The smartphone wars follow a long American tradition of patent disputes whenever there are dramatic innovations in an industry, whether it be sewing machines, airplanes, radios, computers or diapers.
Deere is suing rival AGCO Corp. over technologies integral to a projected $240 billion market for so-called precision agriculture, which harnesses big data to automate operations and boost productivity.
Startup SpinLaunch plans to get a rocket spinning in a circle at up to 5,000 miles per hour and then let it go—more or less throwing the rocket to the edge of space, at which point it can light up and deliver objects like satellites into orbit.
Uber joins a number of other technology companies opening research facilities in Paris as they try to tap the French capital’s deep pool of scientific and engineering talent.
The creators of self-driving technology, such as Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo unit, have acknowledged they have a trust problem with the public and have actively worked to fix it.
How a nonprofit helped a plastic manufacturer innovate with specialized equipment and technical expertise.