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2014-05-29 16:25:19

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MIT Technology Review announced its new subscription plan, MIT Technology Review Insider, today. The digital plan offers a three-level service giving readers an easier, better way to get even more of the technology news, research, and discoveries they want. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131106/DC11309LOGO Now, Insider subscribers get exclusive original research and breakthroughs from technology institutions around...

2014-05-05 12:25:51

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MIT Technology Review Events bring the media company's award-winning journalism to life through thought-provoking experiences, inviting attendees to probe deeper, examine data, and meet experts--hearing their opinions and discovering their work firsthand. The events attract the best and brightest senior-level business and technology leaders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/DC75889LOGO The Digital Summit, which will take...

2014-04-23 08:29:05

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review releases its 2013 list of 10 Breakthrough Technologies. Each year we identify ten technology developments that mark true milestones. The advances highlighted from the past 12 months all solve thorny problems or create powerful new ways of using technology. They are breakthroughs that will matter for years to come. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131106/DC11309LOGO Jason Pontin,...

2014-03-04 08:29:07

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review announces the slate of speakers and schedule for its Digital Summit which will take place June 9-10 at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/DC75889LOGO New digital technologies and services connect everything-from our cars and thermostats to our medical records and kitchen appliances. The MIT Technology Review Digital Summit examines tomorrow's...

2014-02-27 12:26:39

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MIT Technology Review has named Erik Pelletier chief digital officer and VP for product development. In this role, Mr. Pelletier will lead the global media company's portfolio of publishing, event, community, and e-commerce products and platforms. He will oversee the product development team to build digital products across all platforms and design exceptional user experiences, and manage overall product roadmaps. He will also...

2014-02-19 12:31:35

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expect Labs has been identified as one of 2014's 50 Smartest Companies in MIT Technology Review's annual list of the world's most innovative technology companies. Expect Labs has pioneered the field of anticipatory computing with its MindMeld App, and most recently, its MindMeld API: the world's first context-driven developer platform and cloud-based service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120911/SF71819LOGO) The honorees are...

2014-02-18 08:27:08

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review publishes its annual 50 Smartest Companies list, highlighting the world's most innovative technology companies. The honorees are nominated by MIT Technology Review's editors, who look for companies that have demonstrated original and valuable technology over the last year, are bringing that technology to market at significant scale, and are clearly influencing their competitors. The companies on...

2014-01-09 23:02:38

The Most Innovative in Children’s Technology to be Honored on Thursday, January 9 at the 2014 International CES® in Las Vegas. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Living in Digital Times and Children’s Technology Review have teamed up once again to honor the latest in innovation in children’s technology at the fifth annual Kids at Play, KAPi Awards. This year’s winners have been selected and awards will be handed out on January 9th at 6 p.m. PT in North Hall, Room N255,...

2014-01-07 16:23:21

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the latest issue of MIT Technology Review hits newsstands in the U.S. and worldwide. Leading an exceptional set of feature stories is the cover story: "Why We Will Need Genetically Modified Foods." In it, editor David Rotman examines the essential role of GMOs in ensuring that we can feed a growing population in a world whose climate continues to change. Genetically altered potatoes (video: http://techre.vu/18TcbE0),...

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