SmartPlanet stories related to the research, theory and execution of solutions to problems, from consumer products to corporate processes to the built environment.
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 |
Applications and social media services for exploring unknown places can be a boon for travelers -- but only if they enable real discovery.
April 25, 2013 3:00am |
Business processing outsourcing, technical writing, 3D modeling, and HTML5 development top the list of contract skills in demand for the first quarter of 2013.
2 | April 24, 2013 10:00pm |
Honeywell is going high end with its new Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat and is tapping its formidable sales and distribution channels to turn up the heat on its competition.
1 | April 24, 2013 8:37pm |
Investors made a big bet on the "factories of the future."
2 | April 24, 2013 10:43am |
A new self-sustaining building is now open in Seattle. See what sets it apart from other green buildings.
7 | April 24, 2013 4:00am |
Has the photovoltaic industry's agonizing four-year run of squeezed profits and bankruptcies ended? And will people still buy as the cost climbs?
45 | April 24, 2013 3:41am |