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    How data will power the future of energy

    Throughout history, we’ve equated energy with the consumption of natural resources such as oil, natural… more

  • German crypto specialist Nohl of Berlin’s SR Labs poses with USB stick at his office in Berlin Technology Pioneers Event

    What’s the value of your personal data?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • The sun casts a shadow and spectral halo effect on clouds as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s aircraft departs Tel Aviv for Geneva Technology Pioneers Article

    You can’t afford to ignore the internet of things

    The internet of things (IoT) is a powerful, unstoppable, world-changing force. Analysts predict that… more

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    How printable organs will change the future of medicine

    Over the past 20 years, annual spending on biopharma R & D has almost tripled to more than $50 billion… more

  • Smoke rises from chimneys of a thermal power plant near Shanghai Technology Pioneers Article

    The tech breakthrough that will fight climate change

    I am writing this from inside a factory, and believe what I am looking at will change the world. I am… more

  • Picture shows wires at back of super computer at Konrad-Zuse Centre for applied mathematics and computer science in Berlin Technology Pioneers Article

    You’re already building the future of big data

    The invention of the internet introduced the world to information sharing. Email, bulletin boards… more

  • A worker inspects solar panels at a solar farm in Dunhuang, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province Technology Pioneers Article

    14 tech predictions for our world in 2020

    We asked our 2015 intake of Technology Pioneers for their views on how technology will change the… more

  • A worker solders a circuit board at the manufacturing facility of VAS, an Electronics manufacturer in San Diego Technology Pioneers Article

    The 24 tech companies which are changing your future

    Every year, the World Economic Forum recognises a group of companies whose innovations have the power… more

  • Graduate student Katie Bates studies a slice of rodent Parkinsonian brain tissue slices in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL’s School of Pharmacy in London Technology Pioneers Article

    Meet the Technology Pioneers of 2015

    Much as we recognize the necessity of getting our children vaccinated, few parents enjoy the ritual of… more

  • Water drips from a standing pipe on Boucher Road in Belfast Technology Pioneers Article

    How data can help to save water

    “Water utility companies are conservative animals,” says Amir Peleg, Founder and CEO of TaKaDu. “The… more

  • Men are silhouetted against a video screen with a Twitter logo as he poses with a Samsung S4 smartphone in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica Technology Pioneers Article

    How Twitter took over the world

    “Twitter is a free social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read… more

  • The Google logo is spelled out in heliostats during a tour of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border Technology Pioneers Article

    Google: from the garage to the moon

    A few years ago, Google temporarily made available for public search a web archive from back in 2001. It… more

  • Visitors stand in front of QR-codes information panels during a ceremony to open an information showroom dedicated to the Zaryadye park project in central Moscow Technology Pioneers Article

    Why technology is about more than hype

    Earlier this summer technology commentators collectively rolled their eyes at the news that a smartphone… more

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    Why the EU court got the decision right

    In a decision that surprised much of the world, the European Court of Justice ruled earlier this month… more

  • Technology Pioneers Event

    How big data is changing the fight against cancer

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Technology Pioneers Event

    It’s time to change the way we measure energy

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Technology Pioneers Event

    What does citizenship mean in the 21st century?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Technology Pioneers Article

    The top 10 Internet and technology trends for 2014

    1. The Internet of things Little by little, all electronic devices are connecting to the Internet… more