3D Printing Is Fueling Innovation In Cosmetics

3D Printing Is Fueling Innovation In Cosmetics

By Zach Walton March 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

3D printers are usually thrust into the spotlight only when something controversial happens. It makes it easy to forget how the technology is improving established industries all around the world. Stratasys has the story of Collcap Packaging, and how the …

Startup Act 2.0 Legislation Will Help Create Jobs Startup Act 2.0 Legislation Will Help Create Jobs

The government is at least trying to do something about the abysmal job situation in the United States. In December US Senator Mark R. Warner introduced the Startups Act to help facilitate job creation and it received backing from many …

NASA’s Sustainability Base: Greenest Gov’t Building Ever! NASA’s Sustainability Base: Greenest Gov’t Building Ever!

NASA’s newest research center is going to be the greenest and most self-sustaining government building ever built. Innovations are all courtesy of space travel quality technologies and conveniences. For instance, the water treatment system uses forward osmosis to reuse grey …

Space Robots: Wolfgang Says Collaboration Is Key Space Robots: Wolfgang Says Collaboration Is Key

If you are a fan of robots and space exploration you can thank the University of Arizona and Wolfgang Fink for the picture above. Fink is an associate professor at the university in the department of electrical and computer engineering. …

CES 2012: Education, Innovation Key To Growth CES 2012: Education, Innovation Key To Growth
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In the midst of the technology gauntlet that is CES, some people still took time out to talk about education and innovation as it relates to the tech industry. A panel of CEOs from Xerox, Ford and Verizon spoke on …

Steve Jobs Presents Apple’s New HQ to Cupertino City Council Steve Jobs Presents Apple’s New HQ to Cupertino City Council

Apple wants to centralize its campus and focus more on landscaping. That’s the message that came out of Steve Jobs’ presentation to the Cupertino City Council Tuesday evening. They propose to do this by building a massive office building that …

Outside Innovation Starts With Inside Innovation

Outside innovation is a systematic process for sourcing, evaluating, and driving ideas through to funding and measuring success but it starts with understanding your internal innovation process. Innovation is an important topic for most companies, it is the essential source …

Google: 2011 Will Be Biggest Hiring Year Ever
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The other day, I wrote a post about how Google should consider increasing its employees’ 20% time to encourage innovation. Given that this time is dedicated to innovation and some of the company’s most successful products came from it, it seems like a good idea to me, but Google’s strategy appears to be a mixture of a large amount of acquisitions, imitating successful products, and hiring (not that innovation has been totally lacking at the company.

Should Google Increase its 20% Time?

Over the last year or so, there has been a lot of discussion around where Google stands as an innovator these days. Clearly, the company has innovated a great deal since it was born, but a lot of commentary of late could lead one to believe that the Google pool has become somewhat stagnant in this regard. 

Breeding Good Ideas and Fostering Innovation in Your Company

Innovation is running rampant these days. That’s why we’re seeing so many startups launching and so many acquisitions from bigger companies happening. The good ones come from good ideas, and everybody’s rushing to have the next great idea. But where do these ideas come from? How do they get started?

Bill Gates on Innovation

Bill Gates met with some bloggers Tuesday, and Jonathan Snook decided to go at him with the age-old question about whether Microsoft is an innovator, or a bullying copycat.

Internet Traffic Jam By 2010?

Whenever we discuss other countries’ faster Internet connections, there’s something of a “so what?” factor; after all, what we have now generally works well enough.  But a new study from Nemertes Research indicates that serious problems might emerge by 2010.

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Obama Visits Google, Unveils “Innovation Agenda”

Barack Obama, one of the top Democrat candidates for President in next year’s election, visited Google yesterday and talked about his technology industry platform, among other things. Here’s video of his speech:

Yahoo Executive Wins Innovation Award

Yahoo’s got some pretty bright people in its employ, and one of them – Dr. Usama Fayyad – has just been awarded the 2007 Innovation Award by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).  And yes, that’s the same ACM that gives the Turing Award.

Innovation – The Key to Mainstream Media’s Survival

According to SFgate.com, the San Francisco Chronicle is cutting staff by 25%. Yep, 25% folks. That’s huge.

Scoble: Microsoft Is Run By Geeks
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Robert Scoble earned his fame through corporate blogging, not PR blogging, where messages are always sugared up, but through saying what he wanted about Microsoft while working at Microsoft. He’s on to other things now, but is still giving the Beast of Redmond the old what-for.

Yahoo Learning Email Innovation Lesson

Yahoo has learned a lesson Microsoft picked up during the Windows Live Mail/Hotmail beta, that the less experienced users who make up the brunt of their free email services are hard to innovate for. Yahoo announced late last week it was rolling into the new Yahoo Mail some features it had dropped from the old Mail. The most obvious one: the return of checkboxes.