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iPad app helps patients understand doctors’ explanations

JiffPad is a new iPad app that lets doctors explain health issues visually and digitally, meaning patients can access the information at home....Read More

Teens armed with life-saving skills

Armed with the tools and knowledge to keep them safer when they grab the car keys and get behind the wheel, a record number of teen drivers this...Read More

Wind-powered charging station for electric vehicles

Sanya Skypump is a new wind-powered electric-vehicle charging station from New York-based Urban Green Energy and GE Energy. Now installed at the...Read More

Fully electric car can make itself smaller

Researchers at MIT’s Changing Places Group and Denokinn have now begun testing the Hiriko Fold, a fully electric vehicle which is able to...Read More

Tupperware-style parties with a charitable bent

Rising International, a 9-year-old organization helps women in developing countries sell their arts and crafts, become financially independent and...Read More

Women-Owned businesses among the leaders in job creation & revenue growth

As of 2012, it is estimated that there are more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States, generating nearly $1.3 trillion in...Read More

Technology re-use helps “Link Life to its Promise”

Inspired by his daughter Cristina, Dr. Davin McMahan founded The National Cristina Foundation to promote technology reuse by educating businesses and...Read More

App shows who funded political TV ads

Throughout September, US citizens are set to be bombarded with pleas from parties seeking their vote, particularly from the Democratic and Republican...Read More

Wondering about the facts in the latest campaign ad?

PolitiFact’s Settle It! app stands to resolve many dinner-table disagreements in the coming election season. Users simply type in the name,...Read More

Home in on political ads

The nonprofit, nonpartisan Sunlight Foundation aims to enhance governmental openness and transparency through the use of technology tools, digital...Read More

Rewards for leaving your smartphone at the door

It’s a situation many diners know all to well: going for dinner with a friend, looking forward to catching up – but instead spending most...Read More

Cash-Free caffeine from Starbucks

Starbucks’s year-and-a-half-old mobile payment program may be the largest of any retailer in North America. Even before its recent $25 million...Read More

Digital wallet selects the best credit card

The Wallaby Card is connected to each of its users’ credit card accounts and is able to select the best one to take advantage of rewards and...Read More

Mobile boutiques are hitting the streets

Pull over food trucks . . chic parkable boutiques can be seen from coast to coast. The StyleLiner, is a luxurious mobile style gallery offering...Read More

Evian’s Wi-Fi-Enabled Magnet

To promote its new online delivery service and website, www.evianchezvous.com (evian-at-home.com), Evian introduces Evian Smart Drop, an innovative...Read More

One-hour delivery service for festival attendees

UK fashion brand Very has launched what it describes as the world’s first festival delivery service designed to keep attendees at Virgin...Read More

Among the young, the drive to drive is plummeting

Almost one-third of 19-year-olds in the U.S. have yet to get their driver’s licenses, a study by the University of Michigan Transportation...Read More

Test drives to broken down motorists

When carrying out a marketing strategy, one of the most important aspects is getting the correct timing. With this in mind, Rescue Drive – a...Read More

Rent cars from people in your community

With bicycle commuting having become an increasingly popular mode of transportation, some drivers are also becoming less dependent on their cars....Read More

Rental generation sees no point in buying

Confronting a jobless rate above 8 percent since 2009 and grappling to pay off student loans worth about $1 trillion, according to the Consumer...Read More

Tastes of another city without traveling there

Delivered-to-the-door subscription services are a popular way for consumers to try out a curated selection of products they might not otherwise have...Read More

Site matches event organizers with land owners

UK-based Field Lover is launching its field matchmaking site, which aims to make it easy for those with land to lease to find renters and vice-versa....Read More

Compassionate consumerism is growing

As reported in Bloomberg Businessweek, what started with TOMS shoes has blossomed into a phenomenon that retail consultants call compassionate...Read More

Indestructible soccer balls to 1.5 million needy children

California-based One World Futbol has been using the “buy one, give one” model of corporate generosity for two years to help put...Read More

