Inventions

A Father-Son Team Raises $10 Million for Their Beekeeping Invention on Indiegogo
IndieGoGo

A Father-Son Team Raises $10 Million for Their Beekeeping Invention on Indiegogo

The Australian entrepreneurs set out to raise $70,000 for their Flow Hive honey-harvesting system. They have raised 14,720 percent of that goal.
Catherine Clifford
These Giant Robotic Ants Could One Day Replace Factory Workers
Far Out Tech

These Giant Robotic Ants Could One Day Replace Factory Workers

If you think real-world ants are creepy, wait until you see these artificially intelligent critters.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Conduct a Patent Search to Make Sure Your Brilliant Invention Doesn't Already Exist (Infographic)
Infographics

How to Conduct a Patent Search to Make Sure Your Brilliant Invention Doesn't Already Exist (Infographic)

A step-by-step guide on how to find out if your invention has already been patented. We're crossing our fingers it hasn't.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Your Next Family Member May Be ... A Robot
Robots

Your Next Family Member May Be ... A Robot

Robots are about to get a lot more personal.
Cadie Thompson
Crowdfunded Smart Home Device Canary Lands at Big-Name Stores
Security

Crowdfunded Smart Home Device Canary Lands at Big-Name Stores

Canary has officially completed the journey from crowdfunding platform to mainstream retailers.
Carly Okyle
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