The in-person shopping experience, from finding the right product in the store to trying on clothes in a fitting room to paying a cash register, is far more archaic than it needs to be.
Stories by Colin Neagle
Venture capitalists are already wary of investing in startups that would require high-performance broadband speeds out of concern that the FCC's expected net neutrality ruling will increase their operational costs, MIT's Technology Review reported today.
Five major ISPs in the U.S. and one in Europe are intentionally allowing broadband performance to degrade for some customers, communications company Level 3 alleged in a recent company blog post.
How 3D printing is transforming the world of medicine.
Another Google Glass user was accosted just for wearing the device in San Francisco, in what the victim believes may have been the second attack of its kind in the city since late February.
In his keynote speech at the Inside 3D Printing conference in New York today, 3D Systems CEO Avi Reichental said that when he's asked if 3D printers will make their way into everyday people's homes, he can't answer them. That's because it's not a matter of if they'll make their way into the home – it's where in the home they'll put them, Reichental said.
Newsweek made waves this week with an article that claims to unmask Satoshi Nakamoto, the previously anonymous person whose name was the only one listed on the 2008 whitepaper that launched the modern cryptocurrency movement.
When the Kansas state senate proposed legislation barring local governments from providing high-speed Internet to their citizens, one small community, which was effectively exempt from the legislation, spoke out the loudest.
With AT&T announcing its sponsored data initiative, a federal appeals court ruling that the FCC can no longer protect net neutrality, and Comcast announcing a $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, business and consumers alike need accurate information on broadband performance more than ever.
A lot has happened since Mark Zuckerberg and his friends launched a website from their dorm room.
With this year's Consumer Electronics Show winding down, and a deluge of recap articles and slideshows flooding the Internet, it's always important to remember that what may be exciting at CES is not always an indication of what will transform the consumer technology market.
Google has announced the formation of the Open Automotive Alliance, a coalition of automakers working to adapt the Android OS for in-car connectivity. If the name sounds familiar, it's because it's a variation of the Open Handset Alliance, which Google formed in 2007 alongside a more than a dozen other tech companies to develop open standards for mobile devices, which led to Android's eventual dominance of the mobile OS market.
The Internet of Things will continue to creep into consumers' homes in 2014, but the real growth in the next year is likely to be in the enterprise.
The U.S. Senate voted in favor of the renewal of the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988 last night, with the intention of preventing an increase in the production of plastic, 3D-printed guns.
The startup culture largely rejects the traditional career path, particularly in the tech world. Many entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley launched their startups while still in college, or worked for a startup immediately after college, adopting an entrepreneurial mentality early on that allowed them to bypass the hierarchy and bureaucracy that comes with working for a large company.