SmartPlanet stories related to the research, theory and execution of solutions to problems, from consumer products to corporate processes to the built environment.
The California-based startup is ditching its electric vehicle business to pursue another related path.
2 | May 1, 2013 10:45am |
With data from thousands of cell phones, IBM is creating a better commute.
1 | May 1, 2013 6:36am |
Forget plants and grey -- perhaps slides and subways are the way to keep your employees interested.
1 | May 1, 2013 3:30am |
How two mayors of small towns in right-wing America are showing the way to energy and climate progress: through local action.
29 | May 1, 2013 3:00am |
MELBOURNE -- At NEW13, the annual exhibit of works by rising Australian artists, technologies turn light into sculpture and transform computer programming into poetry.
May 1, 2013 2:30am |
IBM's new appliance is designed to bring order to the billions of web-connected devices that will be part of our everyday lives by the end of the decade.
2 | April 30, 2013 2:34pm |
Will poor smart meter security result in hackers being able to blackout neighborhoods on a whim?
2 | April 30, 2013 10:48am |
After a year of testing, Twitter has opened up its improved ad platform to all U.S. businesses. Now what about the rest of the world?
3 | April 30, 2013 9:31am |
In the coming years, our electronics will be much less rigid. Flexible electronics are on the way.
3 | April 30, 2013 9:24am |
Whether controlled by one fingerprint or thousands, new gun designs may prove revolutionary for gun control legislation.
32 | April 30, 2013 4:47am |
Bitly's chief data scientist asks how individuals can get more from big data, from better book recommendations to health predictions.
3 | April 30, 2013 3:00am |
Leading entrepreneurship proponent suggests that 'lean startup' principles can increase a startup's chances of surviving the first crucial years.
5 | April 29, 2013 11:34pm |
Your window might be an unlikely place to plug-in your smartphone, but a team of designers has made that possible with a novel take on the portable charger.
1 | April 29, 2013 7:31pm |
From clown bikes, to hard core commuters, Google's bike culture is like no other.
1 | April 29, 2013 4:42am |
BARCELONA -- The Madrid-based IOU Project joined 10 changing-the-world start-ups in the Unreasonable at Sea program, which is giving a new meaning to the phenomenon 'EntrepreneurShip.'
April 29, 2013 3:04am |
The White House sees drug abuse as a public health issue, stressing that "we cannot arrest or incarcerate our way out of the drug problem."
14 | April 27, 2013 11:46am |
An Israeli startup has developed a law enforcement-grade super sleek breathalyzer that's small enough to fit in your pocket.
April 26, 2013 1:28pm |
Religiously enforce your company values and "focus, focus, focus," the co-chief executive urges.
3 | April 26, 2013 7:22am |
PARIS -- An upcoming exhibit on Chanel No.5 explains how this particular perfume became such a global icon.
April 26, 2013 3:00am |
A team of scientists has outlined a new LED street lamp design that could help reclaim the luminosity of the heavens.
10 | April 25, 2013 6:55pm |