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AMD's Roy Taylor: "VR Is Very, Very Much Driving Innovation" (VRLA)

Turnstyle | Posted 01.29.2016 | Technology

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) While the movers and shakers of Hollywood were in Park City, Utah absorbing the Sundance VR buzz this weekend thousa...

Will Your Aging Parents Engage With You About Their Life?

Christopher Burgess | Posted 11.05.2015 | Fifty
Christopher Burgess

All aging parents should have the "four talks" with their elder children (boomers). No child wants to be the initiator of these discussion, so we elders can take the bull by the horns and get it started.

More Physics of Marketing: Keeping the Forces in Balance

Ira Kalb | Posted 08.04.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

When you put the mix of building blocks (and the building blocks themselves) in balance, you are more likely to create a win-win rather than a lose-lose strategy. To win more often, it would behoove marketers to think about applying Newton's 3rd law in their marketing strategies.

How to Protect Your Eyes From Macular Degeneration

Jim T. Miller | Posted 07.20.2015 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Having a parent or sibling with macular degeneration does indeed increase your risk three to four times. But the good news is there are things you can do to protect your eyesight, and a number of treatments that are available if you do happen to get it. Here's what you should know.

Lessons From a Corporate Responsibility Report Veteran

Tim Mohin | Posted 08.20.2013 | Impact
Tim Mohin

It's reporting season again and, as a reader interested in corporate social responsibility (CSR), you have no doubt seen many press releases announcin...

Crowdsourcing for the Common Good

Tim Mohin | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green
Tim Mohin

We believe that this concept has the potential to create a movement. Imagine the good that could be accomplished if more conferences offered sponsorships for volunteer events rather than just coffee breaks.

World's Tiniest Telescope Treats Blindness

Barbara Dehn | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Barbara Dehn

Thanks to technological advances in microsurgery and space-age breakthroughs, people like James Hindman with Age-related Macular Degeneration have new hope from the world's tiniest telescope that's implanted into the person's eye.

How Physics Can Help People With Macular Degeneration

| Posted 07.06.2012 | Healthy Living

By Mariette DiChristina (Click here for the original article) Walter Kohn, who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1998 “for his development ...

Calling All Girls (Part Two): Their Future, Our Responsibility

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel

If game developers are going to be able to deliver the products that will "speak" to their core market, it behooves them to add more women to their employee ranks.

Key Insider Pleads Guilty In Massive Insider Trading Case | PETER LATTMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In August 2008, Danielle Chiesi, an executive at a New York hedge fund, was swapping confidential information with an associate about a pending reorga...

Raj Rajaratnam: New Charges Coming From Feds Say He Paid Tipsters

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors said Tuesday they will file new charges against billionaire hedge fund operator Raj Rajaratnam alleging he made at le...

True "Equality" In the Chip Market?

Lars H. Liebeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lars H. Liebeler

The FTC's charges that Intel acted unfairly to protect its market share from AMD and Nvidia are both ironic and inconsistent.

AMD To Cut 1,100 Workers, 9 Percent Of Staff

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Advanced Micro Devices Inc. plans to cut 1,100 jobs, 9 percent of its global staff, and slash the remaining employees' pay as th...

Abu Dhabi Will Produce AMD Chips In Major Play For Technology Credibility

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The real surprise is the identity of those other people, The New York Times's Ashlee Vance writes. The Advanced Technology Investment Company, an org...

Chip Wars: AMD's Persistence Starting To Dent Computing Giant Intel | John C. Abell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Trade Commission has begun a formal anti-trust investigation of Intel, a move that AMD has long sought as part of its global, take-no-pris...

Chip Maker AMD To Cut 1600 Jobs

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The chip maker Advanced Micro Devices said Monday that it would cut 10 percent of its work force and gave a first-quarter revenue estimate below Wall ...

AMD Won't Return To Profitability Until Late '08

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The world's No. 2 microprocessor maker, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. said it won't return to profitability until the second half of next year and delay...

The Arabs Are Coming! Dubai Buys Sony Stake

Silicon Valley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the 1990s, it was the Japanese who were buying up all the world's assets, triggering a panicked frenzy of economic nationalism. A few years ago, i...

CEOs Who Need To Return To Business School

24/7 Wall Street | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Looking around the wreckage of some of the big cap companies it is not hard to find a few CEOs who probably need to go back to business school. Wall S...