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?
A roundup of the best stories on computing from other sites, collected by Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review’s San Francisco bureau chief.
Google and Facebook are lobbying to alter international law to make it easier to provide universal Internet access.
Microsoft researchers show that batteries that can be more actively managed by software might make our devices last longer.
A roundup of the best stories on energy from other sites, collected by Richard Martin, MIT Technology Review’s energy editor.
The leading installer of rooftop solar panels says it has achieved record efficiencies with its panels.
Robot “training academies” could help industrial robots learn to perform complicated tasks by watching a human do them first.
An imperfect system for a fossil-fuel world, green credits are still valuable.
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To truly change the world, Google’s new holding company will need something that has eluded many previous industrial labs: an effective commercialization strategy.