Microsoft must understand that companies want to buy software from more than one provider, the upstart competitor argues.
Nest technology vice president Yoky Matsuoka says the smart-thermostat maker has learned the importance of making a device people want to touch.
Modern Meadow’s CEO explains how he’ll culture leather and make steak from giant vats brewing muscle and skin cells.
Talko, a new app from productivity-software pioneer Ray Ozzie, aims to improve phone calls at work and, perhaps, at play.
Tapping huge reservoirs of brackish water could make desalination far more practical.
Google X research lab boss Astro Teller says experimental wireless balloons will test delivering Internet access throughout the Southern Hemisphere by next year.
The first study of contact patterns between high school students suggests new ways to halt the spread of disease.
A shoddily constructed building meant to be temporary survived for 55 years because some of MIT’s most significant postwar research happened there. What does that tell us about what architecture should do?
Disruptive technology platforms are only as good as the human resources they leverage.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server this week.