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Aiming high: Pot entrepreneurs look to Silicon Valley for inspiration

Marijuana startups are imitating companies like Airbnb and Dollar Shave Club as they chase anything related to the weed biz. Getting high is just an app away.

By November 20, 2015


Meet the next tech entrepreneurs: young women

Many programs teach girls how to code. CNET's Lexy Savvides reports on the Technovation challenge that also gives them the skills to be successful app entrepreneurs.

By August 4, 2015


This Star Wars toy auction could be the biggest in the galaxy

Japanese designer Nigo, a superfan of the canon, is putting hundreds of old- and new-school collectibles up for bid via Sotheby's. Jedi and casual fans alike will be slobbering like Jabba.

By November 17, 2015


See a guy in a jetpack float around the Statue of Liberty

Test pilot and entrepreneur David Mayman moves like James Bond and takes his company's JB-9 jetpack for an impressive spin out over New York Harbor.

By November 9, 2015


Self-driving cars will rule the roads in 2030, says Internet of Things visionary

With no shortage of automakers working on robo-cars, and with Uber already a "sensor platform on wheels," we're well on the way, says MIT vet Kevin Ashton.

By November 11, 2015


Wearable tech takes flight as UK airline EasyJet debuts LED and sensor-studded uniforms

Crew at the short-haul airline could soon be sporting wearable tech to help light up your flight.

By November 10, 2015


Optimistic futurism: The designers building the world of tomorrow

Whether it's the first cordless kettle or a spacecraft for civilians, UK design company Seymourpowell has long created inventions on "the edge of the future." But how do you design a world that doesn't exist yet?

By November 9, 2015


Say hi to Reddit, the budding Netflix wannabe

Reddit just joined the original-video scene. With its first series of documentary shorts debuting Wednesday, Reddit wants to raise the profile of its brightest communities and appeal to more outsiders.

By November 4, 2015


Yes, says Michael Dell, even a $67B takeover is a risk worth taking

The planned megamerger with EMC shows Dell's willingness to make bold moves in an era when old-guard computing companies are scrambling to adapt.

By November 3, 2015


Twitter investor Chris Sacca dives into TV's 'Shark Tank' (Q&A)

The billionaire investor discusses what made him get into the water as a guest "Shark" on the reality show.

By October 30, 2015