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Lightbulbs beyond Edison's wildest dreams (pictures)

We've come a long way from the days of the simple incandescent. Here are some of our favorite modern spins on the basic bulb.

10 Images By May 28, 2014

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Larry Ellison: Steve Jobs was 'our Edison'

In an upcoming interview with Charlie Rose, the Oracle CEO extolls Jobs' virtues and hints that Apple could be on the downward slide without the former leader at the helm.

By August 12, 2013

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Intel looks to Edison for its (wearable) future

Intel launches its tiny Edison computer, with CEO Brian Krzanich talking about an often bizarre array of wearable devices during his keynote.

By January 6, 2014

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Stanford Ovshinsky, 'Edison of our age,' dies at 89

Self-taught scientist is credited with inventing the nickel-metal hybrid battery as well as a new class of semiconductors.

By October 18, 2012

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3D-printed dress lets you wear your heart(beat) on your sleeve

The Synapse dress integrates Intel's Edison chip and a range of sensors to show on the outside what the wearer is feeling within.

By September 29, 2014

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Intel meets its 'makers,' with chips for DIY set and the firms they'll found (Q&A)

The next wave of consumer electronics could come from the maker movement and indie developers. Intel's Edward Ross wants to make the company's chips a key part of that trend.

By October 4, 2014

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014

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Light bulb buying guide

The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By October 2, 2014

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Immortalize yourself on a brick in the Nikola Tesla Museum

A new Indiegogo campaign lets you get your name or a short phrase (or even a haiku!) on a brick in the upcoming museum for the storied inventor.

By September 28, 2014

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Epic Rap Battles: Edison vs. Tesla

Epic Rap Battles of History has taken on the grandfathers of electrical power: Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla.

By March 24, 2013