Airbnb At The Tip Of The Spear Of The Regulatory State Versus Innovators

Brazil’s regulators welcomed Airbnb’s couch-surfing home-sharing solution to the shortage of hotel rooms for World Cup visitors.  A lot of U.S. regulators aren’t so happy with Airbnb, and similar Web-centric disruptions to traditional controls and taxes associated with the hotel industry. New York City — and Paris to note another — have mounted legal challenges…

The 3D Printers Are Coming: Dig More Coal?

The 3D printers are coming.  And fast. The only debate is over how fast.

Velocity matters for stock pickers following the small world of pure-play public 3D printing companies.  It is also relevant for business analysts and, perhaps surprisingly, for energy forecasters.