Earlier, today Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway announced it and 3G Capital would acquired HJ Heinz Company in a transaction worth a whopping $28 billion.
Rap Genius' co-founder Mahbod Moghadam isn't afraid to say what's on his mind.
Waqas Ali grew up in a small town in Pakistan called Punjab.
SkyPhrase hopes to make it easier to find answers to complex questions.
Toy designer Wayne Losey’s articulating, snap-to-build ModiBots are an example of how 3-D printing can bring life to products and toys that didn’t have the commercial success needed to keep them on store shelves.
Beware, pirates of Africa. You may have outlasted years of patrols from the world’s navies.
Another new asteroid mining venture plans to send fleets of small spacecraft to rendezvous with space rocks, aiming to harvest their contents.
Electronics supplier SparkFun designs dozens of products a year and they haven’t patented a single one.
The road for a start-up in Africa can be like a video game -- each time a player slays a monster, a larger one appears.
Putting up with unctuous, commission-crazed salespeople when buying a new car could become a relic
GoldieBlox Inc. is a toy company founded by 29-year-old Stanford engineer Debbie Sterling that’s in an enviable position at the moment.
Freemium Internet service provider FreedomPop is facing delays in shipping its WiMAX-capable iPhone Sleeve because of the FCC.
The promise of desktop 3D printing — making your own toys, parts, models and more — faces one big barrier: existing 3D printers sure cost a lot.
Douglas Merrill’s sister-in-law Vicki needed new snow tires. Without them, the single mother of three, who was going to school while also working full-time, couldn’t get to work. She’d lose her job.
These days, a lot of money and work in Silicon Valley goes into building mundane things like sharing apps and social games.
Matt Sandler's used to getting chased after.
Top early-stage venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is sooo over traditional audience metrics.
The free software now lets you control music and video on the Web through a webcam-equipped computer.
A big mouth and deep pockets just joined the battle to change what many see is a broken patent system.
When we think about developing countries in the Latin America, our faces might light up with hope as we come across increasing initiatives that are arising to fight extreme poverty, promote equality and increase education coverage.
Vending machines provide a plethora of products: a candy bar, a bag of chips, coffee, a sandwich, fingernail clippers, combs and toothpaste among them. But medical marijuana?
A startup called Duolingo taps the power of crowds to make learning a language free.
12-year-old Aaron Hill has won a British competition asking teenage programmers to write software for the Raspberry Pi.
3D printers make it easy to create one-off products
A US startup is developing a self-filling water bottle that sucks moisture from the atmosphere to create condensation, in the same way the humble Namib desert beetle does.
Elon Musk doesn’t just want to send a person to Mars — he wants to send 80,000.
Some people know how to live well.
This July, we profiled New York grad student Jackie Samuel's (unique) side business, which she started to help pay the bills.
Stability, freedom, and community are only part of the profits to be realized.
A startup says it's cracked a decades-old efficiency problem dogging wireless communications.