The founder of Red Herring and AlwaysOn traveled to the World Economic Forum annual meeting and reported back to Technology Review's editor, Jason Pontin.
From California to New York's Long Island, power-grid innovation is at a near standstill.
American technologists shouldn't fret about the globalization of innovation.
Some have it, some don't.
An advance at Toshiba could speed adoption of quantum cryptography.
Foreign-owned R&D centers are flourishing.
Samsung meets them; eBay does not.
Spooked by terrorist attacks, the U.S. is devoting much of its R&D to defense and homeland security.
Open-source software and speech technology could help this multicultural country pull itself into the information technology big leagues.
A country that engineered itself into existence is tapping into its centuries-old expertise in handling water.