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Family Business Tips

When it comes to teaching family business Rutgers University sees things a little differently from the rest of the world: It considers family business to be more of a...

Move Over CD-ROM; Here Comes DVD

DVD (digital video disk) has been hovering on the horizon of multimedia for some time, but its time may be at hand. I think a year...

Barcode Versus Petty Stamps

The post office is inexorably edging every business to use bar codes, says Phil Ballai of Pitney Bowes, and he predicts that the gap between the cost of barcoded...

Watermarks: Going Digital

Hold one of those new hundred dollar bills up to the light, the Ben Franklin portrait facing you. Now look to the right. You'll see another portrait of Ben...

The Technology Beat: Wireless Confab

Last week the Wall Street Journal ran a 28-page special section on the future of wireless communications. Now the NJIT's alumni association weighs-in with a full-day conference on Tuesday,...

Money In Drugs

Jason Kolbert, a healthcare and equity strategist from Smith Barney, will speak at a Simkus & Ventura Group health care industry seminar on Tuesday, September 23, at 7 p.m....

Jackie Robinson Plus 50

Arnold Rampersad has written a brilliant and eloquent biography of Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play a major professional team sport. His deeply moving book commemorates the...

A Young Poet’s World

Nourished by memory, poet Frederick Olessi has roamed the world from Calabria to Israel, from London to Seville. Yet unlike many a lost and wandering artist, he always comes...

Can Physics Unravel DNA?

From the day in 1769 when James Watt patented his steam engine and kicked off the Industrial Revolution, technological advances have driven economic growth. It's a process nowhere more...