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Business Tech & Society

Join Techonomy Roundtable – Balancing Profits and Purpose: Can It Be Done?

Companies today increasingly say they serve more than just shareholders. They assert a new stakeholder mindset that includes factoring in employees, customers, and especially the community. But are they telling the truth? What are the tradeoffs? What choices do companies make when profits and purpose collide? Corporate veterans and a pragmatic investor square off. The […]   More

Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

I’ll Miss Bill and Melinda

Never underestimate the woman who marries a geek.   More

Analytics & Data Artificial Intelligence Bio & Life Sciences Sustainable Development Goals

Can Augmented Intelligence Help Save the Planet?

Only through global collaboration can we turn back the clock on climate change. A combination of human expertise and AI could get us there.   More

Cryptocurrency Finance

Maybe We Need a New Definition of “Bank”

Who Is a Bank? Who Is NOT a Bank? Does It Matter?   More

Business Innovation Partner Insights

Tomorrow Comes Today – A Look at the Next Decade of Software Product Engineering

The shift to performance-based models represents the future of the services industry, but few companies are positioned to take advantage of the transformation partnerships needed to achieve their goals.   More

Community Insights Innovation The Pandemic

What Flavored Water Can Teach Us About Innovation and the Future of Retail

Hint founder Kara Goldin on how the company navigated the pandemic by doubling down on a direct to consumer model.   More

Healthcare Inclusion The Pandemic

The Time to Prioritize Digital Health Equity Is Now

As we accelerate toward a new standard of hybrid care we must not to leave behind the underserved populations who can benefit the most from these advances.   More

Business Media & Marketing

AOL and Yahoo: More Media Lives than the Kardashians

Can a private equity firm do better than a telecom as an owner? Don’t throw out your AOL or Yahoo email addresses just yet.   More

Democracy Net Giants Policy

Beyond the Trump Decision: Facebook’s Human Rights Problem

If we value our rights, we need to build durable, enforceable legal frameworks that can rein in demagogues and big tech alike.   More

Cities Cryptocurrency Finance

Andrew Yang Says He’ll Make NYC a Crypto Hub. Does That Make Sense ?

No doubt some New York voters find his pledge appealing, but pronouncements like this make people who follow the issue scratch their heads in bewilderment.   More

Global Tech Partner Insights

America’s Perilous Tech Clash With China

Tensions between the countries over tech, particularly telecoms, continue to grow. A very opinionated recent session found frustration abounds. Huawei spoke out, as did China's critics.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

‘An Infection Anywhere Is Potentially an Infection Everywhere’: Preparing for the Next Pandemic

Experts are already distilling lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic to inform our response to future outbreaks.   More

Artificial Intelligence Healthcare The Pandemic

Can Technology Stoke the Flame of COVID Vaccine Desire?

In an age of great technological leaps, sometimes technology as old as asking the right questions and thoughtful nudges can drive the best outcomes.   More

Analytics & Data Artificial Intelligence Innovation

Digital Twins Grow Up

2021 is being hailed as the birth of a mirrored world, where digital simulations and real life will work in concert. Digital twins will be used to create ultra-realistic, bi-directional simulations of everything from smart cities to manufacturing processes, aeronautics, clinical health trials and supply chains.   More

Business Government The Pandemic

Economist Joseph Stiglitz Cheers Biden Spending

The Nobel laureate weighs in on stimulus, growth and inequality.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

6 Things You Don’t Know About Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

For starters, it was one of four mRNA candidates. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at how Pfizer and BioNTech developed one of the world’s most effective vaccines for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.   More

Finance Policy

Are Fintechs Going Predatory?

21st-century technology makes it all too easy to use partnerships between banks and fintechs to create an end-run around local restrictions.   More

Analytics & Data Healthcare Inclusion Techonomy Events

Health + Wealth Day 3: How Data is Revolutionizing Society

The final day of the Health and Wealth of America conference focused on the power of data. The pandemic forced companies to take their services virtual, and doing so led to the capture of loads of data that can enhance their businesses, and ultimately society.   More

Opinion

Fox News at the Burning Crossroads

Three months into Joe Biden’s presidency, Fox News has yet to prove it can dominate with primetime hate the way it once did.   More

Arts & Culture Media & Marketing Net Giants

Can Facebook Break the Sound Barrier?

Facebook this week announced a sweeping audio-forward campaign. In a rare interview with a journalist, Zuckerberg elaborated on Facebook’s ambitious plans.   More