Find out where the smart money is placing bets and what life-changing products are in the works.
Qualcomm, the company that brought you ubiquitous mobility, is now on a quest to connect all things to the Net.
By Michal Lev-Ram
The search giant's venture capital unit, no longer a Silicon Valley punch line, is shaking up the business. By Miguel Helft
In an interview about his career and the future of the movie industry, Robert Downey Jr. tells Fortune about the real-life discussions that have influenced his thinking about technology, business, and entertainment. By Stephanie N. Mehta
The photo-sharing app is having a moment. Can it figure out a way to make money before the clock runs out? By Jessi Hempel and Adam Lashinsky
What will get the talking heads talking in 2014 -- the big deals, the inescapable trends, the newsmakers? Our well-studied predictions for the year ahead.
Koch Industries may be known as an oil company. But the vast private business empire run by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch is expanding into vital industries like food, water, and personal technology. By Christopher Leonard
The Volcker Rule: a triumph of complexity over common sense.
Venture capital will thrive even if tech IPOs don't.
Party crasher: tamping down some 2014 wishful thinking.
Will allowing more foreign workers shrink the salary gap?
Apparel company American Giant makes the most desired sweatshirt on the market. Demand brought an unexpected move: to source and manufacture it all in the U.S. By Craig Giammona
After relaxing its one-child policy, China braces for a wave of infants. Will it last? By Scott Cendrowski
A company that first made outfits for zero gravity redesigns its gear. By Catherine Dunn
The extraordinary savings behind a blockbuster partnership. By Soo Youn
Dubai leads the Middle East's rise as a hub for air travel. Graphic by Nicolas Rapp
Inspired by an unlikely episode, Dal LaMagna built Tweezerman from the bottom up. Interview by Dinah Eng
Kathleen Doyle is making a bid to turn her family auction house into a global player. By Dinah Eng
Why 2014 could be Mexico's year. By Jen Wieczner
Emerging-market bonds offer diversification and, thanks to a plunge in prices, generous yields. By Janice Revell
Private equity firms are rolling out IPOs of their overhauled portfolio companies at a record rate. You should think twice before buying. By Lauren Silva Laughlin
The fashion conglomerate Kering is betting that Chinese consumers will covet one of their own -- a high-end Asian jewelry brand. By Jennifer Reingold
Silicon Valley has always been about challenging the status quo. Just realize that gaffes can and will ensue. It's the price of large-scale change. By Andy Serwer