High-powered handsets offer few advantages for the developing world.
The founder of Ion Torrent says his DNA-sequencing technology will revolutionize genomics the way the microprocessor transformed computing.
Web apps can displace all other forms of software if browser and Web technology continue to improve.
Novel products that create new markets often emerge from pioneering user inventions.
New energy technologies need the support of sound economic policy to prevent further damage to our climate.
The long-term value of an innovation often doesn't become apparent until it has gone through many product cycles—including buggy versions that annoy early adopters.
Atom-thick sheets of carbon make high-energy capacitors.
Combining optical and electrical circuits should speed supercomputers.
Scientists discover how some tumors become immune to medications.
Getting advertisers to quit tracking you may be harder than you think.