How Women Drive Innovation and Growth

Women represent a growth market more than twice as big as China and India combined. They control $20 trillion in global consumer spending, own or operate between 25-33% of all private businesses, and earn an estimated $13 trillion. This "power of the purse" is growing rapidly; expectations are that it will swell to $18 trillion by 2014. For companies that figure out what women want, the future looks rosy indeed. But CTI research reveals that, while most companies target women as end-users, few effectively leverage the talent most likely to ...

3D printing breathes new life into old inventions

The US Patent and Trademark Office may be the key battleground in today's high-tech lawsuits, but it's also home to a trove of inventions that have fallen into the public domain. Now patent lawyer Martin Galese is trying to bring some 21st century tech to the charming ideas ...

Steve Jobs was very hard to work with

The former creator of Atari has penned a book called Finding the Next Steve Jobs: How to Find, Hire, Keep and Nurture Creative Talent. It sounds like if you see one, cross the street or run away.

Tech "slowdown" contributing to economic woes

A financial market strategist says the "limited" U.S. technology frontier is contributing to an already difficult economic situation.

AT&T's T-Mobile acquisition could stifle innovation

The chairman of the House subcommittee on communications and technology has expressed concern over AT&T's planned acquisition of T-Mobile.

Do FPS games suck on consoles?

Sure, we've all seen hard-core elitist gamerz take cheap potshots at console-based FPS titles. But could they be right?

AMD launches Open 3D initiative

AMD has launched an "Open" initiative designed to encourage 3D innovation and lower high costs typically associated with the evolving technology.