- Out of the Shadows, a Tech Hub in Luxembourg @ The New York Times - 2 hours 1 minute ago
Technoport, the national tech-oriented incubator, is taking shape in a former industrial area 20 kilometers from Luxembourg City.
- Tech Incubators Focus on Keeping Europe Green @ The New York Times - 2 hours 3 minutes ago
The incubators, many of them backed by government financing, are chasing economic returns as well.
- European Union's Banking Union Can Work @ The New York Times - 2 hours 43 minutes ago
It won't be easy, but the half-baked idea of a banking union can be turned into something useful if the European Central Bank follows certain steps.
- The Languages of Twitter Users @ The New York Times - 3 hours ago
Gnip, a provider of social media data, tracked the primary languages chosen by Twitter users.
- Tepid Growth in China Consumer Prices Could Worry Investors @ The New York Times - 4 hours ago
The consumer price index rose 2 percent in February as pork prices fell, a sign that slowing growth poses increased risk to the economy.
- With Medium, Evan Williams Is Tackling the Future of Writing Online @ The New York Times - 19 hours ago
Medium, which will introduce a mobile app next week, is an effort by a founder of Twitter and Blogger to strike a balance between the old world, where professional editors were gatekeepers, and the new ...
- Auto Regulators Dismissed Defect Tied to 13 Deaths @ The New York Times - 19 hours ago
Federal safety regulators received more than 260 complaints over the last 11 years about General Motors vehicles that suddenly turned off, but they declined to investigate the problem.
- The Architects’ Role @ The New York Times - 21 hours ago
A reader responds to “Monuments of Tech” (March 2).
- Investment Fees and Expertise @ The New York Times - 21 hours ago
A readers respond to “Give Fees an Inch, and They’ll Take a Mile” (Strategies, March 2).
- The Youngest Technorati @ The New York Times - 22 hours ago
Teenage designers of apps and games have many incentives — financial and otherwise — to forget about their schoolwork.
- On Instagram, a Bazaar Where You Least Expect It @ The New York Times - 22 hours ago
Though not designed as an e-commerce site, Instagram can offer shoppers the thrill of discovery.
- A Whistle That’s Lost in the Crowd @ The New York Times - 22 hours ago
A bank loan investigation may yield no reward for the underwriter who sounded the alarm.
- A Top-Heavy Focus on Income Inequality @ The New York Times - 22 hours ago
Outrage at the very wealthy may be impeding a national discussion of how to raise the living standards of the bottom 20 percent, an economist writes.
- Beware the Market Whiplash of Geopolitics @ The New York Times - 22 hours ago
Ukraine’s crisis illustrates the risks of short-term investing in many emerging markets.
- For Nonprofits, a Bigger Share of the Economy @ The New York Times - 22 hours ago
Growth in the number of nonprofit organizations has vastly outpaced that for-profit businesses, according to data from the Urban Institute.
- How Big Business Can Take the High Road @ The New York Times - 22 hours ago
In “The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist,” a former BP employee sees globalization and the Internet as pushing more companies to social responsibility.
- Jeff Lawson of Twilio: When Ideas Collide, Don’t Duck @ The New York Times - 22 hours ago
“Conflict shouldn’t be taboo,” says the chief executive of a cloud communications company. “In fact, resolving conflict is one of the key things companies do.”
- The Chatter for Sunday, March. 9 @ The New York Times - 22 hours ago
Notable quotes from business articles that appeared in The New York Times last week.
- Market for High-End Cars Draws a Crowd @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 9:37 PM EST
While mass market carmakers are struggling in Europe, some builders of high-performance supercars are selling their models faster than they can build them.
- Recall at G.M. Is Early Trial for New Chief @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 9:26 PM EST
Facing the recall of 1.6 million cars only weeks into her tenure as chief executive, Mary T. Barra has taken the lead role in handling the crisis, starting an internal inquiry and ordering a rare public ...
- Newsweek Returns to Print and Sets Off a Bitcoin Storm @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 9:10 PM EST
The magazine’s story claiming to have uncovered the founder of the digital currency drew a wave of attention, much of it negative.
- New Rules to Reshape Telecom in Mexico @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 7:46 PM EST
The country’s recently created telecommunications regulator issued tough new conditions that could break up virtual monopolies in phone service and television broadcasting.
- Oil Imports Push U.S. Trade Deficit Higher @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 7:34 PM EST
The deficit increased to $39.1 billion, up 0.3 percent from December’s revised $39 billion deficit, the Commerce Department reported on Friday.
- Borrowing Rises for Autos and Student Loans @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 7:32 PM EST
Consumer borrowing rose $13.7 billion in January after an even larger $15.9 billion rise in December, the Federal Reserve reported on Friday.
- U.S. Orders Seat Maker to Explain Recent Recall @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 7:26 PM EST
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that Graco had until March 20 to explain why the recall of 3.8 million child seats last month did not include infant seats.
- Wing Cracks Delay Boeing 787 Assembly @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 7:19 PM EST
The hairline cracks are tied to a change in the manufacturing process of the carbon composite wings by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan, and do not affect planes in use, Boeing says.
