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Hacker claims you can steal fingerprints with only a camera

Previous attempts to copy fingerprints required specialized tools and the fingerprint itself.

By December 29, 2014


Wearable book lets readers feel the fiction

A project out of MIT called Sensory Fiction relays characters' emotions through networked sensors and actuators worn by the reader. Will future books be yet another wearable technology?

By January 28, 2014


Facebook's Sandberg, IBM's Rometty make Fortune power list

Other tech women on the annual list of the 50 most powerful women in business include Yahoo's Marissa Mayer and Hewlett-Packard's Meg Whitman.

By October 10, 2013


Tech execs top Fortune's list of powerful women

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty is No. 1, while Hewlett-Packard's Meg Whitman nabs third place.

By September 20, 2012


At ARPA-E, energy meets innovation

Your guide to the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit this week, where startups and research institutions are showing off the latest inventions in cleaner energy.

By February 28, 2012


Eat your own before someone else does, CEOs tell CES panel

At a Consumer Electronics Show panel on innovation, executives from Xerox, Ford, and Verizon encourage companies to gin up products that displace their own, lest rivals do it for them.

By January 11, 2012


Verizon exec Stratton replaces CEO McAdam for CES

John Stratton, head of Verizon's newly created Enterprise Solutions unit, will take over for Lowell McAdam during a key CES panel.

By January 6, 2012


Bill Gates calls for massive increase in energy research

Despite the threat of cuts to current energy research programs, Gates, in an editorial, says the U.S. should increase annual R&D from $5 billion a year to $16 billion for economic, national security, and environmental reasons.

By November 21, 2011


IBM hands the reins to Virginia Rometty

Virginia Rometty will take over for Sam Palmisano effective Jan. 1. Now women run both HP and IBM.

By October 25, 2011


Reporters' Roundtable: PARC CEO on how tech innovation works

Steve Hoover, the CEO of PARC, talks with Rafe Needleman about the history of the famous lab, how to encourage innovation in a country or a company, and what it's like to compete with Google for engineers.

By September 2, 2011