Innovation

Google to Reorganize Into New Company Called 'Alphabet'
Google

Google to Reorganize Into New Company Called 'Alphabet'

The search giant is breaking into smaller units and adopting an umbrella-company strategy.
Ray Hennessey
This Brilliant Braille Smartwatch Lets the Visually Impaired Feel What Time It Is
Far Out Tech

This Brilliant Braille Smartwatch Lets the Visually Impaired Feel What Time It Is

The groundbreaking haptic wearable also delivers texts, turn-by-turn directions and ebook readouts, all by touch alone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
For the First Time Ever, NASA Astronauts Eat Vegetables Grown in Space
Space Travel

For the First Time Ever, NASA Astronauts Eat Vegetables Grown in Space

Space gardens mean more delicious meals aboard the International Space Station, and they are also a critical development for the march towards life on Mars.
Catherine Clifford
There's Something Strangely Soothing About This Silly Key Ring on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

There's Something Strangely Soothing About This Silly Key Ring on Kickstarter

Irked by the sound of keys clinking together? So is California entrepreneur Vince Ho.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Navigate a Growing Company in a Crowded Market With These 5 Tips
Startup Basics

Navigate a Growing Company in a Crowded Market With These 5 Tips

Starting a company in a saturated market with huge competitors can be a huge challenge -- unless you are patient in your development and diligent in your execution.
Peter Gasca
Epson Is Creating a Printer That Won't Run Out of Ink for 3 Years
Printers

Epson Is Creating a Printer That Won't Run Out of Ink for 3 Years

The EcoTank is reportedly launching in September.
For the First Time Ever, 3-D Printed Pill Receives FDA Approval
Health Care

For the First Time Ever, 3-D Printed Pill Receives FDA Approval

Its use case is narrow, but the FDA's stamp of approval could have broader implications for the way we create customized medicine.
Laura Entis
Check Out This Star Trek-Style Home Elevator
Home Improvement

Check Out This Star Trek-Style Home Elevator

The Terry Lifestyle Lift offers an alternative to stairlifts and bulky home elevators for those with mobility issues.
Elon Musk Says Tesla Cars Will Soon Be Able to Steer and Parallel Park Themselves
Self-Driving Cars

Elon Musk Says Tesla Cars Will Soon Be Able to Steer and Parallel Park Themselves

The final barrier is making sure the software can decipher badly marked roads at dusk, he tweeted.
Laura Entis
This Daring Distiller Is Rocketing Whiskey Into Space
Space Travel

This Daring Distiller Is Rocketing Whiskey Into Space

Japan's Suntory Holdings is taking one small, historic step for cocktail connoisseurs everywhere.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Glass Is Creeping Back
Google Glass

Google Glass Is Creeping Back

The tech company is reportedly launching a new version aimed at businesses and without the histrionics that accompanied the product's initial debut.
Laura Entis
Behind the Scenes With Facebook's New Solar-Powered Internet Drone and Laser Technology
Innovation

Behind the Scenes With Facebook's New Solar-Powered Internet Drone and Laser Technology

Facebook wants to blanket the planet with Internet connectivity, and it's developed a huge, solar-powered aircraft to help it do so.
Warning: If You Pee on These Walls, They'll Pee Back at You
Far Out Tech

Warning: If You Pee on These Walls, They'll Pee Back at You

Public urination has hit a messy, innovative wall in San Francisco thanks to this wizz-repelling paint.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Apple Patents We Hope Will Be Used to Make Actual Products
Patents

5 Apple Patents We Hope Will Be Used to Make Actual Products

From biometric-tracking headphones to water-resistant electronic parts, we'd be into a lot of these products. Get on it, Apple.
Laura Entis