Mad about math

WHEN an abnormally high number of babies died in heart surgery in a hospital in Bristol in the United Kingdom in the late 1990s, investigators running a public inquiry turned to David Spiegelhalter for statistical help. And when British authorities wanted to find out whether one of the country...

Cryptocurrencies

A sudden surge in cryptocurrency prices this year has pushed their total market capitalisation above US$100 billion in June, for the first time ever.

Cloud with clout

ENTERPRISE sales, to Diane Greene, isn't a matter of sweet talking and expense accounts. Rather, it's "really a science", says the chief of Google's massive cloud computing business, which has set its sights on becoming the top cloud provider in the world...