Innovation Articles

By Antonio Regalado

Microsoft has a Plan to add DNA Storage to its Cloud


Tech companies think biology may solve a looming data storage problem. Computer architects at Microsoft Research say the company has formalized a goal of having an operational storage system based on DNA working inside a data center toward the end of this decade.

The Top Technology Failures of 2014


What do the latest technologies to flop, fizzle, and flame out tell us about innovation? All successful technologies are alike, but every failed technology flops in its own way.