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Precision gas sensor could fit on a chip

Using their expertise in silicon optics, Cornell engineers have miniaturized a light source in the elusive mid-infrared (mid-IR) spectrum, effectively squeezing the capabilities of a large, tabletop laser onto a 1-millimeter ...

Feb 27, 2015
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Google hits back at rivals with futuristic HQ plan

Google unveiled plans Friday for a new campus headquarters integrating wildlife and sweeping waterways, aiming to make a big statement in Silicon Valley—which is already seeing ambitious projects from Apple ...

Feb 27, 2015
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Korean tech start-ups offer life beyond Samsung

As an engineering major at Seoul's Yonsei University, Yoon Ja-Young was perfectly poised to follow the secure, lucrative and socially prized career path long-favoured by South Korea's elite graduates.

Feb 23, 2015
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Huge VC investments into Uber, Airbnb stifle competition

The jackpot-sized venture capital investments last year reveal a few things about Silicon Valley's tech scene: Uber's IPO seems imminent, investors are convinced Airbnb can't be beaten by a competitor, and unlike years' past, ...

Feb 19, 2015
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