The Office of the Future
New technologies are changing the old ways of doing business. What are the innovations that organizations are exploring to better manage their operations and make them more competitive?
Providing developers with machine learning on tap could unleash a flood of smarter apps.
HP is developing new materials for brighter low-power displays.
Technology has torn down the walls between different communications media.
Mining cell phone data could help target ads and rank local services.
Researchers at HP are scaling up a process for making silicon electronics on rolls of plastic.
Twitter will have to overcome several challenges for the scheme to be successful.
A service for developers combines music recommendation and streaming.
Device drivers account for most crashes and even introduce security problems; a new testing tool could provide an early warning.
A new service called Libox aims to make it easier for people to access content, no matter what gadget they're using.
Service tracks social network chitchat about a product.
By letting developers store data on its servers, Google hopes to make the geo-Web more searchable.
DuPont has developed a printing process to bring down the cost of high-performance displays.
The U.S. stimulus bill includes tens of billions to support energy and information technologies. So why are economists and innovation experts so skeptical?
A simple gesture-sensing interface could add new meaning to mobile-phone conversations.
A new display offers color video and a reflective e-reader mode.
Twitter plans to become the leader in instant news--and make itself into a sustainable business in the process.
The user is the weakest link for financial security.
Russia has a wealth of engineering talent, but needs to put a lot more in place.
Companies are working to add value to geospatial information.
But do apps make sense for a dedicated e-reader?
Sheets of atom-thick carbon could make displays that are super fast.
Nanotube circuits that combine speed and low power might drive flexible displays.
A startup makes a new entry in the race to build the virtual personal assistant.
A new approach does away with the need for long strings of letters and numbers.
Creators introduced the programming languages that they hope will revolutionize computing.
Tools that find serious bugs automatically could lead to safer, more stable software.
The company has many social projects, but may struggle to improve on Facebook.
Video companies are adding news features to make viewers stick around longer.
A Microsoft research project explores whether sensors in mobile devices could help us navigate without GPS.
A startup provides free access to real-time data from the social Web.
NudgeCam encourages good footage by tracking faces and assessing sound quality.
HTML5 is changing the look of Web video, but can it edge out Flash?
The company's widget platform is in stark contrast to Google's set-top box approach.
HP's printers could soon tidy up Web pages for printing, while also inserting ads.