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  • Solidoodle delays its beginner-oriented 3D printer

    23 October 2014, 8:12 pm by: signebrewster

    The Solidoodle Press is the first machine from the startup that's meant to be simple to use. But now buyers will have to wait until at least December.
  • Telefónica dives into the consumer internet of things with Thinking Things “ambient” pack

    23 October 2014, 6:41 am by: David Meyer

    The pack includes plug-and-play modules for power, connectivity, and sensing ambient light, temperature and humidity -- as well as 2G connectivity that works in a bunch of places. Next to come…
  • This everlasting battery is made from recycled vanadium and ready to plug in

    23 October 2014, 6:00 am by: Katie Fehrenbacher

    Is recycled vanadium the key to low cost batteries for buildings, solar farms and the power grid?
  • After an early bet on Tesla, Daimler cashes in

    22 October 2014, 3:46 pm by: Katie Fehrenbacher

    Daimler was an early believer in Tesla, but now that the Silicon Valley car maker has grown up, it looks time to move on.
  • Carve anything out of metal or wood with Carvey

    21 October 2014, 7:45 pm by: signebrewster

    The Carvey is a desktop CNC machine that can help spruce up your home or build you a new pair of glasses. It blew past its Kickstarter goal today.
  • Magic Leap raises $542 million Series B to bring realistic augmented reality to life

    21 October 2014, 12:36 pm by: signebrewster

    We don't know much about Magic Leap. But it is boldly presenting itself as a company that can solve the most pressing issues facing augmented reality.
  • Startup Aquion Energy shows off the next generation of its battery for solar and the grid

    21 October 2014, 11:45 am by: Katie Fehrenbacher

    Startup Aquion Energy was one of the first of its competitors to get a factory up and running. Now it's producing the second generation of its battery.
  • Norway’s Thin Film gets $23M to fund printed electronics roadmap

    21 October 2014, 11:29 am by: David Meyer

    The Norwegian printed electronics firm Thin Film – which we recently covered for its smart label partnership with Cisco-backed Evrythng – has taken a healthy $23 million in investment from local…
  • Why the internet of things should be designed with efficiency in mind

    21 October 2014, 3:01 am by: Stacey Higginbotham

    Can we stop the internet of things from becoming a power hungry consumer of resources? My guest on this week's podcast hopes so, and discusses how we can make it more…
  • Back to the Future was right: a working hoverboard will be available in 2015

    21 October 2014, 1:47 am by: signebrewster

    A California startup has created a real-life hoverboard, and they even let me ride it. But it's mostly a publicity stunt meant to raise interest in levitating other things.

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