- Why Tech Companies Should Work with Government Rather than Against It
The former chief digital officer of New York, Rachel Haot, explains why government and entrepreneurs need to work together.
- Go Inside an Industrial Plant That Sucks Carbon Dioxide Straight Out of the Air
A pilot plant north of Vancouver is testing a process to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, hoping to prove it is economically viable.
- Companies Are Stockpiling Bitcoin to Pay Off Cybercriminals
The rise of malware that holds data hostage has led companies to buy Bitcoin to use as ransom in case of an attack.
- The Best and Worst Internet Experience in the World
Mobile innovation in China is flourishing, bringing new conveniences to daily life. Is that happening despite or because of the country’s strict controls on online expression?
- Robots Are Invading Malls (and Sidewalks) Near You
A new generation of robots is heading out of the factory and into urban settings to help you get packages and snacks.
- A Big Leap for an Artificial Leaf
A new system for making liquid fuel from sunlight, water, and air is a promising step for solar fuels.
- Customer Headaches Could Curtail Apple’s Encryption Push
Apple’s Tim Cook says he doesn’t want his company to be able to read customer data—but he probably can’t make that happen. <
The big new idea for making self-driving cars that can go anywhere
The mainstream approach to driverless cars is slow and difficult. These startups think going all-in on AI will get there faster.
Inside Charm Industrial’s big bet on corn stalks for carbon removal
The startup used plant matter and bio-oil to sequester thousands of tons of carbon. The question now is how reliable, scalable, and economical this approach will prove.
The dark secret behind those cute AI-generated animal images
Google Brain has revealed its own image-making AI, called Imagen. But don't expect to see anything that isn't wholesome.
The hype around DeepMind’s new AI model misses what’s actually cool about it
Some worry that the chatter about these tools is doing the whole field a disservice.
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