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Innovations: January, 2012

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 11:40 AM ET, 12/30/2011

What do you want to talk about in 2012?

What’s on your innovation-story wish list for 2012? We’re taking suggestions.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:40 AM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Technology, The Arts, The Lunch Break

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/29/2011

Campfire Labs co-founders discuss Groupon acquisition: “The deal is closed”

Campfire Labs’ co-founders discuss their deal with the daily-deals site.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 09:51 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Teaching STEM: From comic books to video games

GE has confronted the battle to get students interested in STEM before — in 1953.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:51 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk discusses how innovations are changing arts advocacy

As policymakers and experts debate about how best to increase U.S. competitiveness, Robin Bronk’s job is to make sure the arts stay in the discussion.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Morning Read, The Arts

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Kim Jong Il dies: Is there hope for social media in North Korea?

North Koreans are mourning publicly, but what about in private? Could social media have a chance in North Korea?

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:30 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  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 06:00 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Siri becomes Santa’s latest helper in new Apple ad

A new holiday season-themed ad from Apple, Santa calls on Siri for help.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, Video, #Quirky

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 07:21 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Howard Dean on U.S. innovation

The former Vermont governor and 2004 presidential candidate shared his outlook in the lead up to 2012.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:21 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  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 11:59 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Harvard Business School tackles U.S. competitiveness

Professor and competitiveness expert, Michael E. Porter, spoke with the Post about the school’s latest undertaking.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:59 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Education, Entrepreneurship, Morning Read, Research, Technology

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

The academics of Anonymous

If the word “doxing” makes you think of puppies you may want to start reading up on “hacktivism,” or online activism.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:07 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Robert Noyce gets a Google Doodle

Silicon Valley luminary Robert Noyce is honored with a Google Doodle celebrating what would have been his 84th birthday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:40 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Morning Read, The Arts

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)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Campaigns harness social media graphs for cash

Fundly CEO Dave Boyce described what campaign donors and trackers can look forward to in 2012.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:55 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology

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 10:26 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Data.gov-In-a-Box and the struggle for open government

The U.S. government has released a module in an effort to fulfill its open government initiative, but it is likely not enough to assuage critics.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:26 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 12/02/2011

The spy files, the Internet arms bazaar and the new reign of terrabytes

Even the so-called good guys are now collecting data about us in ways we could never have imagined just a few years ago.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:19 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Eric Ries on innovation, education, the auto industry and movies

Eric Ries sat down with the Post’s Michelle Williams to discuss education, the auto industry and the lies movies tell.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:30 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Video, Technology, Research, Invention, Entrepreneurship, Education

 

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