The well-known investor behind the likes of Twitter and Foursquare says venture capital funds have gotten too big.
Maes, whose research group studies human-computer interaction, says mobile devices may soon eavesdrop on their owners to anticipate their needs.
The PayPal cofounder wants to see more startups trying for bigger things.
Way out in a barren Chilean desert, the biggest telescope ever made is taking shape.
Photographs by Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
The CEO of Dropbox explains why simplicity is so hard to achieve.
Every January, up to 150,000 people swarm the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where they mainly see salesmen and models touting slick gadgets under bright lights. Most visitors miss the surprises that can be found in a plain corner called the “International Gateway,” where manufacturers from Asia display unglamorous components and offbeat items.
Photographs by Gregg Segal
The head of research at Hewlett-Packard talks about the disruptive technologies that could ensure HP's survival.
Bethlehem Steel, once a symbol of American industry, went bankrupt in 2001. These photos help us imagine its glory days.
Photographs by Jeremy Blakeslee
The man building Google's new social network says people deserve better than Facebook and Twitter.
Some of the world’s largest renewable-energy facilities are setting up in the harsh Mojave Desert.
Photographs by Chad Ress