Editor’s Pick The nanomedicine was made from common plastic materials into ninja-like assassins for fungal infections.
Editor’s Pick Few people realize that Palantir works with a number of nonprofit organizations, assisting in various disaster relief efforts after Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina.
Editor’s Pick Two data scientists at Pinterest open up about some of their projects and the bigger goals of all their nerdy work.
Editor’s Pick Wolfram gave me a glimpse under the hood in an hour-long conversation. And I have to say, what I saw was amazing.
Editor’s Pick In the event that this divisive case reaches the California courts, it will have far reaching implications for the entire health care industry.
Editor’s Pick Some might call it good parenting. Others, snooping. But how much can a Chrome extension tell you about your kid, anyway?
Editor’s Pick The Xbox One controller rumbles smarter, has better bandwidth, and is made for longer, more comfortable gaming sessions.
Editor’s Pick At companies that run on Google Apps, the Google+ identity machine creates an invasive view of everything you do, including personal email and search conducted from work devices.
Editor’s Pick GamesBeat’s editor-in-chief compares the two consoles in a few categories that matter the most.
Editor’s Pick Google has an even bigger vision for Helpouts, its face-to-face video consultation platform: To bring affordable health care to patients.
Editor’s Pick Microsoft spent millions of dollars to get the face buttons to look the way they do. Why? Also, check out the much-improved triggers.
Editor's Pick Coy Christmas has come to expect a healthy dose of skepticism when he pitches his startup’s file-sharing technology.
Editor’s Pick Today, we look at a completely redesigned D-pad and much grippier analog sticks.
Editor’s Pick Here is an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the $100M-plus creation of the Xbox One joypad. Today, we look at early prototypes and some crazy functions that didn’t make it in.
Guest Post In stepping forward, BlackBerry doesn’t actually have a leg to stand on.
Editor’s Pick Prezi has raised over $14 million in venture capital to grow its business. However, despite rocket-stick growth and a massive user-base that just passed 30 million, the company has not used a single dime.
Which doesn’t mean the company won’t, of course.
Editor’s Pick Zenefits has managed to do the impossible — get people excited about back office operations.
Editor’s Pick The biggest example of tech success in Finland is the game sector.
Editor's Pick Karma. Anyone who has spent too much time in Excel spreadsheets needs some.
Editor’s Pick It all started with a viral dance video.
Editor’s Pick Can a small airline turn the airline industry upside down?
Editor’s Pick The PlayStation 4′s lean isn’t just for style points. It has really material benefits.
Editor’s Pick “The media paints IPOs that are go up as a huge success,” said David Liu, an investment banker with Jeffries who has helped take dozens of tech companies public. “I think that’s wrong, but it’s a fact of life.”
Editor’s Pick The White House advisor on games and the game industry’s top lobbyist view gaming in very different ways.
Editor’s Pick My first time wasn’t magical. It sucked.
Editor’s Pick After Facebook released its Presto querying engine into open-source today, Hadoop distribution vendors pointed out how existing tools already let business analysts sift quickly through huge amounts of data.
Editor’s Pick Always be hacking. Always be shipping. Optimize later. Learn to say no. And many other tips from devs already on top of their game.
Editor’s Pick 15 examples of technology that will roster your faith in humanity, or is just plain cool!
Editor’s Pick Here’s a refreshing look at technology applied to some of the world’s most pressing problems: poverty, homelessness, clean water, rural medicine. We live for these stories.
Editor’s Pick Teaser: A lithium-ion cell production “giga-factory” could be in the works.
Editor’s Pick This is billionaire Rackspace founder Graham Weston’s attempt to create a popup startup center in San Antonio.
And, truth be told, all over the world.
Editor’s Pick Call of Duty: Ghosts is an admirable effort, but it couldn’t fight off the effects of gravity for an aging franchise.
Editor's Pick Could you build a working website for $300 million?
Editor’s Pick GamesBeat 2013′s livestream had over 300,000 unique viewers who watched as luminaries from all corners of gamings spoke about the future of the industry.
Editor's Pick These leaks about the NSA are really gumming up the works. U.S. tech companies are pissed. Citizens are pissed. The international community is pissed.
Editor’s Pick Github execs tell us that government IT projects should be open source by default, particularly in light of the technical issues with HealthCare.gov.
Editor's Pick This is what Steve Jobs meant when he threatened to go nuclear against Android.
Editor’s Pick There are over four billion street lights in the world. Almost all of them are high-intensity discharge lights that use mercury vapor or some other toxic substance to create light. All of them are powered, and most burn out every two years.
Now what if all these could become nodes on a sensor network spanning the entire globe?
Editor’s Pick The Strata + Hadoop World conference attracts the biggest names in big data, but it also gives some smaller, emerging players a chance to shine. Here are six promising startups we met at Strata.
Editor’s Pick While I’m now a resident of Austin, Texas, I still couldn’t believe some of these companies were operating and based here.