoia Capital's Michael Moritz said.

By Sep. 9, 2013


The 404 1,128: Where Apple saves the economy (podcast)

JP Morgan claims the iPhone 5 could contribute a quarter to a half of the percent of the entire nation's GDP! Aunt Jill Schlesinger from CBS Moneywatch helps us make sense of that figure, and she'll also tell us why the economy's about to leap off a fiscal cliff.

By Sep. 11, 2012