Investigations, accounts and observations from reporters around the world.
Established in 1829, the Philadelphia Flower Show is the largest exhibition and show dedicated to the $34.3 billion U.S. floral and landscape industry.
2 | March 21, 2013 3:00am |
Cindy Gallop wants to change the way the porn industry, and the tech industry, approach sex online.
12 | March 18, 2013 3:00am |
Can anyone, or any company, cultivate creativity? There are five ways to do so -- and succeed in making innovative products. So says author and Parsons professor Bruce Nussbaum.
2 | March 13, 2013 12:00pm |
An estimated 7 percent of U.S. consumers depend on smartphones for Internet access, and there's every reason to believe that number will grow.
5 | March 13, 2013 2:05am |
Sites like Causora.com, Crowdrise and Causes.com are making it simpler for individuals to donate time, skills and money to favorite charities or causes.
2 | March 11, 2013 3:00am |
Sure, Mobile World Congress is long over. And the trade show tends to be extremely technology-focused. But a few design trends stood out. Here are three we predict will have resonance.
March 4, 2013 2:43pm |
Paperless Post's Alexa Hirschfeld tells how online correspondence options could revive artful communication in the digital age.
2 | March 4, 2013 3:00am |
Working alone, but together, in coworking spaces is all the rage. What's the secret sauce behind the Hub in San Francisco? We drop in.
February 28, 2013 3:00am |
Some scientists are staking out extreme frontiers in science and technology. Author W. Patrick McCray recounts how their visions have shaped - and could shape - our world.
February 27, 2013 3:00am |
Will young people in developing nations share data about social conditions in exchange for access to free music?
1 | February 25, 2013 3:00am |
The science behind the ubiquitous security camera is advancing steadily - from facial recognition to predictive modeling to simply finding new places to hide the cameras themselves.
1 | February 20, 2013 1:56am |
For the first time since the promising startup shuttered last fall, Loosecubes CEO Campbell McKellar talks about the company that changed the face of shared workspaces.
12 | February 18, 2013 3:00am |
An exhibition at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology spans 250 years of garment history to illustrate how designers play with new technologies to create adventurous styles.
February 15, 2013 10:21am |
SFMade began in 2010 to help San Francisco entrepreneurs turn hobbies into professions. It's now helping shine a light on the city's local manufacturing industry.
February 14, 2013 3:00am |
The company is building a global-scale manufacturing process for goods that aren't intended to be mass produced - from customized iPhone cases, to spare parts, to specialized 3D maps.
3 | February 13, 2013 3:00am |
Are you running or riding a bike? Amiigo not only tracks physical activities, it accounts for the varying levels of effort required by different exercises.
3 | February 11, 2013 3:00am |
Many ornamental fish swimming in aquariums around the world carry antibiotic-resistant bacteria that could pose a threat not just to a billion-dollar industry but to human health.
2 | February 6, 2013 3:00am |
Good profits trump good intentions as motivators for the best corporate responsibility and sustainability programs. And that's a good thing, says green marketing guru Susan McPherson.
5 | February 4, 2013 3:00am |
The idea of powering up mobile gadgets with no cords is tantalizing, but the applications could extend to household appliances or even business equipment.
15 | January 30, 2013 3:00am |
Most shoppers visit e-commerce sites to search, not browse. That's the role of catalogs, and it's why more than 150 retailers rely on this startup to take their paper versions digital.
January 28, 2013 3:00am |