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Ones and Zeroes: The world goes Gaga over drones; spending goes for IT in 2017

Global production of drones for personal and commercial use will rise 39 percent in 2016, according to Gartner. | Photo by Andrew Turner via Flickr

February 13, 2017 - 7:13pm

Innovation of the Week: Booster takes the traffic hassle out of gassing up

Booster’s corporate-focused, on-demand gas delivery service promises to mitigate Santa Clara’s traffic crisis. | Photo by Booster

February 10, 2017 - 5:09pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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Ones and Zeroes: Apple wins one and loses one; augmented reality sets in

Sales of the iPhone 7 helped push Apple into the top spot in the global smartphone market in the fourth quarter. | Photo by Brian Mitchell Flickr

February 3, 2017 - 7:32pm

Innovation of the Week: Channel surfing could be brain-operated

The MindFlix remote employs InteraXon’s headband to free TV viewers from the toil and drudgery of pressing buttons on their remote controls.| Photo by InteraXon Flickr

February 1, 2017 - 9:36pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Sonita Lontoh

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Ones and Zeroes: Chips emerge from the dip; autonomous cars drive LiDAR demand

Chip sales are on the rise after two years of decline and stagnation. | Photo by Windell Okskay Flickr 

January 26, 2017 - 8:44pm

Women business owners explain special set of challenges

Holly Tachovsky, CEO and co-founder of Austin-based BuildFax, believes that the quality of a company's idea and management team are more important than whether it is run by a woman. | Photo courtesy of BuildFax.

January 26, 2017 - 1:55pm

Innovation of the Week: Apple may change the face of smartphones with facial recognition tech

Apple may adopt facial recognition technology for the next iPhone. | Photo by Steve Jurvetson Flickr 

January 23, 2017 - 9:08pm

Waymo follows Apple’s road to success in the autonomous car market

Waymo’s latest fully autonomous vehicle uses self-driving technology developed by the company in-house. | Photo by Waymo

January 23, 2017 - 5:48pm

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