You may know Kickstarter, the popular site where people pitch their ideas to strangers to raise money for the projects. It's great for investing in inspiring work -- and shopping for unusual gifts. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on similar sites.
The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.
For a surprise birthday gift, a Michigan mom creates a Facebook page to show her son -- who has Asperger syndrome -- that he can have friends all over the world.
iPhone app Red Handed provides a platform where you can film and post live videos of any crime you see occurring around you.
The affordable Puppy Bluetooth pet tracker uses your friends, family, and neighbors' smartphones to locate your lost dog.
A large-scale analysis of language used on Twitter adds to the evidence that negative emotions are directly linked to heart disease.
The latest update for iOS and Android simplifies the main menu and throws in other helpful tweaks.
A newly-published patent application describes how Apple might use information from actual human beings to supplement Siri's own knowledge, or lack thereof.
Fitting people for clothes virtually is a constant challenge for e-retailers, but one company says it can harness the data gathered from its loyal customers to find you clothes that fit.
As oceans become overfished, polluted, and warmer, the X Prize foundation is looking to the public to come up with ideas for three new challenges to pose to the world's top innovators.