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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
This New Invention Could Get That Last Drop of Toothpaste Out of the Tube
Science

This New Invention Could Get That Last Drop of Toothpaste Out of the Tube

At MIT, scientists have created a coating that will turn the inside of almost any package into a non-stick surface.
Carly Okyle
You Can Literally Play With Fire Thanks to This Hot New Gadget
Far Out Tech

You Can Literally Play With Fire Thanks to This Hot New Gadget

Say hello to Pyro, a device that allows people to shoot fireballs from the palm of their hand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Amazon Launches New Storefront for Shark Tank and Kickstarter Successes
Amazon

Amazon Launches New Storefront for Shark Tank and Kickstarter Successes

The new offering highlights innovative 'rising star' products from both popular invention hotbeds.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A 5-Step Reality Check for Inventors
Inventions

A 5-Step Reality Check for Inventors

The only easy parts of developing an invention are underestimating the costs and over-estimating the market.
Kedma Ough
Beekeeper Invention Sets Record for Most Money Raised on Indiegogo
IndieGoGo

Beekeeper Invention Sets Record for Most Money Raised on Indiegogo

The Flow Hive honey tap raised $5.3 million on the San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform.
Catherine Clifford
The Companies That Apply for the Most Patents and Trademarks (Infographic)
Infographics

The Companies That Apply for the Most Patents and Trademarks (Infographic)

Legal startup SmartUp generated this infographic summarizing who is getting patents, where and how long it is taking the application process to complete.
Catherine Clifford
Next Plan for Google Glass? Start Over.
Google Glass

Next Plan for Google Glass? Start Over.

Google's next gen face computer reportedly won't relaunch until it's perfect.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors
Inventing

13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors

To be successful in the business of your ideas, follow these observations from an industry veteran.
Stephen Key
Don't Let the Fear of Your Idea Being Stolen Hold You Back
Inventing

Don't Let the Fear of Your Idea Being Stolen Hold You Back

Instead, focus your efforts on protecting yourself with these seven strategies.
Stephen Key
Can't Sleep? This Coffee Should Do the Trick. (Yes, We Said Coffee.)
Coffee

Can't Sleep? This Coffee Should Do the Trick. (Yes, We Said Coffee.)

Talk about a strange bedtime brew -- java without the buzz.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Jibo, the Personal Robot Startup, Lands $25 Million in Funding
Robotics

Jibo, the Personal Robot Startup, Lands $25 Million in Funding

The Cambridge, Mass., Indiegogo darling is another major money step closer to making its 'friendly' family robot a reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
CocoJet: 3-D Printing and Hershey's Chocolate, Together at Last
Chocolate

CocoJet: 3-D Printing and Hershey's Chocolate, Together at Last

Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three. 3D Systems' new Hershey's chocolate printer is really sweet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Shopping Cart of the Future Creepily Follows You Around Stores
Far Out Tech

This Shopping Cart of the Future Creepily Follows You Around Stores

Two engineering students in Israel have developed the ultimate shopping cart for the lazy shopper.
Kim Lachance Shandrow