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Winklevii buy Galactic tickets with bitcoin (because pioneers!)

No self-respecting entrepreneur of the future uses cash, checks, or barter -- especially when buying tickets to outer space.

By Mar. 5, 2014


TiVo, Roku, and Sling: Catching up with modern-day TV pioneers

The three services broke ground and helped changed the way we watch TV. At CES 2014, they showed that they're still going strong.

By Jan. 18, 2014


Internet pioneers to collect first Queen Elizabeth Prizes

The queen of England will award the trophies Wednesday for a new million-pound prize to encourage engineering to Tim Berners-Lee, Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf, Marc Andreessen, and Louis Pouzin.

By Jun. 24, 2013


2013 Chevrolet Spark

The 2013 Chevrolet Spark includes some intriguing features for its price, but bizarre limitations in the cabin electronics and low horsepower create too many compromises.

By Dec. 11, 2012

3 stars Editor's rating Dec. 11, 2012

'Space pioneers' of the commercial era (images)

NASA faces a major shift in priorities, with a new push to take advantage of private endeavors in space travel, from Boeing to Blue Origin.

16 Images By Feb. 6, 2010


Mitsubishi i-Miev pioneers electric highway

We drive a Mitsubishi i-Miev electric car from San Francisco to Sacramento, with a recharge stop in Vacaville.

By May. 25, 2010


Tech pioneers win 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics

A scientist who paved the way for fiber optics and a team of two researchers who designed the first digital-imaging sensor share the 2009 prize.

By Oct. 6, 2009


Crypto pioneers differ on cloud-computing risks

During an RSA panel, world's top cryptographers disagree on the risks inherent in cloud computing and downplay the possibility of a digital Pearl Harbor.

By Apr. 21, 2009


Dot-com pioneers--where are they now?

From CompuServe to Pets.com, we take a look at some of the movers and shakers from the 1990s to see how they've fared.

By Feb. 1, 2008


At Sundance, Web pioneers see 'on-demand revolution'

Off-screen film festival showing stars Web industry celebrities--founders of Netflix, YouTube, and Hulu--envisioning a future in which users control their digital content.

By Jan. 17, 2009