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Slashdot Items Tagged "economics"

Date / TimeStory
Sunday November 16, 2014 @01:11PM MARS, Inc: We Are Running Out of Chocolate
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:44PM The Downside to Low Gas Prices
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:51PM Facebook Testing Lithium-Ion Batteries For Backup Power
Saturday November 08, 2014 @07:36AM Americans Rejoice At Lower Gas Prices
Monday November 03, 2014 @02:30PM Interviews: Ask CMI Director Alex King About Rare Earth Mineral Supplies
Sunday November 02, 2014 @08:57PM China To Merge High-Speed Train Makers To Cut Competition
Friday October 31, 2014 @06:48PM Khrushchev's 1959 Visit To IBM
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @10:20AM Hungary To Tax Internet Traffic
Thursday October 16, 2014 @05:14PM Bill Gates: Piketty's Attack on Income Inequality Is Right
Saturday September 20, 2014 @11:51AM Why You Can't Manufacture Like Apple
Monday July 28, 2014 @09:03AM Lots Of People Really Want Slideout-Keyboard Phones: Where Are They?
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:40AM Fighting Climate Change With Trade
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:21AM New Digital Currency Bases Value On Reputation
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @09:31AM States That Raised Minimum Wage See No Slow-Down In Job Growth
Friday June 27, 2014 @11:15PM What's Your STEM Degree Worth?
Friday June 27, 2014 @07:45PM Germany's Glut of Electricity Causing Prices To Plummet
Friday June 27, 2014 @01:51PM Workaholism In America Is Hurting the Economy
Monday June 16, 2014 @05:35PM The 3D Economy — What Happens When Everyone Prints Their Own Shoes?
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @07:32AM Seattle Approves $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage
Thursday May 29, 2014 @07:27AM Why You Shouldn't Use Spreadsheets For Important Work
Friday May 23, 2014 @05:17PM Fiat Chrysler CEO: Please Don't Buy Our Electric Car
Sunday May 18, 2014 @10:53PM Why Cheap Smartphones Are Going To Upset the Industry
Thursday May 15, 2014 @11:58AM Could High Bay-Area Prices Make Sacramento the Next Big Startup Hub?
Thursday May 08, 2014 @08:08AM In SF: an App For Auctioning Off Your Public Parking Spot
Thursday May 01, 2014 @12:03PM Really, Why Are Smartphones Still Tied To Contracts?
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @07:32PM Decommissioning Nuclear Plants Costing Far More Than Expected
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @07:30PM Microsoft Continues To Lose Money With Each Surface Tablet It Sells
Saturday April 19, 2014 @01:10PM Beer Price Crisis On the Horizon
Friday April 18, 2014 @07:46PM Investors Value Yahoo's Core Business At Less Than $0
Thursday April 17, 2014 @08:02AM SSD-HDD Price Gap Won't Go Away Anytime Soon
Thursday March 27, 2014 @07:34AM Job Automation and the Minimum Wage Debate
Sunday March 16, 2014 @11:20PM Gates Warns of Software Replacing People; Greenspan Says H-1Bs Fix Inequity
Thursday March 06, 2014 @03:12PM Is Traffic Congestion Growing Three Times As Fast As Economy?
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @08:03AM Killing Net Neutrality Could Be Good For You
Friday January 24, 2014 @06:01PM Online Streaming As Profitable As TV, Disc Sales By Charging Just a $15 Flat Fee
Thursday January 23, 2014 @01:31PM Will Electric Cars and Solar Power Make Gasoline and Utilities Obsolete?
