Billionaire Paul Allen's foundation is funding a new type of evacuation "cocoon" to help fly sick medical workers from West Africa
If you can't beat them, avoid them.
The Pentagon commits to planning for higher temperatures, and retired generals line up to help
Mobile food startups are moving beyond delivery into food prep
Cities relax or abandon purchasing restrictions in a bid to avoid more serious downturn
Ministry of Supply’s Aviator jacket combines the structure of a tailored garment with the functionality of a windbreaker
The Department of Education may double the number of debt collectors who go after defaulted federal student loans
This year's must-have Silicon Valley office accessory: a $199 bear costume
Illustration by Jennifer Daniel
By Reena Jana
Since 2005, BusinessWeek and the Boston Consulting Group have polled senior executives to create the Most Innovative Companies ranking—and to gauge how companies are investing in innovation. Here, take a look at how global companies are prioritizing their R&D spending during the downturn—and some other findings from the survey.