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Check out photos of this new facility, which is part of GM's multi-million plan to consolidate its network of data centers and bring its in-house work under two roofs.
May 14, 2013 11:21am |
Amazon Coins, which allow customers to buy apps and games is part of the company's bid to expand sales of digital content.
May 13, 2013 12:56pm |
Now the Igor I. Sikorsky prize is worth $250,000. Check out three designs that are getting close.
2 | May 13, 2013 12:09pm |
Lyubomirsky spoke with us about happiness, work and why dream jobs don't exist. She also revealed a quick way anyone can feel happier instantly.
19 | May 13, 2013 4:22am |
BARCELONA -- Ear plugs that you can actually hear through. Cubes of silence in the middle of busy squares. Peace from the city racket is coming to a Spanish city near you.
3 | May 13, 2013 3:06am |
Business execs hoping to connect and network with their counterparts might consider investing in a road bike and pair of cycling shoes.
3 | May 9, 2013 10:18am |
Don't go out at night?
4 | May 9, 2013 3:54am |
The U.S. airline industry is a leaner operation after years of financial hardship. And that's not boding well for travelers trying to get to and from smaller cities.
2 | May 8, 2013 12:00pm |
A new generation of architecture students is marshalling their brains and muscle behind projects that make a real-world difference for the disadvantaged, disabled or displaced.
3 | May 8, 2013 3:00am |
Creating an "invisibility" cloak could one day be cheap enough to do at home.
1 | May 8, 2013 1:57am |
Will a physical version of LinkedIn help boost production and creativity in businesses?
May 7, 2013 7:22am |
Finding ways to maximize space in cities is becoming more than a new design challenge -- it's becoming crucial.
May 7, 2013 6:36am |
Patient care may be taking an interesting turn as doctors can now treat you through a mobile robot.
1 | May 7, 2013 5:27am |
No wonder tensions are easing.
9 | May 7, 2013 4:38am |
How do you send a secret message that adults, and anyone taller than 4 feet 5 inches, won't see? Use lenticular printing. With video!
3 | May 6, 2013 10:19pm |
The world's first 3D printed handgun has been successfully fired. The group behind the weapon uploaded the CAD files today to allow anyone to print their own handgun.
16 | May 6, 2013 9:09am |
A small California company thinks it knows how to finally harness fusion power, the Holy Grail of energy. Its latest investor is the Russian government.
4 | May 6, 2013 6:24am |
What do the stock market and brain trauma treatment have in common? Allow me to explain.
Sponsored | May 6, 2013 5:54am |
Four Harvard University women created a soccer ball that generates electricity for use in off-grid areas of the world. It is having a powerful impact.
13 | May 6, 2013 3:00am |
She bakes bioplastics, creates magnetic paint and says we can experiment with these smart materials, too.
1 | May 6, 2013 3:00am |