The director of the new Massachusetts-based Microsoft Research lab wants to use mathematics to design better search engines, recommendation systems, and online auctions.
The philanthropic effort dubbed the $100 Laptop has not met its grand initial goals. But its first deployment, in Peru, may turn skeptics into believers.
New federal biofuel standards passed last year will distort the development of innovative technologies.
Does Google want to free your phone--or does it want to own it?
One Laptop per Child's president for software and content explains why the program's strategy has changed.
The market for electronic readers like Amazon's will be limited.
Does Radiohead's Internet release of its latest album tell us anything about the future of the music business?
Recent fraud allegations are ominous for those who see virtual worlds as future centers of e-commerce.
Financial engineers merely keep the markets running.
The Supreme Court sent a message to "patent trolls": your paydays are numbered.