Innovations: Dominic Basulto


Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 10/23/2012

Apple’s iPad mini: Not an obvious choice

Are consumers already starting to change their opinions of Apple, as the company releases yet another incremental innovation.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:47 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 10/18/2012

Is U.S. mobile innovation getting soft?

The Sprint-Softbank deal raises the question of whether U.S. mobile innovation is, indeed, getting soft.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:01 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Technology

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 10/16/2012

‘Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match’ in Silicon Valley

The winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics show that, for Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, matchmaking should be top-of-mind.

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:17 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 10/11/2012

TEDx Kabul: Innovation from the most unexpected place in the world

The volunteer-run TEDx Kabul event highlights the innovation happening in war-torn Afghanistan.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:46 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 10/10/2012

The cat is out of the box for quantum computing

The world of superfast quantum computing may be here sooner than we thought.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:08 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:29 AM ET, 10/05/2012

James Bond and the modern gadget economy

Bond taught us to think big when it comes to innovation, and it was never “incremental” — it was always terribly “disruptive.”

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:29 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 10/02/2012

YouTube goes live, adding a new dimension to presidential debate meme machine

Here’s perhaps one thing the candidates should spend some time studying: YouTube’s place in the Internet meme machine.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:10 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, The Lunch Break

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 09/28/2012

3-D Printing: A technology on the make?

The 3-D printer company MakerBot has opened a new store in New York City.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:59 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Remember what algorithms were to search? That’s what maps are to mobile.

The Apple v. Google maps competition shows that algorithms were to search what maps are to mobile.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:20 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Apple’s iPhone 5: Why we should heed the critics

The reviews have been lukewarm, but iphone 5 pre-sales are breaking records. Here’s why that's a bad thing.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:51 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 09/13/2012

When Google looked through the looking glass

They teamed up with a famous fashion designer, perhaps catalyzing the transition of their Google glasses from new to chic.

By Dominic Basulto  |  04:59 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Remembering 9/11: Why the Web should help us remember better

Social media as we know it today was, at best, a collection of vague ideas on Sept. 11, 2001.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:38 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 09/06/2012

The Internet is bringing serendipity back

This election cycle candidates are being pushed to experiment online in order to tease out key moments.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:26 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Has the new golden age of transportation arrived?

The time is ripe for rapid innovation within the transportation industry.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:21 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology, Morning Read, Video

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Could we ever Kickstart a superhero?

What if we used the $15 we spend on a movie ticket to fund a superhero Kickstarter?

By Dominic Basulto  |  03:47 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 08/22/2012

NASA: From ‘Sputnik moment’ to ‘Curiosity flow’

The Mars Curiosity mission highlights the need for a new phrase to describe America’s continuing need to fuel research, development and innovation.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:52 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Research, Technology

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Has China created the world’s first social credit card?

The card serves as the latest proof that China is close to challenging America’s top financial services innovators.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:14 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012

App.net and the myth of the social network do-over

App.net is the latest in a growing line of Facebook and Twitter alternatives. But can it succeed?

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 08/13/2012

TED, meme-laundering and the ‘Punk Eek’ of ideas

Years from now, when historians look back at the fossil record for the digital age, they will be puzzled by what appears to be a punctuated equilibrium — a Punk Eek of ideas.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:43 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, The Arts, The Lunch Break

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Is this what superhuman looks like?

Oscar Pistorius may not have won gold, but he has forever changed the definition of the Olympic athlete.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Health, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Olympics 2012 and the tyranny of now

The Olympics is showing how much our lifestyle clock has changed. But here’s the question: Are you “synchronous” or “asynchronous”?

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/26/2012

The AIDS cure: If only there were an app for that

Do the math and you’ll see why mobile phones are so important in ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

By Dominic Basulto  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 07/26/2012

MakerBot’s mixtape, Minecraft’s creative mode and the end of scarcity (video)

From 3-D printed mixtapes to the pixelated world of Minecraft, will scarcity become a thing of the past?

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:48 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Video, #Quirky

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Are we building a techno dystopia?

It’s almost as if our consolation prize for losing the “War On Poverty” was lots of bright shiny gadgets.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 07/16/2012

The Web needs to change its password

The next great innovation may not be about making something new, but protecting what we’ve already created.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:16 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Is this what the next Russian Revolution looks like?

