Will A.I., Blockchain, 5G, and Virtual Reality Give Companies a Competitive Edge?

Artificial intelligence. Blockchain. 5G networks. Virtual reality. Business executives have no doubt been inundated with marketing materials and sales pitches proclaiming that these buzzy technologies will give them the edge over their competitors. But oftentimes, big tech initiatives fail, leading to disappointed management teams disillusioned by vendor promises. Executives gathered Wednesday at Fortune‘s Brainstorm Tech […]

The Fall and Rise of VR: The Struggle to Make Virtual Reality Get Real

Paul McCartney made his modest contribution to the future of virtual reality with a little help from a bike mechanic. The unlikely union of the Beatles great, a bike-shop employee in Palo Alto, and a promising if underachieving technology is the accomplishment of Scott Broock, once an enterprising executive with a fledgling camera company called […]