Some benches in Boston parks offer more than a place to sit. They also charge your gadgets, track noise levels, and watch the weather.
Velo Labs has come up with a bike lock that alerts owners to possible thefts, alerts emergency responders to possible crashes, and has a keyless entry that lets users share bikes Airbnb-style.
Just a month after word came that Facebook was interested in the 20-person drone maker, Google snatches it up for an undisclosed sum.
The patent envisions a lid with a secondary display, touch inputs, and solar cells to help charge your Mac.
This "atmospheric satellite" flies at 65,000 feet, and could provide satellite-style services for a fraction of the cost.
This slim, lightweight panel can hang off your bag or backpack, capturing the sun's plentiful rays for endless on-the-go power.
A contest called "Design for Death" asks participants to reimagine mourning and burial for the 21st century. Their intriguing solutions range from reverent to eco-practical to downright strange.
Each week, we round up some of the most thoughtful comments from the CNET community.
Students at Eindhoven University have created what they are calling the world's first solar-powered family car, a solar-powered vehicle that can fit four people.
The Solar Impulse starts the fourth leg of its flight across America, but it will have to make a pit stop in Cincinnati to avoid bad weather before landing in Washington, D.C.