The country hopes a budding digital technology industry will help drive its economic ambitions, but is a multibillion-dollar government-built “Silicon Savannah” the key to success?
China’s first-generation Internet entrepreneurs are now venture investors in the next generation, placing big, sometimes risky bets on early-stage startups.
Funded by private investors and governments, cancer tests of blood and urine are coming to market.
The world’s biggest desalination plant, named one of MIT Technology Review’s breakthroughs of 2015, is the result of government funding of both large-scale infrastructure and the underlying innovations.
Magic Leap had no trouble raising money from a cache of A-list investors enthusiastic about the changing economics of virtual reality.
A prominent Silicon Valley VC argues that tech startups are overvalued, profits are underrated, and a bust is coming.
Can a midsize Rust Belt city compete with Silicon Valley?
New funding methods claim to democratize investment in innovation, but important technologies still struggle.
Deep learning software has dramatically improved image recognition tools. Pinterest and Shoes.com are testing it out on shoppers.
Nobel laureate Robert Shiller sees economic benefits to today’s technology-driven economy, but worries that automation poses “the challenge of our time.”