New Hampshire Business Review - April 6 2012

Legislative lessons at crossover time

The New Hampshire Legislature was under the gun recently as "crossover" loomed. In this even-numbered year, a non-budget year, a disproportionate number of ideological bills have been considered, as legislators have not had to fashion a spending plan.The House surprised…

The potential of geo-social marketing

Have you "checked in" today? If you are one of the 6 percent of U.S. online adults using geo-social (aka location-based) applications like Foursquare, you've probably done so several times already.By sharing their physical locations at restaurants, shops, hotels, landmarks…

Goldman's role in Solyndra's rise and fall

Last issue, I discussed the photovoltaic, or PV, solar market, its advantages at small scales, its relative inefficiencies and the lack of an existing solution to reducing solar panel size without reducing energy output. These circumstances prompted Solyndra and others…