New funding methods claim to democratize investment in innovation, but important technologies still struggle.
Heading into the latest round of international climate negotiations, renewed optimism around country emissions pledges is clouded by still-gloomy warming forecasts.
The inventor of Second Life has spent 15 years chasing the dream of living in virtual space. Can his new company finally give virtual worlds mass-market appeal?
A prominent Silicon Valley VC argues that tech startups are overvalued, profits are underrated, and a bust is coming.
Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
Some patients are bringing troves of fitness-tracker data to their checkups, but the doctor might not find it all that helpful.
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.