A new line of research examines what happens in an office where the positions of the cubicles and walls—even the coffee pot—are all determined by data.
A year after launch, a startup program is helping U.S. companies reach China—and vice versa.
Apps that proactively help people with their lives represent a significant departure from earlier approaches to software.
A startup believes people will want a photographic record of their lives, taken at 30-second intervals.
The creator of the Wolfram Alpha search engine explains why he thinks your life should be measured, analyzed, and improved.
As the amount of data expands exponentially, nearly all of it carries someone’s digital fingerprints.
Sensors in cars today could do more to reduce traffic accidents, and costs are coming down.
The next frontier for big data is the individual.
A startup that converts conversations to text so it can offer instant information gets financing from Telefónica, Samsung, and Intel.
A novel chemical pathway could address the high cost of transporting cellulosic materials to make diesel fuel.