Neil Harbisson is a color-blind artist. But, rather than limiting his art to shades of gray, he's turned to technology to help him develop the ability to hear the colors that he cannot see.
The FAA has been charged with coming up, by 2015, with rules for how drones can be used for government and commercial operations domestically. But safety and privacy concerns are pressing issues.
Most new solar panels around the world went up in Germany last year. That's due in part to generous government subsidies that made them more affordable. But now, the government is reducing those subsidies in hopes the solar industry there will stand on its own two feet.
Recent reporting by The New York Times has raised concern about the conditions faced by workers in Apple’s supply factories in China. Now Apple has hired an independent labor rights organization to inspect and publish a report on the labor environment in its suppliers’ factories. The first round of inspections began Monday.
In Canada, infants are practically born with hockey sticks in their hands. For a one-year-old robot, the results are practically the same. Meet Jennifer, believed to be the first robot programmed to play hockey.
A desire to build a massive windfarm off the Atlantic Coast of the United States has the Obama administration moving to lighten the regulatory hurdles, seeking to get the project moving forward more quickly.
Carpooling.com launched in Germany to help a couple of college students stay in love. A decade later, the business is thriving in Europe and it's starting to turn its eye toward the U.S. market.
When Facebook becomes a publicly traded company, it will have a duty to its shareholders to maximize company profits. As it traverses from social media start-up to massive, publicly traded company, one media theorist says the company will have to battle to maintain its identity.
Perhaps as early as Wednesday, Facebook is expected to file the documents necessary to begin the journey toward making its Initial Public Offering of stock — an occasion that could generate $10 billion for the company.
When a body is cremated, if it has any metal parts, like a titanium hip, those metal parts are left behind. For years it was either buried in graves or sent to the dump. But a Dutch company, OrthoMetals, has a business that gathers those materials and processes them for industrial reuse, sending the proceeds to charity.