Businesses are adapting their R&D spending to the idea that innovation can come from anywhere.
Foreign recruits are the newest cogs in the crowdsourcing machine.
Reducing labor costs could help make solar power more affordable.
Computer algorithms have started to write news stories, compose music, and pick hits.
Fast pace, low margins have online retailers looking to automation to keep up.
China's giant electronics supplier Foxconn eyes replacing workers with industrial robots.
Spanish bank BBVA taps the team that invented the iPhone assistant to build technology that can converse with bank customers.
Researcher Andrew McAfee says advances in computing and artificial intelligence could create a more unequal society.
A venture capital firm throws out intuition and uses computer models to determine investments.
Successful businesses will be those that optimize the mix of humans, robots, and algorithms.