innovation & technology
For Al Jazeera, getting on cable and satellite systems in the United States has been a challenge. To combat that, the network is using social media to reach its audience.
The 21st century race to create a zero-emissions vehicle mimics the scramble to develop engine technology in the 1900s.
A growing chorus of tech companies and online engineers are criticizing two laws winding through Congress, SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act ,and the PROTECT IP Act, which they say will stifle free speech and undermine the Internet in general.
Alwyn Collinson, a 24-year-old, has taken to Twitter to mark the 72nd anniversary of World War II. For the next six years, he'll tweet multiple times a day what was happening on that day, 72 years ago.
In California, three companies have started up to allow car owners to connect with people are who are looking for cars to rent for a few hours. The pitch is that it's an environmentally friendly way to share your car, make a few bucks and not worry about liability.
In Liberia, the Internet exists, but barely. But thanks to fiber optic cables being strung from France to South Africa by French Telecom, there's hope that soon Liberia and other west African countries will have reliable broadband Internet.
On Nov. 10, 2001, Apple unveiled the iPod, a digital music player that would revolutionize the music industry and Apple. In the intervening 10 years, more than 300 million have been sold.
David Lachman has come up with what he thinks is a quick, easy way for residents of areas with colder climates to cut electric bills. Turn the modern refrigerator into a bit of an old-fashioned ice box.
When Steve Jobs was diagnosed with cancer in 2004, he approached Walter Isaacson to write his biography. Isaacson said no, not knowing about the cancer. In 2009, however, he agreed and the book that was released last week is a best-seller.
The 630-page book from Walter Isaacon looks at Jobs life in its entirety, but certainly focuses on Jobs role in founding and then restoring Apple.