The year's most notable embarrassments in technology run the gamut from the industry's inability to secure our personal data to the blunders of Airbnb, Twitter and Tinder.
The inaugural New West Summit -- devoted to the marriage of pot, tech, business and media -- serves as the site for a kind of passing of the torch. Or should we say a passing of the pipe?
The demure Charger Dr. may be small, but the tiny gadget is built to push all the power your laptop can muster to phones and tablets.
"I think that would be a reasonable expectation for whatever he does next," Take-Two CEO says.
Infernal Innovations magnetic smartphone mount clips on to a car's air vent, putting navigation and voice command in easy reach.
With its magnetic "clamp," getting a smartphone in or out of Infernal Innovations' universal car mount comes easy.
Years of supercomputer-aided simulation yields big benefits for the Japanese tire giant.
New satellite location will focus federal attention on the tech region's inventors. Most business with the government will still take place online, but the office is meant to foster closer relationships.
Will there be one Apple Ring to rule them all? That's what a patent application says. Plus, building the thinnest gadget isn't innovation anymore and Apple just got a reality check from Microsoft.
"S" phones have gotten a bad rap, but a closer look reveals their "incremental" features predict the success of future iPhones.