Modu and Ubidyne win as the most innovative mobile companies.
Innovation Nation author says the system of fostering technology innovation in the U.S. needs fixing.
Microsoft won't do it (yet), but small start-ups are not afraid to build online OSes and app suites.
Open source is at the heart of the US Small Business Administration's new Business.gov website, a project that came in under budget and has over-delivered in terms of functionality and ease of use.
Doreen Lorenzo, president of frog design, attended the recent Fortune Brainstorm Green and the Milken Global Conference and identified a common theme.
Forbes talks of new Apple patent for a device that would let customers place food orders via a wireless device. But wait, that's already being done.
BusinessWeek has published its annual The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies list, a survey put together in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Of course Apple is the no.1. Yet there are some surprises.
Here's a different way to fund invention: Offer prizes to the best inventors.
Open source makes innovation a two-way street between vendors and customers.
Open source is what big banks are using to set themselves apart. It's not a commodifying tool--it's an innovation tool.