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Happy 75th Anniversary, Transistor. You’ve Changed Everything – Including How We Innovate.

December 16 is the 75th anniversary of the transistor, and we are all implicitly celebrating it by being unable to live without it.

ChatGPT Makes Your Head Spin, But At Least Explains Why

Few tech developments ever have had the sudden impact of the ChatGPT generative artificial intelligence chat software, released last week. For many, using it had the quality of experiencing a transition into a new era...

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 Clinton Global Initiative Makes a Comeback: 5 Key Takeaways

For a summit that many thought would never see the light of day again, this event proved it still has a lot to offer.

The Sustainable Consumer’s Guide to Smart Devices

Little devices can make a big difference in reducing your carbon footprint. Here’s a quick overview.

Why Big Company Fintech Innovation Is So Hard

Google and Santander both pulled back on major fintech plans this week. The short lives of these megaprojects provide a lesson in why it is so hard for big multinational institutions to truly innovate. Plus,...

Breaking Up (Companies) is Hard to Do–But It Can Happen

AT&T was broken up in the 80’s. That same year, a giant antitrust suit against IBM was dropped. But both companies broke into parts. The past can instruct the present.

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.

How Google Thinks About Digital Health

A leader in some of Alphabet’s health-focused initiatives recently offered an update on ways the search and data giant can use information and digital tools to improve outcomes for individuals and society.

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