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Business is the Battery of Society: Reflections On Innovation

Techonomist John Suter shares his key insights from Techonomy 22 charts a way forward. (Hint: Do not negotiate on climate.)

Can the U.S. and Europe Agree on Rules for AI?

As EU and U.S. leaders meet in Washington at a joint Trade and Technology Council, there is great need for a proposed “transatlantic accord on artificial intelligence.” But the two sides have differing agendas, and...

The Next Cold War Has a Chip On Its Shoulder

I’m no longer hiding under my desk awaiting missiles, but don’t be surprised if you see me stockpiling chips in my desk drawer.  Many companies have already reported doing the same, many of them Chinese...

Meet the Recycling Start-up Hustling to Keep EV Batteries Out of Landfills

Just four years after launching a pilot plant in Canada, Li-Cycle has raised US$500 million from high profile investors to build out EV battery recycling plants and hubs across the U.S.

The U.S. Is Not Winning The EV Race

Despite Tesla's success, the U.S. has already fallen behind China and faces massive supply chain problems going forward.

Will China’s Biotech Markets Rebound?

If biotech ecosystems in China and across Asia Pacific succeed in developing new medicines and driving medical progress, we all benefit. But the outlook remains murky.

Is Robinhood Trying to Grow Up?

Robinhood has taken some steps to provide at least the appearance of a properly run company. ut the stock’s continued illness suggests that stronger medicine is necessary. Plus, the digital yuan preps for its closeup.

The Biden Administration Embraces “Democracy Affirming Technologies”

President Biden has called the defense of democracy “the defining challenge of our time.” With authoritarian governments doubling down on AI-enabled techniques for mass surveillance and social control, putting out the call to citizen coders...

Lessons from the Pandemic: Technology Disrupting (and Improving) Chinese Healthcare

Digital technology, unexpected partnerships and an integrated closed-loop system will lead to care that’s faster, less expensive, and more accessible. Here’s how China is improving healthcare.

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