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Innovations: September, 2012

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)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, The Arts

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Google turns 14: A look at the birthday-gift table

The company has reaped quite a few rewards in the lead-up to its 14th birthday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Google takes maps competition underwater (video)

The search giant teamped up with the Catlin Seaview survey to release these new underwater images.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:52 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video

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)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 09/25/2012

A win for Google’s driverless car: Calif. governor signs a bill regulating autonomous vehicles

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill establishing regulations for driverless cars.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:06 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Research, Technology

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012

MySpace + Justin Timberlake = sleek and pretty, but will it work?

A video and a new landing page show off the site’s prototyped design.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 09/25/2012

GE launches new Ideas Lab. But will it lead to action?

When it comes to fixing in­trac­table problems, should the country be looking to a general?

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:34 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Clinton Global Initiative 2012: IDEO CEO Tim Brown on where designers often go wrong

Tim Brown, IDEO’s CEO and president, discusses his CGI appearance and where designers often go wrong.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:47 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Technology

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Medical app HealthTap launches feature that lets doctors translate medical research for the masses

The company has married the medical research database with its community of over 15,000 doctors.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:47 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Health, Technology, Video

Posted at 08:29 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting 2012: Chelsea Clinton on the case for optimism

Clinton spoke about the case for optimism before the final day of the CGI annual meeting.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:29 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012

MD Anderson’s ‘Moon Shots’ effort draws on America’s dreams of space to find a cancer cure

The program is inspired by President John F. Kennedy’s 1962 ‘Moon speech.’

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Health, Technology, Research, Video

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 09/20/2012

The Internet: We built it

The people who created the Internet do not see themselves as members of the 47, 53, 99 or 1 percent.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:51 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Congress.gov launches; THOMAS legislative database gets a face lift

If you have ever struggled with the old database, you’re going to like this.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:35 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Technology

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)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 09/18/2012

‘Call me Gangnam maybe?’ and the top 3 remixes of the summer

We list our top three remixes of the summer.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:39 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  #Quirky, Video, The Arts, The Lunch Break

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Economic Freedom of the World Report 2012: Hong Kong comes in first; U.S. ranks 18th

The Economic Freedom of the World report was released Tuesday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:10 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Morning Read, Research

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Soyuz capsule lands in Kazakhstan, brings American, two Russians back to Earth

The capsule brought back two cosmonauts and one astronaut.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:26 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Morning Read, Technology, Research

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)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, The Arts, Technology, Technology, Dominic Basulto

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Apple reveals iPhone 5: But is it innovative?

The company announced a new phone among a number of other new developments, but did they innovate?

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:01 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Invention

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Mark Zuckerberg interview: ‘Are you still having fun?’

Can Facebook continue to innovate if, for the CEO, it’s about “mission” rather than fun?

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:10 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video

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)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Boston Dynamics’ robot animals might give ‘Battlestar Galactica’ fans night terrors

The company has had a couple of key announcements in the past few weeks.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:51 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 09/07/2012

‘Star Trek’ Google doodle celebrates series’ 46th anniversary

A new doodle celebrates the show’s 46th anniversary.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:34 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, The Arts, Video, #Quirky

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 09/07/2012

The best video you will see from this year’s Republican and Democratic conventions

The Washington Post's AJ Chavar highlights the similarities of the two events, even as the parties outlined their divisions.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:48 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Arts, The Lunch Break

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)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 09/05/2012

U.S. slips in World Economic Forum’s competitiveness rankings

This year’s Global Competitiveness Report from the World Economic Forum shows the United States slipping from fifth to seventh place.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:48 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Mars Rover Curiosity sends back 3-D image

As the rover instructs via Twitter, it’s worth having some 3-D glasses handy.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:32 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Technology

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Voyager 1 turns 35: A story of interstellar travel, romance and a Golden Record

If we had it to do all over again, what would we put on the Golden Record, and how much longer past 2020 could Voyager have been allowed to live on?

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:14 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Research, Technology

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/31/2012

In‘Old School vs. New School,’ Master Chief, and company take on ... Atari bad guys (video)

In “Old School vs. New School,” the video creators at Rocket Jump pit classic Atari bad guys against newer video game characters.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, Video, #Quirky, The Lunch Break

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Mitt Romney on innovation

The word “innovation” wasn’t exactly front and center last night, but it was there.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:08 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Video | Tags:  RNClive

 

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