Even as there are protests in the streets of Moscow and online, the Skolkovo project signals a potentially positive shift in Russia.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:34 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Entrepreneurship, The Lunch Break

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 07/06/2012

The ‘doomsday’ virus and the tragedy of the Internet commons

The ‘doomsday’ virus is another sign that we are not as aware as we should be of the Internet as a finite resource.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:45 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 07/03/2012

How a storm revealed the myth of the ‘cloud’

In the wake of a storm that took down some of the Web’s most popular sites, a myth emerged.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:21 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 06/29/2012

How we’re playing God now

As technology accelerates, so does our ability to play God.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:59 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Why Baby Boomers are the innovators of the future

Move over Mark Zuckerberg, aging Baby Boomers are becoming the new face of the innovative startup.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:34 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Entrepreneurship, Technology, The Lunch Break

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 06/22/2012

The Internet’s monster mash

The Internet’s mashup culture has officially gone Hollywood.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:32 AM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology, The Arts, Video

Posted at 06:06 AM ET, 06/20/2012

What happens when Uncle Sam tells Google he doesn’t like your YouTube video?

Google’s Transparency Report is a welcome step, but is it enough?

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:06 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 06/14/2012

The Supreme Court’s health-care innovation moment

If the Supreme Court does not strike down the law, the clear winners will be the tech innovators.

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:40 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Health, Technology

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 06/12/2012

WWDC: How developers’ wish lists are powering Apple’s innovation engine

The global developer community plays a bigger role in driving Apple’s innovation than they get credit for.

By Dominic Basulto  |  09:40 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 06/07/2012

The pain in Spain falls gently on the brain

Spain’s economy is about to implode, but few people in the U.S. seem to care.

By Dominic Basulto  |  03:47 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Hey, ladies: Men are from Venus, too

Could the Transit of Venus be seen as a metaphor for a new way of thinking about the Web?

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:09 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 06/01/2012

Stuxnet, Flame and fulfilling the dream of Sun Tzu

The virus-as-weapon war going on in the Middle East is even more true to the “Art of War” than any form of warfare to date.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:38 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 05/30/2012

The new #Fail: Fail fast, fail early and fail often

It may sound counter-intuitive, but the future of innovation is in learning how to fail.

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:18 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 05/28/2012

Is this the Web’s great Leap forward?

The next big thing on the Web may have nothing at all to do with the Web itself, but, rather, how we interact with it.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:20 AM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 05/22/2012

The Facebook $38 special

When it comes to Facebook, it helps to remember the law of multiples.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:05 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Moguls with hoodies: The blurring line between Silicon Valley and Hollywood

The line between the moguls in the Valley and the moguls in Hollywood is blurring.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:09 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 05/15/2012

JPMorgan and the price of complexity

It’s important to consider the difference between complex and complicated.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:52 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Online education and the super Flynn effect

Is Ivy League online education going to give the Flynn Effect extra juice?

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:53 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Education, The Lunch Break

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Is your technology biased?

Anyone who uses the Internet has an obligation to understand the inherent biases of digital technology.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:59 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Is social profiling discrimination?

Should employers and stores be allowed to discriminate based on your social graph?

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:47 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 05/01/2012

The World Wide Scrapbook: How the Web is changing the way we remember

The Internet is changing our collective memory from a local network to a global one.

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:10 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Google and the myth of first-mover advantage

“First mover advantage” is being replaced by a new model.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:36 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012

The networks of evil

The “axis of evil” may have been replaced by dictatorships’ use of new media technology to opress their people.

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Does hacktivism mean the end of ideology?

What if hacktivism had the potential to erode traditional notions of national ideology?

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:15 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Inner peace in the palm of your hand

What if your mobile device could help you find inner peace and guarantee you always have sweet dreams?

By Dominic Basulto  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Cory Booker, Hillary Clinton and Ryan Gosling: Memes are the new sound bite

Don’t be surprised if the sound bite fight transforms into a battle for the mightiest meme.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:37 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 04/12/2012

The silly argument against ‘stupid games’

What if so-called “stupid games,” such as Angry Birds and Words with Friends are making us smarter?

By Dominic Basulto  |  09:42 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 04/05/2012

Student loan debt: Can these innovations save America’s workforce?

Can peer-to-peer lending and a free online education save the American workforce?

