Most search sites, with exceptions such as MSN and Ask Jeeves, clearly separate regular search results from the “sponsored links“ that advertisers buy on a pay-per-click basis. But at Yahoo!, which is in the midst of a technology and marketing...
An important report on the dangers of fighting online piracy was released today by the Committee for Economic Development, according to this article in the New York Times. Report authors Elliot Maxwell and Susan Crawford argue that new technologies that...
After a ton of negative publicity from the anti-RFID folks, the German retail giant Metro has said that it will stop putting RFID tags (a.k.a. "spy chips") into its loyality cards. Roughly 10,000 cards containing the tags had been distributed...
Nanosys hopes to become the first successful nanotechnology company by blitzing the market with supercheap solar cells, faster and lighter computer displays, and supersmall lasers and sensors.
Roseanna Means '76, SM '77, devotes the majority of her workdays to providing medical care for homeless women.
How radio frequency identification tags will help retailers, from supply chains to store shelves.
Willis Carrier, who invented modern air conditioning more than 100 years ago, is the father of cool.
Sometimes a cosmetic change can be the innovation that makes a product catch fire.
A website's fortunes depend hugely on its placement in the Google search rankings. Critics who object to one company having so much power offer ways to level the playing field.
Google reigns supreme as the search engine of choice-but for how long? A pack of startups-and Microsoft-are developing technologies to find what you want, faster.