Debts among friends turned into charitable donations

It only stands to reason that the easier it is to give to charity, the more donations will be made. There have already been a few different efforts...Read More

Instead of hotels, couch surfing for entrepreneurs

Startup Stay is a couch surfing platform targeted specifically towards entrepreneurs. “Couch surfing” has been a popular phenomenon for...Read More

Cardboard packaging turns into a chair

Product packaging is a perennial problem for sustainability-minded manufacturers, and there’s been a variety of different approaches designed...Read More

Priceline Now Sells American’s Preferred Seats

It might seem fairly insignificant that Priceline started selling “preferred” seats for a small fee to those who buy tickets on American,...Read More

Personal genomics for pet cats

The Cat Ancestry test is a new genetic testing service that aims to help cat owners learn more about the ancestry of their feline companions. Much...Read More

Self-learning piano plays requests from Twitter

Twitter is no stranger to the music world, with stars such as Justin Bieber and Katy Perry using the platform to connect with fans and the UK’s...Read More

Canadian beer brand helps consumers plant one million trees

Molson Canadian is encouraging consumers to greater appreciate their surroundings through its Red Leaf Project, which is providing beer coasters...Read More

Bike that can be adjusted as child grows

The Orbea Grow series features adjustable parts, enabling young riders to make their bike bigger as they get older Many bicycles comes with...Read More

In Brazil, prisoners’ pedal power shaves time off their sentence

Film lovers in the UK have already experienced screenings projected the environmentally friendly way with the pedal-powered Cycle-in Cinema. In...Read More

Site helps victims of stolen bikes

Spanish Bicibuscadores aims to help victims of bicycle theft spread the word when their bike is stolen and warn others in the same neighborhood....Read More

Electric motorbike-car uses gyroscopes to stay upright upon collision

The Lit C-1 combines the car and motorbike in a compact two-wheeler that features electronic gyroscopes to keep it upright, even upon collision....Read More

Smarter Cars Paving Road to Intelligent Highways

Experts say that the intelligent highway will save more lives than seat belts, airbags, and electronic stability control. For sheer lifesaving...Read More

Ready to Be Chauffeured by Your Car?

Most of us dream of eliminating the time-consuming daily chore of driving our cars to the office. But if you could sit in the back of your car and...Read More

Cocktail bar offers discounts based on stock market drops

The Bull and Bear Steakhouse at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York is cutting back the prices of its cocktails in line with stock market drops. One of...Read More

In Spain, lemonade made cheaper when temperature rises

Spanish marketing agency Momentum Madrid has come up with a campaign for Coca-Cola’s Limon Y Nada still lemonade, which offers customers...Read More

‘Healthy candy’ is no longer a misnomer

Studies show that eating chocolate regularly can benefit heart health. However, the newest chocolate brands are focused on enhancing overall wellness...Read More

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    OEMs in many industries are incorporating 3D-printed end-production parts into their products, not only in the long-time leaders for this trend -- aerospace and medical -- but also in automotive. Ford, for example, was the first automotive OEM to receive and evaluate Stratasys' large-scale Infinite Build technology, based on its fused deposition modeling (FDM) thermoplastic […]
  • Battery Revolutions Are Predicted Weekly, But This One Might Be Real March 16, 2018
    Are we on the cusp of a revolution in battery technology? Qichao Hu, founder and CEO of SolidEnergy Systems Corporation in Woburn, Mass., thinks so. Hu points out that like the famous Moore’s Law that says that the power of microprocessors doubles every two years, the energy density of batteries doubles too, but on a […]
  • Building the IIoT Nervous System – With Everything Connected March 15, 2018
    Smart manufacturing is connected manufacturing. During the session, Challenges & Best Practices in Deploying IIoT, at the Advanced Design and Manufacturing Expo in Cleveland earlier this month, David Iyoha, director of software solutions at Fortech, spelled out the considerations that must be in place to make sure the manufacturing enterprise is connected effectively. “Smart manufacturing […]