- Head of Retail Investing Departs K.K.R. @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 7:01 PM EST
Michael M. Calbert, a 14-year veteran of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts who led the team that invests in the retail industry, is retiring and has been succeeded by Nathaniel H. Taylor, a K.K.R. partner.
- Cartoon Network Aims at Devices With Its ‘Micro-Network’ Launch @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 5:55 PM EST
In the age of the mobile device, a television network may need to rethink the size of its content. Clips may be better than episodes.
- Western Businesses in Russia, Watchful and Wary @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 5:44 PM EST
American players including Pepsi and McDonald’s are active in Russia. But for many West European businesses, that market is even more crucial.
- Icahn Discloses He’s Now on Facebook @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 5:17 PM EST
The billionaire investor said in a regulatory filing on Friday that he planned to start using the social network as another platform for his activism campaigns. He is already on Twitter and has his own ...
- Whistle-Blower Gets $63.9 Million as a Result of JPMorgan Settlement @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 5:17 PM EST
A Louisiana man who once worked for JPMorgan in its government insurance unit helped federal prosecutors make their case against the bank.
- Weather and the Jobs Report @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 5:04 PM EST
To what extent should weather be blamed or credited for the employment figures in February?
- The Technology of Voting @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 4:28 PM EST
A Spanish start-up is behind the technology that allows New Yorkers to cast votes from overseas.
- Former Jefferies Trader Found Guilty of Fraud @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 4:15 PM EST
A jury on Friday convicted Jesse C. Litvak, a former senior trader at the Jefferies Group, of securities fraud for misrepresenting the prices of mortgage-backed securities he sold to brokerage clients ...
- Guy Hands Drops Lawsuit Against Citigroup in U.S. @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 4:12 PM EST
The British financier Guy Hands has agreed to end a lawsuit against Citigroup in the United States, though the legal battle over the 2007 buyout of EMI may continue in England.
- With Its Stock Riding High, FireEye Sells More Shares for $1.1 Billion @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 4:01 PM EST
Taking advantage of a fourfold increase in its stock price since its market debut, the cybersecurity company raised $1.1 billion for itself and some of its backers with a secondary offering.
- After Debit Card Fraud, a Chicago Bank Feels Its Customers’ Frustration @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 3:59 PM EST
First American Bank in Chicago got publicity but little satisfaction after it identified a source of debit card theft and tried to stop it.
- Safeway Customers May Be Big Winners With Cerberus @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 3:51 PM EST
Cerberus will realize a lot of cost savings by combining Safeway with its Albertsons chain. But competition from the likes of Walmart means cost savings may need to go to shoppers, not investors, writes ...
- Women Made Jobs Gains in February @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 3:03 PM EST
Women have more than made up their losses in the recession, gaining 2.5 million jobs in the recovery. But that does not mean that women are coming out ahead.
- It’s Unclearly Defined, but Telecommuting Is Fast on the Rise @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 2:55 PM EST
Aided by technology, telecommuting is becoming more common, and while it has its challenges, studies show that it tends to create happier, better workers.
- When You Evaluate a Fund Manager, Look Beyond Results @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 2:39 PM EST
Five years after a low point of the recession, it’s still important to judge managers not only on their performance, but their strategies and style.
- Online Map Tracks Frauds Against Older Americans @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 2:38 PM EST
An interactive map created by AARP provides alerts from state authorities and reports by consumers of their own experiences.
- With New Antipoverty Initiative, Salesforce C.E.O. Puts Silicon Valley on Spot @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 2:34 PM EST
Many have heard of the backlash against the tech industry in San Francisco. Now one executive is trying to convince his peers that charity should come with profits.
- Vodafone Said to Submit Tentative Bid for Ono @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 2:32 PM EST
The British telecommunications giant has submitted a tentative offer for the Spanish cable company Ono that values it at around 7 billion euros, or $10 billion, according to people with direct knowledge ...
- Stopping Ads From Slowing Down NYTimes.com @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 2:32 PM EST
Eitan Konigsburg explains how we addressed ads in order to improve article page performance.
- In Safeway Buyout, a Reminder of a Painful Takeover Years Ago @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 2:18 PM EST
Two decades ago, Safeway was a symbol of the human toll sometimes extracted when private equity used large amounts of debt to take over a company. This week, another private equity firm is taking over ...
- An Aging Population Also Poses Opportunities for Retirement Careers @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 2:18 PM EST
One increasingly popular niche for those who want to be their own boss are jobs that target people who want to stay in their own homes, rather than move to an assisted living facility.
- Why Russia Can’t Afford Another Cold War The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 1:30 PM EST
The old Soviet Union was all but impervious to foreign economic or business pressure. But now it has a stock market, and an economy heavily reliant on exports to Europe.
- Court Upholds Ruling Against Ryanair @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 1:19 PM EST
A British court upheld an order that Ryanair sell most of its stake in Aer Lingus, agreeing with regulators’ earlier findings.
- Streaming Home Movies Online @ The New York Times - Fri, Mar 7, 2014 1:12 PM EST
Plus, making Google Now, the virtual personal assistant, a little less personal.