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How a startup's tiny dots could lead to better smartphone photos

With tech called quantum dots, InVisage promises to surpass the limits of today's image sensors and vastly improve digital photos and videos. The first devices with its technology should arrive in early 2016.

By 11 November 2015


Startup's free software taps old gadgets to monitor your home

Perch, which is part of Samsung's accelerator program for startups, uses your old smartphones and other devices around the house to check on your kids and make sure your home is secure.

By 15 October 2015


Marijuana makeover: Startup aims to make pot deliveries classy

Farm-to-table isn't just for foodies. CNET's Max Taves visited San Francisco-based Flow Kana to see how the startup is trying to give medical marijuana an upscale makeover.

21 November 2015


​Mystery startup from ex-Mozilla CEO aims to go where tech titans won't

Brendan Eich, who left the Firefox maker during a firestorm over his anti-gay-marriage views, says his new startup's software will make the Internet faster, safer and better in ways today's Net powers won't pursue.

By 18 November 2015


Mysterious electric-car startup Faraday Future takes aim at Tesla with $1B investment

The electric-car startup has some ambitious targets, including building a plant next year and producing cars in 2017.

By 6 November 2015


Concept cars of the future could act as office spaces on wheels (Tomorrow Daily 270 show notes)

Next won't have a working prototype until at least 2020, but its autonomous car concept is fun to consider. It's hoping to create transparent boxes on wheels that could couple and uncouple from each other as it travels through town.

By 5 November 2015


Startup says rooms on wheels are the future of self-driving cars (Tomorrow Daily 270)

Ashley discusses an out-of-the-box idea for a futuristic autonomous car, a kiosk that paints pictures on your nails in a snap and Tesla's plan to curb irresponsible drivers abusing its autopilot feature.

By 5 November 2015


​Startup bets its wheeled robots, not airborne drones, will deliver your groceries

Two Skype co-founders form a new company, Starship Technologies, to try to lower the cost of package delivery with six-wheeled robots.

By 3 November 2015


"Start-up Darwinism in action": Uber X, Sky Muster and the new Nexus (Girt by CNET podcast 44)

Uber's "disruptive" ride-sharing gets rubber-stamped in Canberra, the NBN shoots for the stars and Google gets a little over-excited and accidentally launches five new products.

By 2 October 2015


Startup hopes energy harvested from the air will power smart homes and wearables

A new technology called Freevolt converts the babble of radio waves into electrical power that can run wireless sensors and other devices.

By 1 October 2015