Germany Runs Up Against the Limits of Renewables
Even as Germany adds lots of wind and solar power to the electric grid, the country’s carbon emissions are rising. Will the rest of the world learn from its lesson?
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Google’s Daydream platform is its answer to the Oculus and Gear VR headsets.
Kasisto’s AI platform is powering a mobile-only bank in India, where chatbots handle all consumer requests.
First-of-its-kind project to extract gas—and avert catastrophe—comes online on Central Africa’s Lake Kivu.
Google’s Web trackers are present on the majority of the Web’s top million sites.
The first gene therapy approved in the Western world costs $1 million and has been used just once. The doctor who tried it says the price is “absolutely too high.”
Data-capital tools are available to established companies and startups alike. The real trick: Determining which business activities generate the most valuable data.
The tech giant says its new $130,000 printers will produce plastic parts quickly and inexpensively.
Sensing the Inevitable, Companies Begin to Adapt to Climate Change
Most have yet to incorporate climate change into their business plans, but a few are finding a way.
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Close the Talent Gap, Secure the Future
The shortage of in-house cybersecurity skills is a major challenge for executives who fear their organizations are ill equipped to prevent, detect, and respond to cyberattacks. For that reason, many turn to external partners for security expertise.
Once More Unto the Breach: What It Takes to Defeat Cyberattackers
Cyberattacks are a fact of life across the world, as intruders breach more and more organizations each day. Why are we so vulnerable? And what can we do to make our systems more secure?
Crisis Communication After an Attack
If there’s one area where organizations stumble when responding to breaches, it’s in keeping stakeholders informed. Doing that job well starts well before cybercriminals come calling.
New technologies and biological insights are providing unprecedented ways of improving our health.
Amgen Finds Anti-Heart Attack Gene
Massive gene studies are letting biotechnology companies learn from nature, and imitate it.
Paint-On GMOs Could Create Cattle, Dogs with Custom Fur
It sounds crazy, and it is. A startup says it can use genetic engineering to change the color of animal coats.
The Plan to Rescue Hawaii’s Birds with Genetic Engineering
There’s a chance to use cutting-edge technology to save native Hawaiian birds from the mosquitoes that are driving them to extinction.
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- Companies Get Creative to Save a Dwindling Resource: Water
- Nestlé Goes on a Water Diet
- Snow in Vietnam and Other New Climate Patterns Threaten Farmers
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- Former Coal-Company CEO Seeks to Build the Clean-Energy Future
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Robots Learn How to Make Friends and Influence People
If robots can learn to respect human social norms, they will become much better at navigating busy spaces like airports, malls, or city sidewalks.
How ubiquitous information and communication are transforming our lives.
Facebook Plans to Boost its Translations Using Neural Networks This Year
Facebook is using posts from its users to improve its automatic translations of posts in your news feed and master colloquial language.
by Rachel Metz
These Headphones Know Your Ears Better than You Do
A startup called Nura says it’s making headphones that learn how you hear and adjust your tunes to sound best.
by Rachel Metz
Too Bad We Didn’t Find Aliens Before the Internet Was Invented
The guidelines for announcing the discovery of intelligent life elsewhere in the universe were drawn up before the widespread use of the Internet. That’s a problem, say SETI researchers.
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Striving for Innovation Success in the 21st Century
Open innovation bridges the gap between business and academia. It encourages participation on both sides, through a distributed and decentralized approach.
Business Models, Information Technology, and the Company of the Future