A Connected Product Can Drive Success

Salesforce is conducting their annual Dreamforce conference this week with a variety of speakers giving talks. One that was interesting yesterday was from Bharat Anand, who is the Henry R. Byers Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Bharat’s…

3D Printing Is Fueling Innovation In Cosmetics

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…

The Japanese Are Once Again Needlessly Innovating And It’s Awesome

I love Japanese scientists and inventors. They needlessly innovate in areas that we all thought were done with innovation years ago. The toilet? They made it better. The shower? They made it better. I think I’m starting to see a…

Startup Act 2.0: Is Immigration Reform Vital in Moving Innovation Forward?

With the economy weighing heavy on everyone’s mind this election season, legislators are hoping it will help them pass a new initiative. The bill is called Startup Act 2.0 and is designed to spark new businesses and jobs. What does…

GM Gets Dissed by Facebook, But Ford is Buying

You might recall that General Motors recently pulled all their advertising from Facebook’s pages and claimed that the ads weren’t really working for them. Of course, GM’s actions took place just days before Facebook’s much anticipated initial public offering, so…

Walmart to Launch Goodies Online Sampling Program

If you like to shop for snacks and food products online, Walmart may have a great solution for you that will allow you to sample artisan food products and exotic treats which may not be made available to you at…

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 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

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

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…