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:46 AM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 04/01/2012

Mr. A. Preel Ful and the strange rise of the Artisanal Internet

Young entrepreneurs are becoming involved in a strange, new movement.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:16 PM ET, 04/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Clooney, Kony, soldier, spy: Celebrity activism goes high-tech

Actor George Clooney’s satellite network could be just the beginning of a new era of high-tech celebrity activism.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:42 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 03/27/2012

James Cameron and our exploration evolution

We are returning to a time when brave adventurers and the private sector are being called on to supply the vision for future exploration and innovation.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:06 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Don’t show me the money: Why eliminating cash may be the secret to prosperity

There is a direct correlation between becoming a cashless society and becoming a digitally innovative society.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:48 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Mike Daisey, Apple’s cash and the new face of American values

From labor rights to how a company spends its cash on hand, the way U.S. corporations represent America is changing.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:23 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/16/2012

Yahoo, Facebook and the wisdom of Shakespeare

If the lawyers, rather than the technologists, start to guide the future of Silicon Valley, we could see a massive realignment of power in the tech industry.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/13/2012

Is neuroscience the new ‘Freakonomics’?

Today, neuroscience, not economics, may provide a better explanation for human behavior in the marketplace.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/12/2012

Iran and the era of cyber infection

Will hackers and cyber-activists in hooded sweatshirts determine the future of war?

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 03/06/2012

What if Super Tuesday was more like March Madness?

Surely, there must be a way to reform the primary election calendar and truly super-size Super Tuesday?

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:06 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 03/02/2012

The ‘iPad 3’: A breakthrough or a stepping stone?

Will the company introduce a breakthrough product or just another incremental update to its existing technology?

By Dominic Basulto  |  03:49 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 02/28/2012

A view from inside the 3D manufacturing movement

Is it really possible for an average person to learn 3D manufacturing — or are some things best left to rocket scientists and industrial designers?

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:57 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Dear Hollywood, nostalgia is not a business model

The Academy Awards showed what was wrong with the industry when it comes to innovation.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:10 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Google, Safari and our final privacy wake-up call

Google is the latest company to be accused of having its hand in the user privacy cookie jar. What does it say about the state of our privacy online?

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:50 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Contraception, gay marriage and how to turn a campaign into a movement

The rise of social issues should have candidates considering the Web and how to turn a campaign into a movement.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:38 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 02/14/2012

My jealous Valentine: How the Internet may be turning you into a stalker

On Valentine’s Day, that combination of availability and access is especially enticing for the jilted lover, or the vengeful ex.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:17 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 02/08/2012

ACTA and the case of the SOPA undead

The same online furor over Internet piracy unleashed by SOPA and PIPA in the United States has now made its way to Europe.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:29 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 02/06/2012

The Super Bowl ad’s online future

It’s hard not to be struck by the fundamental difference between the “old” and “new” ways of marketing to consumers.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:14 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Drones and the new fog of war

A revolution in military affairs is leading to a revolution in human affairs.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 01/31/2012

The Facebook IPO pricetag and why young tech CEOs should be rooting for Zuckerberg

Facebook’s much-anticipated IPO filing comes after months of speculation about what will almost certainly be the biggest Internet offering ever.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:27 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Apple: A textbook case of innovation

The classic question facing any innovator is not just how to come up with something new and different - but how to address a real pain point of the customer in a creative, cost-effective way.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:32 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Wikipedia goes dark, but is the site still relevant?

The Wikipedia Blackout started Wednesday as a show of solidarity with Internet companies, such as Reddit, that are protesting the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). The blackout should have been a bigger deal than it is.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:02 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 01/12/2012

The search for the right candidate just got more personal

OPINION | The 2012 election campaign is about to get a lot more personal, at least if Google has any say in it.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:01 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Meet the new political elite: Computer programmers

Code is becoming the new lingua franca of Web activists around the nation, powering Anonymous-style movements against politicians and the status quo. In the process, programmers and coders are helping to create a new power base within the electorate.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:39 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 01/04/2012

Patent Wars 2012: Here’s what to expect

After taking a week off for the holidays, the tech patent wars that flared up throughout 2011 seem to be in full swing once again.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:31 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/04/2012

How disruptive is Apple TV?

One of most hotly anticipated tech products of the coming year is the new Apple TV set. But how disruptive will it be?

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Technology, Morning Read, Invention

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 01/03/2012

The Iowa Caucuses, dark horses and the mystery of crowds

With less than 24 hours to go before the Iowa Caucuses, the Iowa Electronic Markets show that there is a possibility for a dark-horse candidate.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:04 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/24/2011

China, Russia and the new digital spy game

We have entered a new era of cyberwarfare that is strangely reminiscent of the Cold War.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Can the U.S. government hack health care?

