Historically, a lot of companies and people made boatloads of money acting as intermediaries without adding much in the way of value.
Startup incubator Y Combinator demos a refreshingly high volume of companies tackling real issues, from hearing loss and elderly care to immigrant hiring and sending money home.
Road Trip 2011: In Amsterdam, a small company called Freedom of Creation is showing the world how good 3D printed products can be. Its founder thinks those products are going to take on traditional manufacturing methods and create a new design paradigm.
Representatives from AT&T and Verizon confirm that the companies are in talks with Netflix to strike a similar content distribution deal that it announced with Comcast earlier this week.
Bitcoin suffered a PR black eye with Mt. Gox's bankruptcy filing, but Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam says bad news for the few will translate into good news for the many.
Trying to cut Net communication delays, Google has begun testing a new technology called QUIC that seeks to marry security, reliability, and performance.
The Root Vue Farm may take its cue from an ant farm, but it provides for a different type of resident.
The German carrier and parent company of T-Mobile want a piece of the mobile payments action.
BT has joined the broadband ban on The Pirate Bay -- but salty seadogs seeking to share files have already circumvented BT's blockade.
The controversial musician and performance artist talks to CNET about Spotify, Kickstarter, and whether the music industry is killing the musicians it needs.