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Teaching Drones How To Crash Safely

Drone delivery won’t happen until the unmanned vehicle can master the emergency landing.

Posted on 21 July 2017 | 4:00 pm

AI Fight Club Could Help Save Us from a Future of Super-Smart Cyberattacks

The best defense against malicious AI is AI.

Posted on 20 July 2017 | 4:00 pm

Sucking Up CO2 Will Cost Hundreds of Trillions

Study finds that if the world doesn’t begin cutting emissions soon, the price of capturing and storing carbon dioxide will soar.

Posted on 19 July 2017 | 4:00 pm

The Startup Behind NYC’s Plan to Replace Phone Booths with 7,500 Connected Kiosks

Intersection, which is funded by Alphabet, hopes they could someday guide autonomous vehicles, too.

Posted on 18 July 2017 | 4:00 pm

Small Reactors Could Kick-Start the Stalled Nuclear Sector

NuScale is on track to build the first commercial small modular reactors in the United States.

Posted on 17 July 2017 | 11:00 pm

Karamba Is Writing Software to Keep Your Connected Car from Getting Hacked

In Israeli’s cybersecurity-focused tech scene, cars are becoming a hot area.

Posted on 14 July 2017 | 4:00 pm

If You Get Your Face Scanned the Next Time You Fly, Here’s What You Should Know

We aren’t entirely sure what the government is doing with the images.

Posted on 13 July 2017 | 4:00 pm

Trump Talk Aside, Auto Manufacturing and Automation Are Booming in Mexico

A visit to the country’s Bajío region finds a thriving car ecosystem.

Posted on 12 July 2017 | 4:00 pm

Obama’s Energy Secretary Addresses Trump’s Attacks on His Legacy

MIT’s Ernest Moniz has taken on new roles preventing nuclear war, advocating for clean energy, and criticizing Trump’s policies.

Posted on 11 July 2017 | 4:00 pm

Google Stakes Its Future on a Piece of Software

Alphabet, number 5 on our list of the 50 Smartest Companies, thinks it can wrest the cloud computing market away from Amazon by helping companies make use of machine learning with a tool called TensorFlow.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:00 pm

50 Smartest Companies 2017

Our editors pick the 50 companies that best combine innovative technology with an effective business model.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:00 pm

Carbon Prints Amazing Materials

Using his background in chemistry, CEO Joseph DeSimone has taken a whole new approach to advanced manufacturing, enabling Carbon, number 18 on our list of the 50 Smartest Companies, to print materials with a broad range of useful properties.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:00 pm

Google Stakes Its Future on a Piece of Software

Alphabet, number 5 on our list of the 50 Smartest Companies, thinks it can wrest the cloud computing market away from Amazon by helping companies make use of machine learning with a tool called TensorFlow.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:00 pm

A Reality Check for IBM’s AI Ambitions

IBM, number 39 on our list of the 50 Smartest Companies, overhyped its Watson machine-learning system, but the company still could have the best access to the kind of data needed to make medicine much smarter.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:00 pm

Why Tesla Is Worth More Than GM

A few companies that master digital technologies are capturing huge chunks of the economy. Does this explain the persistence of slow growth?

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:00 pm

Rethinking Feminine Hygiene in India

A product idea hatched at MIT evolves into biodegradable menstrual pads—and a win for gender equity.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:00 pm

A Job Plan for Robots and Humans

Melonee Wise’s startup Fetch Robotics employs about 50 people and more than 125 robots. She intends to create many more jobs for both.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:00 pm

The President of Search Giant Baidu Has Global Plans

Ya-Qin Zhang expects investments in artificial intelligence and other technologies to help turn his company into a global leader.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:00 pm

It Pays to Be Smart

Superstar companies are dominating the economy by exploiting a growing gap in digital competencies.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:00 pm

Carbon Prints Amazing Materials

Using his background in chemistry, CEO Joseph DeSimone has taken a whole new approach to advanced manufacturing, enabling Carbon, number 18 on our list of the 50 Smartest Companies, to print materials with a broad range of useful properties.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:00 pm