A prominent Silicon Valley VC argues that tech startups are overvalued, profits are underrated, and a bust is coming.
To truly change the world, Google’s new holding company will need something that has eluded many previous industrial labs: an effective commercialization strategy.
Even as computer models grow more powerful and more precise, they remain uncertain as to regional effects.
Wearable devices are getting more advanced, but can today’s technology really measure our health?
By mining a vast database of high-school yearbook photos, a machine-vision algorithm reveals the change in hairstyles, clothing, and even smiles over the last century.
Designers of a “selfish” gene able to spread among mosquitoes say it could wipe out malaria, but the scientific community is at odds over whether or not we should do it.
Government officials want us to believe that encryption is helping terrorists, but law enforcement still has plenty of tools to get the data.
Some patients are bringing troves of fitness-tracker data to their checkups, but the doctor might not find it all that helpful.
A new design for a molten-salt reactor could make nuclear power safer and more economical.
By exploiting the plumbing of the Web, researchers have created a new way around online censorship that governments could struggle to shut down.