The path to fixing the health-care system in the United States could lead straight through your cell phone.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 12/19/2011

IBM Five-in-Five: Company makes tech future predictions

The predictions are part of the company’s annual Five-in-Five series, which looks at the “five innovations that will change how people work, live and play over the next five years.”

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:18 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Energy, Health, Invention, Research, Technology, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Facebook, Google, Twitter and the Internet knockoff economy

Nearly every week it seems like Google introduces a new product that emulates one already popular with Internet users. And they’re not alone.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:35 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Why is Bill Gates selling nuclear tech to China?

Something feels wrong about seeing him launch a new chapter in his tech career in China and not the U.S.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Energy, Invention, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Newt Gingrich, can the Internet trust you?

The GOP presidential hopeful’s story may play well in Iowa, but what about on the Internet?

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Unemployment and the most dangerous question of the 2012 election

OPINION | Do the traditional unemployment figures accurately reflect the true state of the American economy? That might just turn out to be the most dangerous political question of 2012, especially for the Obama administration.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:02 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Where will the next Facebook come from?

Netscape, Google and now Facebook. Where will the next, big tech company come from?

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:41 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011

The Internet’s culture of nonviolent retaliation

Where will we draw the line when it comes to the way we protect our civilians and government leaders?

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Warren Buffett and why IBM is just like a railroad

In real life, as in the board game Monopoly, railroads are valuable properties. Just ask Warren Buffett.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Energy, Health, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 11/19/2011

SOPA’s ugly message to the world about America and internet Innovation

OPINION | The Stop Online Piracy Act’s passage would send a strong message to the world.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:31 AM ET, 11/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011

The Supreme Court could put health-care innovation on life support

OPINION | The Supreme Court’s decision could make it even more difficult to innovate in the health-care arena.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Health, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Eddie Murphy, Ashton Kutcher and the plight of the at-risk celebrity

OPINION | The Internet is turning everything we thought we knew about being a celebrity upside down.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:51 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology, The Arts

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Daily deals and the demise of Black Friday

In the daily deals universe it’s Black Friday every day. And here’s the problem: The Black Friday and daily deals crowds are almost entirely one and the same.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:32 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Siri has made your voice the next killer app

OPINION | Voice is now poised to change the way we interact with our Internet-connected devices.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:13 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Popping the ‘supercommittee’ ‘Filter Bubble’

OPINION | The bad news: They have a “Filter Bubble” problem. The good news: There may be a way to fix it.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:49 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 11/02/2011

The real Wall Street occupation is online

The same 1’s and 0’s that transmit trillions of dollars worldwide can become the basis for a digital revolution in finance.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:19 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Business, Morning Read

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Curing the Gen Y student loan hangover

OPINION | President Obama made an important first step in fixing the nation’s student loan problem. But is it enough?

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:00 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Education, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/26/2011

Mary Meeker: Web 2.0 requires economy 2.0

OPINION | Meeker reminds us that the bullish case for tech only makes sense when there is a bullish case for the economy.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Moscow’s new high-tech hub: Riddle, mystery or enigma?

Russia’s version of Silicon Valley - an “innovation city” built from scratch on the outskirts of Moscow - is finally starting to take shape.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Innovators, data will set you free

OPINION | In any 48-hour period, more data is created than had been created by all of humanity in the past 30,000 years.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:17 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Business

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Banking on a new generation of payment alternatives

If you feel trapped by rising debit-card swipe fees, here are some options that may have banks reconsidering their next move.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/29/2011

Silicon Valley and the next $100 billion stimulus

A handful of companies in the technology sector are sitting on a combined cash hoard of over $100 billion.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Zuckerberg lays down the law: One timeline to rule them all

Facebook’s relentlessly-hyped, celebrity-studded f8 developer conference is starting to rival Apple.

