General Motors, Ford and Toyota are joining the University of Michigan in establishing a testing site for driverless cars that will simulate a cityscape, and will work with the school to help make such vehicles commercially viable.
The Internet of Things has already been a positive disruption for U.S. manufacturing, and a number of indicators show that we’re just getting started.
Catching design errors before committing to a production run can yield big savings, but there’s another benefit to using 3D printing at this early stage.
Each additive manufacturing process is simply a different tool in the toolbox. Our goal is to help guide you through the technology options so that you can feel more confident and educated as you make your technology decisions.
A new report explores the scientific breakthroughs discovered by USDA researchers. Innovations range from flour made out of chardonnay grape seeds that prevents weight gain to antimicrobial packets that keep food from spoiling.
Damaged cell phone data retrieved from Flight 370 could provide answers as to what happened. But the plane needs to be found first.
Warren Buffett explains why he thinks it's progress to have technology replacing human jobs, but acknowledges that people who are left behind need support.
The leader of the tech giant's driverless car project wrote in a blog post Monday that test vehicles are becoming far more adept at city driving. They already can comfortably handle freeways.
When it comes to eye-opening pranks, hacks, and stunts, no one can equal a team of determined engineering students.
Automakers are being pressured to make cars with better gas mileage and electric cars with longer ranges. Tim Stevens takes a look at a few of the models at the 2014 New York International Auto Show that truly show these features off.
Google X is the top-secret lab where the company strives for world-changing innovation. It's been completely off limits to journalists until now.
The U.S. military hopes its new robot, Atlas, can one day take on missions deemed too dangerous for humans. But Pentagon researchers are still learning how hard it is to get the technology to perform even the simplest of tasks.
Nathan Myhrvold, CEO and Co-Founder of Intellectual Ventures and also Microsoft's first chief technology officer, is on a mission to keep America innovating, one patent at a time.
After his 6-year-old grandson was killed in the Sandy Hook massacre, Carmen Lobis is crowdfunding and applying for a Silicon Valley grant to build potentially life-saving gun technology.
Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford, discusses the last 50 years of Mustang, global car markets, fuel economy, the GM recall and self-driving cars.
Imagine if manufacturers no longer had to wait multiple years for a perfect location and a factory to be completed before they could start producing.
Project Ara, a smartphone you can customize, may seem like a crazy idea, but it's not half as crazy as what it takes to build it.
Google acquires drone maker Titan Aerospace and, like Facebook, hopes the technology will help deliver cheap and easy Internet access in the future.
3D Systems has announced their partnership with Staples for a pilot program that offers 3D printing services to small businesses. This offers enormous potential for small businesses to print with the technology without having to invest in it.
The government is considering reducing tax breaks for corporate research and development if the corporate income tax rate is cut as sought by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems.
Search crews sent a robotic submarine deep into the Indian Ocean for the first time Monday after failing to pick up any signals from the missing Malaysian airliner's black boxes for six days.
Navy researchers demonstrate proof-of-concept of technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen (H2) from seawater and conversion to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel.
CEO Jeff Bezos' annual letter to shareholders offers a glimpse into Amazon's internal workings and what it is aiming for in the future, including more grocery services and the much-discussed drone delivery.
It’s important to consider what software can do to improve your ability to react when faced with an unforeseen production snafu.