Sunday January 19, 2014 @09:48AM Nobel Prize Winning Economist: Legalize Sale of Human Organs
Thursday December 19, 2013 @08:32AM Why Charles Stross Wants Bitcoin To Die In a Fire
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @02:16PM Africa, Clooney, and an Unlikely Space Race
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @07:27AM US Treasury Completes Bailout of General Motors
Friday November 29, 2013 @05:55PM Computer Model Reveals Escape Plan From Poverty's Vicious Circle
Thursday November 28, 2013 @09:51AM Why Bitcoin Is Doomed To Fail, In One Economist's Eyes
Sunday November 24, 2013 @08:48AM Should the US Copy Switzerland and Consider a 'Maximum Wage' Ratio?
Friday November 22, 2013 @08:15PM Electric Cars: Drivers Love 'Em, So Why Are Sales Still Low?
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:03AM Glut In Stolen Identities Forces Price Cut
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @01:00PM France Moves To Protect Independent Booksellers From Amazon
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @10:30AM Digital Revolution Will Kill Jobs, Inflame Social Unrest, Says Gartner
Saturday September 21, 2013 @09:30PM The Good News About Cellphones For Poor Countries
Thursday August 29, 2013 @01:18PM Technologies Like Google's Self-Driving Car: Destroying Jobs?
Friday August 16, 2013 @05:04PM The College-Loan Scandal
Saturday August 10, 2013 @02:19PM Bacteria Behaviour Can Shed Light On How Financial Markets Work
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @08:13AM A Climate of Violence?
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @07:00AM How Outdated Data Distorts Doctors' Pay
Sunday July 28, 2013 @09:47PM Software-Defined Data Centers Might Cost Companies More Than They Save
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @10:05AM Nobelist Gary Becker Calls For an End To Software Patents
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @06:55AM The Price of Amazon
Friday June 28, 2013 @07:02PM Immigration Bill Passes the Senate, Includes More H-1B Visas
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @08:05AM UnGrounded: British Airways Attempts to Bottle Some Startup Spirit
Thursday June 13, 2013 @09:01AM The $200,000 Software Developer
Thursday June 13, 2013 @08:26AM Greek Government Abruptly Shuts Down State Broadcaster
Thursday June 13, 2013 @08:13AM Genomics Impact On US Economy Approaches $1 Trillion
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @07:54AM Multiple Studies Show Used Electronics Exports To Third World Mostly Good
Friday May 24, 2013 @11:01PM European Commission Launches $12 Billion Chip Support Campaign
Tuesday May 21, 2013 @09:40AM Immigration Reform May Spur Software Robotics
Friday April 26, 2013 @09:15AM New Study Suggests No Shortage of American STEM Graduates
Friday April 19, 2013 @05:17PM Drug Site Silk Road Says It Will Survive Bitcoin's Volatility
Friday April 12, 2013 @06:36AM Zuckerberg Lobbies For More Liberal Immigration Policies
Thursday April 11, 2013 @07:23AM Windows 8 Killing PC Sales
Friday April 05, 2013 @06:14PM Getting a Literature Ph.D. Will Make You Into a Horrible Person
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @11:51AM Do Big-Money Acquisitions Mean We're In a Tech Bubble?
Sunday March 24, 2013 @04:09PM Will Legitimacy Spoil Bitcoin?
Friday March 01, 2013 @04:43PM Cliff Bleszinski: Vote With Your Dollars
Thursday February 14, 2013 @08:25AM NASA: Huge Freshwater Loss In the Middle East
Sunday February 10, 2013 @08:59PM Australian Govt Forces Apple, Adobe, Microsoft To Explain Price Hikes
Saturday January 26, 2013 @02:54PM Unemployed Chinese Graduates Say No Thanks To Factory Jobs
Thursday January 24, 2013 @05:32PM California's Surreal Retroactive Tax On Tech Startup Investors
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @10:57AM AIG Contemplates Joining Stockholder Suit Against US Gov't
Sunday December 23, 2012 @07:56PM Bee Venom Has "Botox-Like Effect," Is Worth 7 Times As Much As Gold
Friday December 21, 2012 @06:34PM Net Neutrality Bill Aimed At ISP Data Caps Introduced In US Senate
Thursday December 13, 2012 @03:16PM Is Technology Eroding Employment?
