Must we trade bundles of assets in mega-billion dollar packages before we can streamline them? We'll have to wait to see how the strategies behind this deal play out -- but smart remixing of a bundle of resources is often better than selling them in bulk to the deepest pocket.
At long last, Edward Snowden seems to have sparked a vital public debate about the U.S. national security state and its activities in South America. It may not be so easy, however, to disentangle the thorny web of corporate influence.
The potential impact of "data computing" cannot be overstated. Companies' ability to make data-driven decisions in real time is a trend that "has the potential to drive a radical transformation in research, innovation, and marketing."