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For Commercial Drones, the Biggest Questions Remain Unanswered
Drones

For Commercial Drones, the Biggest Questions Remain Unanswered

A legal victory by the FAA and new rumors about pending drone rules bring some clarity to the commercial drone industry, much of it unwelcome.
Clay Dillow
Recharge Your Phone in 30 Seconds? This Startup Says It Can.
Smartphones

Recharge Your Phone in 30 Seconds? This Startup Says It Can.

A nanotech company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes.
The 12 Worst Apple Products of All Time
Apple

The 12 Worst Apple Products of All Time

The California tech giant hasn't always been a synonym for success.
Leverage Emotion to Design a Product They Can't Live Without
Innovation

Leverage Emotion to Design a Product They Can't Live Without

Every addicting product or service shares certain essential qualities. Here's author Nir Eyal's primer on why maximizing habit-forming triggers is so important.
Carly Okyle
A Watch That Shoots Lasers? Yes, Please.
Far Out Tech

A Watch That Shoots Lasers? Yes, Please.

It isn't as cool as sharks with lasers on their heads, but it's pretty close.
Jason Fell
Finding Innovative Ideas in Unexpected Places
Innovation

Finding Innovative Ideas in Unexpected Places

Looking far outside your own industry can yield surprising solutions to tough problems.
Anne Fisher
Say 'No' to Stale Thinking
Thought Leaders

Say 'No' to Stale Thinking

Keep your business fresh as it matures.
Carly Okyle
Want to be Successful? Become Someone's Daily Habit.
Innovation

Want to be Successful? Become Someone's Daily Habit.

Author Nir Eyal outlines key strategies to make your product addicting for users.
Carly Okyle
The Benefits of Practicing Vulnerability in the Office
Leadership Qualities

The Benefits of Practicing Vulnerability in the Office

Some workplaces have moved beyond considering whether employees can share their emotions at work. Demonstrating true feelings may lead to better teamwork and breakthroughs.
Kate Swoboda
To Innovate, Trust Completely and Fail Quickly
Thought Leaders

To Innovate, Trust Completely and Fail Quickly

Trust your employees ideas and be open to change.
Carly Okyle
The Future of Google Glass Is Looking a Little Cloudy
Wearable Tech

The Future of Google Glass Is Looking a Little Cloudy

Many developers and early Glass users are losing interest in the much-hyped, $1,500 test version of the product.
Virtual Reality Meets DIY With Samsung's Project Beyond
Far Out Tech

Virtual Reality Meets DIY With Samsung's Project Beyond

Samsung has announced a 3-D, 360-camera that lets people record and create their own virtual reality worlds.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet
Far Out Tech

Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet

This mission is the climax of a decade-long mission to get samples from what are the remnants of the birth of Earth's solar system.