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.
The Corvette Z06 Convertible was unveiled at the New York Auto show and boasts as much power as its hard-top sibling.
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.
Two new studies describe the latest achievements in growing body parts in a lab and transplanting them into people, this time with nostrils and vaginas.
Toyota has developed an efficient gasoline engine using technology fine-tuned with gas-electric hybrids, in which the Japanese automaker is an industry leader.
The Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid packs 887 horsepower. CNN was lucky enough to drive the $845,000 monster around the Circuit of the Americas track in Austin, Texas.
The Copenhagen Wheel, funded by Tumblr founder David Karp, is a smartphone controlled motor for your bike.
The world's confectioners are gearing up for Easter and an anticipated sales bonanza of chocolate eggs and Easter bunnies. But one small company has a message for lovers of all things chocolate — print your own.
A Swiss team planning to complete the first round-the-world solar flight next year unveiled a new version of their unique aircraft Wednesday, which they say could remain in the air indefinitely.
It appears that we’re on the cusp of a new world where custom human body parts can be grown or printed for those that need them.
In this issue of IMPO, we recap MODEX 2014, discuss how creating a nimble production environment requires up-to-the-minute information, and learn how the latest technology can improve the ROI of predictive maintenance.
If you ask someone at Apple Computer, the defendant in more cases filed by patent trolls than any other U. S. firm, Apple will probably tell you that a patent troll is a person or organization that acquires a patent solely for the purpose of suing a deep-pocketed firm.
A U.S. court has awarded Carnegie Mellon University $1.54 billion in a patent dispute with chip maker Marvell Technology.
Automaker Daimler AG is acquiring the remaining shares in a lithium-ion battery cell maker from specialty chemical company Evonik Industries AG as it intensifies its focus on electric cars.
The Rinspeed XchangE is a luxury car that leaves the job of driving to an onboard computer while passengers relax and enjoy the ride.
Take a spin around the globe with GE as they highlight five manufacturing technologies GE researchers are developing.
3D Robotics CEO and Co-Founder Chris Anderson shows off the Iris, an insect-like drone that's rigged with a leveling arm for a GoPro camera.
Tuft and Needle is betting it can apply tech lessons to building a cheaper and more comfortable mattress.
The Poseidon P8 is designed to hunt submarines, but the Navy is using the aircraft to locate wreckage from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight.
Dr. Glenn Green and Scott Hollister came up with the solution to save a young boy's life: use 3D printing to build small splints that would help keep his trachea open until it was strong enough to do so itself.
Who would have expected a toilet to one day filter water, charge a cellphone, or create charcoal to combat climate change?