States like to promote themselves as fertile ground for innovation — so we put those claims to the test. Click ahead to see the leaders in innovation.
The digital revolution has gone far beyond the Internet, smart phone and GPS device in your vehicle. And though these devices have made life and work faster and easier, that may not be all for the good.
Plans for a nationwide, state-of-the-art railroad safety system, inspired by a fatal crash in 2008, are meeting with resistance, due to a fierce debate over its effectiveness and business benefits.
The volume of personal digital data available is transforming everyday commerce, particularly the marketing and advertising sector. It also raises issues about privacy and civil rights. You might call it, Big Data, Big Brother.
From refrigerators to washers, these machines may control you as much as you think you are controlling them. Click ahead to view some of the coolest smart-tech appliances.
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Learn how new tools, materials and tecniques can increase efiiciency and profits, and keep more high-skilled jobs at home.
Talking to computers like Captain Picard on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” has been a longtime dream among techies. But with new advances including the Apple iPhone 4S Siri, better speech recognition is within reach.
The success of the 3-D movie “Avatar” and the popularity of super-realistic video games are bringing virtual reality and its cousin, augmented reality, to the entertainment forefront.
A dearth of venture capital money, a lower cost of living, and a lifestyle-oriented culture have created a slower approach to growth.