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US-China Trade Talk Casts Pall Over Tech Industry

The rising competition between the United States and China could spur technological innovations, improved trade policies, and market reforms. But it also risks devolving into retaliatory spats that

Could the Facebook Scandal Slow Down Digital Healthcare?

In the wake of the Facebook data breach, consumer concerns over data security could slow the growth of digital health. Blockchain may be a solution. The post appeared first on Techonomy.

Watch Key Sessions From Techonomy NYC

Speakers and attendees of Techonomy NYC grappled with the impact of technology on business and society, both for good and for bad. See videos of the key sessions. The post Watch Key Sessions From

Promise & Peril of Automated Workplace at Techonomy NYC

The future of work is being remade by artificial intelligence and automation. The pros and cons were a subject of debate at Techonomy NYC last week. The post Promise & Peril of Automated Workplace

Facebook Co-Founder: ‘Self-Regulation Alone is Concerning’

Facebook took its lumps at Techonomy NYC, most notably from its own co-founder, Chris Hughes. The post appeared first on Techonomy.

Techonomy NYC: With Precision Medicine, Every Disease will be a ‘Rare Disease’

Today there are an estimated 7,000 rare diseases known today, collectively affecting some 350 million people around the world. Big data, AI, and smart records bring hope. The post Techonomy NYC: With

Techonomy NYC: Hacking Nature for Sustainable Development

Two speakers at Techonomy NYC look to nature for answers to separate sustainability questions. The post Techonomy NYC: Hacking Nature for Sustainable Development appeared first on Techonomy.

Jeffrey Sachs Sounds the Alarm at Techonomy NYC

Jeffrey Sachs kicked off day two of Techonomy NYC with a sobering assessment of the state of the world, and a call for action. The post Jeffrey Sachs Sounds the Alarm at Techonomy NYC appeared first

Food & Tech on the Menu at Techonomy NYC’s Final Session Tuesday

New technologies will mean “new ingredients, more efficient farms, and better delivery of food,” an analyst told the Techonomy NYC audience in a presentation on the future of food. Her talk was

Microsoft’s Smith: ‘It All Comes Down to How You Conduct Your Business’

Microsoft President Brad Smith has become a voice for responsible business and Microsoft has come a long way from its reputation in the ‘90s as the bully of the tech industry. He challenged the

EDF to Launch Satellite to Track Methane

Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, told the audience at Techonomy NYC that EDF is launching a purpose-built satellite to locate and measure methane emissions from human-made

Martin Sorrell on Trump, Legacy Advertising, and Not Being Forced into Retirement

Speaking at Techonomy NYC, Martin Sorrell said he would "start over" after his departure from WPP. The news came at the end of a far-ranging discussion. The post Martin Sorrell on Trump, Legacy

Today’s Leaders Need a Sense of Personal Purpose

Speaking the night before the kickoff of Techonomy NYC this week, J&J's Lowinn Kibbey reflected on how a personal sense of purpose can help leaders navigate the increasingly complex and demanding

Can’t Make It to Techonomy NYC 2018? Watch the Livestream

We are livestreaming the full event. Click through for the video. The post Can’t Make It to Techonomy NYC 2018? Watch the Livestream appeared first on Techonomy.

Inside the Digital Factory

A process as simple as the torqueing of a screw can be ensured to be done correctly by using smart torque drivers and specialized vision systems that can “see” the workspace. This is not your father's

T+E NYC Preview: Voices of Responsibility

Our speakers at Techonomy evidence a wide range of ways to think about responsibility. Tech and business can no longer just focus on making money, or assume that because they're from Silicon Valley

The Facebook-WhatsApp Lesson: Privacy Protection Necessary for Innovation

WhatsApp founder Jam Koum's breakup with Facebook speaks to how the internet economy could evolve, how competition and innovation could be encouraged, if regulators simply do their job. The post

T+E NYC Preview: Could ZTE Supply Ban Change China-Taiwan Relations?

The U.S. government ban on purchases of American technology by Chinese telecom equipment giant ZTE could be the catalyst for China to become more independent for advanced design of chips that go into

Distributed Cloud Will Unlock the Power of 5G

5G promises network responses at speed faster than we can even perceive, but to get there we need a distributed cloud that spans the end-device, edge sites, distributed sites, central sites and public

T+E NYC Preview: Environmentalism’s Fourth Wave

Technological breakthroughs will transform the way we solve environmental problems. In this piece, a preview of a session to be held at Techonomy NYC, a senior leader of the Environmental Defense Fund