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Finance Net Giants

Time is Money, Money is Time, and What That Means for Tech

Once you start thinking about time as the currency, it becomes easier to see which companies will succeed and which will fail. The ones that save us time will become the most valuable.   More

Innovation Partner Insights Society

Big Ideas, Little Learners

A new and detailed report from Omidyar Network explores the state of American innovation in early childhood and advocates more and better-focused spending. Few investments yield more societal benefit.   More

Articles We Like Energy & Green Tech Innovation

The “Green New Deal,” Pineapple Shoes, and Experiments to Dim the Sun

Articles worth reading about environmental technology and science.   More

5G Internet of Things Partner Insights

What Will 5G Mean?

At a recent dinner in SF hosted with Ericsson, agreement about the importance and gravity of 5G was near-unanimous. But questions abound- where will it arise first? What will it mean for the internet of things? Can we manage all that data?   More

Community Insights Net Giants Society

Google Search Results Are Dumbing Down

Google is not the source it once was, argues analyst Kay. Advertising considerations have undercut its previously less-biased approach to information, as is happening across the net. This is a major cautionary tale about where we're headed. And it makes him nostalgic for print, where nothing ever goes away.   More

Techonomy Events

At Techonomy 2018: Collaborating with YouTube Star Alex Aiono

Recording artist Alex Aiono, who built his career on social media, performed at Techonomy 2018 at the end of a long day. Then with the help of the assembled Techonomists he recorded an energetic mash-up of ‘We Will Rock You’ with his song ‘Her.’ Watch it here.   More

5G Internet of Things Sustainable Development Goals

Interview with Verizon CEO Vestberg: It’s All About 5G

In this exclusive pre-CES conversation, Vestberg talks about what 5G wireless, the industry's new standard, means for society, and for Verizon. For him it's key to how all business, and even government, will be able to improve society.   More

Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society Techonomy Events

Our Theme for 2019: Collaborating for Responsible Growth

To operate successfully in this new era, we are all going to have to learn to collaborate more. The problems and opportunities faced by the world and the United States cannot be addressed by any sector or industry alone.   More

Global Tech Government Sustainable Development Goals

Jeffrey Sachs Gets Heat for Defending Huawei

Economist Jeffrey Sachs is under extreme criticism for suggesting that U.S. efforts to prosecute Huawei for violations of sanctions against Iran are counterproductive and harmful to global relations. This article in the South China Morning Post explains his situation in detail.   More

Global Tech

The Facebook Paradox: Both Overvalued and Undervalued

Analyst-turned-entrepreneur Cakmak has waffled on Facebook. Is it a perfidious social blight or an indispensable social service? It all depends which lens you're using.   More

Finance Net Giants

2019 Market Predictions: Apple and Amazon Bounce, China Caves

Markets may be haywire now, but next year Amazon and Apple could head back to the trillion-dollar mark, says our analyst. He also sees China caving on trade and Uber capitalizing on ads. Privacy, though, will be a hallmark of success this year.   More

Government Net Giants Security & Privacy

After Latest Facebook Fiasco, Focus Falls on Federal Commission

The New York Times revealed Facebook had secret deals with numerous companies for access to user data. It's only the latest of many privacy crises for Facebook. What next? The Federal Trade Commission had already reopened a longstanding action against Facebook, and new Chair Joseph Simons has indicated this is exactly the kind of behavior he intends to take action about.   More

From the Magazine Tech & Society Techonomy Events

Facebook, China, and Ethical Tech: Key Techonomy Topics of 2018

Three major topics rose up repeatedly in Techonomy events and editorial in 2018: the fall of Facebook, the rise of China, and concerns about the negative impact of connected devices on our brains, the economy, and society. A look back.   More

Business

What a Formula E Race Team’s AI Means for People

The world’s first fully electric international auto league launched in 2014 and this season Formula E is making tech headlines with a second-generation car. Race strategists are working with artificial intelligence specialists from Genpact. This human/machine collaboration is a promising example of how AI can create an advantage in competition.   More

Security & Privacy

What Tech Investors Get Wrong About Privacy

Data breaches are now so commonplace that consumers have become conditioned to them. In 2018, personal information was compromised by airlines, mobile carriers, and of course social networks. As today’s tech giants mature, they all need to evolve from ‘good enough’ products to those differentiated by useful and indispensable features.  With the smartphone boom coming […]   More

Partner Insights Tech & Society

UiPath’s Community Fuels Our Unprecedented Growth

UiPath might be the fastest-growing enterprise software company of all time. What’s their secret? The company's vice president of enabling technologies explains their record growth.   More

From the Magazine Healthcare

You Bet Your Life

With consumer skepticism soaring, the tech giants move into healthcare. (From the latest Techonomy Magazine)   More

Global Tech The Internet

Why We Need More Online Friction

Most websites view transparency as a barrier to entry, or friction as friction gets in the way of profits. It also could be the saving grace for the web as society works to decrease misinformation and hate speech.   More

Community Insights Managing

Tech CEO: How We Won in the M&A Game

Tech mergers and acquisitions are famously difficult to pull off. This tech CEO has led his share and taken away a key lesson: it's the cultural integration that will make or break the union.   More

E-Commerce

Our Guide for Techonomic Holiday Gifts

Can't get your hands on the latest Hatchimals Hatchibabies? Fear not. Techonomy's intrepid shopper has rounded up an assortment of quirky techonomic gifts that might just fill the bill this holiday season.   More