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7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems
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7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems

To get people to make a change, sometimes it needs to be more than the right thing to do.
Lydia Belanger
10 Eye-Catching Gadgets From the Mobile World Congress
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10 Eye-Catching Gadgets From the Mobile World Congress

Check out some of the most innovative products unveiled at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Nina Zipkin
This 'Home Disaster Alert System' Is Catching Fire on Kickstarter
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This 'Home Disaster Alert System' Is Catching Fire on Kickstarter

The Dome Alert promises to detect flooding and freezing conditions along with carbon monoxide and fire threats.
Laura Entis
The Best New Tech to Look Out For in 2016 and Beyond
CES 2016

The Best New Tech to Look Out For in 2016 and Beyond

From drones to virtual-reality headsets, here is what will be popular this year.
Emily Price
This Vermont Utility Is Selling Tesla Batteries for More Reasons Than You Think
Tesla Batteries

This Vermont Utility Is Selling Tesla Batteries for More Reasons Than You Think

Green Mountain Power is the first U.S. utility to sell Tesla batteries to customers.
Google Launches Home Wi-Fi Router
Google

Google Launches Home Wi-Fi Router

The router, called OnHub, is the first step toward preparing for the connected home.
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
Why Amazon's Voice-Activated Speaker 'Echo' Isn't Worth Your Time or Money
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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
Samsung Announces Artik, a New Platform to Advance Its Open 'Internet of Things' Plan
Internet of Things

Samsung Announces Artik, a New Platform to Advance Its Open 'Internet of Things' Plan

The tech giant says its new chips will be able to help entrepreneurs create IoT devices much faster than they would be able to do on their own.
Emily Price
This Gadget Makes Your Entire Kitchen 'Smart'
Far Out Tech

This Gadget Makes Your Entire Kitchen 'Smart'

Orange Chef's new 'Countertop' device not only makes suggestions about what you should eat, it can help you prepare meals as well.
Emily Price
IBM Says It Will Invest $3 Billion in 'Internet of Things' Unit
Internet of Things

IBM Says It Will Invest $3 Billion in 'Internet of Things' Unit

The goal is to sell its expertise in gathering and making sense of the surge in real-time data.
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