Google’s Mountain View Wifi network is one year old. The network has 400+ mesh routers, covers 31 square kilometers (12 square miles) and 25,000 homes. Google has released interesting statistics on how many people are using it, traffic growth, percentage of use, etc.:
Archive for 2007
Just as the “American Idol” television series is stirring up the music business, a group of entrepreneurs is quietly adopting a similar format to change the face of the venture capital and angel investing industry, according to an analysis on venture financing by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Growth and Stagnation of Europe’s Cities (Expanding or contracting? what factors lie behind the expansion and contraction of Europe’s cities; which cities in Europe are growing and which are stagnating).
This latest report of Boston Consulting Group BCG, prepared by James P. Andrew, Knut Haan’s, David C. Michael and Harold L. Sirkinon, presents the results and analysis of the annual survey on corporate innovation, which draws on input from nearly 2,500 senior executives from 58 countries and all major industries.
The winners of the 2007 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), sponsored by BusinessWeek, are presented by the Industrial Designers Society of America. The awards are dedicated to fostering business and public understanding of the importance of design excellence to the quality of life and the economy.
On a number of different posts in our portal, different cases have been presented on the issue of the open innovation systems. Innovation to take place require resources that are outside the traditional enterprise environment.
Singapore is the most future-oriented country in the world, new research from Thunderbird business school reveals, whereas Russia is the least. Yet people the world over aspire to plan for the future, a fact global managers can use to inspire workers in present-oriented cultures to look ahead.