Companies are competing to turn data into advice on how to farm better, and attracting investments from the likes of Google Ventures and Monsanto.
When the world’s first biotech apple won approval from U.S. and Canadian regulators this year, it demonstrated that with plenty of patience, even a farmer can develop a GM plant.
A new app is testing whether the economic theory behind Uber and Priceline can work in restaurants, too.
A shift toward software and data analysis has made agriculture a more appealing sector for investors, says leading venture capitalist Brook Porter.
We may be heading toward a new food economy that’s more competitive and innovative.
The compact, speed-limited vehicles being tested by Google might have a better chance at success than automated versions of conventional cars.
Bitcoin’s most influential developer has proposed a controversial fix that would help it handle more transactions.
Verizon’s proposed acquisition of AOL looks promising on paper, but the devil is in the details.
Social scientists would like Facebook to be more open about its goals and guidelines for research on user behavior.
Uncertainty hangs over Bitcoin, but investors are betting hundreds of millions that it will change the world.