The blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that underlies cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. It provides a way to record and transfer data that is transparent, safe, auditable, and resistant to outages. The blockchain has the ability to make the organizations that use it transparent, democratic, decentralized, efficient, and secure. It’s a technology that holds a lot […]

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Google’s artificial intelligence company, DeepMind, has developed an AI that has managed to learn how to walk, run, jump, and climb without any prior guidance. The result is as impressive as it is goofy.

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The 60,000 square feet, five-floor building is part of the first phase of Government’s T Hub initiative and is expected to become operational by June. When fully functional, it can host 400 start-ups and is expected to generate employment for 3,000 people by the end of 2017. Mr. Rama Rao laid the foundation stone for […]

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The LaserSharp Denim Abrasion System uses 2500 watts of power to burn patterns into the legs of jeans, giving them a stylish “distressed” look.

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Statistically, the least reliable part of the car is … the driver. Chris Urmson heads up Google’s driverless car program, one of several efforts to remove humans from the driver’s seat. He talks about where his program is right now, and shares fascinating footage that shows how the car sees the road and makes autonomous […]

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Motor and tech companies are investing huge sums in driverless cars . But how will humans react to them – in the car, on the road and in the corridors of power? Tim steps inside the factories and R&D units of the top brands to discover what the future […]

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As Japan trials a new even faster high-speed train, FT Tokyo bureau chief Mure Dickie reports on the country’s love affair with its trains and the challenge facing the national railway operators to sell their systems overseas against tough competition.

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Say hello to the decentralized economy — the blockchain is about to change everything. In this lucid explainer of the complex technology, Bettina Warburg describes how the blockchain will eliminate the need for centralized institutions like banks or governments to facilitate trade, evolving age-old models of commerce and finance into something far more […]

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From packing peanuts to disposable coffee cups, each year the US alone produces some two billion pounds of Styrofoam — none of which can be recycled. Frustrated by this waste of resources and landfill space, Ashton Cofer and his science fair teammates developed a heating treatment to break down used Styrofoam into something useful. Check […]

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This DIY spiral staircase kit comes in a box for you to assemble.

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