Technology

How This Light Bulb Makes It Easier for You to Stream Music
Technology

How This Light Bulb Makes It Easier for You to Stream Music

Astro, a New York City home automation startup, just put a bright, new musical Twist on 'smart' bulb tech.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
You Need Big Data Now: 5 Professions That Can Benefit
Big Data

You Need Big Data Now: 5 Professions That Can Benefit

Success is in the details, and the details are in the data.
Chris Neumann
The First Net Neutrality Complaint Looks Doomed to Fail
Net Neutrality

The First Net Neutrality Complaint Looks Doomed to Fail

A test case of the FCC's new net neutrality rules arrived on the agency's doorstep. It involves slow web streams, but is likely to fail.
What 'They' Are Not Telling You: The Downsides of the 'Internet of Things'
Internet of Things

What 'They' Are Not Telling You: The Downsides of the 'Internet of Things'

Sure, it's great to contemplate a cool, "connected" toaster; but have you considered the upheavals ahead?
Dan T Pickett
Why Amazon's Voice-Activated Speaker 'Echo' Isn't Worth Your Time or Money
Amazon Echo

Why Amazon's Voice-Activated Speaker 'Echo' Isn't Worth Your Time or Money

The device officially goes on sale to the masses today. And... yawn.
Jason Fell
Your 8-Year-Old Can Hail a Ride Uber-Style With This App
Ridesharing Apps

Your 8-Year-Old Can Hail a Ride Uber-Style With This App

San Francisco-based ridesharing company Shuddle today announced a new app that allows kids to order their own rides.
Catherine Clifford
No Regrets: Gmail's 'Undo Send' Feature Made a Permanent Function
Email

No Regrets: Gmail's 'Undo Send' Feature Made a Permanent Function

After six years of beta testing, the function is available through the main settings.
Nina Zipkin
In the Future, Everything Will Be Customized Thanks to 3-D Printing
3-D Printing

In the Future, Everything Will Be Customized Thanks to 3-D Printing

Kegan Schouwenburg, founder of 3-D printed insole maker SOLS, believes customization will become a core offering at both high- and low-end retailers.
Laura Entis
Report: All Industries Fail at Cybersecurity
Security

Report: All Industries Fail at Cybersecurity

Can you guess which one fails the worst?
This Gadget Aims to Keep Kids and Their Families Connected
Family

This Gadget Aims to Keep Kids and Their Families Connected

A new startup called Insensi aims to simplify the kiddie communications conundrum.
Jason Fell
BlackBerry Shares Climb as Revenue Slide Slows
BlackBerry

BlackBerry Shares Climb as Revenue Slide Slows

It appears that the Canadian tech company's turnaround is beginning to slowly gain traction.
Bill Ford Jr. Looks at the Future of Mobility and Sees It Being Built in Detroit
Mobility

Bill Ford Jr. Looks at the Future of Mobility and Sees It Being Built in Detroit

The hereditary leader of Ford Motor Co. sees cars dominating the suburbs for a long time but crowded cities will drive innovation in how we get around.
Amanda Lewan
5 Software Platforms That Host Online Communities
Community

5 Software Platforms That Host Online Communities

A successful online community provides excellent content and a user experience that encourages frequent return visits.
Jonathan Long