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These Tiny Robots Have Superhero Strength (VIDEO)
Robots

These Tiny Robots Have Superhero Strength (VIDEO)

The MicroTug robots mimic geckos and inch worms to haul things 100 times their size.
Nina Zipkin
5 Steps to Developing Your Tech Product
Product Development

5 Steps to Developing Your Tech Product

While developing your own tech product may seem overwhelming, it is achievable -- even for non-techie entrepreneurs.
John Teel
Attracting Hot Engineering Talent: Bigger Isn't Always Better
Engineering

Attracting Hot Engineering Talent: Bigger Isn't Always Better

While the heavy hitters of the tech world often have their first choice in engineers, a new and formidable competitor is emerging: the startup.
Nicholas Clark
Need a Software Engineer? Here's How Much You Can Expect to Pay. (Infographic)
Infographics

Need a Software Engineer? Here's How Much You Can Expect to Pay. (Infographic)

Consider this your salary guide for computer wizards.
Catherine Clifford
100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life
Elon Musk

100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life

Thanks to an ambitious think-tank upstart, the bold billionaire's vision for a Jetson-esque 'fifth mode of transport' is inching closer to reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Tech Challenges That Keep Entrepreneurs Up at Night
Challenges

3 Tech Challenges That Keep Entrepreneurs Up at Night

In this age of information overload, startup founders who are aware and keep their heads above the competition will find success.
Wayne Dennison
GoldieBlox CEO: How I Went From Kickstarter to the Macy's Day Parade in Two Years.
GoldieBlox

GoldieBlox CEO: How I Went From Kickstarter to the Macy's Day Parade in Two Years.

Debbie Sterling says that to manage her company through such tremendous growth, she had to break through her own fears.
Catherine Clifford
5 Powerful Poker Tips That Shaped an Engineer Turned Executive
Leadership Qualities

5 Powerful Poker Tips That Shaped an Engineer Turned Executive

A tech professional was not picking up on essential people cues. Playing cards cured him.
Peter S. Cohan
Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.
Far Out Tech

Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.

Taking robotics to new heights, scientists and engineers are developing electronic bees and birds to help solve some critical environmental issues.
Nina Zipkin
Meet the Surprising New Player Driving Innovation in Golf
Golf

Meet the Surprising New Player Driving Innovation in Golf

Tyler Sullivan is on a quest to redesign the golf driver.
James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'
If I Knew Then

James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'

James Dyson isn't just about vacuums. The inventor is also a pioneer in wearable gadgets and green technology. Through his experiences, the entrepreneur learned the one person he needed to believe in his technology was himself.
Nina Zipkin
Google Is Actually More Diverse Than You Think
Workplace Diversity

Google Is Actually More Diverse Than You Think

Sixty-one percent of the company's employees are white, compared to 66 percent of the of the overall U.S. labor force.
Laura Entis
Will Synthetic Biology Evolve Into the Next Hot Field?
Science

Will Synthetic Biology Evolve Into the Next Hot Field?

Five things you should know about this growing segment that aims to modify life itself.
Britt Wray
Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture
Obituaries

Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture

Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard.
Geoff Weiss