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'Godmother' of cannabis meets her tech-happy children at SF pot summit

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?

By November 22, 2015


How a startup's tiny dots could lead to better smartphone photos

With tech called quantum dots, InVisage promises to surpass the limits of today's image sensors and vastly improve digital photos and videos. The first devices with its technology should arrive in early 2016.

By November 10, 2015


Startup's free software taps old gadgets to monitor your home

Perch, which is part of Samsung's accelerator program for startups, uses your old smartphones and other devices around the house to check on your kids and make sure your home is secure.

By October 14, 2015


​Mystery startup from ex-Mozilla CEO aims to go where tech titans won't

Brendan Eich, who left the Firefox maker during a firestorm over his anti-gay-marriage views, says his new startup's software will make the Internet faster, safer and better in ways today's Net powers won't pursue.

By November 17, 2015


Marijuana makeover: Startup aims to make pot deliveries classy

Farm-to-table isn't just for foodies. CNET's Max Taves visited San Francisco-based Flow Kana to see how the startup is trying to give medical marijuana an upscale makeover.

November 20, 2015


Mysterious electric-car startup Faraday Future takes aim at Tesla with $1B investment

The electric-car startup has some ambitious targets, including building a plant next year and producing cars in 2017.

By November 5, 2015


Startup says rooms on wheels are the future of self-driving cars (Tomorrow Daily 270)

Ashley discusses an out-of-the-box idea for a futuristic autonomous car, a kiosk that paints pictures on your nails in a snap and Tesla's plan to curb irresponsible drivers abusing its autopilot feature.

By November 4, 2015


Concept cars of the future could act as office spaces on wheels (Tomorrow Daily 270 show notes)

Next won't have a working prototype until at least 2020, but its autonomous car concept is fun to consider. It's hoping to create transparent boxes on wheels that could couple and uncouple from each other as it travels through town.

By November 4, 2015


​Startup bets its wheeled robots, not airborne drones, will deliver your groceries

Two Skype co-founders form a new company, Starship Technologies, to try to lower the cost of package delivery with six-wheeled robots.

By November 2, 2015


How smartphones offer Syrian refugees a lifeline

Startups and nonprofit organizations are offering high-tech assistance to the hyper-connected wave of Syrian refugees.

By November 27, 2015