MIT Technology Review



An App Inspired by App Overload

An app called Vurb aims to make it easier to search for stuff to do using a smartphone.


Zuckerberg: Internet Growth Means More than Drones

Efforts to expand Internet access via mobile technologies may be stymied by economic and social challenges.


Virtual Creatures in a Box, Controlled by You

A startup uses an old parlor trick and smartphone sensing to let you control virtual objects in a see-through box.


App Ads Are Booming Business for Facebook

App ads account for more than half of Facebook’s mobile revenue—and they show how the ad market is changing.


New Titanium-Making Process Could Result in Lighter Aircraft

A new process could extend the use of titanium for lightweight, more fuel-efficient airplanes.


New Display Technology Lets LCDs Produce Princess Leia-Style Holograms

Startup aims to give mobile devices the power to display full-color holographic images and video.


Venture Capitalists Love Biotech Right Now

Scientific advances and new business models are spurring investor confidence in biomedical-related ventures.


Five Loopholes That Could Undermine Net Neutrality

“Open Internet” rules are on the verge of being approved in the U.S., but crucial details remain unclear.


A Smart-Watch Pioneer Has an Answer for Apple

As the Apple Watch casts a shadow across the smart-watch market, Pebble preps a wrist-worn gadget with a color e-paper display.


Programmable Chips for a More Powerful Web and Smarter Phones

Software upgrades that can change the circuitry of the silicon chips inside computing devices could make them more powerful.