The private train company plans new service to Amsterdam, Provence, Lyon, Marseille, and possibly Barcelona
Ford and other carmakers appear to be squeezing margins just to keep up with production
Researchers say bank tellers receive almost $900 million in government benefits because they have low wages
The recent purchase of Topsy is the 10th acquisition Apple has made this year. What were the other ones?
With JC Penney's same-store sales up and e-commerce growing, investors worry that the company is sacrificing unit profit for volume
The company says its BioLite HomeStove aimed at developing countries can eliminate 90 percent of the typical emissions created by cooking a meal
Since the arena's capacity is 19,500, it would take 35.4 years for every New York City resident to see him at least once
Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Author Laurel Delaney discusses the opportunities and risks for small businesses in a "born global" market of 2.4 billion online consumers
By Nicholas A. Christakis and James H. Fowler
Little, Brown & Co.; 352 pages; $25.99
Social networking probably wins the prize as the business buzz phrase of 2009. Former Harvard colleagues Christakis and Fowler take an intellectual but accessible approach to their subject matter. Outlining the principles of network theory before diving in to show their ideas in action in the real world, the authors make a persuasive case for the power of social networks to affect everything and everyone.
Listen to Nicholas Christakis in conversation with former BusinessWeek editor Reena Jana
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