By Dominic Basulto  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Ahoy, matey! The Pirate Party is about to board your campaign

The success of the Pirate Party in Europe should be a wake-up call for American politicians.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:49 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/16/2011

Say ‘good-bye’ to ‘too big to fail’

The FDIC, Federal Reserve and Financial Stability Oversight Council have united on the mandatory creation of "living wills" for the largest banks in the country.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/14/2011

The starvation of America’s middle class

When you think “world hunger,” you probably think of far-off places. Think again.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Health, Morning Read, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/09/2011

The Postal Service’s path from zero to hero

The U.S. Postal Service is clearly in need of a radical overhaul, and it can be done.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Welcome to your curated Web, courtesy of corporate America

The amount of content online is growing, and with it comes the need for a new kind of information gatekeeper.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, The Arts

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011

The underground venture capital economy

At a time when the above-ground economy seems to be stuck in perpetual neutral, something very interesting is happening in the underground, VC economy.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 08/30/2011

Wal-Mart’s cosmic voodoo

Wal-Mart is starting to turn heads in the tech world — and that may have important implications for the way we think about the future of the shopping experience.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:15 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology, Video

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011

The Internet is whatever you want it to be

If you’re online, you’re probably in a bubble and you don’t even realize it.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Video, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/24/2011

Robots and the end of war as we know it

Technological advancement and market demand are converging when it comes to military robotics.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Innovations, Dominic Basulto, Invention, Research, Technology

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 08/18/2011

The gamification of the presidential election

The nation’s challenges are complex, so it’s no surprise politicians are turning the delivery of information about them into a game.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:24 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Google opens its wallet for Motorola Mobility

Google’s surprise move is perhaps the clearest signal yet that the worlds of the traditional Internet are colliding like never before.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:33 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Get ready for the new era of manufacturing

Dominic Basulto | The future of manufacturing in America may look completely different from the way that you imagine it.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Morning Read, Research, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/10/2011

This is the Internet, do not power it down

As a giant self-replicating organism, the Web may not evolve the way we think it will.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/05/2011

Let’s make a deal for an economic recovery

Could deal sites like Groupon help save the economy via America’s small businesses?

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 08/01/2011

The debt ceiling debate proves we need political hackers, not political hacks

A valuable lesson from the debt debate: We need more — and better — digital, civic engagement.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:39 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 07/28/2011

The end of communication as we know it

As companies race to adapt to the rapid digitization of the world’s information into 1s and 0s, they are also re-defining how we communicate with each other.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:04 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Airbnb chooses the road less traveled

The big travel brands have only themselves to blame if Airbnb manages to continue its unchecked expansion.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:08 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Entrepreneurship, Business, Video

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Apple’s OS X Lion is the new king of the technology jungle

Ideas@Innovations | The greatest innovations from Apple are not always obvious.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:38 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Invention, Technology

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 07/19/2011

The return of the blockbuster drug

Ideas@Innovations | A recent FDA announcement may mean the demise of the blockbuster drug may have been greatly exaggerated.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:53 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Health

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Energy innovation and the battle of the BULB

If we cannot agree, as a nation, to adopt cheaper, more efficient light bulbs, is it even possible to begin innovating in energy?

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:51 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Energy, Technology

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Silicon Valley’s great social experiment

Ideas@Innovations | In many ways, the creation of a new social network such as Google+ requires the mind of a sociologist or anthropologist, not a technologist.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:13 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 07/08/2011

The do-it-yourself health-care revolution gets a boost

Ideas@Innovations | If government, or the private sector, won’t give us an innovative health-care system, the people will create it themselves.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:35 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Health, Invention, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Is it possible to tweet a recovery?

Ideas@Innovations | Is it really possible to crowd-source a recovery via hashtags?

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:13 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Don Draper needs to re-brand infrastructure for the internet era

Ideas@Innovations | Don Draper needs to re-brand infrastructure for the internet era.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:15 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Energy, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/28/2011

The driverless car: Innovation on autopilot

Ideas@Innovations | Google’s unorthodx approach to innovation has led the company to its next big idea: Driverless cars.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:00 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Invention, Technology, Video

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Fail whale, meet the Chinese dragon

Ideas@Innovations | Far from being a Twitter copycat, China’s Sina Weibo has emerged as a force to be reckoned with.

By Dominic Basulto  |  05:31 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Ready, Fire, Aim: The revolution will be photographed

Ideas@Innovations | Lytro’s revolutionary, but it may be lost on the hipster photographers of today who want their photos to look older — not younger.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:01 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Technology, The Arts, Dominic Basulto, Video

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 06/22/2011

The men and women who want to live forever

Ideas@Innovations | New technology may eliminate the Faustian bargains associated with prolonging life.

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:27 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Health, Technology, Research, The Arts, The Arts

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Facebook needs to face the music

Ideas@Innovations | If Internet radio company Pandora could be valued at $2 billion, just how much is Facebook Music worth?

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:01 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Business, Business