Politicians have called on companies to create manufacturing jobs, but beyond the political rhetoric, there isn't much of a well-defined plan to create them.
Yamaha's European engineering and design team have created two new premium quality Genuine top cases.
British inventor Richard Brown has built a unique jet engine-powered motorbike, which he plans to drive at more than 440 mph to break the world land speed record.
The UK government is encouraging young entrepreneurs to start their own business and create jobs for the next generation.
Backed by government funding, South Korean scientists have developed new cell-phone technology designed to diagnose disease.
The Super Bowl ads were the co-stars of the show, with car companies as the lead players.
The CEO of Motorola Mobility says new Google apps may be what helps Motorola close the gap between its tablets and Apple's iPad.
A California company has come up with a nano-coating it says will protect your phone from water damage.
Questions are beginning to be raised about the factories where Apple products are manufactured.
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A team of international scientists has invented a magnetic soap that could revolutionize the clean-up of dangerous oil spills. It's the first cleaning surfactant that responds to magnets. The team, led by Bristol University Professor of Chemistry Julian Eastoe, created a liquid soap containing iron atoms which help form tiny particles.
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month was a forum not just for big manufacturers of televisions and computers but also for small companies with innovative products to sell. In the so-called Eureka Park section of the show, several of these up-and-coming companies showed off their wares.
Harnessing the technology inside smartphones, a new range of app-related toys providing a new way to play are on display at the British toy Fair. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.
The dance of the dung beetle provides clues to navigation and could lead to more sophisticated light-weight robots in the future. The beetles, which are found on all continents except Antarctica, feed on feces but scientists are less interested in what they eat than how they move their dinner from one place to another.
Facebook is preparing to raise $5 billion in an IPO, about half of what some had expected according to IFR. But Reuters Tech Editor Peter Lauria says that final number could change. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.
What would we do without Wall Street? Rob Cox of Reuters BreakingViews chats with Adam Davidson, co-founder of NPR's Planet Money, about Wall Street, money for entrepreneurship, and manufacturing. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.
Scientists at Poland's Wroclaw University of Technology are taking human-robot interaction to another level with their EMYS android, which expresses human-like dispositions, such as anger, surprise, confusion, joy, and sadness. The researchers say they are working towards a future where people and machines will interact in an entirely natural way.
South Korean researchers have come up with an electronic reading device designed to recreate the experience of flipping through the pages of a book. Spurred by continued demand and nostalgia for traditional books, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology says its Smart E-Book takes a technological step forward by looking back.
The L.L.Bean Bootmobile, a giant Bean Boot on wheels, will kickoff L.L.Bean's year long 100th Anniversary celebration. It will then travel around the country reminding everyone of the company's celebration and the boot that started it all. Read the full story here , or see the photos here .