Categories: Technology

HP and Beats Team Up for Special Edition Digital Music Laptop

Posted by: Damian Joseph on October 08

Yesterday, I got to head over the Westin in Times Square and check out the upcoming special edition laptop co-branded by Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) and Beats by Dr. Dre. You'll remember...

Hewlett-Packard Taps Fashion for R & D: A long-term innovation strategy?

Posted by: Reena Jana on September 14

This weekend, Hewlett-Packard proved that it is committed to tapping the design world as a rich resource for technical innovation, and not merely aesthetics. On Saturday night in New York,...

Can Tech Rescue America's Big Cities?

Posted by: Michael Arndt on August 19

Many times being big and diverse with business is a good thing for a city. It buffers the local economy from industry-specific slowdowns, and it gives people more options for...

AT&T Solves Information Overload

Posted by: Damian Joseph on July 08

Information is the pollution of the digital age -- there's so much, we don't know what to do with it. Yet, we want more and more: the Internet exponentially grows...

A Data Site, Panjiva, for U.S. Importers

Posted by: Michael Arndt on June 19

This is a guest blog by Venessa Wong, who joined BusinessWeek's Innovation+Design team in June. Data, packaged usefully and cleverly, can have enormous utility and appeal. Nate Silver proved this...

Microsoft CEO Ballmer's Do-Over Wish: Search

Posted by: Michael Arndt on June 18

Steve Ballmer isn't Edith Piaf after all: He does have regrets. The chief executive of Microsoft says he wishes his company had been much swifter in developing a search engine....

3D Printing... As Art

Posted by: Damian Joseph on May 15

When you think of 3d printing, images of scientists or industrial designers fabricating prototypes probably come to mind. But starting today, the process is getting the fine arts treatment. The...

AT&T Can Handle Your Business

Posted by: Damian Joseph on April 28

AT&T recently released a tool to help corporations and large companies manage huge amounts of internet information, especially video. I spoke with Roman Pacewicz, the senior vice president of strategy...

3D TV: Not Ready for Prime Time

Posted by: Michael Arndt on February 27

The way its proponents spin it, 3D will be the next big thing in TV, a gotta-have technology that will pick up where Tivo, hi-def, and Blu-Ray have left off....

Banking on Bank Hardware

Posted by: Damian Joseph on February 13

I attended the “Automate and Accelerate: Best Practices For Leveraging Self-Service and Cash Flow” forum the other day at Chicago’s downtown Marriott Hotel. Basically, this was an industry event hosted...

Philippe Starck on Design, Invention, and Branding: Recession Advice

Posted by: Reena Jana on January 28

I recently sat down with Philippe Starck, one of the world's most well-known designers, to talk about the connection between design--so often misunderstood as mere cosmetic flourish--and innovation. He was...

Why Xerox's Erasable Paper Isn't On the Market (Yet)

Posted by: Reena Jana on January 21

At least since 2006 or so, Xerox has heralded its invention of "erasable" paper, but it hasn't yet hit the market. And the company hasn't said when it will. I...

Intel Targets Retailers With Store Display Concept

Posted by: Reena Jana on January 12

The annual National Retail Federation convention and expo is up and running at New York’s Javits Center, and during the trade show chip maker Intel is showing off a strategy...

What do you want from T-Mobile? Deutsche Telekom's head of innovation and product development answers your questions

Posted by: Helen Walters on October 06

Hamid Akhavan, head of mobile communications, innovation and product development for Deutsche Telekom -- and the man in charge of T-Mobile International for most of Europe -- is coming to...

HP's Voodoo and the Luxury Game

Posted by: Reena Jana on June 11

Last November, I wrote an IN: Inside Innovation cover story largely on the influence of Voodoo PC's culture on Hewlett-Packard, which had acquired Voodoo in fall 2006. This week HP...

Chris Sugrue's digital bugs

Posted by: Helen Walters on May 13

In the name of featuring something which on the face of it looks like a purely artistic experiment, but bearing in mind the lessons learned from Bill Buxton, here's Delicate...

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