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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 Aug. 12, 2013


Chevy, Ford win gold medals at Edison Awards

Chevy and Ford racked up awards for their latest technology innovations at the Edison Awards last night. The awards show highlights breakthrough products and services, and recognizes innovative industry leaders. Basically, it's like the Oscars for emerging technology companies, but with much, much longer speeches and videos.

By Apr. 6, 2011


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 Oct. 18, 2012


Edison tops Jobs as world's greatest innovator

The inventor of the light bulb and phonograph was named the greatest innovator of all time among 52 percent of the young people polled, surpassing the late Apple leader at 24 percent.

By Jan. 26, 2012


Electric autos--from Edison to robots (images)

Take a tour of the past, present, and future of electric vehicles to see the multiple waves of electric cars in years past and a hint at future directions.

25 Images By Feb. 6, 2012


Vu1 readies efficient lightbulb Edison would love

Vu1 has another idea for efficient lighting: Based on cathode ray technology, its UL-certified lightbulbs put out similar light to incandescents but use less energy and don't contain mercury.

By Oct. 8, 2010


Edison: Free energy-saving PC software

The software, from corporate power management software company Verdiem, cuts down on energy use significantly by scheduling when a computer goes into suspend mode.

By Aug. 6, 2008


Verdiem's Edison helps you get green

A free download, Edison is available to consumers to help with their PC power management at home.

By Aug. 6, 2008


What Thomas Edison teaches us about innovation (and profit)

As Thomas Edison demonstrates, the smartest geek doesn't always make the most money.

By Jan. 12, 2009


Mimo smart onesie monitors baby, sends smartphone updates

The first wearable gadget based on the Intel Edison chip is a onesie that monitors your baby's breathing and sends audio and data to your smartphone. Staying connected to your baby has never been more wireless.

By Feb. 7, 2014