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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

Analytics & Data Innovation Partner Insights The Future of Work

What IT Leaders Learned–and Gained–In the Pandemic: BMC’s CEO Executive Council

BMC hosts a regular “Executive Council” with senior executives of a small number of clients. A recent virtual discussion honed in on lessons learned from the pandemic and where things head from here.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Innovation Sustainable Development Goals

Tech and Innovation Offer Promise for the World’s Most Water-Challenged Regions

Many water sources are drying up, becoming more polluted, or both. Water-intensive industry, agriculture, and energy generation are growing to meet the needs of an ever-expanding population, resulting in further water scarcity and stress. What can we do to solve water?   More

Democracy Healthcare International Affairs Techonomy Events

Health+Wealth Day 2: the Post-COVID Economy Demands More Connection

“In order to solve the human progress issues—delivery of health care, delivery of education, infrastructure, climate change—there’s no doubt in my mind, we need economic growth,” said economist and author Dambisa Moyo at the opening of the second day of the of the Health+Wealth of America conference Wednesday. In a gripping conversation with Techonomy editor-in-chief […]   More

Cities Democracy Healthcare

Surprising Pandemic-Driven Progress in American Health: Day One Conference Report

Americans are surprisingly optimistic about their health as we collectively emerge from the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, reported John Gerzema, CEO of The Harris Poll, at the outset of the three-day Health+Wealth of America conference Tuesday.   More

Bio & Life Sciences The Pandemic

This ‘Covidgilante’ Says Vaccines Work on ‘Scariants’

Cardiologist, genomics expert, and digital healthcare advocate Dr. Eric Topol is obsessed with Covid and a major force in the U.S. response. He explains his optimism at next week’s conference.   More

Cryptocurrency Finance Mobile

One Fintech Superapp to Rule Them All

Fintech companies are not the only players here: Facebook and Google are also attempting to expand their role in payments/currency. And keep an eye on Amazon, Uber and Walmart, too.   More

Media & Marketing Tech & Society The Pandemic

Perfecting the Art of the Virtual (Meeting)

Columnist Raskin has become, during Covid, a curator of the exploding field of event technologies. Here are some innovative ones. Join her own event to learn more.   More