An econometrics study of failures among businesses that have offered daily deals hints at a bewildering complexity behind this kind of marketing
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Nobody disputes that we need to better understand the nature of modern society and the financial and economic institutions on which it depends. Perhaps a list of grand challenges would help, says one researcher
The web has changed the nature of advertising. Now computer science is set to revolutionise it all over again.
Biochemists have long imagined that autocatalytic sets can explain the origin of life. Now a new mathematical approach to these sets has even broader implications
The growing interest in a market for personal data that shares profits with the individuals who own the data could change the business landscape for companies like Facebook
It's hard to believe but nobody has properly calculated how much a social gaming company should be worth. Until now
The US financial markets have suffered over 18,000 extreme price changes caused by ultrafast trading, according to a new study of market data between 2006 and 2011
Under certain market conditions, cartels arise naturally without collusion. This raises important questions over how the behavior should be controlled.
A statistical analysis of attitudes in the U.S. reveals the main determinants of happiness but also suggests that interpreting the data is fraught with danger,
A new model of human interactions predicts how many people will purchase a product when a seller advertises it