(The Root) -- Last week I moderated a panel on 3-D printing at the Milken Institute's Global Conference, where two CEOs offered insights into this technology that has the potential to disrupt gun safety, manufacturing and possibly the geopolitical relationships between countries. Show More Summary
I didn't get a lot of news from the Milken Institute this past week, doesn't seem like there's a lot of discussion about finance or markets there anymore. But Randall Forsyth's Up & Down Wall Street column at Barron's this weekend manages...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) CEO Thorsten Heins shocked the world with some bold predictions. First, at a Milken Institute conference on Monday, Heins argued that tablets will be obsolete in five years. Given that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported 65% year-over-year growth in iPad unit sales in its most recent quarter — and [...]
Earlier this week, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins shocked the world with some bold predictions. First, at a Milken Institute conference on Monday, Heins argued that tablets will be obsolete in five years. Given that Apple reported 65%...Show More Summary
In case this is of interest: Global Financial Regulation Speakers: James Barth, Senior Finance Fellow, Milken Institute; Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance, Auburn University Bob Corker, U.S. Senator Carey Lathrop, Managing Director and Head of Global Credit Markets, Citi Kevin...
The two famed VCs hash out the current state of innovation in technology at the Milken Institute. Is technological innovation accelerating or on the decline? Marc Andreessen, founding partner of Andreessen Horowitz, and Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and Founders Fund, batted around the question in a Milken Institute panel discussion Monday. Show More Summary
Sometimes fiscal policy is like the weather: Everyone talks about it but nobody ever does anything about it. It's certainly been a big topic of conversation here at the Milken Institute Global Conference. For the most part, even the talk has been a bit uninspiring. Show More Summary
Among the participants of the Milken Institute’s global conference, hedge fund manager Ken Griffin has stated his unhappiness with the Fed’s actions to restore economic growth in the United States. The focal point of the Global Markets in Uncertain Times conference was the actions undertaken by the Fed, as well as by other central banks, [...]
Technology executive Peter Thiel told the Milken Institute Global Conference that Twitter likely will outlive The New York Times. His theory is based on the wide use of Twitter and the fact that New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) continues to struggle with its legacy business — print. Show More Summary
Les Moonves is out to get Aereo by any means necessary, but he “doesn’t lose sleep over it,” the CBS Corp president and CEO told the Milken Institute’s Global Conference today. “Barry Diller has done what he likes to do, disrupt things,” Moonves added. Show More Summary
Thorsten Heins says consumers will be doing more on their smart phones. In comments Monday at a Milken Institute conference, Heins said smartphones will become users’ main source of computing power in the next five years. People will simply plug whatever display, keyboard or other accessory they need to do their work into a smartphone. [...]
Ken Griffin, the head of the Chicago-based hedge fund Citadel, is not at all pleased with Ben Bernanke. After a morning of panels at the Milken Institute Global Conference, what stands out to me most is Griffin's take on the Fed's current policies. Show More Summary
Forget the death of the PC: BlackBerry chief executive Thorsten Heins thinks tablets are on their way out as users shift to doing more through their smartphones. In comments Monday at a Milken Institute conference, Heins said smartphones will become users’ main source of computing power in the next five years. Show More Summary
Finance giant Leon Black spoke at the "New Directions in Private Equity" talk at the ongoing Milken Institute Global Conference. Steve Case, the founder of AOL, tweeted this bearish quote from Black: "Market is pricey...great time to...Show More Summary
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, in an interview with Bloomberg: “In five years I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore,” Heins said in an interview yesterday at the Milken Institute conference in Los Angeles. “Maybe a big screen in your workspace, but not a tablet as such. Show More Summary
Underfunded state pensions are a vexing problem that even the brightest minds at the Milken Institute Global Conference can’t solve.
The D.C. region came in fifth in a ranking issued by the Milken Institute of how well various U.S. metropolitan areas are performing. [ more › ]
(September 28, 2012 02:27 AM, by Garett Jones) About 1%. Bill Dickens, Bryan's first economics professor, writing in the Milken Institute Review:[A] number of estimates suggest that we have paid a price for the extended unemployment benefits adopted by Washington in response to the recession - somewhere between... (0 COMMENTS)
Spearheaded by FasterCures and the Milken Institute, "A Celebration of Science" brought together more than 1,000 leaders from across the scientific and policy communities to reaffirm the importance of bioscience and -- hopefully -- change the world for future generations.
The world has paid for the luxury of Angry Birds with its health and looks: a new report finds a strong link between technological advancement and expanding waistlines. According to economic think tank, The Milken Institute, a country...Show More Summary