NASA says it could study features the size of Central Park on distant exoplanets by using the sun as a giant gravity lens.
Amazon’s same-day delivery service skirts many predominantly minority neighborhoods, raising a familiar charge that tech-company business imperatives can result in de facto digital inequality.
Microsoft’s cofounder vows to change the “supply side” for breakthrough energy technologies by investing billions of his and his friends’ dollars.
The once-dominant chipmaker is cutting 12,000 workers, and several emerging technological trends may cause even more difficulty.
Google’s “pirate” research group is now leaderless, and none of the projects it has birthed have caught on at scale.
Lytro, whose cameras let you change focus after the fact, will offer a professional camera for movies and TV.
It looks like the outer space equivalent of a bounce house, but Bigelow's BEAM could make space travel cheaper and safer.
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Despite the allure of apps and social media, today’s digital technologies are doing little to generate the kind of prosperity that previous generations enjoyed, a prominent economist argues. But that doesn’t mean we should give up on innovation.
Jessica Livingston has worked to encourage more female-led startups to join the incubator’s ranks, but she says it’s still tough for women to get funding.