Thursday December 06, 2012 @08:03AM If Tech Is So Important, Why Are IT Wages Flat?
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @11:28PM In the World of Big Stuff, the US Still Rules
Thursday November 29, 2012 @12:16PM Dell's Ubuntu Ultrabook Now On Sale; Costs $50 More Than Windows Version
Thursday November 29, 2012 @08:22AM Ask Slashdot: Will You Shop Local Like President Obama, Or Online?
Friday November 16, 2012 @07:02PM GOP Brief Attacks Current Copyright Law
Friday November 09, 2012 @06:54PM A Year After Thailand Flooding, Hard Drive Prices Remain High
Thursday November 08, 2012 @12:48PM Tuition Should Be Lower For Science Majors, Says Florida Task Force
Thursday October 25, 2012 @11:45AM Chinese Rare Earths Producer Suspends Output
Sunday October 21, 2012 @03:08PM How Patent Trolls Harm the Economy
Thursday October 18, 2012 @09:33AM Vast Bulk of BitCoins Are Hoarded, Not Used
Saturday October 06, 2012 @11:21AM Ad Group Says Internet Accounts For 5.1M US Jobs, 3.7% of GDP
Sunday September 30, 2012 @06:45PM BitCoin Gets a Futures Market
Friday September 28, 2012 @07:35AM Scientists Speak Out Against Wasting Helium In Balloons
Friday September 28, 2012 @07:29AM How Internet Data Centers Waste Power
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @12:04PM Beer Is Cheaper In the US Than Anywhere Else In the World
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @10:30AM Teardown Finds iPhone 5 Costs Apple About the Same As Did 4S
Monday September 17, 2012 @04:28PM Hardware Is Dead — At Least Most Expensive Hardware Is
Monday September 17, 2012 @02:14PM BitInstant CEO Says World Operates "On an Inferior Monetary System"
Monday September 17, 2012 @01:44PM How the Critics of the Apollo Program Were Proven Wrong
Thursday September 06, 2012 @07:07AM Impending CA Sales Tax Sparks Amazon Buying Frenzy
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @09:12AM Prices Drive Australians To Grey Market For Hardware and Software
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @09:03AM Apple Is Now the Most Valuable Company In History
Monday August 13, 2012 @10:07AM Barnes & Noble Cuts Prices on Nook Color, Tablet
Thursday August 09, 2012 @11:50AM For Much of the World, Demand For Water Outstrips Supply
Thursday August 09, 2012 @08:04AM Report Cites Highest IT Job Growth In 4 Years
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @06:56AM What Happens To Your Used Games?
Monday July 16, 2012 @12:38PM What Is an Astronaut's Life Worth?
Thursday July 12, 2012 @08:08AM Why Ultra-Efficient 4,000 mph Vacuum-Tube Trains Aren't Being Built
Saturday July 07, 2012 @10:33PM IT Salaries and Hiring Are Up — But Just To 2008 Levels
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @08:17AM Immigrants Crucial To Innovation
Sunday June 24, 2012 @09:35AM Biotech Report Says IP Spurs Innovation
Thursday June 21, 2012 @01:25PM SSD Prices Down 46% Since 2011
Tuesday June 12, 2012 @11:49PM How Technology Promotes World Peace
Tuesday June 12, 2012 @07:02AM Committee Lowers Nobel Prize Award
Monday May 28, 2012 @12:16PM New Music Boss, Worse Than Old Music Boss
Thursday May 24, 2012 @12:42PM New Music Boss Worse Than Old Music Boss
Friday May 18, 2012 @05:43PM U.S. Imposes Tariffs On Chinese Solar Cells
Sunday May 13, 2012 @07:29AM Death Star is not economical: too much metal
