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Why Schrage Left Facebook

Elliot Schrage was a loyal and effective leader for Facebook, but his departure indicates significant shifts are underway at this so-controversial company. Watch who the next policy chief is to see if real change is likely.   More

From the Magazine Global Tech International Affairs

By the Numbers: U.S. Tech Courts Europe’s Regulators

The rapid growth and aggressiveness of U.S. tech companies' lobbying in Europe is getting attention, but is it working? (From the latest Techonomy Magazine.)   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

New Cancer Concerns Shake Up CRISPR Prognosis

New studies connect gene editing with CRISPR technology to cancer, sending stocks plummeting and raising serious questions about the technology's potential.   More

From the Magazine Global Tech International Affairs

As the EU Targets Tech, Will the U.S. Follow?

Regulation, that dirty word, is creeping closer and closer to the tech industry and especially its giants. Europe, privacy-conscious and regulation-happy, is leading the way. (From the latest Techonomy Magazine.)   More

Media & Marketing Partner Insights Security & Privacy

Customer Personalization Faces Trust Crisis

New research from Salesforce shows that before companies can earn the right to personalize their customer experience, they need to earn their customers’ trust, a challenge in the wake of recent security breaches.   More

5G Community Insights Global Tech Mobile

India’s Mobile Strategy Sets Pace for Connecting Everyone

While it has taken a while for the digital revolution to take shape in India, the country is now leapfrogging more advanced economies. There is much we can learn from India’s efforts, says the CEO of a telecommunications networking equipment supplier doing business there.   More

Bio & Life Sciences

CRISPR Community Wrestles With Potential and Peril of Gene Editing

Scientists, academics and other stakeholders gathering in Boston lauded the potential of what CRISPR-powered innovation could offer society — and grappled with potential negative or unintended consequences from the still-nascent technology.   More

Business From the Magazine

A Tech Tsunami is (finally) Transforming Real Estate

The sheer scale of the American real estate industry helps explain why so many tech innovators want to overhaul the business. (From the latest Techonomy Magazine)   More

Community Insights Society

Bringing up Baby in a Screen-Centric World

A new mother grapples with a new parenting conundrum — how much screen time is too much?   More

Business From the Magazine

Too Bad You’re Not a Tech Company

Every company is driven by technology, so why are only certain "tech companies" afforded special privilege? What happens when companies are defined by what they do, not by how they do it? From the latest Techonomy Magazine.   More

Cities Opinion

Want to Change the World? Go Anywhere but Silicon Valley

Austin McChord built a tech unicorn in Norwalk, CT. He has two unconventional pieces of advice for those starting out in their careers.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Science

I Got My Genetic Results. Now What? A Techonomy Guide

Genetic testing has become more mainstream and greater numbers of consumers are receiving their results — and left wondering what they mean and what to do with them. For those who need help navigating and understanding everything from so-called recreational genetic tests to potentially scary medical tests, this guide is for you.   More

Community Insights Security & Privacy

Small Business Expert: GDPR is Hard but Necessary

Europe's Global Data Protection Regulation takes effect today. While large companies like Google and Amazon have the resources to figure out the law’s intricacies, millions of small businesses do not.   More

From the Magazine Global Tech

China Releases a Tech Dragon: the BAT

Isolated from American competition, Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent dominate China and have grown remarkably for a decade. Now they are legitimate rivals to the American tech giants. (From the latest Techonomy Magazine)   More

Society Techonomy Events

Jeff Sachs Says Companies Won’t Remake the World. These Companies Beg to Differ.

Speaking at Techonomy NYC, economist Jeffery Sachs painted a bleak picture of the world's biggest problems. Yet an array of innovators in business spoke about how they are rising to the challenge.   More

Techonomy Events

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 diminish cooperation and stall technological progress.   More

Community Insights Healthcare

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.   More

Techonomy Events

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.   More

Artificial Intelligence Business Techonomy Events

Techonomy NYC: Automated Workplace Brings Promise and Peril

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.   More

Society Techonomy Events

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

Facebook took its lumps at Techonomy NYC, most notably from its own co-founder, Chris Hughes.   More