Features by Audrey Quinn

In signing up the young, it's slow going

For Obamacare to work, the "young invincibles" need to sign up. And, so far, they're not.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obamacare

Now that Twitter has to make money, can it keep innovating?

When a tech company like Twitter goes public, the pressure is on to make money and lots of ideas get tried out.
Posted In: Twitter IPO, Jack Dorsey, VCs

Book awards push for a wider audience

Literary prizes like the Man Booker and National Book Award try to broaden their appeal.
Posted In: literature, publishing

Mobile dating apps try to woo women

As the online dating scene moves to mobile apps, Tinder is the first to really gain a following with women.
Posted In: online dating, apps, Tinder

Indian Prime Minister's visit to U.S. greeted with business protests

As Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits the White House to talk about trade between India and the U.S., some American businesses are protesting what they see as India shutting out foreign firms.
Posted In: India, trade, globalization

Medical apps face new FDA regulation

There are nearly 100,000 medical apps available on mobile devices.
Posted In: FitBit, FitBit flex, healthcare, apps

Office disputes get a new referee

When whistleblowers go to the media or lawyers, the results can be disastrous for an organization. These days, more and more corporations are turning to organizational ombudsmen to stop problems before things escalate.
Posted In: workplace culture, employees, workplace

How does NASA get to Mars? By capturing an asteroid

NASA wants to capture an asteroid and send astronauts to train on it for Mars. Congress is skeptical.
Posted In: NASA, space, asteroid

Why forks in your office kitchen keep disappearing

One reason kitchen supplies are harder to keep stocked? U.S. companies have cut about a million office support positions.
Posted In: office

For elderly, falling down can be costly accident

When a senior citizen falls to the ground, the resulting injury can cost tens of thousands of dollars. So health care professionals are working to eliminate the risk of falling down.
Posted In: elderly care, elderly, health care


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