Google and Facebook are lobbying to alter international law to make it easier to provide universal Internet access.
Columbia economist says ambitious international goals are needed to avert big crises in the world.
Apple Pay may not have lived up to the hype created by CEO Tim Cook yet, but give it time.
Clever business people like Hiram Centelles find ways to offer online services in Cuba despite tight restrictions. Will they flourish or be swamped by foreign competition when the communist island finally opens up?
News and views from Solve at MIT, where technologists, researchers, investors, and other leaders are sharing ideas on how to solve the world’s greatest problems.
Can India modernize its manufacturing economy and supply electricity to its growing population without relying heavily on coal—and quite possibly destroying the global climate?
The leading installer of rooftop solar panels says it has achieved record efficiencies with its panels.
How much would you pay to know your genetic code? Some companies are willing to lose money to find out.
The discovery of briny water on the Martian surface has brought new optimism that life might exist on our neighboring planet.
Researchers say they’ve overcome a major manufacturing challenge standing in the way of commercially viable nanotube devices.