The charger works quite simple: one connects it to the dynamo of a bicycle. The device transforms the power into electricity that can charge the mobile phone. After about one hour the phone will be charged. [Read more…]
via Business Week,
Consumers are eating out less, but cooking at home more. They are buying fewer new cars, but taking better care of their current vehicles. They are spending less on entertainment outside their homes, but spending more on entertainment at home. In other words, each dark cloud may have a silver lining. Some companies are making smart, innovative moves to reorient their business models accordingly.
Is Singapore number one in innovation? True. Business Week reports Singapore’s emphasis on science education and a highly talented workforce puts it well ahead of the U.S. in a new global ranking of innovation leaders.
Boston Consulting Group, working with the Manufacturing Institute of the Washington-based National Association of Manufacturers, released a survey of 110 countries worldwide looking at the ones with government policies and corporate performance most encouraging to innovation. Singapore is at No. 1 and South Korea at No. 2.
The RGK Center at The University of Texas and Dell are looking for college students worldwide with ingenious ideas to change the world. So, of course, all students in Singapore are welcome! Dream up a plan that combines creativity and innovation to tackle a pressing social issue, and you can win $50,000 to put your plan into action! [Read more…]