Thursday May 10, 2012 @06:58AM MakerBot Industries Brings Manufacturing Back To Brooklyn
Thursday April 05, 2012 @09:01AM MIT Institute's Gloomy Prediction: 'Global Economic Collapse' By 2030
Friday March 16, 2012 @05:27PM Bring Back the 40-Hour Work Week
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @09:38AM Swiss Voters Reject Book Price Controls
Thursday March 08, 2012 @11:55AM Publishers Warned On Ebook Prices
Friday March 02, 2012 @09:27PM Chevy Volt Meets High Resistance, GM Suspends Sales
Friday March 02, 2012 @06:26PM Science and Engineering Workforce Has Stalled In the US
Friday March 02, 2012 @06:09PM Sony To Delete Virtual Goods
Thursday February 23, 2012 @12:17PM Where Next-Generation Rare Earth Metals May Come From
Thursday February 16, 2012 @01:01PM Aderall Or Nothing: Anatomy of the Great Amphetamine Drought
Thursday February 16, 2012 @08:24AM Sony Raises Price of Whitney Houston's Music 30 Minutes After Death
Thursday February 09, 2012 @08:34AM The iPhone Is a Nightmare For Carriers
Thursday February 02, 2012 @12:37PM In Xhengzhou, Thousands Vie For Foxconn Jobs
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @11:15AM How the US Lost Out On iPhone Work
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @08:20AM Is E85 Dead Now?
Saturday January 07, 2012 @02:28AM NetApp, Lenovo Raise Prices, Citing Thailand Flooding Effects
Friday January 06, 2012 @05:55PM US Report Sees Perils To America's Tech Future
Tuesday January 03, 2012 @06:08PM Why Do All Movie Tickets Cost the Same?
Monday December 26, 2011 @12:47PM i-Device Manufacturing Unprofitable To China
Saturday December 17, 2011 @05:38PM Spectrum Fragmentation Means Pricier Mobile Networking
Saturday December 17, 2011 @04:31PM Apple Outsources A5 Chip Manufacture ... To Texas
Tuesday December 13, 2011 @10:35AM Intel Revenue Dives $1bn On Hard Disk Shortage
Tuesday December 13, 2011 @09:17AM Virginia May Help People Pay For Space Burials
Tuesday December 06, 2011 @09:26AM Does Outsourcing Programming Really Save Money?
Friday December 02, 2011 @07:29AM Should Composting Be Mandatory In US Cities?
Tuesday November 29, 2011 @08:15AM Does Open Source Software Cost Jobs?
Sunday November 27, 2011 @10:45PM The Problem With Carbon-Cutting Programs
Thursday November 24, 2011 @11:23AM 3-Way Price War On Black Friday: iPad, Nook, and Kindle
Friday November 11, 2011 @10:44PM A Job Fair For Jobs In India — In California
Friday November 04, 2011 @06:26PM Apple's Secret Weapon To Influence Industry Pricing
Wednesday November 02, 2011 @06:20PM Is the Apple App Store a Casino?
Friday October 28, 2011 @07:01PM When Having the US Debt Paid Off Was a Problem
Thursday October 27, 2011 @02:23AM Why Economic Models Are Always Wrong
Sunday October 23, 2011 @10:50PM Solar Panel Trade War Heats Up
Friday October 21, 2011 @05:24PM Retailers Respond To HDD Squeeze By Limiting Purchases, Raising Prices
Thursday October 20, 2011 @11:21AM US Student Loans Exceed $1 Trillion
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @11:28PM Space Is (Not) the Place, Says Professor
Sunday October 09, 2011 @03:56PM Tablet Makers Try To Beat iPad's $500 Pricetag
Friday October 07, 2011 @05:02PM Is the Creative Class Engine Sputtering?
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @09:11AM Is Off-Shoring a National Security Threat?
