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Listen to the creepy voices of Thomas Edison's talking dolls

A new technique for salvaging recordings from delicate antiques has allowed Thomas Edison's talking dolls to find their lost voices.

By May 5, 2015


Intel's Edison joins the quest to save the bees

Tiny radio-frequency identification chips attached to bees will be paired with Intel Edison boards to monitor the bees' activities and help the fight against colony collapse disorder.

By August 24, 2015


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


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


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


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


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


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 February 6, 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 January 26, 2012


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 April 6, 2011