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Business Community Insights Opinion

Information Wants to be Free; Consumers May Want to Pay

Current approaches to dynamic pricing are consumer-hostile. The author argues that there's a better way to build win-win relationships in the digital space that use cooperation, trust, and transparency to nurture customer lifetime value.   More

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Five Ways for Facebook to Help its Next Billion Users

The emerging Asian, African, and Latin American markets, the "Digital South," will be the source of Facebook’s growth. But Facebook needs a proactive, context-aware strategy for tackling the mushrooming fake news problem in the region. The author has five suggestions.   More

Community Insights Opinion

Value Tech Companies by How Much Time They Save

Technology’s purpose is to save time, the author writes. Whether this purpose is achieved determines a successful company versus one that fails.   More

Business Community Insights

When Business Models Matter More Than Tech

Technology can provide a platform for future growth but seizing the white space of opportunity requires a well-thought-out business model—and a willingness to change an existing business model if necessary, whether to enable a new technology, unlock a new market, or both.   More

Community Insights Society

Diversity is Meaningless Without Inclusion

Diversity programs are a good start, but diversity hiring alone is meaningless without a commitment to include those voices in a substantial way.   More

Community Insights From the Magazine Techonomy Events

What’s the Purpose of Purpose?

A clear and compelling purpose can unlock your organization’s ability to sense and respond to emerging challenges and opportunities.   More

Community Insights Security & Privacy

New Ratings Bring Accountability to P2P Payment Services

Consumer Reports is introducing a new type of rating of P2P payment services that allows consumers to compare them based on how responsibly they handle user data.   More

Community Insights Society

Investing to Train More Ethical Engineers

A group of tech leaders lead by the Omidyar Network and Craig Newmark will be awarding up to $3.5 million in prizes to creative efforts to integrate ethics into technical computer science education.   More

Community Insights Innovation

Esports and Live Culture: A Major New Movement

Livestreaming apps, like esports and HQ Trivia, are thriving thanks to advancements in technology. It is only the beginning.   More

Artificial Intelligence Community Insights

Canadian AI Needs More Commercial Successes

Toronto has been developing a base of world-class research since the 1980s and has become a hub for AI research over the past two years, but has been slow to effectively commercialize the effort.   More

Community Insights Techonomy Events

Nir Erez: Tech Shouldn’t Be Limited to the Affluent

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer critical questions in an ongoing series: Nir Erez, co-founder and CEO at Moovit, a public transit data and analytics company.   More

Artificial Intelligence Community Insights

AI Enters the Network

Ultimately the end game when AI comes into the network: It will be able to completely rebuild itself in a matter of minutes.   More

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Catherine Steiner-Adair: Screens Hinder Emotional Intelligence

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer critical questions in an ongoing series: Catherine Steiner-Adair, a research associate at Harvard Medical School.   More

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Robert Goldstein: Tech Can Even the Playing Field

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer critical questions in an ongoing series: Robert Goldstein, Chief Operating Officer, BlackRock   More

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Neesha Hathi: Tech Needs the Basics

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer critical questions in an ongoing series: Neesha Hathi, Chief Digital Officer, Charles Schwab   More

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Tony Prophet: The Business of Equality

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer critical questions in an ongoing series: Tony Prophet, chief equality officer at Salesforce.   More

Community Insights Opinion

Will Musk’s Faux Pas Change Twitter? Will it Affect Trump?

Private platforms for distributing news and announcements have surpassed public ones in importance. Case in point: Twitter is morphing into an official channel for the government. Roger Kay connects the tweets between Elon Musk and Donald Trump.   More

Community Insights Security & Privacy

The Lessons of 9/11 Can Help Stop Internet Disinformation

Seventeen years after 9/11, we are at another inflection point of equal importance that requires partnership and cooperation between the public and private sectors: the containment of disinformation.   More

Community Insights Techonomy Events

Maynard Webb: Focus on Ethical Use of Tech

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer three critical questions in an ongoing series: Maynard Webb of Webb Investment Network, an investment firm for world-changing companies.   More

Community Insights Techonomy Events

Michael Dunne: What Will Happen to Compassion and Love?

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer three critical questions in an ongoing series: Michael Dunne of ZoZo Go, an auto-tech advisory firm.   More