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.
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.
Intel launches its tiny Edison computer, with CEO Brian Krzanich talking about an often bizarre array of wearable devices during his keynote.
Self-taught scientist is credited with inventing the nickel-metal hybrid battery as well as a new class of semiconductors.
Epic Rap Battles of History has taken on the grandfathers of electrical power: Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla.
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.
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.
On Road Trip 2010, CNET's Daniel Terdiman stopped in on West Orange, N.J., where the great inventor worked and lived.
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.
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.