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Why Congress Can’t Seem to Fix This 30-Year-Old Law Governing Your Electronic Data

New questions about the FBI’s power to access data have shifted the years-long political debate over reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.

Intelligent Machines

A Robot Physical Therapist Helps Kids with Cerebral Palsy

A humanoid bot called Darwin shows how aspects of nursing and child care might be mechanized.

Rewriting Life

Companies Plan Tests of “Optogenetic Goggles” to Restore Sight

The visor-like devices need to be combined with gene therapy to work.

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March 27-28, 2017

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Artificial intelligence is changing
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EmTech digital separates fact from hype—giving you the business intelligence you need in this rapidly shifting landscape.

The Thinking Behind the 10 Breakthrough Technologies

Here’s what we look for, and what we hope to avoid.

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Business Impact

How technology advances are changing the economy and providing new opportunities in many industries.

View from the Marketplace

Emerging Trend Analysis: What is Digital Performance Management?

Organizations serious about gaining—and maintaining—competitive advantage must optimize their digital customer experience. This introduction to DPM explains how this emerging approach can provide serious business value.

View from the Marketplace

Alibaba Targets the Global Market with Apsara Aliware Platform

The Chinese technology giant has launched a multipurpose platform-as-a-service technology built for scale and reliability—and capable of responding rapidly to changing market and business demands.

Connectivity

What it means to be constantly connected with each other and vast sources of information.