Cuba Sees Explosion in Internet Access

Two days before Christmas, Luis Gonzalez received a little Chinese modem from Cuba’s state-owned telecommunications company. The 55-year-old theater producer connected the device to his phone and his laptop computer, which instantly lit up with a service unimaginable in the Cuba of just a few years ago — relatively fast home internet. “It’s really easyContinue reading “Cuba Sees Explosion in Internet Access”

China Seizes Opportunities in Latin America

China has big plans for Latin America—plans that seem to reflect China itself: massive and ambitious. There are plans for a $10 billion, 3,300-mile-long transcontinental railroad snaking through the jungles of the Amazon river basin and over the highest mountain range in Latin America, linking the Atlantic shore to the Pacific. There’s talk of aContinue reading “China Seizes Opportunities in Latin America”

Wind and Solar Costs Are Plummeting: Now What Do We Do?

For years, debates about how to reduce carbon emissions from electricity generation were framed as trade-offs: What is the cost premium we must pay for generating zero-carbon electricity compared to fossil fuels, and how can we minimize those costs? Fortunately, the holidays came early this year for renewable energy: In investment company Lazard’s annual reportContinue reading “Wind and Solar Costs Are Plummeting: Now What Do We Do?”

4 Ways Technology can Help you Grow Your International Business in 2017

With the new year on the horizon, you’re likely setting goals and outlining strategies for growing your business in 2017. As you plan to improve your business in the year ahead, you should look at some key technologies that can help you manage your customers, your data and your products. 1. Customer Relationship Management softwareContinue reading “4 Ways Technology can Help you Grow Your International Business in 2017”