Jesse Robbins won't show us the wearable device his new startup is building, but he says it was inspired, at least in part, by the Star Trek "communicator badge."
Americans of all stripes oppose the militarization of U.S. police forces.
The algos and chart traders are making another run at 2000 on the S&P 500, attempting to convince the wary investor one more time that buying on the dips is a no brainer. And in that proposition they are, ironically, correct.
The Internet has already changed how we live and work, and we're only just getting started.
Uber is already an expert in getting you from door-to-door. Now, the company wants to figure out how to deliver stuff to your door as well.
This past week several reports came across my desk highlighting both the good news and the bad news about the future of automation and robotics.
Two years ago, I wrote about the origins of Facebook. The company had gone public with its IPO, which was tanking badly.
The recent announcement prohibiting the use of Uber in Berlin by the city's Department of City and Regulatory Affairs comes on the heels of vocal opposition of the transportation service from taxi unions in several cities, including Barcelona and Lon
Many of the world's car manufacturers have decided that flexible, modular platforms are the way of the future.
Sharon Standifird was tired of her kids ignoring her phone calls. So she did what any worried mother would do: She created an app.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web 25 years ago. So it's worth a listen when he warns us: There's a battle ahead. Eroding net neutrality, filter bubbles and centralizing corporate control all threaten the web's wide-open spaces. It's up
On Aug. 15, 1914, the Panama Canal saw its first cargo ships slice through two continents on their way to Asia, forever transforming global trade flows.
Back in the early 1990s, the North American Free Trade Agreement was one of the hottest political issues in the country.
The world's corporate giants are poised to tap into record cash reserves and possibly embark on a long-awaited spending spree, fuelling hopes of a massive boost to the global economic recovery.
Credit Suisse helped put together billions of dollars in securities that were issued by offshore investment vehicles and then sold to retail customers of Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo SA , the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.
Just say the name "Rothschild" and you'll open any conversation up to a world of wealth, power, and dynastic conspiracy theories.
Am I the only one who feels like I've been born in the wrong time period?
While scores of businesses in Ferguson were being looted by out of control rioters Sunday night, a couple of them went the evening without incident.
Facebook Inc. (FB) will let advertisers know where a promotion was first viewed and when it led to a purchase by tracking users between their electronic devices, a tool that may reignite privacy concerns.
Once again, another person being "treated for depression" does something horrific.
Google has spent more than $28 billion on a whopping 163 companies since 2001. That's almost one company per month.
If Rupert's selling, we're ready to buy. Thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over $4.3 trillion, CNN will belong to the people. Let's make it better.
Texas is offering the private space company SpaceX more than $15 million in incentives to build a new launch facility at the southernmost tip of the Lone Star State.
U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. said it had "completely and amicably" resolved a trademark dispute in China, removing a hurdle that had threatened CEO Elon Musk's ambition to expand rapidly in the world's biggest auto market.
In the latest edition of The New Yorker, best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell asks why old-school crime families used to be able to integrate into mainstream society, while drug dealers and their descendants today cannot.
Billionaire investor Peter Thiel and his venture capital firm Founders Fund will make a $2 million investment in Transatomic Power, a startup that's focused on developing a new type of nuclear reactor that safely turns nuclear waste into clean energy
For 43 years, Amtrak has operated at a loss. It stays in business thanks to a healthy annual government subsidy of around $1b a year. It also benefits from the busy Northeast Corridor, which accounts for a large chunk of its overall revenue.
The post office has an awful reputation. Seriously: On Seinfeld, Newman works there.
OSAKA, JAPAN and PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/14 -- Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) have signed an agreement that lays out their cooperation on the construction of a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in th
Tesla shares were up as much as 4% in early Friday trading after reporting adjusted earnings and revenue that beat expectations Wednesday afternoon.