Sunday October 02, 2011 @06:19PM Amazon To Lose $10 Per Kindle Fire
Sunday October 02, 2011 @05:31PM Australia Reviews Tier-Two Software Patents
Thursday September 29, 2011 @02:04PM Patent Trolls In Biotechnology
Tuesday September 20, 2011 @09:48AM How Bug Bounties Are Like Rat Farming
Tuesday September 20, 2011 @07:28AM White House Proposes "Wealthy Tax"
Friday September 09, 2011 @06:46PM Is There a Hearing Aid Price Bubble?
Friday September 09, 2011 @02:30AM Krugman On Bitcoin and the Gold Standard
Thursday September 08, 2011 @07:48AM Marx May Have Had a Point
Wednesday September 07, 2011 @01:42AM World Population Expected To Hit 7 Billion In Late October
Tuesday September 06, 2011 @06:49AM USPS Losing Battle Against the E-mail Age
Friday August 19, 2011 @05:14PM Rare Earth Restrictions To Raise Hard Drive Cost
Friday August 12, 2011 @07:16AM US Energy Panel Cautiously Endorses Fracking
Friday August 05, 2011 @11:29PM United States Loses S&P AAA Credit Rating
Thursday August 04, 2011 @03:13PM Former Nokia Engineers Fueling Finnish Startups
Thursday August 04, 2011 @01:57PM Rare Earth Deposit Discovered In US
Sunday July 31, 2011 @11:14PM Debt Deal Reached
Saturday July 23, 2011 @03:58PM Personal DNA Sequencing Machine One Step Closer
Thursday July 21, 2011 @03:30PM Why Netflix Had To Raise Its Prices
Monday July 18, 2011 @08:34PM Earth's Population To Hit 7 Billion This Year
Monday July 18, 2011 @02:56PM Bill Clinton Says 'Paint Your Roofs White'
Thursday July 14, 2011 @12:00PM Apple Slashes Australian App Store Prices To Match US
Monday July 11, 2011 @08:21PM Study: Fair Use Drives Large Part of US Economy
Sunday July 10, 2011 @01:57PM New IMF Head Says US Must Raise Debt Limit, or Face 'Nasty Consequences'
Tuesday July 05, 2011 @07:18PM How America Can Get Its Tech Mojo Back
Monday July 04, 2011 @03:58PM Japanese Team Finds New Source of Rare Earth Elements
Wednesday June 22, 2011 @12:43PM Amir Taaki Answers Your Questions About Bitcoin
Monday June 20, 2011 @05:27PM The End of Cheap Labor In China
Tuesday June 14, 2011 @10:42AM Ask Amir Taaki About Bitcoin
Monday June 13, 2011 @08:18AM Friday's Big Swings, Mostly Down, Illustrate Bitcoin Value Volatility
Friday June 10, 2011 @02:41AM Explaining The Business of Spam
Thursday June 09, 2011 @02:31PM Have We Reached Maximum Sustainable Population Size?
Sunday May 15, 2011 @01:29AM New Privacy Laws In Asia May Cripple Data-Centric Outsourcing
Thursday May 05, 2011 @04:30PM EU Plans to Pay Fishermen to Catch Plastic
Sunday April 17, 2011 @11:53PM Local Currencies To Replace Dollar For 5 Countries' Dealings
Tuesday April 12, 2011 @05:09PM AT&T Lowers Data Access To Just $500/GB
Thursday March 31, 2011 @03:15PM After Japan's Quake, Taiwan Helps Fill iPad 2 Supply-Chain Gaps
Thursday March 31, 2011 @12:22PM Microsoft Files EU Competition Complaint Against Google
Sunday March 27, 2011 @10:41AM Friends Don't Let Geek Friends Work In Finance
Wednesday March 23, 2011 @12:17PM Why Paywalls Are Good, But NYT's Is Flawed
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @09:53AM CS Prof Decries America's 'Internal Brain Drain'
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @09:34AM Why the AT&T and T-Mobile Merger Is Bad For Consumers
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @09:27AM A Look At the World's Dwindling Food Supply

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it!) but "That's funny ..." -- Isaac Asimov


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