The Lux Research Blog

Assigning High Risk to Uber ATG

Uber ATG is in a pickle. Recently, an independent software reviewer found that ATG is using trade secrets taken from Waymo. In response, Uber has claimed that it "will likely" need to either license the technology or build the necessary software from scratch. Both options could incur huge costs.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up November 29, 2019

Every week our analysts evaluate news based on potential importance ranking developments from Truly Disruptive to Ignore. Check out our thoughts on this past week's top emerging technology and innovation news across all industries.

Oil and Gas: Tech's New Frontier

As no industry is immune to the rapidly shifting digital landscape, the oil companies of the future may resemble the tech companies of today. If oil and gas companies fail to embrace these changes they could be left behind. 

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up November 22, 2019

Each week our analysts provide their analysis and expert insights on major developments in the news. It has been a big week for innovation news across all industries. Check out what our experts have to say about this week's major headlines.

Where are they now? The 10 former top technologies that didn’t make the 20 for 20

Technologies that dropped from the list are still important – just not in the top 20 for this year. Generally, those that dropped did so in one of three ways, with slightly different implications for executives planning their innovation strategies. 

Easing the pressure on hydrogen storage

The energy transition is generating renewed interest in hydrogen to decarbonize the global energy system. Today, almost all H­is produced on-site in chemical facilities and used immediately, eliminating the need for long-term storage and distribution. In this blog post, we highlight the established and emerging approaches to H2 storage.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up November 15, 2019

This week's headlines have been dominated by Google's access to personal health data and Goldman Sachs and Apple's credit card spending limits. Check out what our experts have to say about these topics as well as the rest of this week's top headlines.

Technology Harvesting at Greentown Labs’ Advanced Materials Pitch Day

In practice one of the best approaches to this tech harvesting model is building ongoing relationships with key innovation clusters. The Lux team recently participated in the Advanced Materials Pitch Day at one such cluster, start-up incubator Greentown Labs (GTL).

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up November 8, 2019

Every week Lux analysts gather the biggest headlines and trends and provide their expert opinions on major developments. This has been a big week for innovation. From news on digital twins, plastic waste, mobility data, and 5G -- We have you covered.

The Top 20 Transformational Technologies to Watch in 2020

Every year we ask our analysts "What technologies are you following that will have the greatest potential to transform the world over the next decade?" Then, using innovation data and analytics, we select and rank the technologies to watch in the next year. Find out what technologies made this year's 20 for 20 list.